Your Next Reel Purchase?

Reels are the hottest topic for TackleTour. Everyone wants to know what the latest and greatest is and how they compare to the old guard. What's the best for light stuff, or what's your suggestion for heavy cover. Do we really need different retrieve ratios? It's all in here.
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Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by goldrod » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:24 am

What is the model of your next reel purchase, why and for what technique ?

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by muskyhunter » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:27 am

just picked up a steez and pixy this new year....the steez for pitching and the pixy for shakey head and finesse work.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by KCL655321 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:03 pm

A Revo 10 spinning reel to go on my 6'6" Avid UL. Don't know which one I'm leaning towards, I have 2 Premier 30s I really like, but I don't UL fish much & I'm not sure I want to drop that much coin on an UL reel. Of the other 2, I'm 99% sure it'll be the S if I don't get the Premier.

As for casting, nothing on my radar ATM except the MGXtreme, which would be a 13 Christmas present if I were to get it. I've been contemplating moving my MGX & one of my G2 Premiers to pick up another G3 STX & G3 Winch. But that's back burner too, since I need to upgrade my speakers for my home theater, since my new receiver pushes my old speakers a bit harder than they can take, so time to go new & upgraded.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by PancakeFace22 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:12 pm

As far as casting reels, I'm really strongly considering picking up an Aldebaran BFS XG since I've been dying to get one ever since I first heard about them.

I can't decide if I would rather get that or a Vanquish 2500HGS. I have a Compile-X spinning rod just sitting on the rack with no reel dying for some use.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by bassninja » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:42 pm

It's definitely going to be an Aldebaran Mg-7 or the new Metanium 13 for pitching jigs. Just waiting on more info to be released on the Metanium before I make a decision.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by bongripbeana » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:56 pm

Just traded off a couple reels in order to get a pair of Core 50's. I know it's blasphemous to say, but I like this little reel better than my Pixy's.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by NYBASSIN » Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:56 pm

My next purchase is going to be a Core 50. It's going to be paired with a cumulus 7'1 mh that had an mgx on last year which got moved to an nrx 893. Going to use it for pitching.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by falcon » Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:59 pm

Got a Calcutta D for cranking. Next is a 2500 sustain if I can find a great deal. If not another ci4

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by jeb » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:26 pm

Probably another Calais DC.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by bassninja » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:28 pm

falcon wrote:Got a Calcutta D for cranking. Next is a 2500 sustain if I can find a great deal. If not another ci4
I picked up a NIB Sustain 2500FG two weeks ago off that popular auction site for $238. Almost $100 retail was a good enough deal for me.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by johns » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:07 pm

Diawa Z 200 . Not to sure why, I just want it. =P~

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by dragon1 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:26 pm

Calais DC or Antares HG in the non-limited arena.

May have to see if I can get a Certate 2506 again or maybe check out a Vanquish spinner.

All of this of course is if I don't continue to try and pick up ltd edtns! :lol:

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by biggs » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:29 pm

This year has been about cleaning out the rods and retooling them but I did pick up a T3 Ballistic XS a few weeks ago. I was able to bring the bearing count from 6+1 to 11+1 and plan on using it for river smallie fishing unless I hate it for that and its off to the frog rod.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by John Puckett » Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:01 pm

I just purchased a Curado E301 in the last couple of weeks to use on a Cumara A umbrella rig rod. Still waiting on the rod unfortunately. After that I'm just going to hold off until something new comes out. The new 13 Mentanium has me interested though.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by njbasscat » Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:25 pm

A Pixy Type R to go with a Megabass rod for finesse stuff.

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