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by DaisyZillion
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Repainting a reel...
Replies: 31
Views: 3465

Re: Repainting a reel...

Excellent mate, looking forward to seeing the next step or two.
by DaisyZillion
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Repainting a reel...
Replies: 31
Views: 3465

Re: Repainting a reel...

Wow looks awesome, watching with great anticipation. I have a few reels that could do with this. Although the paint is only microns thick are you anticipating having to remove it to fit it back together? Say where the side plates butt up to the frame or where the lower pinion bearing sits in the fra...
by DaisyZillion
Tue May 22, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Abu Garcia WTF's
Replies: 104
Views: 16596

Re: Abu Garcia WTF's

I know you aren't ripping on the company that brought us the lightning rod and power worm :mrgreen: . Seriously though...pure fishing and their on-staff scientists have the money and resources to dominate a reel or rod market if they chose to do so. No? They just need to mail out some dvd's in lieu...
by DaisyZillion
Mon May 21, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Abu Garcia WTF's
Replies: 104
Views: 16596

Re: Abu Garcia WTF's

Iā€™m confused :-k are we talking about the likes of the Abu magnesium pro speed spool or the Lews gen 4 Premier baitcasters :lol:
by DaisyZillion
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Loomis Conquest rods
Replies: 238
Views: 59348

Re: Shimano Loomis Conquest rods

"the only problem I have had is the reel seat broke twice in the early stages due to the hard and fast hits from large Barramundi, I could imagine similar torque when you guys and gals are horsing big bass to the boat." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barramundi I'd gladly break a reel seat or two if...
by DaisyZillion
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Loomis Conquest rods
Replies: 238
Views: 59348

Re: Shimano Loomis Conquest rods

I know my choices are a bit out there, the reel seat issue is purely based on those first 2 failures, with the conquest seat looking very similar it makes me nervous, would probably go with a PTS seat instead next time ;) , I have been using n Edge Black Widow ISR 666 for a year or so and oh man, is...
by DaisyZillion
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Have you ever broke the plastic gearing of the worm gear?
Replies: 17
Views: 3067

Re: Have you ever broke the plastic gearing of the worm gear?

The plastic idle gears on levelwind reels is an intentional strip point for if and when that line guide gets stuck or jammed to avoid catastrophic failure of the rest of the drive train, the plastic worm gear however is a relatively new design to improve levelwind performance hey? I do see worm gear...
by DaisyZillion
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Loomis Conquest rods
Replies: 238
Views: 59348

Re: Shimano Loomis Conquest rods

Well Iā€™d really like to pull the trigger on a Conquest 6ā€™6ā€ mh but I really do think they could have made a few improvements to perfect this flagship model. I have owned and used extensively a NRX 803c JWR as my rubber swimbait rod for 4 Years or so and enjoy it, the only problem I have had is the r...
by DaisyZillion
Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Tatula TW SV vs Curado 70hg
Replies: 15
Views: 5673

Re: Tatula TW SV vs Curado 70hg

Cheers! Slight advantage to the curado.
by DaisyZillion
Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Tatula TW SV vs Curado 70hg
Replies: 15
Views: 5673

Tatula TW SV vs Curado 70hg

I know it may look like a Daiwa vs Shimano post but I'd really like to know the barebones unbiased performance difference between these 2 reels. Has anyone undertaken this exercise yet?
by DaisyZillion
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Concept Z bearings
Replies: 11
Views: 2657

Re: Concept Z bearings

Not sure anyone but the manufacturer knows at this stage mate, here's hoping that a) they're the goods and b)they come in standard metric sizes to suit other reels.
by DaisyZillion
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Gloomis rod above NRX????!!!!!
Replies: 76
Views: 16831

Re: Gloomis rod above NRX????!!!!!

Well it will be the first rod I know of wearing the big mans moniker that will have carbon braiding for support, not that he has his finger in this pie anymore, they don't mention whether this rod has nano resin and 10% lighter than NRX! Nice work! I'm currently using an edge black widow casting rod...
by DaisyZillion
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: 13 Fishing Concept Z
Replies: 105
Views: 21910

Re: 13 Fishing Concept Z

Being a saltwater fisherman I'm pretty excited about a corrosion free bearing alternative with comparable performance, the one on the spool there looks like it might be a 5x11x4, presuming they come in standard metric sizes. The bit that gets me is going to be wear and durability between the spigot/...
by DaisyZillion
Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Stradic FK line roller
Replies: 7
Views: 1924

Re: Stradic FK line roller

Tip for you FOC. FK line roller in the bin - you'll never get a new bearing to fit - because its press fit in with plastic shims etc. Buy a FI Stella line roller complete with bearing (and those barrel spacers they use), when that bearing kicks the bucket, carefully warm the line roller and punch t...
by DaisyZillion
Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Stradic FK line roller
Replies: 7
Views: 1924

Re: Stradic FK line roller

Sorry just realised this should have gone under Shop Talk :doh: admin move it there if you so wish. :D