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by ScoobyDoo
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Kast King reels
Replies: 29
Views: 7049

Re: Kast King reels

There isn't a single reel they make that i've seen to be a value over a top tier MFR. They may be competitive in the 20$ price range..they may offer a 40$ price that others don't. But they are junk when they get in the 60$+ price range (particularly their spinning reels) I have a speed demon on loan...
by ScoobyDoo
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Missing Cast Control Cap
Replies: 6
Views: 2034

Re: Missing Cast Control Cap

PaBass75 wrote:Mike's reel repair can prolly get it for you. Unfortunately, it may take a while. They're ridiculously slow. My last order took over six weeks to arrive! I'd try asking Gary at the Tackle Trap. He may be able to source one for you.

Same thing with me....and they miss shipped 2 items. Argghhhhh
by ScoobyDoo
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Megabass ito monoblock bespoke topaz
Replies: 9
Views: 1304

Re: Megabass ito monoblock bespoke topaz

whats the main gear made out of almite coated aluminum?
by ScoobyDoo
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Megabass ito monoblock bespoke topaz
Replies: 9
Views: 1304

Re: Megabass ito monoblock bespoke topaz

Never seen a yoke made out of metal (in a bass reel. maybe it is made out of another material in a SW reel). And why would it be? What would you gain from having this piece made out of, say, titanium? Is your toothbrush made out of metal? No, because it doesn't need to be. Same applies here. Daiwas...
by ScoobyDoo
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: LT versus Ci4+FB
Replies: 24
Views: 6210

Re: LT versus Ci4+FB

I put out some stuff about the new tats earlier today...the 3k is larger than a 3k shimano. But 6.8 ounces with no line. I put some time on the Tatula lt about 30hrs so far of winter finesse fishing. I love it. I also have a ci4 on loan that i've fished and it's excellent as well. I haven't realy s...
by ScoobyDoo
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: LT versus Ci4+FB
Replies: 24
Views: 6210

Re: LT versus Ci4+FB

I put out some stuff about the new tats earlier today...the 3k is larger than a 3k shimano. But 6.8 ounces with no line. I put some time on the Tatula lt about 30hrs so far of winter finesse fishing. CI4 tons of great with the gear durbility issues within the norm. I'm tempted to send you my Revo S...
by ScoobyDoo
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Packing bearings with grease?
Replies: 10
Views: 2739

Re: Packing bearings with grease?

Don't overdue it, but yes the right grease will cause it to feel smoother. I use a soft grease like the Sportlife Planets 104 (used in the SLP Works factory). As was said, the handle won't spin as long as with oil. I was discussing this with Ian Shields a few months ago, and he even mixes his own g...
by ScoobyDoo
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Alphabrake - New Kind of Braking?
Replies: 49
Views: 11489

Re: Alphabrake - New Kind of Braking?

I don't think I can take this many revolutionary revolutions in such a short period of time. First the super bushings......and now a backlash free reel......what's next Taking Big ball bearings and putting bushings in em....hey wait..we can call them Ball bushingZ :) ( i call dibs on that revolution...
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: New Rapala X-Rap Peto and Super shadow Rap
Replies: 4
Views: 2666

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

gumbygold wrote:Where did you order the super shadow?
Hey sorry didn't see it without the post being quoted.

Ebay from poland. It's a beaut! can't wait to rough it up!
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Packing bearings with grease?
Replies: 10
Views: 2739

Re: Packing bearings with grease?

Don't overdue it, but yes the right grease will cause it to feel smoother. I use a soft grease like the Sportlife Planets 104 (used in the SLP Works factory). As was said, the handle won't spin as long as with oil. I was discussing this with Ian Shields a few months ago, and he even mixes his own g...
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: LT versus Ci4+FB
Replies: 24
Views: 6210

Re: LT versus Ci4+FB

I put out some stuff about the new tats earlier today...the 3k is larger than a 3k shimano. But 6.8 ounces with no line. I put some time on the Tatula lt about 30hrs so far of winter finesse fishing. I love it. I also have a ci4 on loan that i've fished and it's excellent as well. I haven't realy sp...
by ScoobyDoo
Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Aldebaran BFS line options
Replies: 26
Views: 3881

Re: Aldebaran BFS line options

So I tried 10lb PP super slick 8, and pretty much took it off after about 10 minutes. Either I was doing something wrong, or that line just doesn't play with a shallow spool. I had 30lb PPSS8 on a Revo SX last season and hated it too and it came off too. I'll be trying out 6lb sufix 832 next, thou ...
by ScoobyDoo
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Aldebaran BFS line options
Replies: 26
Views: 3881

Re: Aldebaran BFS line options

So I tried 10lb PP super slick 8, and pretty much took it off after about 10 minutes. Either I was doing something wrong, or that line just doesn't play with a shallow spool. I had 30lb PPSS8 on a Revo SX last season and hated it too and it came off too. I'll be trying out 6lb sufix 832 next, thou ...
by ScoobyDoo
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: Living up to the Hype? The Zero Ball Bearing Concept Z from 13 Fishing
Replies: 12
Views: 4065

Re: Living up to the Hype? The Zero Ball Bearing Concept Z from 13 Fishing

The tolerance of the ID looks off. Is that what is causing the rattling during the cast? http://www.tackletour.com/images18/pic13fishingconceptzreel30.jpg The tolerances of the spool bushings are not exact. There is a bit of wiggle room. Clearly visible to the naked eye. And you can feel it. Same c...
by ScoobyDoo
Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: USDM 500-size reels
Replies: 24
Views: 4802

Re: USDM 500-size reels

I've been playing with the 2000 sized ci4+ ballistics, tatulas, etc for a bit now. Out of the box i don't think you could go wrong with any of the fancy plastic reels from shim or daiwa. Pick your poison. I will say...think the tatula LT is gonna be "the" reel for 2018 It's reallly a nice and simple...