NRX 852c

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NRX 852c

Post by MNBassin03 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:35 pm

Anyone used the nrx 852c before? Looking for some uses for it? I acquired one and am trying to see where it fits in. I also have a conquest 842c and wondering how they compare in terms of power and sensitivity etc.

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by Hennessy » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:15 am

When I first got mines, it was my goto shaky head rod. It’s so soft, you have to hit em really hard with any kind of Texas rig. Now it’s my scrounger rod, vision 110 rod and small cb rod.it gets the most use in spring for jerkbaits, excellent hookup ratio with treble baits

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by BigG » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:46 am

MNBassin03 wrote:Anyone used the nrx 852c before? Looking for some uses for it? I acquired one and am trying to see where it fits in. I also have a conquest 842c and wondering how they compare in terms of power and sensitivity etc.

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Really interested in comparison in these two, especially for bottom contact.

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by njbasscat » Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:58 am

I use mine with tubes, flukes, small plastic swimbaits, light Texas rigs, and whacky rigs in light to no cover.

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by DrPerf » Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:46 am

My NRX 852C is is used for small/mid-sized paddletails, Fat Ika, and shaky head.

Great rod and more power than it might appear. Hooked into something in the Delta with it using a Fat Ika that broke off in a big weed patch before we could get the boat around. Based on the rod/drag action and my partner seeing the tail, we are guessing it was at least 10#. If it had not been for the weed patch, it would have been "in the boat" :(

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by smallies » Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:37 pm

Makes a good Neko rig rod

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by egore1 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:52 pm

I use my 852 for shaky heads and it does not disappoint.

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by MNBassin03 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:16 am

Can anyone compare the Conquest 842C and the NRC 852C?

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by cndbasshunter » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:26 pm

MNBassin03 wrote:Can anyone compare the Conquest 842C and the NRC 852C?
Sensitivity is about the same but i use them differently. Conquest is slower action and stronger butt. For shakeyheads get the nrx. For drop shot i like the conquest more as the tip is slower. Jerkbait i like the nrx because the shorter handle.

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Re: NRX 852c

Post by Matt_3479 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:57 am

Not an nrx but I fish a glx 852c and spend a significant amount of time last year trying to figure out what it will be used for and where it fits in. I found it super soft but surprised with the amount of power it had. Being so soft I found it a little hard to drive a t-rigged hook into a fish (weightless t-rigged senko’s). I only lost 1 maybe 2, but the hook wasn’t driven in like I’m use too. Wacky rig on the other hand it was just deadly. Worked great for shaky heads, nose hooked flukes, small jerkbaits, spybaits, and even had decent luck with 1/8-3/16oz jigs. Have learned to really like this rod

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