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by johnD
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: —Daiwa Catalina TW 4.9:1–
Replies: 33
Views: 2606

Re: —Daiwa Catalina TW 4.9:1–

After my test and wanting a bit more control, I looked at the inductor spring and it was a beast. I swapped it with a TDZ spring from TTT and it is much more controlled. The stock spring is the heaviest I've seen in a Daiwa reel. Also opened up the 4.9 just to see the gears. Teeth are still fairly ...
by johnD
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Project T 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 8704

Re: Daiwa Project T 2020

Another new vid went up last night.

by johnD
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Scorpion MGL
Replies: 21
Views: 4121

Re: Scorpion MGL

I think you would need a least a tranx 300 or 400 for barramundi. They work well for snook here in FL.
by johnD
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....
Replies: 16
Views: 2067

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

Salty Parrot wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:53 pm
Is the bantam saltwater safe
Yes. Although the chronarch G is the one they push for inshore.
by johnD
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Project T 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 8704

Re: Daiwa Project T 2020

I'd really like to hear what the haters actually want out of daiwa ? :-k
It seems we have some keyboard commando engineers among us...
by johnD
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Project T 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 8704

Re: Daiwa Project T 2020

by johnD
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Project T 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 8704

Re: Daiwa Project T 2020

Hope I don't lose interest before the 54th episode.. :doh:
by johnD
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Steez side plate
Replies: 1
Views: 1289

Re: Steez side plate

Daiwa parts department (562)375-6800
mon-friday west coast time. Or call tackle trap in boaz , Al.
by johnD
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Flip Pitch Punch Reel
Replies: 24
Views: 1712

Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Citica i 7:3:1 , 65 lb daiwa j-braid 8x on a Omen 7'6 med heavy.
by johnD
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL
Replies: 45
Views: 7087

Re: Bantam MGL

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:33 pm
Used the Bantam today and absolutely love it.

But it does need some sweet grips and a carbon fiber handle, I wonder why HH don't sell there brand anymore :-k
Check out the hawgtech website.
by johnD
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL
Replies: 45
Views: 7087

Re: Bantam MGL

Nice !
by johnD
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Quantum 381 crankin reel
Replies: 0
Views: 3647

Quantum 381 crankin reel

Does anybody have pictures or know how the gear , washers and anti reverse dog stack up on this old reel ?
The schematic is horrible. :-k
Thanks in advanced.
by johnD
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: How are BB1’s so smooth w/o bearing supported pinion gear?
Replies: 9
Views: 2143

Re: How are BB1’s so smooth w/o bearing supported pinion gear?

It looks to me like there are three bearings on the spool shaft. 107, 89, and 55. 89 is right next to the 155 bushing, so there doesn't seem like there's room for the shaft to flex enough to wear on that bushing. Of course, that's what it looks like to me, and what do I know? :lol: :lol: :lol: Corr...
by johnD
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: How are BB1’s so smooth w/o bearing supported pinion gear?
Replies: 9
Views: 2143

Re: How are BB1’s so smooth w/o bearing supported pinion gear?

BB1 is a workhorse for sure, they remind me a lot of the old curados , E series and the ones before. I have a 5:1 for 6xd's and those size baits , love it. I think most of the new reels you see from lew's , from here on out will have the P2 bearing supported pinion. They already have it in the MP t...
by johnD
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: How are BB1’s so smooth w/o bearing supported pinion gear?
Replies: 9
Views: 2143

Re: How are BB1’s so smooth w/o bearing supported pinion gear?

BB1 is a workhorse for sure, they remind me a lot of the old curados , E series and the ones before. I have a 5:1 for 6xd's and those size baits , love it. I think most of the new reels you see from lew's , from here on out will have the P2 bearing supported pinion. They already have it in the MP th...