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My Line Up is finally complete!…yea right..

Post by ptorlax18 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:37 am

So i finally feel that i can comfortably cover every type of presentation that I use and even some don't use that often. With the addition of my 2nd champion 735c. I feel that all i have to do is pick up another rod combo and know i ready for what i want to do and no more swapping out reels with different line.

So here they are

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Dobyns DX703c with a Chronarch 100 D7 spooled with 12# or 16# sniper. Used for finesse jigs/flukes/light T-rigs/senkos
Dobyns Champ 703c with a Core 100 MG7 spooled with 16# sniper. Used for Jigs/Flukes/T-rigs/Shakey Fish
Dobyns Champ 704c with a Chronarch 150 Ci4 spooled with 16# sniper. Spinnerbaits/Jigs/T-rigging around heavier cover/buzzbaits
Dobyns Champ 733c with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 30# SX1 braid. walk the dog w/leader/lipless cranks/light baits in heavy cover
Dobyns Champ 734c with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 12# or #16 sniper. Jigs/Spinnerbaits/swimbaits/shakeyfish/t-rigs/football jig
Dobyns Champ 735c with Chronarch 200 E7 spooled with #16 sniper. BigWater spinnerbaits/Jigs/heavy t rigs/swimbaits/hardheads
Dobyns Champ 735c with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 50# FX2. Froggin long casts/Hornytoads/ Anything with heavy veg or cover
Quantum Tour Rojas 7'0" (red rod) with Chronarch 150 Ci4 spooled with 50# FX2 Froggin/ skipping and around tight cover
Dobyns Champ 766 Flip with Tour KVD Burner spooled with 60# FX2. flipping/ for my yearly trip to okee
Quantum Tour Edition Swimbait Special 7'9" with Curado 300 E spooled with 50# SX1 Big swimbaits/Umbrella Rigs

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Cranking-
Dobyns Champ 704CB with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 12# sniper Jerkbaits/Small Cranks
Dobyns Champ 704CB with Chronarch 200 E7 spooled with 12# sniper Jerkbaits/Gets mono after the spring for small topwater
Dobyns Champ 705CB Glass with Chronarch 200 E6 spooled with 16# sniper Squarebills/ shallow cranks/ Big Jerkbaits
Dobyns Champ 705CBMF Glass with Curado 200 E5 spooled with 12# sniper Medium Cranks/ Warts
Dobyns Champ 765CB Glass with Chronarch 200 E5 spooled with 12# sniper Medium Cranks/Deep Cranks
Dobyns Champ 765CB Glass with Calcutta 200 D spooled with 12# sniper Deep Cranks/Medium Cranks

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Spinning-
Dobyns DX702SF with Daiwa Certate 2506H spooled with 10# SX1 with 7# Finnese FC leader. Dropshots/Ultralight finesse baits
Dobyns Champ 703SF with Sustain 2500FJ spooled with 16# SX1 with 8# Sniper leader. Shakey Head/Wacky rig/Tubes/Beds
Dobyns DX742SF with Stradic Ci4 2500 spooled with 16# SX1 with 8# sniper leader. Big water dropshot/tubes/spybaiting
Dobyns DX764SF with Stradic Ci4 2500 spooled with 16# SX1 with 8# sniper leader. finesse swimbaits/hair jigs/jigs/tubes

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Almost all the Casting reels have ABEC 7 Orange seals
I have changed over to all flouro on my spinning rods in ultra clear situations
The only rod that is handling quite a lot is the 703sf, especially during the spawn
Im happy with it, let me know what you think :big grin:

Ill add pics later
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Re: My Line Up is finally complete!…yea right..

Post by hobobob » Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:43 am

Holy dobyns batman!!

2 rods come to mind for potential upgrades, DX744 and DX795.

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Post by Finnz922 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:59 am

ptorlax18 wrote:So i finally feel that i can comfortably cover every type of presentation that I use and even some don't use that often. With the addition of my 2nd champion 735c. I feel that all i have to do is pick up another rod combo and know i ready for what i want to do and no more swapping out reels with different line.

So here they are

casting-
Dobyns DX703c with a Chronarch 100 D7 spooled with 12# or 16# sniper. Used for finesse jigs/flukes/light T-rigs/senkos
Dobyns Champ 703c with a Core 100 MG7 spooled with 16# sniper. Used for Jigs/Flukes/T-rigs/Shakey Fish
Dobyns Champ 704c with a Chronarch 150 Ci4 spooled with 16# sniper. Spinnerbaits/Jigs/T-rigging around heavier cover/buzzbaits
Dobyns Champ 733c with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 30# SX1 braid. walk the dog w/leader/lipless cranks/light baits in heavy cover
Dobyns Champ 734c with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 12# or #16 sniper. Jigs/Spinnerbaits/swimbaits/shakeyfish/t-rigs/football jig
Dobyns Champ 735c with Chronarch 200 E7 spooled with #16 sniper. BigWater spinnerbaits/Jigs/heavy t rigs/swimbaits/hardheads
Dobyns Champ 735c with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 50# FX2. Froggin long casts/Hornytoads/ Anything with heavy veg or cover
Quantum Tour Rojas 7'0" (red rod) with Chronarch 150 Ci4 spooled with 50# FX2 Froggin/ skipping and around tight cover
Dobyns Champ 766 Flip with Tour KVD Burner spooled with 60# FX2. flipping/ for my yearly trip to okee
Quantum Tour Edition Swimbait Special 7'9" with Curado 300 E spooled with 50# SX1 Big swimbaits/Umbrella Rigs

