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by y2k88
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: New 2020 Shimano Metanium
Replies: 86
Views: 3749

Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

There's also a Yumeya shallow spool for the 20 Met.
http://fishing.shimano.co.jp/product/reel/5927
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by y2k88
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: New 2020 Shimano Metanium
Replies: 86
Views: 3749

Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Yeah fairly rarely see a reel or rod sold at MSRP, new model or not.
by y2k88
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....
Replies: 45
Views: 5949

Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Twin power (C2000 to C5000) http://fishing.shimano.co.jp/product/reel/5913 Calcutta Conquest (100/200 normal and HG for both sizes) http://fishing.shimano.co.jp/product/reel/5573 Metanium http://fishing.shimano.co.jp/product/reel/5922 There's a new Zodias rod and a new Exsence DCSS reel (which looks...
by y2k88
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Balancing a Great Rod
Replies: 5
Views: 896

Re: Balancing a Great Rod

Depends how much weight you want to add.

Here was one I did to a megabass spin rod, with advice from Matt/Otterods.
viewtopic.php?f=57&t=66468
by y2k88
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Stradic FL gear ratios
Replies: 3
Views: 2635

Re: Stradic FL gear ratios

Good question, wondered the same.
A lot of the Daiwa gear ratios are non-whole numbers, so I never bothered to line up the gears when servicing my own reels.
by y2k88
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: 2019 Shimano Vanquish; 1000SSSPG or 2000SSS?
Replies: 12
Views: 3666

Re: 2019 Shimano Vanquish; 1000SSSPG or 2000SSS?

http://fishing.shimano.co.jp/product/s/ ... _18_stella

Yes, interchangeable.
Pink is 18 Stella
Grey is 19 Vanquish.
Blue is 19 Stradic (i.e. FL)
by y2k88
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: 2019 Daiwa Admira Baitcaster
Replies: 16
Views: 2100

Re: 2019 Daiwa Admira Baitcaster

No mention of any type of mag braking though.
by y2k88
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: ZPI Spool help
Replies: 6
Views: 639

Re: ZPI Spool help

the one with more line on it (i.e. PG) should be heavier if it's both of the same line/material?
by y2k88
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Help with my Sol
Replies: 40
Views: 5438

Re: Help with my Sol

I think try it with the drag done up normally first.
by y2k88
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Garmin or Lowrance
Replies: 4
Views: 2099

Re: Garmin or Lowrance

Well the Hummingbird G3 still does it. Sometimes double the depth in less than say 4 ft water. In real shallow like 2 ft, it gets real confused but i think that may be any brand. The depth finder is probably not that useful in such shallow depths anyway. The Lowrance was worse then the Hb with the i...
by y2k88
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Garmin or Lowrance
Replies: 4
Views: 2099

Re: Garmin or Lowrance

I had the Helix 5 DI G1, then tried a Garmin Striker 5CV (downscan), then tried a Hook2 5 tripleshot (with sidescan). Now I've gone sort of full circle, Helix 7 MSI G3. I really got used to the Helix 5. Very customisable in terms of scan/scroll speed, panel size, sensitivity. I used it in a thru-hul...
by y2k88
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Making Conquests Lighter
Replies: 32
Views: 3442

Re: Making Conquests Lighter

This is the most intriguing thread on TT for a while. Interesting read.
by y2k88
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: '19 Scorpion MGL 150
Replies: 49
Views: 7419

Re: '19 Scorpion MGL 150

Mike son wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:01 am
Is the scorpion mgl made in Japan?
No
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