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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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by froteur » Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:02 am

tt350z wrote:I've been eyeing that Daiwa Pluton on sale over at TW...

To buy or not to buy.... :-k
buy!!!

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by BlaineFred » Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:07 pm

I was in the "no new reels this year" mode, but I was intrigued by the threads on the Conquest 50 reels.

So I bought a 51S, and it's on its way.

I would also buy a high end reel with a low gear ratio to use with larger cranks, jerkbaits, etc.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by StarTzar » Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:31 pm

BlaineFred wrote:I was in the "no new reels this year" mode, but I was intrigued by the threads on the Conquest 50 reels.

So I bought a 51S, and it's on its way.

I would also buy a high end reel with a low gear ratio to use with larger cranks, jerkbaits, etc.
I'd like to see your order when your in a "New reels mode" :-k

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by donholton » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:16 pm

JDM left hand Revo's. Lots of choices and decent prices from tackle dealers in Malaysia.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by NorthernStrain » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:45 pm

Okuma Komodo or Lew's tp

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by fishingandfords » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:28 pm

phatbass wrote:
fishingandfords wrote:My list keeps growing
you have to thin the heard ! :

You sound like my chick. Lol

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by tywithay » Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:54 pm

Been eyeing a Scorpion DC and a Vanquish. Already bought a handful of rods, need some reels.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by spike62 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:42 am

I've just got to get me one of these...
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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by Hooked_On_Bass » Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:25 am

spike62 wrote:I've just got to get me one of these...
Congrats!

Gorgeous reels that perform as well as they look. :big grin:

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by BlaineFred » Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:15 am

StarTzar wrote:
BlaineFred wrote:I was in the "no new reels this year" mode, but I was intrigued by the threads on the Conquest 50 reels.

So I bought a 51S, and it's on its way.

I would also buy a high end reel with a low gear ratio to use with larger cranks, jerkbaits, etc.
I'd like to see your order when your in a "New reels mode" :-k
I got a chuckle from your comment.

I believe that I went through a "new reel" phase over the past two years, with my acquiring two Steez, three Core's, two Zillions, and a TDZ 105HL. All were bought in like-new condition from people here on TT. Also acquired three new Lew's Tournament Pro's, two of which I have sold. I got into the Lew's when I ran into pro angler Jason Quinn in a small tackle shop near Lake Wiley, SC. He recommended Lew's very highly.

My reel acquisitions have gone through phases. I began baitcasting seven or eight years ago, starting with Cabela's Prodigy reels and moving up to higher and higher quality reels until I reached the high level where I am right now. In the process, I bought and sold many reels, and it's been a learning experience.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by tt350z » Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:39 pm

froteur wrote:
tt350z wrote:I've been eyeing that Daiwa Pluton on sale over at TW...

To buy or not to buy.... :-k
buy!!!
:tongue:

I caved in.

TW sale + mil discount + work of art chunk of metal = to good to pass on
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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by hobobob » Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:47 pm

WTH. Pluton come with laser guided system now? Does it come with civilian version? :shock:

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by Tearitup66 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:17 pm

Got my eyes on a daiwa Steez 100hs JDM. With an Ito 80mm carbon fiber handle. As of now the highest speed reel I own is 6.8:1 ratio and the 7.1:1 is up my alley.

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by Silas » Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:32 pm

Pulled the trigger on a Shimano Twinpower C3000 today, from Japan! $347 to my door!

Most money I ever spent on a Spinning reel!! Now, for a suitable rod!

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Re: Your Next Reel Purchase?

Post by froteur » Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:30 pm

a crazy cranker for my crazy-8 rig and my deep divers.

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