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by arrowslinger1
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 53
Views: 2177

Re: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

So does it have an 84 or 90 mm handle?
Is the handle side aluminum or ci4 type material.
Thanks for all the pics- that’s awesome!!
by arrowslinger1
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 53
Views: 2177

Re: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

Ok from pics I found on Instagram - it does have the larger opening line guide like the met. Lots of opinions on this thread... The metainium mgl in my opinion is a great lighter bait (up to 1/2 oz) type finesse reel. It is light, smooth, zero complaints- it does have the ci4 material palm side plat...
by arrowslinger1
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 53
Views: 2177

Re: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

It weighs 7.8 ounces,do yourself a favor and get a metanium instead. I have 6 metainium mgl, 5 or 6 chronarch mgls, a conquest mgl, 3 aldebarans and a couple of curado ks... This reel is basically a conquest in a low profile frame. I just like to try new reels. I also Don’t mind giving up some weig...
by arrowslinger1
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 53
Views: 2177

Re: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

HAHA Yes - I hate trying to find out information on new releases. It drives me crazy- then someone on here always eases my mind with pics of a full dissasymbly.
by arrowslinger1
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 53
Views: 2177

Re: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

Ok, one question answered. Tacklewarehouse has it listed as having silent tune.
by arrowslinger1
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 53
Views: 2177

Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

I like to tinker and add bearings. Could someone tell me a couple things.. 1. Did this one get the extra bearing on the drive shaft? 2. Does it have a bushing on the worm gear that can be replaced with a bearing like the curado k, met mgl, chron mgl, and aldebaran? 3. Did it get silent tune? 4. Did ...
by arrowslinger1
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Curado K
Replies: 5
Views: 520

Re: Curado K

There is a post about the thumb bars on the first run of these not having enough glue. According to bantam, the issue has been fixed. This is by far the most refined curado ever produced. I added two bearings per knob and one on the worm gear making it an amazing reel. They gained a bearing on the d...
by arrowslinger1
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: New 2018 Stella FJ and Bantam MGL
Replies: 50
Views: 2599

Re: New 2018 Stella FJ and Bantam MGL

Any info in what changes were made to the aldebaran?
Did it get an extra bearing?
by arrowslinger1
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Shimano Bantam MGL???
Replies: 55
Views: 3755

Re: Shimano Bantam MGL???

Maybe in for a Bass Master Classic release? Also, I just realized it is short a bearing from the Chronarch MGL. Please tell me its a mistake or they just don't have handle bearings or something. I really like the thought of a dual supported pinion, dual supported spool, and dual supported main shaf...
by arrowslinger1
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: New 2018 Stella FJ and Bantam MGL
Replies: 50
Views: 2599

Re: New 2018 Stella FJ and Bantam MGL

So on the bantam mgl
The sideplate and the spool access plate are both aluminum?
by arrowslinger1
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: New 2018 Stella FJ and Bantam MGL
Replies: 50
Views: 2599

Re: New 2018 Stella FJ and Bantam MGL

Curado 70k???
by arrowslinger1
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Curado K 70?
Replies: 5
Views: 577

Re: Curado K 70?

I hope so too, I have no idea why companies are so tight lipped about the new releases. Let us drool now and save up lol
by arrowslinger1
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Imx pro
Replies: 4
Views: 504

Re: Imx pro

I have been fishing the 894 for a while, I am impressed with its sensitivity. They are leaps and bounds ahead of the previous model. I am thinking about another soon.
by arrowslinger1
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: 2018 shimano leaks
Replies: 43
Views: 5416

Re: 2018 shimano leaks

I’d like more info on the ald 30
by arrowslinger1
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Glx 842 vs 843 handle length question.
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Re: Glx 842 vs 843 handle length question.

AWesome - exactly what I needed to know.
Thanks!

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