Icast- Abu Villain 2.0

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Icast- Abu Villain 2.0

Post by spookybaits » Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:47 am

Looks like a new 40 ton graphite villain debuting at icast:

http://www.westernbass.com/article/abu- ... w-for-2016

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Re: Icast- Abu Villain 2.0

Post by KP Duty » Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:14 am

Hmm...it says better components...maybe they threw sic's on it to compete with the zillion. The handle will make or break it though. If it has a full cork handle like the new omen I'd be a player, but that won't be the case.

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Re: Icast- Abu Villain 2.0

Post by smalljaw » Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:54 pm

The problem with the last one was they were supposed to be super light with carbon thread wraps on the guides and it ended up being too heavy.

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Re: Icast- Abu Villain 2.0

Post by CALL ME RIFLE » Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:04 pm

I'm definitely digging the looks of that mgx spinning reel, pretty sharp....hell, I liked the original villain rods pretty well too. Nice for a mid grade set up, when you don't want to risk destroying high end gear ( river yak trips and such).... Been buying em for about 85 to 90 bucks a piece here lately, great rod at that price point...

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