Cranking-
Dobyns Champ 704CB with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 12# sniper Jerkbaits/Small Cranks
Dobyns Champ 704CB with Chronarch 200 E7 spooled with 12# sniper Jerkbaits/Gets mono after the spring for small topwater
Dobyns Champ 705CB Glass with Chronarch 200 E6 spooled with 16# sniper Squarebills/ shallow cranks/ Big Jerkbaits
Dobyns Champ 705CBMF Glass with Curado 200 E5 spooled with 12# sniper Medium Cranks/ Warts
Dobyns Champ 765CB Glass with Chronarch 200 E5 spooled with 12# sniper Medium Cranks/Deep Cranks
Dobyns Champ 765CB Glass with Calcutta 200 D spooled with 12# sniper Deep Cranks/Medium Cranks

Spinning-
Dobyns DX702SF with Daiwa Certate 2506H spooled with 10# SX1 with 7# Finnese FC leader. Dropshots/Ultralight finesse baits
Dobyns Champ 703SF with Sustain 2500FJ spooled with 16# SX1 with 8# Sniper leader. Shakey Head/Wacky rig/Tubes/Beds
Dobyns DX742SF with Stradic Ci4 2500 spooled with 16# SX1 with 8# sniper leader. Big water dropshot/tubes/spybaiting
Dobyns DX764SF with Stradic Ci4 2500 spooled with 16# SX1 with 8# sniper leader. finesse swimbaits/hair jigs/jigs/tubes

Almost all the Casting reels have ABEC 7 Orange seals
I have changed over to all flouro on my spinning rods in ultra clear situations
The only rod that is handling quite a lot is the 703sf, especially during the spawn
Im happy with it, let me know what you think :big grin:

Ill add pics later
Sorry if this sounds rude but are you going to "Show" your line up? It sounds very impressive? Any customizations of any kind? Handles, spools, aesthetics?

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Post by ptorlax18 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:28 am

Like I said the casting reels all have boca bearings in the abec 7 with orange seals

The daiwa certate has a semper fi handle knob, but I didn't even put that on I bought it that way, I am thinking about getting avail upgrades for the chronarch 100D7 to match the DX nicely maybe that orange gold(like the spool already)

The tour KVD is actually with Paul from Pizz Customs getting painted to match the dobyns champion scheme

I had a DX743c but I sold it to buy 2 more champions. What do you use the DX744c for?

I would love the DX795 flip but I just don't flip enough to justify spend that much on it, the 766 has been doing very nicely

Ill get pics up tmrw

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Post by hobobob » Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:13 am

Any of these could be replace with a dx744. I don't like the dx743 much, but I do have 2 dx744 on deck most of the time.

Dobyns DX703c with a Chronarch 100 D7 spooled with 12# or 16# sniper. Used for finesse jigs/flukes/light T-rigs/senkos
Dobyns Champ 703c with a Core 100 MG7 spooled with 16# sniper. Used for Jigs/Flukes/T-rigs/Shakey Fish
Dobyns Champ 704c with a Chronarch 150 Ci4 spooled with 16# sniper. Spinnerbaits/Jigs/T-rigging around heavier cover/buzzbaits
Dobyns Champ 733c with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 30# SX1 braid. walk the dog w/leader/lipless cranks/light baits in heavy cover
Dobyns Champ 734c with Curado 200 E7 spooled with 12# or #16 sniper. Jigs/Spinnerbaits/swimbaits/shakeyfish/t-rigs/football jig

I don't flip much, mainly pitching and punching heavy cover with the dx795. It is a deceitfully powerful stick due to the light tip. First time I used it with braided line, I sent a 2lber airborne on hookset. :lol:

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Post by rubs96 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:37 am

Awesome setups! Would love to see the pics!


I bought my buddy that QUANTUM SWIMBAIT SPECIAL a few years back for his birthday (we always do a trip up north to celebrate and enjoy the opening weekend of the bass season) and he had it rigged with a senko and his first fish on it was a 6 lb. walleye! It was awesome. Broke the rod sturgeon fishing - not by a sturgeon, but by tripping over it ](*,)

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Post by ptorlax18 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:03 am

hobobob- yea I bought the dx743 because I love my dx703 so much, but I found I was picking up the 703 more often than the 743, and like I said I put the money I sold it towards two champion series rods. And I definitely see myself upgrading to the 795 in the future. I feel like flippin and pitching is a technique you need to be able to feel every subtle difference and for sure the DX series does that.

rubs96- I actually bought the swimbait special a while back not knowing what I was buying. At the time I needed a rod to make super long casts with a frog(I found a honey hole but it had limited access and the cover was intense) so I came across the swimbait special. Since then I have become a much better caster and my reel performance has gone up so I don't need such a big stick. However I have to many great memories with the rod and the monetary value does not supercede the memories. So it has taken over umbrella rig and BIG swimbait duties, which I don't throw much of either. I does however get a lot of work saltwater fishing. It handles big stripers fantastic as well as blues and fluke. So until there is a mishap like your friends rod, this old girl will continue to ride with me haha

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Post by fishingandfords » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:18 pm

Sorry if this sounds rude but are you going to "Show" your line up? It sounds very impressive? Any customizations of any kind? Handles, spools, aesthetics?[/quote]

All the guys requesting pics should post up pics of there own line ups first 8-)

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Post by ptorlax18 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:11 am

pics added

Since i pretty much have all Dobyns and the handles look the same, i go with a color coded rod sock system. Blues for all my non-crankbait rods and red for my cranking sticks. I also use yellow for my spinning equipment

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