About to take the plunge

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About to take the plunge

Post by Boss429 » Sat Sep 29, 2007 5:47 pm

Hey all I am about to take the plunge into the JDM reels.

I am going to start with one for:

Unweighted soft plastics/Finesse applications and one for Spinnerbait/Hard Jerkbaits.

I am thinking of going with one of these for the finesse, Pixy, Alpha Type F, or Scorpion Mg 1000

Now for the Spinnerbait / Hard Jerkbait reel, I am kind of clueless.

Just wondering what you guys might reccomend for either of these 2 types as I might be way off base here.

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Re: About to take the plunge

Post by Nitroman77 » Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:24 pm

Finesse I would def go Pixy for those apps..

AB reel Id go Met MG or if you want enthusiast go with a TDZ type R+.. ;) The Daiwa Zillion would also be a nice reel along with the New HLC zil.
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Re: About to take the plunge

Post by arbogastjunkie » Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:45 pm

I agree with skeet on the Pixy for finesse

As for the spinner baits and hardbaits, consider a Zillion, Alphas Type F, or maybe the new Alphas 150

Good luck!

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Re: About to take the plunge

Post by USA-RET » Sat Sep 29, 2007 7:52 pm

I'd vote "Pixy" for the finese for sure.

I'd recommend the original Purple Alphas as a spinnerbait and hard jerk bait reel. It was my first JDM and I still love it to death..it can really do pretty much everything plus looks very cool.
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Re: About to take the plunge

Post by reelblues » Wed Oct 03, 2007 5:34 pm

I don't know if you have already decided, but obviously, you can't go wrong with the Pixy for light stuff. If you don't have unlimited budget, maybe a Curado 100 for the jerk and spinnerbait?
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Re: About to take the plunge

Post by tonym » Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:55 pm

Pixy for finesse. TD-Z for all the rest. 8-)
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Re: About to take the plunge

Post by frogpond11 » Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:13 pm

I'd say Pixy for the finesse/weightless stuff...

For spinnerbaits/jerkbaits...JDM reel...I'd say either Metanium XT, or a Steez, maybe a Metanium Mg7..



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