The Tat sv throws further with less effort than any of the others. No backlash, smooth as butta.......That being said no back lash on any of them just as long as one does not catch a bush on the back cast.
What type of bearings?Kschultz76 wrote:No complaints on casting distance with my Tat SV or my Zillion TW SVs. They all have aftermarket properly lubed spool bearings installed and I’m happy. I expected and appreciate the control they provide, and still get the distance I need.
Tat SV has HH ZR bearings, and was supertuned by Bryan at The Tackle Trap, also added levelwind and knob bearings.russ57 wrote:What type of bearings?Kschultz76 wrote:No complaints on casting distance with my Tat SV or my Zillion TW SVs. They all have aftermarket properly lubed spool bearings installed and I’m happy. I expected and appreciate the control they provide, and still get the distance I need.
Zillion SVs all have ZPIs, and added knob bearings. Will get levelwind bearings first time they go in for service.
My history of modern Daiwa bass reels is following:
Since 90’s I haven’t fished much other than classical Ambassadeurs (2500, 3600, 6500, 7500, 5500) and some of Pflueger President and Abu GoldMax and some cheap (but working) china reels + small spinning reels. In the middle of something I bought Quantum PT Energy Burner for light jigging. But it did not work there because lack of small adjustments of magnetic brake. That was big disappointment. Otherwise that compact Quantum would be fine reel.
Couple of years ago I encouraged to buy Daiwa Tatula ct type-r. I delighted that compact reel design and how comfortable it was for palming. And I admired how easy that reel was to cast and despite of that how long it casts. But still I felt that this reel restricts my creativity. Because I liked that relatively cheap Tatula so much I decided to invest a little more expensive reel. I decided to buy sv tw Zillion for better casting properties, especially for light weight lures. But for a moment I was disappointed because in my use sv tw Zillion wasn’t any better casting machine than Tatula ct type-r. Luckily that feeling went soon away because I found tuning spools (and 103 spool) to sv tw zillion. Currently I’m very happy that I have purchased sv tw Zillion. And maybe someday I still can invent use for a standard spool of it.