Shimano and G.Loomis Launch Limited Edition Bantam MGL & IMX-Pro Combos

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Shimano and G.Loomis Launch Limited Edition Bantam MGL & IMX-Pro Combos

Post by Cal » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:12 am

Shimano and G.Loomis Launch Limited Edition Bantam MGL & IMX-Pro Combos

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Introduction: For the first time in the two decades that the G.Loomis brand has been part of Shimano the company will soon offer anglers a limited edition combo which includes a limited IMX-PRO rod matched up with the proven performing Bantam MGL baitcasters. This combination is not only designed to be an exclusive offering from select tackle shops but also an incredible value for anglers looking for a premium power fishing combination.

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Post by slipperybob » Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:42 pm

Ooooo...me want. Maybe.
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Post by Hulkster » Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:02 pm

take my money please!

as amazing as this combo is for the price, I am kind of thinking it might have been better to pair the bantam up with one of the newer more 'all around' MBR IMX Pro's like an 843c or 903c would it not?

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Post by Winstondry » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:05 am

Hulkster wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:02 pm
take my money please!

as amazing as this combo is for the price, I am kind of thinking it might have been better to pair the bantam up with one of the newer more 'all around' MBR IMX Pro's like an 843c or 903c would it not?
Even better price/deal from an online vendor offering an additional 10% off or preorder for the combo.

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Post by fishballer06 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:11 am

This is too good of a deal to pass up. Pre-order placed.

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Post by y2k88 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:26 pm

Pre-orderd also :D

good deal

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Post by tmd11111 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:34 am

Preordered my early Christmas gift to myself

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Post by Bronzeye » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:43 am

Anybody know what the guide ring material is for this rod (or if not, for other IMX Pro JWR's)? The material is not specified on the manufacturer's page for this combo or for IMX Pro rods.

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Post by Houndfish » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:16 am

I was one click away from ordering one from ALF, but didn’t do it. If it was an MBR rod I would have but I am very well covered for bottom contact rods.

It’s a hell of a deal and I hope Loomis does more of them. I would jump all over limited editions of some of the discontinued CR and MBR rods.

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Post by tmd11111 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:28 am

Couldn't resist the temptation and ordered a second one yesterday.

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Post by Zander » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:27 pm

Bronzeye wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:43 am
Anybody know what the guide ring material is for this rod (or if not, for other IMX Pro JWR's)? The material is not specified on the manufacturer's page for this combo or for IMX Pro rods.
Hi Bronzeye, the IMX-PRO rods make use of Fuji K Frames and alconite class guides.

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Post by Bronzeye » Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:47 pm

Thanks, Zander!

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Post by tmd11111 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:03 pm

Got the first one I ordered today. Have to say, the reel is pretty sweet. Puts my Concept A's and Tatula SV TW's to shame. Second one is supposed to arrive Tuesday.

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