Flip Pitch Punch Reel

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by LgMouthGambler » Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:03 am

Take hand off handle. :lol: The roller clutch will keep the spool pinned with the drag.
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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by Polkfish1 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:12 am

:lol: Yeah; I was trying to imagine myself setting the hook and realized that I must not take my hand off the handle sometimes. The soreness in my hand after that last break clued me in. Did not even realize I was doing that at times.

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by domthewon » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:21 am

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:12 am
:lol: Yeah; I was trying to imagine myself setting the hook and realized that I must not take my hand off the handle sometimes. The soreness in my hand after that last break clued me in. Did not even realize I was doing that at times.
:shock: Those must be some devastating hooksets. :lol: It takes a good amount of force to bend the handle posts out and break carbon fiber. At least you figured out why it keeps happening to you.

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by Polkfish1 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:44 am

It's been the first longish stretch of cold in FL, so the bite changed on me. It's been a bit sparse for my liking. So, perhaps I was a bit trigger happy this morning :o

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by mark poulson » Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:14 am

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:12 am
:lol: Yeah; I was trying to imagine myself setting the hook and realized that I must not take my hand off the handle sometimes. The soreness in my hand after that last break clued me in. Did not even realize I was doing that at times.
I stick with a metal handle for my flip/punch reels. The little bit of added weight is not noticeable.

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by goldrod » Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:51 am

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:09 am
Deps DR-100ZX and zillion type R. The type R really benefited from a 50th handle for this application. Unfortunately, I can be a slow learner and I had to go through 2 type R handles before I made this switch.
I’ve seen but never used the Dr-100zX
I imagine that it’s one heck of a flip,pitch,punch reel.
It’s not gorgeous but it has its beauty. Thanks for sharing
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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by i_am_R2 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:06 am

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:12 am
:lol: Yeah; I was trying to imagine myself setting the hook and realized that I must not take my hand off the handle sometimes. The soreness in my hand after that last break clued me in. Did not even realize I was doing that at times.
:lol: Whoa! So how does this happen? Been trying to visualize it but can't quite figure it out.

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by Polkfish1 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:16 am

i_am_R2 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:06 am
Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:12 am
:lol: Yeah; I was trying to imagine myself setting the hook and realized that I must not take my hand off the handle sometimes. The soreness in my hand after that last break clued me in. Did not even realize I was doing that at times.
:lol: Whoa! So how does this happen? Been trying to visualize it but can't quite figure it out.

My strong arm is right and use it for power. However, I’m left dominant eye; so all precision left-shooting pool, rifle, etc. I also retrieve reel lefty. So I’m holding the rod right and reeling left. When this happens, I’m holding my rod and reel as you would a chain saw. When I get the bite and get too excited I just jack it up without taking my hand off the handle and nearly tear the handle off the reel or break it instead :oops:

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by i_am_R2 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:39 pm

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:16 am
i_am_R2 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:06 am
Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:12 am
:lol: Yeah; I was trying to imagine myself setting the hook and realized that I must not take my hand off the handle sometimes. The soreness in my hand after that last break clued me in. Did not even realize I was doing that at times.
:lol: Whoa! So how does this happen? Been trying to visualize it but can't quite figure it out.

My strong arm is right and use it for power. However, I’m left dominant eye; so all precision left-shooting pool, rifle, etc. I also retrieve reel lefty. So I’m holding the rod right and reeling left. When this happens, I’m holding my rod and reel as you would a chain saw. When I get the bite and get too excited I just jack it up without taking my hand off the handle and nearly tear the handle off the reel or break it instead :oops:
Oh wow, thanks for the explanation. Like others said you must have a killer hookset! Makes me think about how I set the hook although I probably need to hit the gym before I could do something like that haha. Good luck with your next handle!

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by M Perry » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:18 pm

Daiwa Tatula Elite Pitch/Flip

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by accodn2ryan » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:12 am

M Perry wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:18 pm
Daiwa Tatula Elite Pitch/Flip
How do you like this reel for flipping/pitching so far? I'm in the market for a reel for punching and have a scorpion 71 already, but not too sure if it will hold up or not for that technique.

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by IlliniDawg01 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:50 am

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:09 am
Deps DR-100ZX and zillion type R. The type R really benefited from a 50th handle for this application. Unfortunately, I can be a slow learner and I had to go through 2 type R handles before I made this switch.
That Deps is so sweet. I'm not a huge fan of the OG Zillion spool choices or I would have to get one. The lack of drag worried me, but for punching it actually probably makes sense with the right rod and line.

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Re: Flip Pitch Punch Reel

Post by BigG » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:19 am

Deps DR - 100ZX. Any Zillion variant would be great. I like the Zillions over the Z 200 & Z2020 due to the weight of the Zs.

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