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by Loafer
Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:27 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Zodias
Replies: 370
Views: 74949

Re: Shimano Zodias

Thanks for those charts, they are really helpful! Looks like I'll be getting some new sticks. Any reason no t to save money and buy from Plat? I imagine the big shipping expense is mitigated by buying multiple rods. You welcome! About purchase: i order my rod on ebay and it delivered to me (Moscow ...
by Loafer
Mon Jul 27, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Zodias
Replies: 370
Views: 74949

Re: Shimano Zodias

Guys who palm with four fingers above the trigger, which reels are you running on your Zodias? I'm having a heck of a time finding a reel that I can palm on the rod without crowding my pinky on the trigger. The Met is close but not quite there for me. I use Zodias with Met 13 and check it with Chro...
by Loafer
Mon Jul 27, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Fishing in the rain, reel maintenance
Replies: 7
Views: 1470

Re: Fishing in the rain, reel maintenance

Always after fishing: dry with soft material, remove sideplate, remove spool. Left in this condition for 3-4 hours. Then assemble and add lubrication.
by Loafer
Mon Jul 27, 2015 2:20 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Zodias
Replies: 370
Views: 74949

Re: Shimano Zodias

Is it a true 2 piece rod or all that's removable is the handle (which would be dumb as hell :-k )? My 1610M-2 is a true 2 piece rod and i saw pictures of 166MH-2 from my russians fisherman-friend and it is 2 pieces rod too. Both models WITHOUT removable handle, simply separated in the middle. http:...
by Loafer
Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Zodias
Replies: 370
Views: 74949

Re: Shimano Zodias

Hooray, I fished with My Zodias 1610M-2 \:D/ ! On friday evening i went to small river near my town. Started with hard lures, but there is no bite for hour. Then i changed it to jig-rigs with soft plastic 3/8 - 1/2 Oz. Zodias work with these weight very well, i felt all rocks on bottom and casting i...
by Loafer
Wed Jul 15, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Shimano Casitas reel
Replies: 10
Views: 2524

Re: Shimano Casitas reel

BucketHunter wrote:So is it green or not?
No, i think it's grey:
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by Loafer
Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Servicing a core 50, what's the best grease to use?
Replies: 8
Views: 2058

Re: Servicing a core 50, what's the best grease to use?

Sounds good , any part numbers on those two listed ? Of course: <SHIMANO> Gear Grease SHIP - DG06 http://www.hedgehog-studio.co.jp/data/hedgehog-studio/product/20140616_e405b6.jpg <SHIMANO> Gear Grease PERMALUB - DG10 http://www.hedgehog-studio.co.jp/data/hedgehog-studio/product/20140616_2b8caa.jpg
by Loafer
Mon Jul 13, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Zodias
Replies: 370
Views: 74949

Re: Shimano Zodias

=D> FYI I saw your youtube video, wish I could understand Russian! :lol: Thanx! There is no English subtitles, sorry. In the beginning, i talking about rod, design, weight and Shimano technology, which used in it. Then, usual, before cast, i talking about lure weight and dimension, how deep it may ...
by Loafer
Mon Jul 13, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Servicing a core 50, what's the best grease to use?
Replies: 8
Views: 2058

Re: Servicing a core 50, what's the best grease to use?

Just anyone's thoughts on a great grease for lubing the gear set.... When i asked Sonoda about it, he said to me: Hi Alex, For oil, Shimano Bantam Oil is the regular product for the reel, and it is recommended. For grease, I recommend DG-10 or 06. DG-10 is the most protective grease among Shimano g...
by Loafer
Sun Jul 12, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Zodias
Replies: 370
Views: 74949

Re: Shimano Zodias

Sweet. So I can use each rod for pretty much everything :lol: Yep! Unfortunately, raining weather didn't let me go fishing in that weekend. But I was able to allocate some time to test the rod on a small pond. From the first cast rod was a continuation of my hand, CI4+ reel seat is very nice in pal...
by Loafer
Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Zodias
Replies: 370
Views: 74949

Re: Shimano Zodias

On japanese Shimano site appeared a PDF table with models and rigs/lures, which it made for: http://i004.radikal.ru/1507/39/6e2eefa29db1.jpg Can anyone translate designation for it? I find that white circle is "comfortable/suitable", but i dont know, what is red circle and triangle. UPD.: Sorry, guy...
by Loafer
Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: JDM Purchase
Replies: 20
Views: 3327

Re: JDM Purchase

I ordered casting reel on ebay. Parcel packed well and i received it when 6-7 days passed since seller ship it to me to Russian Federation from Japan, without any issues. Few my friends purchased rods and reels from Digitaka and that all ok with goods, which they ordered.
by Loafer
Wed Jul 08, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Metanium gear durability?
Replies: 10
Views: 1907

Re: Metanium gear durability?

I use Met 13 for one year (plastic lures up for 3/4 oz) and thats all ok with gears.
by Loafer
Wed Jul 08, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: St Croix at icast?
Replies: 42
Views: 8424

Re: St Croix at icast?

Anyone know: may be StCroix shows another 2-pcs Legend Extreme casting rods?
by Loafer
Wed Jul 08, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Zodias
Replies: 370
Views: 74949

Re: Shimano Zodias

Hello to everyone! Yesterday i recieved my Zodias 1610M-2 casting rod. First impression - its a great rod for this money. I dont have Shimano before, just several Major Craft rods (Arrival and Corzza). If compare quality of these sticks, i may say that Zodias is more comfortable than MC: nice accura...