New Daiwa BLX rods?

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New Daiwa BLX rods?

Post by jlb » Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:00 am

Anyone have any info on the new high end daiwa rods?

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Re: New Daiwa BLX rods?

Post by poisonokie » Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:15 am

There's a TT product introduction article or whatever you call it and I'm pretty sure there's a page on Daiwa's website. There may also be an ICAST video on TW, Tackle Direct, etc. The rod is a USDM-fied version of the JDM Black Label, so the blanks, of course, are longer. :roll:

Should be killer rods, though. You should be the first to take the plunge and let us know! \:D/
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Re: New Daiwa BLX rods?

Post by timinmo » Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:32 pm

I have ordered some for the store I work at but have not received them as yet. I will let you know what I think when we get them.

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Re: New Daiwa BLX rods?

Post by Hogsticker2 » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:54 pm

I'm pretty sure these are the US replacement for the Zillion. They have been out for the Jdm market for a bit now. These specific Black Labels are tweeked for the American market. Lot more options on the Jdm side. They slot in just below the Heartland series, with the Steez models being top above the Heartland. I'm sure they will be great rods with plenty of Daiwa tech.

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Re: New Daiwa BLX rods?

Post by E73Bass » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:49 pm

They are a high $ rod priced at same price as the Steez XT.
Problem is 5 year warranty vs lifetime on the Steez XT as well as the zillion.

With no Zillion available... as of right now... curious what the replacement will be.

Hard to believe it would be the BLX.

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Re: New Daiwa BLX rods?

Post by Hogsticker2 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:59 pm

E73Bass wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:49 pm
They are a high $ rod priced at same price as the Steez XT.
Problem is 5 year warranty vs lifetime on the Steez XT as well as the zillion.

With no Zillion available... as of right now... curious what the replacement will be.

Hard to believe it would be the BLX.
Not exactly. The Steez XT retailed for 100 bucks less. XT was SVF, these are HVF with Nanoplus tech. These are also made in Japan and have SIC guides vs the alconites on the XT.

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Re: New Daiwa BLX rods?

Post by E73Bass » Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:06 pm

Hogsticker2 wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:59 pm
E73Bass wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:49 pm
They are a high $ rod priced at same price as the Steez XT.
Problem is 5 year warranty vs lifetime on the Steez XT as well as the zillion.

With no Zillion available... as of right now... curious what the replacement will be.

Hard to believe it would be the BLX.
Not exactly. The Steez XT retailed for 100 bucks less. XT was SVF, these are HVF with Nanoplus tech. These are also made in Japan and have SIC guides vs the alconites on the XT.
Again then why just the 5 year warranty vs the lifetime on the Steez XT and Zillions ?
BTW the Steez XT’s are still on Daiwa web page.

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Re: New Daiwa BLX rods?

Post by Hogsticker2 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:14 pm

E73Bass wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:06 pm
Hogsticker2 wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:59 pm
E73Bass wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:49 pm
They are a high $ rod priced at same price as the Steez XT.
Problem is 5 year warranty vs lifetime on the Steez XT as well as the zillion.

With no Zillion available... as of right now... curious what the replacement will be.

Hard to believe it would be the BLX.
Not exactly. The Steez XT retailed for 100 bucks less. XT was SVF, these are HVF with Nanoplus tech. These are also made in Japan and have SIC guides vs the alconites on the XT.
Again then why just the 5 year warranty vs the lifetime on the Steez XT and Zillions ?
BTW the Steez XT’s are still on Daiwa web page.
You would have to ask Daiwa.

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