**Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby Cristo » Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:24 pm

Went to the "can" last night. The ecology is good but couldn't pull any fish, no action of any sort really quiet at least at night. I need to get there in the mornings tons of dead Shad on the surface. Anyway I digress, I tested the 2 of the 3 PG spools out had one with 18 lb sniper fluorocarbon in the other with 15 lb seaguar fluorocarbon. Man I thought that platform was sweet out of the box... these are super sweet now with the addition of spools plus the proprietary bearings are amazing I've never had the pleasure until now. They are definitely worth the skin!! I have the M version spooled up with 10 lb floroclear that I'm going to test jerkbaits out on with my X7 BD type X :big grin: I should be back in the game sometime this week and I'll let you know how that spool works out :D as always folks I appreciate the compliments again this place is a huge inspiration as well as the company it keeps ;)
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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby Aquaftm45 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:48 pm

Those simply look amazing Cristo. Glad to hear that the performance is on par with the beauty. I really would like to get optional shallow spools for my Morethan, Battler and HLC. Looking at ZPI's suitability chart, it shows NO spools for Daiwa! Although the spool page does show some options. The Battler and the HLC are both 36mm and they are interchangable, the Morethan is 34mm. Any what resource I could look into to see if any of the ZPI's would fit these reels?

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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby Cristo » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:03 pm

Well unfortunately I don't read other languages otherwise I would decipher the package for you and I don't have calipers in order to properly measure these spools otherwise I would offer you that information my friend, perhaps Gary or some of the other folks on here can chime in would be a shame not to be able to put one of those in a Battler. Feel like the Aussies get a lot of the cool stuff :lol: . I'm highly debating on moving down there :big grin:
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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby ayo8 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:10 pm

Cristo wrote:Went to the "can" last night. The ecology is good but couldn't pull any fish, no action of any sort really quiet at least at night. I need to get there in the mornings tons of dead Shad on the surface. Anyway I digress, I tested the 2 of the 3 PG spools out had one with 18 lb sniper fluorocarbon in the other with 15 lb seaguar fluorocarbon. Man I thought that platform was sweet out of the box... these are super sweet now with the addition of spools plus the proprietary bearings are amazing I've never had the pleasure until now. They are definitely worth the skin!! I have the M version spooled up with 10 lb floroclear that I'm going to test jerkbaits out on with my X7 BD type X :big grin: I should be back in the game sometime this week and I'll let you know how that spool works out :D as always folks I appreciate the compliments again this place is a huge inspiration as well as the company it keeps ;)


I went to the "can" and saggie last week and it was a tough bite, but managed to get a few on soft plastics (havoc).

It seems theyre in a transition phase or something. Just not as good as i thought it would be at this time. i know for a fact it should be bumping soon.

Need to get those new spools broken in! :D

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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby papabassin » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:00 pm

The green and gold is sick. Wouldn't have seen that one working, good eye!

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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby Gone Phishin » Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:18 pm

papabassin wrote:The green and gold is sick. Wouldn't have seen that one working, good eye!


Son, I'm going to need you to step into my office. :lol:

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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby papabassin » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:57 am

Gone Phishin wrote:
papabassin wrote:The green and gold is sick. Wouldn't have seen that one working, good eye!


Son, I'm going to need you to step into my office. :lol:

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Come on now, don't ruin it for me :doh: :lol:

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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby Cristo » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:28 am

Added some red body panel screws and red tension knob from Ray's Studio to seemingly finish out the Galaxy Red. Added royal purple body
panel screws to the "Hulk" also From Ray's Studio to do the same :-k 1st time for me using Ray's Studio and excellent parts in that regard. Finally spooled up the Galaxy Red with 15lb Seaguar Red Label and mounted her on my 4pc BE2 travel staff from the XXX line. Going to throw weightless plastics in the muck on the river this week :big grin: I have tested out the other three ladies and the ZPI spools PG and M alike are absolutely fantastic!
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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby dhottle » Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:04 pm

Super sweeeeeeeeeeet!

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Postby bronzefly » Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:35 am

Very, very nice as always =D>
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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby Cristo » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:07 pm

Thank you Gary for being the all around stud of a tackle broker 8-) and making it happen =D>
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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby rgbtr196le » Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:03 am

Awesome!

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Postby wirinhar » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:56 pm

Wow.... Awesome!!! =D> =D> =D>

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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby bpettus2 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:13 am

Very nice set up . I have a question your obviously right handed why the one lonesome lefty reel ? Is that for pitching and flipping I see a lot of guys have that same thing going on

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Re: **Megabass IS platforms upgraded with ZPI spools**

Postby Cristo » Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:35 am

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I am all lefty or die :laugh1:
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