Daiwa Sol

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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by BARRAMANIAC » Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:40 pm

In Australia there has been 2 more sol variants , the Sol 2 based on the Tatula and now the Sol 3 based on a zillion 1016SV.

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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by bpettus2 » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:56 am

Sol is a nice reel but if your gonna put money like you have into it go with a pixy . Resale will be easier

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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by spencerinstl » Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:43 pm

bpettus2 wrote:Sol is a nice reel but if your gonna put money like you have into it go with a pixy . Resale will be easier
I really like the both of my orange sols and don't plan on selling them. I have a silver pixy, px68, and a px-r. Any time you put dress up parts and upgrade parts on a reel your going to spend too much money and your not going to get your money back out of the reel. I knew that going into this project.
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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by bpettus2 » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:40 pm

It’s like anything people don’t pay for upgrades but as long as your happy doesn’t matter good looking sol for sure

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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by Moosehead » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:09 pm

I prefer the Sol to the Pixy. With the right spool it's incredibly versatile.

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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by BigG » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:26 am

If you can find one the Alpha Type R spool is a great performer, I have one in my Sol and prefer it to the SV spool.

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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by spencerinstl » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:29 am

BigG wrote:If you can find one the Alpha Type R spool is a great performer, I have one in my Sol and prefer it to the SV spool.
I have an Alphas Type R and yes the spool is a great performer. I like the SV spool for skipping and pitching and it is a very forgiving spool. If would like more finesse in your Sol, the Cosugi Works Spool is a awesome performer.
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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by BigG » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:37 pm

spencerinstl wrote:
BigG wrote:If you can find one the Alpha Type R spool is a great performer, I have one in my Sol and prefer it to the SV spool.
I have an Alphas Type R and yes the spool is a great performer. I like the SV spool for skipping and pitching and it is a very forgiving spool. If would like more finesse in your Sol, the Cosugi Works Spool is a awesome performer.
Pretty much use my Sol for casting 1/4 oz Pop R's. Have some pixs & presso for finese

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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by new2BC4bass » Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:24 pm

Moosehead wrote:I only have one aftermarket spool for one sol, a megabass honeycomb but it's green...not a good look..
Don't feel like looking for it now, but I have a Presso spool in one of my Sols. I believe it is a darker orange-ish color. You would need spacers to use it, tho. Took a quick look, but don't remember which rod I have it on and all my reels have covers on them. Good for protection...bad for finding a specific reel. :( I found one Sol, but it wasn't the one with the Presso.

I found some spacers at work about a week ago. I think they are the right size for putting a Presso into the Sol, but would need to take some measurements.

EDIT: Presso spool color on right side. https://japantackle.com/reel-archives/c ... hives.html

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Re: Daiwa Sol

Post by BARRAMANIAC » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:24 pm

There is quite a variety of spools that will fit the SOL . Rays Studio make bfs spools for the alphas in different colours that fit the SOL, as well as the Alphas SV RCS spools, then Zonda spools as well.

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