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by mhood
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Show us your Sol
Replies: 45
Views: 6283

Re: Show us your Sol

That's a fitting reel for the sunshine state. It looks like a solar flare! :D That is a lot of Orange on that reel. Very nice. Thank you. One of my Sons is a nut about Orange so this was perfect for him. I ended up liking it so much that I am building another for me and my other righty Son to share...
by mhood
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: shimano 500 series
Replies: 12
Views: 1659

Re: shimano 500 series

ulbc2 wrote:and seems to go increasing prematurely.


What do you mean by this? And thanks for the feedback.
by mhood
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: shimano 500 series
Replies: 12
Views: 1659

Re: shimano 500 series

I'm looking forward to hearing your reactions. Thanks!
by mhood
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: shimano 500 series
Replies: 12
Views: 1659

Re: shimano 500 series

Anyone have a Soare 500? What do you think of it?
by mhood
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?
Replies: 342
Views: 140581

Re: Is it Daiwa, Shimano, or someone else?

All my Pixzillas are Daiwas but there's nothing like a Conquest or a DC7 Calais.
by mhood
Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: It’s 2018, why are you buying reels from the past
Replies: 61
Views: 5959

Re: It’s 2018, why are you buying reels from the past

I have a Sol with a Pixy spool. Does it count?
by mhood
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: It’s 2018, why are you buying reels from the past
Replies: 61
Views: 5959

Re: It’s 2018, why are you buying reels from the past

I have Conquests (50 mainly), Pixzillas (2003) and DC7 Calais mostly. I've been watching for something that might motivate a change but nothing has moved me in a long time. Maybe if someone would make a new orange reel.... :big grin:
by mhood
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Calcutta 100DC Handle
Replies: 2
Views: 222

Re: Calcutta 100DC Handle

I went with 250DC handles (they also fit Conquests) and love them.
by mhood
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Classifieds User Feedback
Topic: spencerinstl : Feedback Request Topic
Replies: 16
Views: 3725

Re: spencerinstl : Feedback Request Topic

Thanks for a first class buying experience Spencer. Highly recommended. \:D/
by mhood
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Poppers that "bloop"
Replies: 24
Views: 4037

Re: Poppers that "bloop"

You can still get Hula Poppers in a variety of sizes for around $5.00. They definitely "bloop".
by mhood
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Custom Pixy
Replies: 16
Views: 1702

Re: Custom Pixy

Gr8 Pixzilla! =D>
by mhood
Wed May 30, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Best Lipless Crankbait
Replies: 85
Views: 18898

Re: Best Lipless Crankbait

Somebody said Rat-L-Trap by now probably... :big grin:
by mhood
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Moving to Texas
Replies: 6
Views: 1242

Re: Moving to Texas

spookybaits wrote:I can see why it just got ranked the number one city in America to live in.


Obviously the folks doing the ranking never spent a few hours in Austin traffic. ;)
by mhood
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Moving to Texas
Replies: 6
Views: 1242

Re: Moving to Texas

i lived in and around Dallas for 20 years but there is just something special about the Hill Country around Austin. I'd pick Austin if you can afford it.
by mhood
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: Rod for calcutta conquest bfs?
Replies: 30
Views: 3238

Re: Rod for calcutta conquest bfs?

Daiko is no longer making rods. You would need to find a used or old stock one. Yes, it would be a search for a used one but it's hands down the best light BC rod I ever had the pleasure to fish with. I have searched to jupiter and back with no luck finding one of these. Please let me know if you h...

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