NXR 873 vs 893

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NXR 873 vs 893

Post by KDogg14 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:52 pm

I plan on using the rod for pitching plastics from 3/16 to 5/16 oz and jigs with a zoom super chuck trailer. Jigs will be strictly 3/8 oz. I will be using 15 pound fluorocarbon. Which rod would suite me better? 873 or 893?

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by cndbasshunter » Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:46 pm

so light the 893 is fine depending on cover.

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by KDogg14 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:25 pm

I will be fishing 1 to 8 feet of water. Cover will be wood and sparse grass.

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by jpmoney » Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:34 am

893C would be perfect for this. The 893C is also the sensitivity king IMO.

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by Cristo » Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:38 am

Must be an new rare JDM collaboration series of rod, no :-k :lol: in for research purposes =P~
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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by KDogg14 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:29 pm

Thanks for the input everyone. I thought most would say 893. Since the water is almost hard here I'm going to look for a deal on an 893. What reel out of these 4 would best balance the rod? Chronarch 50mg, Alphas sv 105, ss sv 103 or a tatula sv? Thanks

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by bbates3 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:45 pm

You dead set on an NRX?

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by KDogg14 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:00 pm

Basically, yes. What do you have in mind to steer me in a different direction?

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by bbates3 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:14 pm

So it’s a bit more powerful than a 873

But the new steez Ags bottom contact is a fabulous rod and worth a look

Better balance to me

Great pitching and bottom contact rod As the name says

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by KDogg14 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:49 pm

I figured someone was going to mention the new 7'5 steez rod! The rod does interest me. However, for a dedicated rod for up to a 3/8oz jig I feel the 893 would suite me better. I already have a good setup for 1/2 jigs.

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by bbates3 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:10 pm

It’s a great rod and always worth considering But might be a touch too powerful for what you want

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by KDogg14 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:23 pm

I agree with you! Now, what reel do I put on the 893?

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by QUAKEnSHAKE » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:01 pm

KDogg14 wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:29 pm
Thanks for the input everyone. I thought most would say 893. Since the water is almost hard here I'm going to look for a deal on an 893. What reel out of these 4 would best balance the rod? Chronarch 50mg, Alphas sv 105, ss sv 103 or a tatula sv? Thanks
The heaviest reel will balance the best.

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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by falcon » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:15 am

The metanium matches very well to the 893 as does the bantam.
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Re: NXR 873 vs 893

Post by Hennessy » Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:38 pm

KDogg14 wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:23 pm
I agree with you! Now, what reel do I put on the 893?
Tackle tour way to go is get both rods. I fish similar weighs that you’re referring to & theres a need for both rods in my lineup. I started with a curado 70xg on my 893, then the Metanium mgl, now I have jdm steez sv tw xh. That rod is so light(my green one 3.9), balance is really not a issue. I’d go with the lightest reel possible, the met mgl Xg at right at 6oz & can be found for $300 & under is the best high end reel option out there IMO

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