New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by Hogsticker2 » Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:36 am

I haven't read the entire thread. What's the line capacity on the Aldebaran?

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by the hooligan » Sun Feb 01, 2015 1:09 am

Hogsticker2 wrote:I haven't read the entire thread. What's the line capacity on the Aldebaran?
10lb/90yds

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by JWY » Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:23 pm

cndbasshunter wrote:Metanium DC
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I love the look of this reel even more now!

I want one! NOW! :big grin:

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by tolliver7 » Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:10 am

Gonna have to clear some space for the new Metanium DC.

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by igl00jx » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:04 am

Just when I thought I was going all Daiwa this year. :doh:
I may have some Itos available for sale.

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by Bootytrain » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:21 am

the hooligan wrote:Image
I have my money ready to pull the trigger on this one. Where did you find the pic?

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by the hooligan » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:33 am

Bassfan on FB ^

Im trying to free up money for this and the xg limited.

Zodias looks good too... :cry:

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by MTBF » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:21 pm

Love the pictures of this Aldebaran! Can't wait for these to come out from Shimano. JapanTackle tells me the end of this month is when they are expecting them to pop into stock and be shipped out.

Does anybody know what this is made out of? I got bits and pieces of info. Wonder if the drive gear is aluminum like the Core 50's

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by cndbasshunter » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:34 pm

MTBF wrote:Love the pictures of this Aldebaran! Can't wait for these to come out from Shimano. JapanTackle tells me the end of this month is when they are expecting them to pop into stock and be shipped out.

Does anybody know what this is made out of? I got bits and pieces of info. Wonder if the drive gear is aluminum like the Core 50's
magnesium frame and ci4+ side plate.

gears i would expect to be aluminum due to the weight.

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by Bootytrain » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:35 pm

MTBF wrote:Love the pictures of this Aldebaran! Can't wait for these to come out from Shimano. JapanTackle tells me the end of this month is when they are expecting them to pop into stock and be shipped out.

Does anybody know what this is made out of? I got bits and pieces of info. Wonder if the drive gear is aluminum like the Core 50's
Looks to be a magnesium frame and ci4+ sideplates

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by MTBF » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:49 pm

Bootytrain wrote:
MTBF wrote:Love the pictures of this Aldebaran! Can't wait for these to come out from Shimano. JapanTackle tells me the end of this month is when they are expecting them to pop into stock and be shipped out.

Does anybody know what this is made out of? I got bits and pieces of info. Wonder if the drive gear is aluminum like the Core 50's
Looks to be a magnesium frame and ci4+ sideplates
cndbasshunter wrote:
MTBF wrote:Love the pictures of this Aldebaran! Can't wait for these to come out from Shimano. JapanTackle tells me the end of this month is when they are expecting them to pop into stock and be shipped out.

Does anybody know what this is made out of? I got bits and pieces of info. Wonder if the drive gear is aluminum like the Core 50's
magnesium frame and ci4+ side plate.

gears i would expect to be aluminum due to the weight.
That's pretty sweet guys. I read aluminum with CI4 so good to know we still have a magnesium frame. The X-Ship will go a long way. The Core 50's felt smooth under heavy load but I think this Aldebaran will be buttery smooth like the Conquest under load. At least thats the X-Ship trent, smoother operation. Already sold off my Core 100Mg7 and replaced it with the Exsence DC. Much more connected and smooth, should cast frogs well...I'd like to get a 2nd to punch/flip with but I feel I'll be wasting the DC part of the reel.

Going to pitch plastics with tungsten with the Aldebaran...3/8oz-3/4oz should be a fun reel to do it with.....I feel bad for my Core 50Mg7's. Going to do my best to hang onto all of them but the future tells me lot's of reel changes this year.

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by cndbasshunter » Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:17 am

You guys are going to love the Aldebaran...game changer in my arsenal for sure.
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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by cndbasshunter » Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:57 pm

The Aldebaran is very very comfortable, even more so than my Steez/Pixy. You guys don;t have to worry, it's very solid and smooth. 4.7oz this reel is just insane.

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Re: New Aldebaran and Metanium DC small pics and specs

Post by Bass1980 » Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:14 pm

Wow were is this at?

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