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by ScoobyDoo
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?
Replies: 57
Views: 2605

Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

7'6 steez ags remarkably versatile. For big water or albies and long range work Tailwalk Hitide tz 9'0 Still love to death the cork crucial drop shot 6'8 great rod...better than rods at the same price made today 10 years later. I would really like to try the Hitide for throwing the flash minnow 110...
by ScoobyDoo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Line Diameter true to spec?
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Re: Line Diameter true to spec?

When I received 5lb fins 40g (my favorite all around fw braid probably ever) I was shocked that it's claim of .004 wasn't close..and came in at .009 I emailed fins..and they use a paint gauge to measure diameters....so I guess whatever they can squeeze in the slot counts lol I found J braid, suffix ...
by ScoobyDoo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?
Replies: 57
Views: 2605

Re: What’s your Finesse spinning rod?

7'6 steez ags remarkably versatile.

For big water or albies and long range work Tailwalk Hitide tz 9'0

Still love to death the cork crucial drop shot 6'8 great rod...better than rods at the same price made today 10 years later.
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Quality Lead/Tungsten BALL Jigheads
Replies: 13
Views: 342

Re: Quality Lead/Tungsten BALL Jigheads

Check out the omtd styles. May have what you're looking for.
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: An even newer Daiwa Tatula Lt.......Silver variant?
Replies: 27
Views: 1703

Re: An even newer Daiwa Tatula Lt.......Silver variant?

Well... Daiwa weights are wrong. Or I got fat reels. :-s Sterling Tatula LT - .425lbs = 6.8oz Tatula LT - .410lbs = 6.56oz http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff385/David_Finnigan/tatula%20weight.jpg http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff385/David_Finnigan/sterling%20weight.jpg I asked for an e cat...
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: New Rapala X-Rap Peto and Super shadow Rap
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: New Rapala X-Rap Peto and Super shadow Rap

I ordered a super shadow rap.....looking forward to it for sure!!!

Hoping for an sp minnow alternative with a profile i like better and no weight transfer.
by ScoobyDoo
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Broken sv spool
Replies: 27
Views: 532

Re: Broken sv spool

QUAKEnSHAKE wrote:Take clip off easy. Putting on :crying: ](*,) [-o<


This x 34503e7
by ScoobyDoo
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Saltstrong abrasion test
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: Saltstrong abrasion test

I watched it. I don't really spool up with the stretchy stuff and generally just use it as leader I tried a bunch of monos and always looked at fluoro as a waste of money. I still do for many applications. But After being disappointed in a slew of insert mono fluro model here............... I tried ...
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Best UL BC for trouts in small streams
Replies: 47
Views: 1251

Re: Best UL BC for trouts in small streams

I've been enjoying the 16 aldebaran bfs in between thaws for the past 2 months. Mainly thowing 1/16 ounce minnow baits. Very fun. The clicky drag is amazing for letting me know what is going on during the fight which often isn't translated well on ultra light ultra smooth baitcasters. Which was alwa...
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Sustain FI Question
Replies: 8
Views: 173

Re: Sustain FI Question

The sustains i've felt for whatever reason weren't as buttery smooth like a nasci or stradic. No clue why. But 3 for 3 weren't like some others. I took apart a brand new 5k the other day and noticed some black residue where the gear touches the pinion. And compared it to a ci4+ that was well worn......
by ScoobyDoo
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: An even newer Daiwa Tatula Lt.......Silver variant?
Replies: 27
Views: 1703

Re: An even newer Daiwa Tatula Lt.......Silver variant?

masterbass wrote:Anyone know where the 3 extra bearings are?


A guess would be 2 in the knobs

1 in the spool

but coule be wrong.
by ScoobyDoo
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Shimano's Fully Machined BFS Masterpiece
Replies: 9
Views: 357

Re: Shimano's Fully Machined BFS Masterpiece

I'm surprised you didn't mention the clicky drag..... I've found it to be a spectacular feature. You can really dial in how much pressure your putting on light line by the feel. The sound isn't all that important but you can feel the detents on the drag as you wind against the drag. Which is an incr...
by ScoobyDoo
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam mgl usa vs. Japan
Replies: 28
Views: 1257

Re: Bantam mgl usa vs. Japan

My prediction..it's gonna fish just like every other mid to high end reel. It's going to be rock solid just like the Curado and metanium and every other alu framed reel. But it's gonna be so much cooler because it's got lots of metal and brass where little chincy plastic bits and alooominium usually...
by ScoobyDoo
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: New Ideas (Wobble Head)
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: New Ideas (Wobble Head)

I've always wondered how much money would actually be in it. I too have seen tons of my ideas show up in the market from reels to baits. And outside. I had applied for a patent nearly 20 years ago for led valve stems and washer nozzles. My lawyer sold me out. I was 19 was referred a lawyer by someo...
by ScoobyDoo
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: DC baitcasting reel?!?
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: DC baitcasting reel?!?

I love the slow retrieve of my Calcutta te dc. It was a gift for leadering and gaffing an IGFA bluefin tuna and is my primary spinnerbait reel. (i throw mainly colorado blade baits at night) I'm a better fishermen using that reel than faster reels at night. Snapping the handle on the low gear gives ...

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