Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

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Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by silversix » Sun Jul 19, 2015 4:10 pm

They're both in the same price range. Which one would be better for light lures (under 3/8oz) and is more refined? Im aware of the SV spool being pretty good for lighter stuff but how would the Zonda 68 fare against it? Can i get an SV spool for the Zonda68? If so, would it outcast the Alphas?

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by cndbasshunter » Sun Jul 19, 2015 4:54 pm

Get the megabass for sure.....the alphas sv is just meh. You can find a sv spool for the mb easily :mrgreen:

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by silversix » Sun Jul 19, 2015 5:17 pm

cndbasshunter wrote:Get the megabass for sure.....the alphas sv is just meh. You can find a sv spool for the mb easily :mrgreen:
Any SV spool that fits the Ryoga 1016 would fit the Zonda68? Can't seem to find what spool would fit in that reel.

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by LgMouthGambler » Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:59 pm

I have never been imoressed with the looks of the Zonda. Other than the clear sidplate, I think the Alphas SV is a better looking reel. Also, the fast that the Alphas has the SV spool factory and can be had for under $200. The Alphas also has the fast gear ratio. Some have said that they have been having some weird issues with the Alphas, but I have been using mine quite a bit and have had zero problems.

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by MondayMonkey » Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:09 pm

silversix wrote:
cndbasshunter wrote:Get the megabass for sure.....the alphas sv is just meh. You can find a sv spool for the mb easily :mrgreen:
Any SV spool that fits the Ryoga 1016 would fit the Zonda68? Can't seem to find what spool would fit in that reel.

The Zonda is built on the Alphas platform so they share spools.

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by the hooligan » Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:53 pm

cndbasshunter wrote:Get the megabass for sure.....the alphas sv is just meh. You can find a sv spool for the mb easily :mrgreen:
X2

Definitely go zonda and put the alphas sv spool in :big grin:

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by Tavery5 » Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:58 pm

silversix wrote:They're both in the same price range. Which one would be better for light lures (under 3/8oz) and is more refined? Im aware of the SV spool being pretty good for lighter stuff but how would the Zonda 68 fare against it? Can i get an SV spool for the Zonda68? If so, would it outcast the Alphas?
If you use the spool from the Alphas SV in a Zonda they are going to cast very much the same. During casting everything else is disengaged.

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by MondayMonkey » Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:17 am

Tavery5 wrote:
silversix wrote:They're both in the same price range. Which one would be better for light lures (under 3/8oz) and is more refined? Im aware of the SV spool being pretty good for lighter stuff but how would the Zonda 68 fare against it? Can i get an SV spool for the Zonda68? If so, would it outcast the Alphas?
If you use the spool from the Alphas SV in a Zonda they are going to cast very much the same. During casting everything else is disengaged.

But he'll look a lot better doing it ;)

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by silversix » Mon Jul 20, 2015 6:14 am

Would this spool fit into the Zonda? Or do i need an SV spool that is made for Alphas since they share same spools? I want some purple spool for it!

http://jpangler.com/index.php/rcs-bait- ... urple.html

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by igl00jx » Mon Jul 20, 2015 6:23 am

silversix wrote:Would this spool fit into the Zonda? Or do i need an SV spool that is made for Alphas since they share same spools? I want some purple spool for it!

http://jpangler.com/index.php/rcs-bait- ... urple.html
You'll need the Alphas spool for your Zonda. The Zonda is based off the Alphas platform.

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by spookybaits » Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:00 am

The purple Alphas SV spool should be released shortly. Keep an eye on the jdm sites

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by the hooligan » Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:04 am

spookybaits wrote:The purple Alphas SV spool should be released shortly. Keep an eye on the jdm sites
Hedgehog has them.

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by silversix » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:37 am

spookybaits wrote:The purple Alphas SV spool should be released shortly. Keep an eye on the jdm sites
the normal SV wouldn't work?

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by Tavery5 » Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:03 am

silversix wrote:
spookybaits wrote:The purple Alphas SV spool should be released shortly. Keep an eye on the jdm sites
the normal SV wouldn't work?
Same spool different color. Purple would just look better with a Zonda.

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Re: Alphas SV vs MG Zonda 68

Post by Tavery5 » Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:06 am

MondayMonkey wrote:
Tavery5 wrote:
silversix wrote:They're both in the same price range. Which one would be better for light lures (under 3/8oz) and is more refined? Im aware of the SV spool being pretty good for lighter stuff but how would the Zonda 68 fare against it? Can i get an SV spool for the Zonda68? If so, would it outcast the Alphas?
If you use the spool from the Alphas SV in a Zonda they are going to cast very much the same. During casting everything else is disengaged.

But he'll look a lot better doing it ;)
That's true, maybe he should look at a Hedgehog.

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