Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

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Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by Fishing4Fun » Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:30 pm

Well after a bit of trial and error it finally appears to be done! This project started off when I sourced a few painted Steez side plates in ITO green from TT member Dan D. Thanks Dan! He couldn’t recall what Steez model they fit. Not knowing if it was the 7:1 or higher ratio or the 6:3 ratio I knew it would be a guessing game. They have slightly different gear box sizes so it was not a sure fire thing rather a 50/50 shot. I bought a MB IS 73 from TT member Dexter to try first. Thanks Dexter! Lastly I needed some Mb knobs so I traded with TT member Goldrod. Thanks Goldrod! Fingers were crossed it would all come together. After a few bumps in the road and lengthy texts with TT member Hoohoorjoo I think it is all sorted out. You can see the striking resemblance to the MB IS Lariat Green. TackleTour is truly a great place. Thanks to all that helped make this possible!

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Re: Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by zodiak311 » Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:43 pm

=D> =D> =D> Beautiful!
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Re: Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by goldrod » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:05 pm

=D> Gorgeous
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Re: Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by Dexter » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:09 pm

Whoa nellie! Spectacular! Well played sir, well played!

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Post by Jkitchens » Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:30 am

Wow! Looks awesome! =D>
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Post by hoohoorjoo » Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:27 am

Great work! Glad I could help. 8-)
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Re: Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by poisonokie » Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:00 am

Woooowwwww....

That looks like it came from the factory that way. Spectacular!
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Re: Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by domthewon » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:34 am

The model you replicated was the 25th anniversary IS supposedly only 25 made. Your #25-1/2 looks awesome.

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Re: Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by Good351 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:06 am

Very nice!!

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Re: Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by Fishing4Fun » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:58 pm

Thanks for the compliments and kind words guys! :D

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Re: Daiwa ITO Steez rendition!

Post by Cali » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:26 am

domthewon wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:34 am
The model you replicated was the 25th anniversary IS supposedly only 25 made. Your #25-1/2 looks awesome.
I personally owned one of those 25. I can say it does look fantastic. I was always worried about fishing it for that reason.

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