Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

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Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by Rodster14 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:22 am

Does anyone has experience with this rod? I am considering getting it for throwing 1/2 topwaters and jerkbaits. What are your thoughts?

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by cortman » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:28 am

It should handle them fine. It's a good rod, nice slow action but still a good amount of backbone. I use mine for all cranking needs since I don't do much cranking beyond squarebills.

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by MediumHeavy » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:51 am

It’ll do it. I think there’s a used one on the a Tackle Trap site, too.

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by Cristo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:42 am

you will be all the way nice!! Do it!!

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by wilddog66 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:45 pm

I have one, it's perfect for those baits, plus 1.5 squarebills :D

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by Rodster14 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:09 pm

I did get one of these and I am in the process of seeing how I like it. The guides are really small (true micros) and don't seem to like a knot tied from 30lb braid to a 15 lb mono leader.

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by M Perry » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:36 am

Rodster14 wrote:Does anyone has experience with this rod? I am considering getting it for throwing 1/2 topwaters and jerkbaits. What are your thoughts?
That is exactly what I use mine for. It also gets some work as a squarebill rod, underspin rod, small swimbaits on jigheads etc.

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by goldrod » Wed May 22, 2019 8:16 pm

Any updates?
looking at looking right now..
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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by Revofisher » Wed May 22, 2019 10:16 pm

I broke mine need to get started on warranty 😞 I really liked it for top water and it will handle the lighter stuff as well like Rico poppers I also used it for jerkbaits in a pinch and it did well there also

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by mthao105 » Thu May 23, 2019 8:38 am

Great treble rod. I've thrown ricos to 5xd's on mine.

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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by goldrod » Thu May 23, 2019 8:55 am

mthao105 wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 8:38 am
Great treble rod. I've thrown ricos to 5xd's on mine.
How does it compare to a deep throat custom ?
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Re: Megabass F4.5-70XX Flat Side Special

Post by mthao105 » Thu May 23, 2019 9:44 am

goldrod wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 8:55 am
mthao105 wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 8:38 am
Great treble rod. I've thrown ricos to 5xd's on mine.
How does it compare to a deep throat custom ?
I'm not too sure on that. I've never fished a deep throat custom.

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