Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

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Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by boatinpete » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:16 am

Any folks out there know if main gear is brass or aluminum, will not buy reels with aluminum gears any more.

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Re: Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by Patex » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:20 am

boatinpete wrote:Any folks out there know if main gear is brass or aluminum, will not buy reels with aluminum gears any more.
The standard Alphas 5.8 is brass, the Alphas R is aluminum to my knowledge.

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Re: Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by hoohoorjoo » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:59 am

boatinpete wrote:Any folks out there know if main gear is brass or aluminum, will not buy reels with aluminum gears any more.
The Sol had 5.8 brass gears. All Alphas variations before the Finesse Custom had an aluminum main gear and brass pinion gear. The 6.8 and 7.2 gears that fit the Alphas are brass. Those came in the Finesse Custom and the SV 105/ Alphas SV 105 models, respectively.
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Re: Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by poisonokie » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:49 am

What about the alphas sv 5.8's? I'm waiting on a set for my ASC. I kinda hope they are aluminum just to make it even lighter.
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Re: Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by ss30378 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:10 pm

poisonokie wrote:What about the alphas sv 5.8's? I'm waiting on a set for my ASC. I kinda hope they are aluminum just to make it even lighter.
Those are brass gears.

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Re: Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by poisonokie » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:18 pm

ss30378 wrote:
poisonokie wrote:What about the alphas sv 5.8's? I'm waiting on a set for my ASC. I kinda hope they are aluminum just to make it even lighter.
Those are brass gears.
Well, that's cool too. Considering what that reel is for those will last much longer than I will.
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Re: Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by boatinpete » Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:48 pm

Dang it I meant Alpha Air 5.8 as the one on Tacklewarehouse, I know it's a finesse real but brass gear would be nice if that is true.

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Re: Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by hoohoorjoo » Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:10 pm

poisonokie wrote:What about the alphas sv 5.8's? I'm waiting on a set for my ASC. I kinda hope they are aluminum just to make it even lighter.
I'll check tonight. I need to service my SV105, anyway. If not, I have a set of duralumin gears from an Alphas Type F that I might part with.
boatinpete wrote:Dang it I meant Alpha Air 5.8 as the one on Tacklewarehouse, I know it's a finesse real but brass gear would be nice if that is true.
I will let you know on this one, too. I need to service that one, also.
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Re: Daiwa Alpha 5.8 gears?

Post by poisonokie » Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:52 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
poisonokie wrote:What about the alphas sv 5.8's? I'm waiting on a set for my ASC. I kinda hope they are aluminum just to make it even lighter.
I'll check tonight. I need to service my SV105, anyway. If not, I have a set of duralumin gears from an Alphas Type F that I might part with.
boatinpete wrote:Dang it I meant Alpha Air 5.8 as the one on Tacklewarehouse, I know it's a finesse real but brass gear would be nice if that is true.
I will let you know on this one, too. I need to service that one, also.
Cool, thanks.
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