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by spookybaits
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What's REALLY next for Daiwa
Replies: 112
Views: 8377

Re: What's REALLY next for Daiwa

New project T video up: https://youtu.be/8sQeZToR8Pc Appears to just be a new... Tatula TW. ](*,) Watching the Diawa pros try to come up with praises was awkward. Came across as pretty forced & salesman-ish. In fairness, it appears to be an entry level model & they all use much better Diawa ...
by spookybaits
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: 10.82# at Clear Lake, CA
Replies: 10
Views: 2317

Re: 10.82# at Clear Lake, CA

Awesome!
For many around the world, that’s a once in a lifetime fish. The fact you got a big fish win in a tournament with it makes it that much sweeter!
by spookybaits
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: My new acquisition
Replies: 5
Views: 1160

Re: My new acquisition

Nice! A blue spool would look good in there too
by spookybaits
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: SV103- too smooth?
Replies: 18
Views: 1448

Re: SV103- too smooth?

I have to agree with the OP, it doesn't have the 'connected' feel of previous Daiwas. It's got a... 'glossed over' feeling, for lack of a better term. Almost reminds me of the D7. Smooth as can be, but there's no connected feeling, moreso on the sv103. I love the reel it's rock solid & casts gre...
by spookybaits
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: New combo- carbon head Hien
Replies: 30
Views: 4387

Re: New combo- carbon head Hien

Very nice! Will probably work great for jerkbaits too
by spookybaits
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: A NIGHT WE WILL NEVER FORGET
Replies: 12
Views: 2401

Re: A NIGHT WE WILL NEVER FORGET

Good story man, made me smile big time. And good to see he caught a fish!
Maybe Santa will bring him a Daiwa SV reel for Christmas. Those SV spools are fantastic for beginners.
by spookybaits
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: 2019 kistler z bones in stock
Replies: 46
Views: 4819

Re: 2019 kistler z bones in stock

I know these have been on pre order for awhile, now they're currently on the website. They have a interesting guide train. Yeah, that's a little squirrelly, especially on flagship $500+ rods. Not too bad though(assuming they're all Fuji). At least they aren't micros. Just saw the review, wow... 201...
by spookybaits
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: NEW: Daiwa Tatula 100 (based off Steez)
Replies: 117
Views: 11661

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

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by spookybaits
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: 2019 kistler z bones in stock
Replies: 46
Views: 4819

Re: 2019 kistler z bones in stock

Hennessy wrote:I know these have been on pre order for awhile, now they're currently on the website. They have a interesting guide train.

Yeah, that's a little squirrelly, especially on flagship $500+ rods. Not too bad though(assuming they're all Fuji). At least they aren't micros.
by spookybaits
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: TackleTour Shootout : Stella FJ vs Exist LT
Replies: 13
Views: 4687

Re: TackleTour Shootout : Stella FJ vs Exist LT

Surprisingly not mentioned is the drag performance/smooth drag test?

Also- Stella Max drag: 7lbs. Exist LT Max drag: 11lb.

Unless the Stella has slightly better drag performance that negates the drag ratings, I'm not sure how this can be a tie. Specswise, Daiwa has the stouter drag.
by spookybaits
Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Custom Pixy
Replies: 16
Views: 1712

Re: Custom Pixy

Good god man, that is absolute perfection!
by spookybaits
Wed May 30, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: WTB a rod, Something Different
Replies: 8
Views: 1166

Re: WTB a rod, Something Different

For something less exotic(expensive) from Daiwa, but ranked higher than tatula elite/ zillion, check out the jdm black label rods- there's some models that are drool worthy. Really wish these were available in America. (Also view in google chrome). http://www.daiwa.com/jp/fishing/item3/rod/bass/inde...
by spookybaits
Wed May 30, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: WTB a rod, Something Different
Replies: 8
Views: 1166

Re: WTB a rod, Something Different

I haven't used any of those but like them all. Been wanting that Bush Hunter for a long time(though I think the name has a lot to do with it :lol: ) That heartland is absolutely stunning. It's a limited edition Rod & Reel Magazine 20th anniversary collaboration model. Here's some more pics of it...
by spookybaits
Wed May 30, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: WTB a rod, Something Different
Replies: 8
Views: 1166

Re: WTB a rod, Something Different

Something different that fits into your criteria: • https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F132552194522 • https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F132547452930 • https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fww...
by spookybaits
Thu May 24, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Scrimless NFC
Replies: 28
Views: 3403

Re: Scrimless NFC

Lighter, stronger, more sensitive. Sounds nice! That mb 736 looks like the one I'd want most.

Really interested to hear feedback on these.

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