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by Dalleinf
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Zillion sv TW 1000
Replies: 197
Views: 11641

Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Just received the new Zillion and noticed there's no pawl cap. Seems like a new design? Unfortunately the schematics weren't included so I can't verify. For those of you who have the new Zillion, is yours like this also? Just wanted to confirm before I contact the seller. Thanks! https://i.imgur.co...
by Dalleinf
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:18 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: I don't use spinning gear at all. Do you?
Replies: 75
Views: 8395

Re: I don't use spinning gear at all. Do you?

Being in Alaska we sometimes have very target rich environments and I have gone both ways, but have come back around to mostly spinning gear. For King (large) salmon I use both interchangeably but for the remainder of the Salmon species I use light tackle (6-10lb test) with that said I have found t...
by Dalleinf
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Do you guys always use reel covers and rod sleeves?
Replies: 33
Views: 5104

Re: Do you guys always use reel covers and rod sleeves?

Always some sort of rod sleeve/sock for storage and transport. Store my reels in big reel cases with room for 8-12 reels (have 10 of those). When heading on a fishing trip I bring 1-2 reels in separate small cases. Set up the combo where I park and never carry more than 1 rod with me when fishing fr...
by Dalleinf
Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:12 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: I don't use spinning gear at all. Do you?
Replies: 75
Views: 8395

Re: I don't use spinning gear at all. Do you?

Depends on how extreme light you need to go. I haven't taken a spinning rod bass fishing in years. With a shakey head, ned rig, 1/8 oz jig, small crankbaits, baitfinesse actually works as well and with more precision. However casting a 1 gram jig for bluegill and crappie with a true high end JDM su...
by Dalleinf
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: I don't use spinning gear at all. Do you?
Replies: 75
Views: 8395

Re: I don't use spinning gear at all. Do you?

BFS is just a fancy way to do what spinning gear will already do...and do it easier....and cheaper. But really, this board isn't full of anglers looking to be efficient :) Cheaper yes. In the US at least. Easier maybe. But put a little time and effort in to it, and with experience then no. Efficien...
by Dalleinf
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Why I Fish
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: Why I Fish

Nice pictures - happy faces! I have taken my 2 daugthers and my son on several fishing trips. I have seen them catch pike, perch, largemouth bass, trout, cod, pollock, garfish, and probably some fish that I have forgotten. They are now in their mid-teens and none of them have caught the fishing bug ...
by Dalleinf
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Daiwa T3 MX Supertuning help!
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: Daiwa T3 MX Supertuning help!

Welcome to the forum. I have the T3 1016 and T3 SV, but not the MX. I am not a huge fan of the series due to that plastic feel and funky hood, but I love the 3D brake. The series benefit from giving you multiple spool choices. I am not a big believer in upgrading bearings as in general I have not fo...
by Dalleinf
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Alphas sv tw with some line capacity
Replies: 46
Views: 2747

Re: Alphas sv tw with some line capacity

So does anyone know the weight of the new Alphas SV TW? I don't remember the weight of my old SV105 spool either... I've got the SV105 spool at 13.4 grams with bearing. Nice, we need a locked thread for all Daiwa/Shimano spools weights, any other brand is welcome too, just seems that is what we hun...
by Dalleinf
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Steez ct sv or metanium 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 716

Re: Daiwa Steez ct sv or metanium 2020

I enjoy my steez ct and my 20 metanium. If you want to throw lures from 1/8 to 1/4 oz I would go with the steez ct, spool partly filled. If 1/4 oz and above probably the metanium... Both are nice, metanium is cheaper.
by Dalleinf
Mon Dec 28, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Braid direct to BFS Spools (other) VOTE!
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Braid direct to BFS Spools (other) VOTE!

I miss teflon / pfte tape option.
On some reels I tie direct, some have mono backer, others pfte.
by Dalleinf
Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Alphas sv tw with some line capacity
Replies: 46
Views: 2747

Re: Alphas sv tw with some line capacity

Quite heavy spools on these new Daiwas. Will be interesting to hear about performance with light weight baits.
by Dalleinf
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Zillion sv TW 1000
Replies: 197
Views: 11641

Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Fjordblue wrote:
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:10 pm
Spool weight on new zillion 13,5 gram .
Total weight on reel 176 gram
Somehow that spool weight is a little disconcerting to me. While weight of the spool isn't everything, I just imagined a light spool as they advocate the new boost spool for light lures.
by Dalleinf
Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Steez ltd sv tw
Replies: 125
Views: 5892

Re: Steez ltd sv tw

Digitaka
by Dalleinf
Sat Dec 19, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Steez ltd sv tw
Replies: 125
Views: 5892

Re: Steez ltd sv tw

Dalleinf wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:13 am
I like the looks of all three new reels. Though at 70.000 jpy, I am not running out to buy a new steez :-)
At 63.000 jpy I walked out to buy the new steez. Should be with me before xmas, or so I hope.
by Dalleinf
Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: VMC Hook Eye Epoxy?
Replies: 13
Views: 981

Re: VMC Hook Eye Epoxy?

Pardon my ignorance, but what is it good for?
Thanks in advance!