Dobyns vs Megabass vs Shimano

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Re: Dobyns vs Megabass vs Shimano

Post by cndbasshunter » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:25 am

No doubt the Expride

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Re: Dobyns vs Megabass vs Shimano

Post by russ57 » Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:15 am

Ended up with the 72MH Expride, paired with a Chronarch MGL. Awesome rod for 1/4 texas rigged craws, slack line sensitivity is in a different class then the other rods I have used before.
Also have the 72MH glass, paired with a Curado DC, which is a nice chatterbait/buzzbait rod.

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Re: Dobyns vs Megabass vs Shimano

Post by Cranky » Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:37 am

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Re: Dobyns vs Megabass vs Shimano

Post by russ57 » Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:35 pm

I also have a champion 734, although I was not impressed at all by the stick. Very heavy, balance is overrated, and sensitivity is horrible for that price point IMO. Kistler Helium 3 73LMH is nice as well, much lighter then the other 2, although it is tip heavy.

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Re: Dobyns vs Megabass vs Shimano

Post by MCROUT14 » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:26 am

I have the Gen 1 XX Tour Versatile and have a 7' M Expride and while they are different actions I feel the Megabass is more sensitive. I mainly use the Tour Versatile for Frogs/Flippin but it does work great as a jig stick and was designed for swimjigs so I dont see an issue throwing swimbaits with it.

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