Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

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Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by Walleyehawger » Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:08 am

So I am considering the 7’6” ML worth he AGS guides. I typically like to run a long fluorocarbon leader with a fine diameter braid mainline. I am a bit concerned about guide damage. I usually use the FG knot. Does anyone have any input on hide damage using a setup such as this? I know they recommend a 1 meter or less leader, warning of potential guide damage from knots.

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Re: Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by Revofisher » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:50 pm

I had the same set up and didn’t even tie the fg knot I was using double unit which is bulky compared to the fg and never had any problems or damage with the guides. I did however have the 7 hvy model casting rod which did have a cracked guide at the bottom but was tvdue to leaders I ran straight Fluor on tgat set up as far as I know I stepped on it or hit the boat the wrong wsy in rough water

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Re: Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by Revofisher » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:52 pm

Sorry the brine guude was on Steez ags not tatula which as far as I know it’s tge same material

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Re: Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by Walleyehawger » Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:10 pm

Thanks for the info. I think I am going to go with it. Too hard to pass up a good deal.

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Re: Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by Gone Phishin » Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:33 am

Howdy TT. I bumped this thread back up, as I have been thinking about the AGS guides. How have they been holding up for everyone?

I am a non-boater, so I frequently carry my rods from our basement to my SUV. Rods can bump one-another on longer drives and, though rod sleeves are a nice thing to have, I am curious if guide breakage/cracking is an issue on these sticks.

Thanks all. 8-)

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Re: Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by cndbasshunter » Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:37 am

Gone Phishin wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:33 am
Howdy TT. I bumped this thread back up, as I have been thinking about the AGS guides. How have they been holding up for everyone?

I am a non-boater, so I frequently carry my rods from our basement to my SUV. Rods can bump one-another on longer drives and, though rod sleeves are a nice thing to have, I am curious if guide breakage/cracking is an issue on these sticks.

Thanks all. 8-)
daiwa has a great warranty.

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Re: Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by Gone Phishin » Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:46 pm

cndbasshunter wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:37 am
Gone Phishin wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:33 am
Howdy TT. I bumped this thread back up, as I have been thinking about the AGS guides. How have they been holding up for everyone?

I am a non-boater, so I frequently carry my rods from our basement to my SUV. Rods can bump one-another on longer drives and, though rod sleeves are a nice thing to have, I am curious if guide breakage/cracking is an issue on these sticks.

Thanks all. 8-)
daiwa has a great warranty.
That's refreshing to know, but not what I wanted to hear. :lol:

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Re: Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by HobeyBaker » Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:09 pm

I'm on my second year with the Steez AGS 7'6 and use 10 lb braid with a leader. The guides are fine.

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Re: Daiwa Tatula Elite AGS...Guide Question

Post by TobyJ » Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:14 am

I wish these guides were available for rod builders... I can understand why Daiwa wouldn’t want that though, lol.

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