Channeling the Joy of a JDM Classic : Shimano's Scorpion 70/71 Platform

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Channeling the Joy of a JDM Classic : Shimano's Scorpion 70/71 Platform

Postby Cal » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:43 pm

Channeling the Joy of a JDM Classic : Shimano's Scorpion 70/71 Platform

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Introduction: Any tried and true JDM bass reel enthusiast has a special place in their tackle heart for the Shimano sub-brand of "Scorpion". This is the lineup that has initiated the majority of Tackle Enthusiast for the last fifteen to twenty years. Whether it was the original 1500 or the compact 1000 to the follow up XT through the globalized 200, the JDM counterpart to Shimano's workhorse Curado series has always carried with it a mysterious aura (sometimes deserved, sometimes not) of being better than its JDM counterpart. Today, we take a look at the latest, compact iteration of this vaunted line with a look a the new, Scorpion 70/71.

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Re: Channeling the Joy of a JDM Classic : Shimano's Scorpion 70/71 Platform

Postby Bootytrain » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:44 am

Wow that particular reel put up some crazy drag numbers :shock:


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