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by Aquaftm45
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Olympic Vigore
Replies: 63
Views: 5281

Re: Olympic Vigore

I'm considering the 2020 7'1" Heavy Fast and would appreciate some input if someone has this stick or has input on my (incorrect?) reasoning. I'm looking for a rod that's "just" powerful enough for flipping the edges of heavy cover. I want to be able to turn big fish but I'm not looking for a lot o...
by Aquaftm45
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Swimbait Fishing
Topic: **Hand me a Lando Calrissian moment this afternoon**
Replies: 125
Views: 40669

Re: **Hand me a Lando Calrissian moment this afternoon**

You did it was one of my earlier posts at the way beginning pictures are no longer there :doh: I suppose I will just stop posting :doh: I hope this arrangement is satisfactory for all :big grin: My bust for boring you all please lets stick a fork in this post \:D/ That would be ill advised. Fish or...
by Aquaftm45
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Swimbait Fishing
Topic: **Hand me a Lando Calrissian moment this afternoon**
Replies: 125
Views: 40669

Re: **Hand me a Lando Calrissian moment this afternoon**

I've been waiting 8 pages for Lando to land a fish on one of these gems. Maybe I missed it... :doh:
by Aquaftm45
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Olympic Vigore
Replies: 63
Views: 5281

Re: Olympic Vigore

kyty wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:58 am
May sell a few soon
Doesn't meet your expectations?
by Aquaftm45
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Zenaq Spirado Blackart B5-74
Replies: 9
Views: 324

Re: Zenaq Spirado Blackart B5-74

I have been eye balling these for a long while and finally pulled the trigger. It helped that there is a US distributor now; thanks to Tomos Tackle. They are an offshore saltwater supplier, but gladly helped this freshwater fisherman. It feels like an extra heavy; it's med fast under about 4 lb loa...
by Aquaftm45
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: A Masterpiece - Shimano's Metanium MGL 150B Baitcaster
Replies: 14
Views: 767

Re: A Masterpiece - Shimano's Metanium MGL 150B Baitcaster

According to ReelTest on YT the Antates has the small side ports and the Met doesn'twhich is the reason for the weight difference. The brakes on the Met spool are a rich further away from the edge of the spool also. The Met actually casts slightly better even with the heavier spool. Could just be n...
by Aquaftm45
Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: TT Reviews
Topic: A Masterpiece - Shimano's Metanium MGL 150B Baitcaster
Replies: 14
Views: 767

Re: A Masterpiece - Shimano's Metanium MGL 150B Baitcaster

I think the Anteres spool is nearly identical except it has the additional side porting and different axle dimensions right? Probably not a big difference, but every little bit helps right, at least at the lower end. If you’re comparing the Antares to the JDM Metanium yes they’re almost identical, ...
by Aquaftm45
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Rod Weights
Replies: 264
Views: 199323

Re: Rod Weights

2020 Olympic Vigore 7'6 MH, 3/8th-2oz rating, full cork-125 grams (4.4oz)
by Aquaftm45
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Steez racing Design 7011HRB
Replies: 40
Views: 8424

Re: Steez racing Design 7011HRB

Cranky wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:57 am
:whistle:
Doesn't get much better than that...
by Aquaftm45
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Cycling
Replies: 12
Views: 528

Re: Cycling

yeah, but there are a lot of domestic companies that make some killer frames too... ..Ardent Haha..yeah I have heard of Seven Cycles, great brand. I used to follow high end bikes as close as I follow high end fishing gear. There are actually many more great US boutique brand bikes than Japan could ...
by Aquaftm45
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Lets see all them Daiwa's
Replies: 1188
Views: 288288

Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Winstondry wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:53 pm
Are you doing the carbon thang to any of your Steez reels, Rick?
Come on now...I not the conductor of that train wreck, I was just train hopping. All my reels are still pristine \:D/
by Aquaftm45
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Cycling
Replies: 12
Views: 528

Re: Cycling

The Japanese make more than high end fishing gear...

https://toyoframe.com/product/titanium- ... 16fd43adaa
by Aquaftm45
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: EVERGreen TKLC-73MGX
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Re: EVERGreen TKLC-73MGX

You might have already seen this Goldie..but just in case.

http://www.tackletour.com/revieweghuskywinder.html
by Aquaftm45
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Plastics
Topic: GeeCrack
Replies: 20
Views: 8086

Re: GeeCrack

Check out the Bellow's mitts...
mitts.jpg
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by Aquaftm45
Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Lets see all them Daiwa's
Replies: 1188
Views: 288288

Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

MountainMan 83 wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 5:25 am
Aquaftm45 wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:40 am
Is your Daiwa too janky to post on this thread? Here is a solution.
3d carbon.jpg
reckit.jpg
carbun.jpg
That gives me anxiety just looking at that sheet of stickers. :lol:
I’m with ya...if any constellation, it’s real carbon sheet