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by PainInTheBass
Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa Fuego Casting Reel
Replies: 17
Views: 3207

Re: Daiwa Fuego Casting Reel

I love my Fuegos. They started me on the path to Daiwa. With respect to setting the hook and having the drag slip; I thumb down on all my reels when setting the hook, just a habit now.
by PainInTheBass
Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: Bass Fishing
Topic: Where do Largemouth go in the Summer??
Replies: 21
Views: 3681

Re: Where do Largemouth go in the Summer??

I fish a lake that is hard to catch LM bass in summer also, the problem is the oxygen levels in the deeper part of the lake are non existant so the fish won't go where they can't breath. Actually, the colder the water, the more soluble oxygen is, which should increase the DO concentrations. There m...
by PainInTheBass
Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:06 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: GodZillion>
Replies: 13
Views: 1417

Re: GodZillion>

Had I an unlimited budget, I would likely do the following:

-drop an HLC spool in there
-carbontext drag upgrade
-worm bearing upgrade
-replace spool bearings with ABEC 9's
-carbon fiber 90+mm handle
-custom paint
-supertune internals
by PainInTheBass
Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:48 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: ItoZilla Meets its new Shobu SWORD
Replies: 45
Views: 6964

Re: ItoZilla Meets its new Shobu SWORD

That combo is absolutely gorgeous.
by PainInTheBass
Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: How to paint a reel...(just my way!) Part 1
Replies: 24
Views: 4274

Re: How to paint a reel...(just my way!) Part 1

Thanks for the tutorial! I know that the question of how to paint a reel comes up pretty often. This will be immensely helpful to anyone interested in giving it a go.
by PainInTheBass
Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:30 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Correct spiral wrapping?
Replies: 9
Views: 1918

Re: Correct spiral wrapping?

At some point during a heavy load, odds are that line will touch. It may not during normal casting and moderate flexing, but under a heavy load it may. It could also be that you have more than enough guides on the rod. If your static testing and guide spacing indicate you should have a guide there,...
by PainInTheBass
Fri Sep 16, 2011 2:46 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Steez 6'7" Hot Orange Trim
Replies: 26
Views: 3375

Re: Steez 6'7" Hot Orange Trim

That is hot
by PainInTheBass
Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Project Black Cherry
Replies: 16
Views: 2121

Re: Project Black Cherry

beautiful colour on that reel! Great choice!
by PainInTheBass
Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: little Japanese birthday present to myself
Replies: 19
Views: 2304

Re: little Japanese birthday present to myself

definitely a happy birthday to you!
by PainInTheBass
Sat Sep 10, 2011 4:30 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: New Phenix done!
Replies: 22
Views: 2547

Re: New Phenix done!

Really nice rod.

And getting a 7'6" rod down to 3 oz is quite impressive indeed!
by PainInTheBass
Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:43 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Curado 200g
Replies: 48
Views: 8756

Re: Curado 200g

BassCatDan wrote:From Tacklewarehouse.com


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Sexy... like a green Caenan...

...waitaminute :shock:
by PainInTheBass
Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Custom Steez and 704CB Glass (pic heavy)
Replies: 18
Views: 2376

Re: Custom Steez and 704CB Glass (pic heavy)

That is a beautiful Steez! Nice work!
by PainInTheBass
Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: What reel speed do you like for spinner baits
Replies: 54
Views: 9197

Re: What reel speed do you like for spinner baits

I prefer 6.3:1 as an all around spinner reel and a 7.1:1 for buzzbaits.
by PainInTheBass
Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: New Custom - MHX HM drop-shot! WTF!!
Replies: 32
Views: 5171

Re: New Custom - MHX HM drop-shot! WTF!!

Absolutely beautiful combo! It makes me want to get onto starting my HM MHX rod. It has been sitting here for a month now.
by PainInTheBass
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:14 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Rod building vendors
Replies: 14
Views: 2012

Re: Rod building vendors

I typically use Mudhole for the following reasons: Located in Canada, my orders are subject to higher shipping and then customs charges. If I can get all of my components from one supplier, I feel that I save money in the long term. So, considering the selection at Mudhole, they tend to satisfy my n...