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by OkobojiEagle
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Do you mind Daiwa going full Made In Thailand?
Replies: 31
Views: 887

Re: Do you mind Daiwa going full Made In Thailand?

Obviously Daiwa (and others) feel their product is simply a "run of the mill" "nothing special" product that can be made anywhere by any non-skilled worker... I'll take them at their word.

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Tue May 05, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Fireline Ultra 8 line diameter?
Replies: 4
Views: 1068

Re: Fireline Ultra 8 line diameter?

What is the diameter difference?
by OkobojiEagle
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: How long does braid last
Replies: 14
Views: 1450

Re: How long does braid last

All of the PE line I've fished has lasted until there was a new line I wanted to try...

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Berkley Frenzy Popper Alternative
Replies: 2
Views: 700

Re: Berkley Frenzy Popper Alternative

Ebay
by OkobojiEagle
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: New fireline fused 8 carrier
Replies: 66
Views: 34858

Re: New fireline fused 8 carrier

Cranky wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:26 am
Fireline in general is a cult-classic in the Midwest for spinning reels and the Ultra 8 takes it to another level.
Do I need to start wearing a robe, Puka bead necklace and sandals?...

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Most fade-resistant hi-viz braid?
Replies: 5
Views: 3683

Re: Most fade-resistant hi-viz braid?

I was referring to the original Fireline flame green. I've had that line on several spinning reels for more years than I can remember without noticeable fading. I didn't like the tracer color pattern I tried... no problems with it, just didn't like it.

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Most fade-resistant hi-viz braid?
Replies: 5
Views: 3683

Re: Most fade-resistant hi-viz braid?

can't do much better than Flame Green Fireline which is also fluorescent.

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: How many rods/reels do you actually use
Replies: 53
Views: 13813

Re: How many rods/reels do you actually use

I usually start the season with 2 spinning and 2 casting outfits in the boat... by mid-season I have 3 spinning and 3 casting along.

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Balancing rods
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Re: Balancing rods

Those I think will benefit from it get lead fitted inside the rod tube.

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Thu May 09, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Jigs/Spinner/Buzzbaits
Topic: Favorite small spinnerbait
Replies: 15
Views: 7521

Re: Favorite small spinnerbait

SOB Mini-Me spinnerbaits
by OkobojiEagle
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Jackall Rerange 110
Replies: 9
Views: 5723

Re: Jackall Rerange 110

Thanks for posting your experience with the Rerange 110, I've got one waiting to be fished. How deep do you think the Rerange got?

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: What happened to my rods??
Replies: 21
Views: 4724

Re: What happened to my rods??

Same camera you take bass catch photos with?
by OkobojiEagle
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Balancing pre-existing rods
Replies: 9
Views: 3363

Re: Balancing pre-existing rods

Yes, I fine tune the balance on most of the rods I use. As above, I weight inside of the rod butt with "pencil" drop-shot weights. Most of my rods have brand identifying "medalions" glued to the butt cap that can be peeled off before I drill through the remaining butt cap into the rod cavity. The me...
by OkobojiEagle
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Tatula SV TW
Replies: 22
Views: 3208

Re: Tatula SV TW

ZJKorman wrote:
OkobojiEagle wrote:I don't need another reel, but...

Looking for just one person who has owned a Tatula SV TW and didn't like fishing it. I need at least a tiny amount of support to resist...

oe
I do not like mine. Definitely the last reel I use in my collection. Overbraked imo
You're my hero...

oe
by OkobojiEagle
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Tatula SV TW
Replies: 22
Views: 3208

Tatula SV TW

I don't need another reel, but...

Looking for just one person who has owned a Tatula SV TW and didn't like fishing it. I need at least a tiny amount of support to resist...

oe