G1 1012SV in an SS SV?

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G1 1012SV in an SS SV?

Postby Hogsticker2 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:40 am

Anybody running the SLP G1 1012SV in your SS SV? Just curious what the performance is like. I'd imagine they play well together. Probably not as good as in a Steez SV TW or T3, due to the magnetic polarity of the reel, but it seems as though it should be a lot better than the stock spool. Just wanted to make sure their weren't any rotor / fitment issues.

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Re: G1 1012SV in an SS SV?

Postby DirtyD64 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:10 am

Hogsticker2 wrote:Anybody running the SLP G1 1012SV in your SS SV? Just curious what the performance is like. I'd imagine they play well together. Probably not as good as in a Steez SV TW or T3, due to the magnetic polarity of the reel, but it seems as though it should be a lot better than the stock spool. Just wanted to make sure their weren't any rotor / fitment issues.


Think it fits perfect, the SS/SV uses the bearing cage too right? I know the 1016 Zillion SV TW spool is great in mine, the 1012 SV G1 should only be better, because the 1016 Zillion SV TW could use a bit less braking (which I think the 1012 SV G1 fits this bill). I wish they made a shallow version of the G1 Steez A spool w/ Mag-Z, been even more impressed with the stock Steez A spool in my SS.

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Re: G1 1012SV in an SS SV?

Postby Hogsticker2 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:53 am

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Hogsticker2 wrote:Anybody running the SLP G1 1012SV in your SS SV? Just curious what the performance is like. I'd imagine they play well together. Probably not as good as in a Steez SV TW or T3, due to the magnetic polarity of the reel, but it seems as though it should be a lot better than the stock spool. Just wanted to make sure their weren't any rotor / fitment issues.


Think it fits perfect, the SS/SV uses the bearing cage too right? I know the 1016 Zillion SV TW spool is great in mine, the 1012 SV G1 should only be better, because the 1016 Zillion SV TW could use a bit less braking (which I think the 1012 SV G1 fits this bill). I wish they made a shallow version of the G1 Steez A spool w/ Mag-Z, been even more impressed with the stock Steez A spool in my SS.

How much better would you say the Zillion spool is over the stock SS spool? Does it open up the reel enough to justify the expense of purchasing the Zillion spool?

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Re: G1 1012SV in an SS SV?

Postby DirtyD64 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:21 pm

Hogsticker2 wrote:
DirtyD64 wrote:
Hogsticker2 wrote:Anybody running the SLP G1 1012SV in your SS SV? Just curious what the performance is like. I'd imagine they play well together. Probably not as good as in a Steez SV TW or T3, due to the magnetic polarity of the reel, but it seems as though it should be a lot better than the stock spool. Just wanted to make sure their weren't any rotor / fitment issues.


Think it fits perfect, the SS/SV uses the bearing cage too right? I know the 1016 Zillion SV TW spool is great in mine, the 1012 SV G1 should only be better, because the 1016 Zillion SV TW could use a bit less braking (which I think the 1012 SV G1 fits this bill). I wish they made a shallow version of the G1 Steez A spool w/ Mag-Z, been even more impressed with the stock Steez A spool in my SS.

How much better would you say the Zillion spool is over the stock SS spool? Does it open up the reel enough to justify the expense of purchasing the Zillion spool?


Depends on what you are using it for. I sold my stock SS/SV spool to a user on here; it weighs right at 15 grams w/ bearing. Think the Zillion SV TW is close to 12-13 grams with bearing. The inductor on the G1 SV TW Zillion spool is MUCH smaller, and therefore will help you get better distance and coupled with the reduced weight it makes a pretty big difference overall. I could throw so crazy light cranks/jerkbaits with the Zillion SV TW spool in the SS/SV. I could also throw very light with the stock SS/SV, it just didn't get much distance. My wife even fished a 1/8 Road Runner with 2" grub one day on the stock SS/SV, only issue was once again distance.
Another route you could take would be to order the Zillion SV TW inductor and a Type R+ Zillion spring to really free the spool up. Either way my honest opinion was that it was worth it for me. I finesse/river fish 90% of the time so the increase in light lure ability was key for me. To be able to throw lighter lures was great, but to get more distance with lighter baits is what sold me on the Zillion SV TW spool versus stock SS/SV. I could have an extra Zillion SV TW spool coming up, but will probably just keep it if I can't grab a few extra $ or at least break even on it. I wanted to step up to the G1 1012 SV, but most feedback I have gotten tells me to go ahead with the shallow ZPI for the price...

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Re: G1 1012SV in an SS SV?

Postby Hogsticker2 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:57 pm

Talked to someone who almost fishes SS SVs exclusively. He said that the G1 1012SV is very fast and wild in this platform. The inductor is smaller than that of the Zillion SV TW, so it makes sense. The G1 1012SV and Zpi Nrc001-m perform close to neck and neck, so it is likely fast and wild in an SS as well.


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