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by 5bites
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: TD-Z 103h spool in T3
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: TD-Z 103h spool in T3

I’m running a steez spool in one of mine. It needed a little shimming but not a big deal.
by 5bites
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Where are the shimanos?
Replies: 1301
Views: 225844

Re: Where are the shimanos?

old suspect with new partner X7 Super Criffhanger ! Thank you Mr. G.W!! Broke her in last night, nothing of size but fun little fighting river largie :big grin: Golden alge is funking up some local resovoirs so yak fishing has yielded little as of late. Boats with motors seem to do okay. Anyway loc...
by 5bites
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ICAST 2018 Rumors
Replies: 93
Views: 7097

Re: ICAST 2018 Rumors

IMO this year is the best of the last several.
by 5bites
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Swimbait Fishing
Topic: ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Animated Lure
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Animated Lure

I saw this on bama bass’ youtube channel a while back. It’s almost worth getting one for the novelty of it lol.
by 5bites
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: It happened, the Trulinoya Daiwa
Replies: 20
Views: 1053

Re: It happened, the Trulinoya Daiwa

This reel hurts my feelings and makes me hate my eyes.
by 5bites
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Exclusive First Look at the New Shimano SLX Series Reels and Rods
Replies: 7
Views: 281

Re: Exclusive First Look at the New Shimano SLX Series Reels and Rods

Very cool. I saw the promo video for it this weekend which is one of the best I’ve seen.
by 5bites
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Rod Weights
Replies: 217
Views: 87553

Re: Rod Weights

Interesting observation. Thank you for posting
by 5bites
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)
Replies: 62
Views: 2840

Re: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)

Sweet goodness.....


This is one time I’m bummed about using lefty reels. Waiting for a 150 would be bad enough but the 151 in September is going to try my patience. I haven’t been this pumped over a reel in years.
by 5bites
Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)
Replies: 62
Views: 2840

Re: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)

Cal wrote:We just had our pre-ICAST, on the water introduction to the Curado DC ... :shock:

... and thought well shoot we might as well rub it in.
by 5bites
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)
Replies: 62
Views: 2840

Re: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)

The current Scoprion DC is a 200 size reel with a modified 100 size spool. The Curado DC is a 200 size reel with a 150 spool. The K body is much smaller when compared to the Curado I body (Which the Scoprion DC is using). While the DC system is more simple in design, the braking curves were program...
by 5bites
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)
Replies: 62
Views: 2840

Re: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)

Cal wrote:
5bites wrote:Why would a person choose this over the scorpion?


US Warranty
Micro-Module Gearing
Latest i-DC system

Those are good reasons. Hopefully good enough to hold off till September.
by 5bites
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)
Replies: 62
Views: 2840

Re: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)

I’m very interested in this. Why would a person choose this over the scorpion?
by 5bites
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: ICAST 2018 Rumors
Replies: 93
Views: 7097

Re: ICAST 2018 Rumors

I am definitely anxiously waiting. It’s time to regear but I want to see what’s coming before I make any big purchases.
by 5bites
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Rod Weights
Replies: 217
Views: 87553

Re: Rod Weights

I’m surprised there aren’t any imx-pro weights up yet
by 5bites
Tue May 22, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Point Blank PB701MHF vs G Loomis MB844
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: Point Blank PB701MHF vs G Loomis MB844

Thanks for the reply. It’s looking like one of the 7’3” blanks have the power I’m after. I’ve been wanting to build one for a few years but have never got around to it.

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