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by Ong Jim
Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:40 am
Forum: Swimbait Fishing
Topic: Low profile swimbait reel suggestions?
Replies: 20
Views: 5262

Re: Low profile swimbait reel suggestions?

I wouldn't recommend the Tatula HD for the lures you plan on throwing. It just isn't made for it. However, it is great for top waters, Hudd 168 and Deps 175.

I have never used a Lexa but heard good things about it. That may be a better route.
by Ong Jim
Tue Apr 05, 2016 5:26 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Tatula HD Worm Shaft Bearings
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Tatula HD Worm Shaft Bearings

Would anyone happen to know if the Tatula HD use the same worm shaft bearings as the Zillions? If not, would anyone happen to know the alternatives?
by Ong Jim
Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:41 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Plutons Line Guide Issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1269

Re: Plutons Line Guide Issue

Followed the discussion on this link, this is my problem. Does anyone know if Daiwa made a better part or do they just replace the broken part with the same weak part"
by Ong Jim
Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Plutons Line Guide Issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1269

Re: Plutons Line Guide Issue

I think this is the issue Im having.
viewtopic.php?f=47&t=46986

The Pluton pawl assembly isnt like the low profile so adding a washer made it worse and could do damage. I highly suspect, it isnthe plastic levelwind gear.
by Ong Jim
Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:05 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Pluton: Any problems w/ the levelwind?
Replies: 6
Views: 1707

Re: Daiwa Pluton: Any problems w/ the levelwind?

I had the problem and returned the reel to Daiwa and they fixed it. It was an upgrade that was not included with some of the older, initial introduction reels that some of us got. By now, it should be, at least in my mind, a non- issue since so much time has lapsed since the problem seemed to occur...
by Ong Jim
Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Plutons Line Guide Issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1269

Re: Plutons Line Guide Issue

TommyG wrote:Had the same problem with a STX, new pawl, and 2 washers from Abu fixed it.


Did you place the washer in the cap where the pawl is?
by Ong Jim
Fri Mar 04, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Plutons Line Guide Issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1269

Re: Plutons Line Guide Issue

Tim, I will open it up and give it a check then try your suggestion. Thanks everyone for your input.
by Ong Jim
Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:10 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Plutons Line Guide Issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1269

Re: Plutons Line Guide Issue

This issue is back. I have a new pawl and a and a stabilizer bar in it still gets stuck other either right or left side. And when I took the old pawl out, visually, it did not look damage. Same with the stabilizer bar.
by Ong Jim
Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: DRAVE'd
Replies: 30
Views: 8394

Re: DRAVE'd

I'm Sold! These are bad a$$ 8-) . Combined with the great customer service. These are hard to beat for the money. I am going to get another handle with the M5 knobs next. http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff385/David_Finnigan/e4d0ece5-7632-4369-8780-3d27a5fb9969.jpg http://i1233.photobucket.com/a...
by Ong Jim
Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:05 am
Forum: Boca Bearings
Topic: A Shout Out
Replies: 0
Views: 4076

A Shout Out

Want to give a shout out to BOCA. I made an order back in mid Nov and according to tracking, it was delivered on Nov 30th in my mail box. I never recieved it so I went to the post office with my tracking number. They said they delivered it and there is nothing they could do. So I called BOCA, actual...
by Ong Jim
Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:24 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Edge Rod
Replies: 8
Views: 2429

Re: Edge Rod

They are still around. I have the 705 and it is a superb rod, however, it is light on the power. The MH feels more like a medium. Also, I wouldn't consistently throw lures on the top end of the lure rating. Mine is strictly for light or weightless plastics.
by Ong Jim
Sat Aug 29, 2015 2:03 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Custom Otterods NFC White Python Slant Bridge
Replies: 25
Views: 5340

Re: Custom Mattrods NFC White Python Slant Bridge

That right there is one heck of a combo.
by Ong Jim
Tue Aug 04, 2015 4:33 am
Forum: Daiwa Product Support
Topic: Certate (Blue) Line Roller
Replies: 4
Views: 2943

Re: Certate (Blue) Line Roller

I will give that a try. And also need to look into the aftermarket line roller. Been having a ton of issues with these Certate line rollers.
by Ong Jim
Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:03 am
Forum: Daiwa Product Support
Topic: Certate (Blue) Line Roller
Replies: 4
Views: 2943

Certate (Blue) Line Roller

I have 4 of the Blue Certate: 2 - 2000, 3000, and a 4000. I have brought all of them, the 2000s twice, in to a Daiwa factory authorized repair shop to replace the line roller assembly. Reason I brought them in is because the line roller have a bad rust sound. I like those reels but it is getting exp...

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