My first Megabass

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My first Megabass

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:57 pm

You have no idea how big of a smile this rod gave me when I put this reel on it :big grin:

Shimano Exsence-Megabass Destoryer Addermine

Its like they where made for each other....
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Re: My first Megabass

Post by papabassin » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:02 pm

Absolutely beautiful combo! Can't wait to hear your thoughts on performance.

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by cortman » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:07 pm

Awesome pairing. That has to fish like a boss.

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by Redlinerobert » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:44 pm

Congratulations. The first of many. =D>
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Re: My first Megabass

Post by Cristo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:28 am

This!!

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Enjoy the hell out that egg beater!! :big grin: :big grin:
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Re: My first Megabass

Post by Tokugawa » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:35 am

If I was needing a spinning rod, that addermine.....

Sweet combo! 8-) 8-)

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by BigG » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:35 pm

Beautiful combo

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by rockchalk06 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:30 am

Dear Lord that is a beautiful combo.

I need to look into those Exsence reels.

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by Fishing4Fun » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:12 am

Well paired, I like the matte black and subtle color highlights. Looks "stealthy" ;)

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by Agentboost » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:49 am

Great look combo, I was actually debating about the same combo.

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:20 pm

All I have to compare it to is my Vanquish 14 since but it blows the vanquish away in smoothness and retrieve.

Its the smoothest reel I own and love it :big grin:

I hope it stays smooth, my vanquish 14 is still smooth...

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by fishes » Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:49 pm

So how do you like the addermine? What techniques have you used it for?

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:09 pm

fishes wrote:So how do you like the addermine? What techniques have you used it for?
I love this rod, I been using it mostly/lately rigged with a ned rig.
But I have used it with for small jerkbaits (lucky craft 65 pointer) shakeyhead and drop shot and it does all well.

Added a ZPI high spec knob in purple to the Excense to match the some of the threading on the addermine.

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by duon0035 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:36 pm

Nice combo. The original knob looks better, imho.

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Re: My first Megabass

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:00 am

duon0035 wrote:Nice combo. The original knob looks better, imho.
I usually like the shimano knobs that come on most reels but the stock one kinda sucks on this reel, the feel IMO.

The picture does not do it justice :) the purple actually goes perfect with the threading accents on the rod that is
hard to see in the pic.

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