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by johnD
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: NEW: Daiwa Tatula 100 (based off Steez)
Replies: 28
Views: 610

Re: NEW: Daiwa Tatula 100 (based off Steez)

The way I palm reels , the dials don't bother me..I wish these were already in stock. I'm gonna be at icast the first day (Wednesday) and I'll most likely head to the daiwa booth first thing that morning.
by johnD
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Ordering from Japan... Metanium MGL???
Replies: 17
Views: 425

Re: Ordering from Japan... Metanium MGL???

digitaka , pay with paypal..takes about 9-10 days..i've never had a problem.
by johnD
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: 2018 Curado DC (Merged Topic)
Replies: 34
Views: 1127

Re: Shimano Curado DC

scorpion dc has the better thumb bar.

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by johnD
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Exist
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Re: Daiwa Exist

tackle direct has it as a zaion body and rotor , pretty sure it's not mg , i know a commercial saltwater fisherman and he uses one in salt.. on a side note the certate will do just as well.
by johnD
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Quantums S3 series baitcasters
Replies: 9
Views: 680

Re: Quantums S3 series baitcasters

I found a guy on youtube that has one , left a comment asking how he liked it , he said he loved it and ordered more. On paper and in pictures it looks good. I'd be willing to bite , but if I'm going in the none shimano/daiwa direction , kinda wondering how much better it is than a lews pro g , if a...
by johnD
Sat May 26, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Chronarch 150G vs Met MGL and Chronarch 150G in saltwater...
Replies: 7
Views: 460

Re: Chronarch 150G vs Met MGL and Chronarch 150G in saltwater...

The Chronarch G gets a lot of praise over on the 2coolfising forum...the forum is all about texas saltwater fishing.
by johnD
Fri May 25, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 219
Views: 23558

Re: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

I'm sure a bearing flush would be beneficial, but I wanted to fish it stock for a while to get a baseline. Any idea how hard it is to remove Silent Tune bearings on the spool shaft??? I have removed hundreds of Daiwa spool shaft bearings and it's very straight forward (w/ Hedgehog tool). I am just ...
by johnD
Fri May 25, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 219
Views: 23558

Re: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

I'm sure a bearing flush would be beneficial, but I wanted to fish it stock for a while to get a baseline. Any idea how hard it is to remove Silent Tune bearings on the spool shaft??? I have removed hundreds of Daiwa spool shaft bearings and it's very straight forward (w/ Hedgehog tool). I am just ...
by johnD
Thu May 24, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?
Replies: 219
Views: 23558

Re: Bantam MGL Who has their hands on one?

If you take the spool bearings out and flush them on these high end shimanos , it's night and day difference.
by johnD
Tue May 22, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Which reel for my Helium 3, 7' heavy?
Replies: 16
Views: 747

Re: Which reel for my Helium 3, 7' heavy?

Steez A from digitaka is about $370 right now.
by johnD
Sun May 20, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Anyone tricked out a Curado K
Replies: 17
Views: 1359

Re: Anyone tricked out a Curado K

Real Pudd legend wrote:I’ll upload some but you have to promise you won’t get all worked up \:D/


lmao !
by johnD
Sun May 20, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Anyone tricked out a Curado K
Replies: 17
Views: 1359

Re: Anyone tricked out a Curado K

Real Pudd legend wrote:I have a the following upgrades :

Metanium cast control cap

Zpi ceramic call bearings

Chronarch mgl black handle with 2 bearings per knob

Black lock nut

It looks super stealthy !


pics or it didn't happen. ;)
by johnD
Fri May 18, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Anyone tricked out a Curado K
Replies: 17
Views: 1359

Re: Anyone tricked out a Curado K

When they come out with a aftermarket thumb bar , please let me know...


ps : im being facetious / i know that will never happen. :sick:
by johnD
Sat May 05, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: need saltwater reel
Replies: 5
Views: 684

Re: need saltwater reel

I guess you don't want a spinning reel ? I fish inshore with a Stradic FK 3000.
Castings reels I'd look at...

Lew's custom inshore
Daiwa coastal tws
Shimano tranx 300 , Idk how the curado K is holding up inshore.
by johnD
Wed May 02, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Shimano ICAST 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1934

Re: Shimano ICAST 2018

Looks like its just a 13Metanium, Metanium MGL, and the other pic a Citica G. So, whats soo special? you're right. that is a old citica , I had forgot about that one. didn't it have a plastic spool tension knob ? one would think there should be a new citica sometime soon , since they ditched the cu...

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