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by Teal101
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 1298

Re: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition

With how many fingers in front of the trigger are there reels meant to be palmed with? You are supposed to palm them while casting? I passed on one a while ago because they didn't look like something I could cast and palm but I have regrets everytime I see one. Just one, they sit low on the rod. Yo...
by Teal101
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 1298

Re: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition

With how many fingers in front of the trigger are there reels meant to be palmed with? You are supposed to palm them while casting? I passed on one a while ago because they didn't look like something I could cast and palm but I have regrets everytime I see one. Just one, they sit low on the rod. Yo...
by Teal101
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 1298

Re: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition

https://i.postimg.cc/d1DG0Xvx/20190406-113931.jpg Hmnn..An Unlimited Rod, never seen one stateside, usually built on a Designo Blank, not cheap. Produced by Dream Work Lures, who also makes a sweet punch shot set-up and an A-Rig called the Treasure Trap. How did you happen across that gem and what ...
by Teal101
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 1298

Re: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition

I only wish there was an option to get faster gears than the 6.3:1. Hey... at the time that platform was originally made, 6.3:1 was super high speed! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Luckily the torque of the 6.3:1 set makes it perfect for winching fish from heavy cover! Maybe they were just ahead of their ...
by Teal101
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 1298

Re: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition

I only wish there was an option to get faster gears than the 6.3:1. Hey... at the time that platform was originally made, 6.3:1 was super high speed! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Luckily the torque of the 6.3:1 set makes it perfect for winching fish from heavy cover! Maybe they were just ahead of their ...
by Teal101
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: High end JDM rod recommendations
Replies: 37
Views: 1671

Re: High end JDM rod recommendations

Ultima and Designo would both be at the top of my list. Designo is a blank manufacturer that used to make blanks for companies like Evergreen (anyone remember the triggerless Stingray model? :mrgreen: ).
by Teal101
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 1298

Re: Educate Me on TD-Z 103GL-RZ Limited Edition

The 103GL-RZ has the sub par stock rubber TD-Z washers from the factory. It does have the Steez 103SHA Duralumin R+ tuned spool stock as well as a swept star, handle, and it came with red aluminum knobs with a rubber coating that are the same shape as the champagne gold millionaire I'ze aluminum kno...
by Teal101
Wed May 29, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: TDZ guys...
Replies: 10
Views: 783

Re: TDZ guys...

Nihility wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 11:07 am
Are there still replacement parts available for this platform?
Some parts yes, others no. For the most part like said above, buying a donor reel is your best bet.
by Teal101
Sun May 26, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: TDZ guys...
Replies: 10
Views: 783

Re: TDZ guys...

With custom painting you can expect to add very little market value to your reel imo. Its more for personal taste.
by Teal101
Fri May 24, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Megabass F5-72XRC-ACL
Replies: 14
Views: 693

Re: Megabass F5-72XRC-ACL

I have the non crane version, so same thing just not as fancy. I have it paired with a TD-Z and use it for lipless cranks. This rod was one of Amarts favorite jerkbait rods. Thanks for the info Teal! It seems like it would set up perfect for any 3/8-1/2oz moving bait. Given that I’m not a very tall...
by Teal101
Fri May 24, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Megabass F5-72XRC-ACL
Replies: 14
Views: 693

Re: Megabass F5-72XRC-ACL

Pssh... To a certain extent they'll use whatever they have to in order to sell rods. You do you, brother. Considering he had a plethora of other JB sticks he could have used and he didnt push this rod, I'd say he had a legit reason to use it as such. MB hasnt had much of an issue selling rods for n...
by Teal101
Fri May 24, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Megabass F5-72XRC-ACL
Replies: 14
Views: 693

Re: Megabass F5-72XRC-ACL

I have the non crane version, so same thing just not as fancy. I have it paired with a TD-Z and use it for lipless cranks. This rod was one of Amarts favorite jerkbait rods.
by Teal101
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Can't remove screws on Bass or Die knobs
Replies: 10
Views: 750

Re: Can't remove screws on Bass or Die knobs

If the post is spinning you're pretty SOL. Daiwa thread locks the screws from the factory and some just dont want to release. I have cut a slot in the back of the post to allow a slotted screwdriver to grip it and then broken the post screw loose, but it does leave a slot on the back of the knob pos...
by Teal101
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Best Brook Trout
Replies: 9
Views: 840

Re: Best Brook Trout

Tank of a Brook!
by Teal101
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: If you had a painter willing to paint one TD-Z
Replies: 10
Views: 764

Re: If you had a painter willing to paint one TD-Z

Buy a beater, have it painted, ship it off to the wizard Ian and let him work his magic on it. Be for warned, painting a reel is a bit more difficult than just shooting paint. Tolerances can be a PITA. I've had two done, one was a poor job and the other was absolutely stunning, two different painters.