New Megabass Destroyers

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New Megabass Destroyers

Post by jerkbait22 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:49 am

Saw a post last night regarding a new destroyer release out of Japan. Wondering if/when they will make it stateside? Everyone hide your wallets :lol:

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by jpmoney » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:43 am

Hopefully a resurrected Destroyer X7 lineup [-o<

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Post by i_am_R2 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:15 am

Can you share where you saw the post?

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by evilcatfish » Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:35 am

i_am_R2 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:15 am
Can you share where you saw the post?
The hookup tackle is posting videos in their Instagram story from the show in japan. Some very cool stuff, including the new destroyer rods

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by i_am_R2 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:59 am

evilcatfish wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:35 am
i_am_R2 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:15 am
Can you share where you saw the post?
The hookup tackle is posting videos in their Instagram story from the show in japan. Some very cool stuff, including the new destroyer rods
Sweet! Thanks for the heads up :D

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by evilcatfish » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:01 am

If the “dark sleeper” model is indeed intended for the dark sleeper then I’m thinking it will be a nice tube rod as well. May have to get one....

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by jerkbait22 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:45 pm

Yes, saw it on THUT instagram story. I also noticed one looks to be a chris zaldain signature model with some sort of carbon fiber grip.

Hopefully M Perry will see this post and can give us some more detail as to if they are coming stateside and if so, when.

They have some cool new lures too; a smaller i Wing and crawfish style dark sleeper.

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Gone Phishin » Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:50 pm

Any pics? Instagram only let's me browse for a few seconds...don't have an account.

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Post by Polkfish1 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:21 pm

I don’t have social media accounts either, but asked to use my wife’s. Wonder if the video was taken down? Only saw videos with older material ca. ‘19. No new destroyers or baits. The Keep cast video was cool though; those shows in Japan are so much better than Icast.

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Jkitchens » Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:03 pm

They won’t be getting my money, the new destroyers look cheap IMO... Oh well, I need to cut back on my fishing purchases anyway! :lol:
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Post by jerkbait22 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:58 am

I watched another video that stated they are due out this summer. I was getting ready to buy a Javelin but now I may wait for the new line to come out. They apparently feature new graphite called "5-D" which is supposed to be lighter and stronger than the current line.

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by evilcatfish » Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:40 am

Jkitchens wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:03 pm
They won’t be getting my money, the new destroyers look cheap IMO... Oh well, I need to cut back on my fishing purchases anyway! :lol:
I will say that lock nut doesn’t do much for me. However, I really like the nut on the revoltage rods they showed

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by i_am_R2 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:27 am

It looked like the rods are using a new reel seat design with an even smaller trigger :(

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:41 am

I can't find anything on social media...

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Jkitchens » Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:19 pm

evilcatfish wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:40 am
Jkitchens wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:03 pm
They won’t be getting my money, the new destroyers look cheap IMO... Oh well, I need to cut back on my fishing purchases anyway! :lol:
I will say that lock nut doesn’t do much for me. However, I really like the nut on the revoltage rods they showed
Yeah the lock nut is the part really killing it for me, not too sure about the new reel seat either. I guess I blazed through the rest and didn’t see the revoltage rods...
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