Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

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Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by Gulfcoastwader » Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:44 am

PWC Prototype

- Pixy spool with custom spacers (made by a member to remain anonymous)
- Black JDM TDX Air Metal line guide (inspired by tripleillusion's endeavor)
- Carbontex drag stack (dry)
- ABEC 7 ceramics - BOCA old style black ceramic bearings
- RCS corks on an Alphas ITO handle
- Levelwind bearing upgrade
- ZPI grease - soft
- MET-OIL

Buttery smooth. The line guide required some frame-modding but was well worth it and makes the reel stand out. I learned a few things as I went along that will enable me to get that modification done even better next time.
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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by Fishing4Fun » Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:33 am

Looks like a successful project! Thanks for the run down and enjoy the modded reel! 8-)

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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by MINES » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:20 pm

WOW DAMN THATS NICE!!!! :shock:

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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by adam lancia » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:42 pm

A TD-Z/TD-X line guide always changes the face of a reel dramatically, that looks great!

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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by CGrinder » Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:56 pm

Oh myyyyyyyyyyyy.

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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by Tokugawa » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:55 am

Very nice! Hope to hook some smallies with it soon.

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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by LgMouthGambler » Mon May 01, 2017 11:41 am

Looks great! Why that line guide over a TDZ style?
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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by Gulfcoastwader » Sat May 06, 2017 10:46 am

Simply the matching color to maintain the minimal aesthetics. I may switch it over to the gold TDZ down the road.

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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by Josh-G » Mon May 08, 2017 4:43 am

I thought the TDZ-lineguide won´t fit to the Alphas platform :-k

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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by BigG » Mon May 08, 2017 10:04 am

Beautiful Alpha

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Re: Phoenix Works Custom JDM Alphas Type F

Post by Gulfcoastwader » Thu May 11, 2017 7:28 am

Technically the TDZ line guide doesn't drop in. But, with some careful shaving of the frame (metal removal) it will.

I thought I saw some other souped up Alphas on here before also modified and able to fit the oval line guides. Now I cannot seem to find them.

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