Steez CT 700XHL

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Steez CT 700XHL

Post by Bass1980 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:19 pm

Can't complain at all. It's a Steez and it feels smaller than a Pixy in hand. Clicking drag is a bonus which I think all finesse baitcaster should have came with one anyways. Quick little test but at 1/8 total weight CT edged out PXR. Too cold to collect any data as it's under 10 degrees F.


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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by ss30378 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:45 pm

Excellent comparison pics, thanks for sharing them. Mine was supposed to be dropped of today but the wife decided to do an errands run at the time the mail lady came by. Ill have to pick it up tomorrow now. :crying:

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by RMCatchNrelease » Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:47 pm

Great comparison and first look. It makes the standard Steez look huge.

Very interested to hear more once you get to casting.

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by Hogsticker2 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:08 pm

Put on your big boy pants bro.... :lol: I don't see no line on that new reel :roll:

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by DirtyD64 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:29 pm

I am assuming that spool weight was WITH bearing right? If you mentioned it, sorry I was excited and scrolled past too fast. I really like that reel, everything looks good. I am assuming any standard 90mm handle works, even with the stock lock plate? If I save to get one, that is the only thing I would change. For me the 30mm spool's finesse ability is all the matters, but I do wonder about bombing larger lures like lipless cranks or even 3/8 TX rigs.

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by Bass1980 » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:21 am

Yes weighed with the bearing.

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by HobeyBaker » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:22 am

I'm drooling. Have you compared casting against an Aldebaren?

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by leggomye990 » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:24 am

How's casting 1/2 ounce and up?

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by LgMouthGambler » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:39 am

Wow, that is TINY!
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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:56 am

Might be an optical illusion, but it looks narrower than the Steez SV TW and the Pixy. Am I wrong?
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by Hogsticker2 » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:18 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:Might be an optical illusion, but it looks narrower than the Steez SV TW and the Pixy. Am I wrong?
You would be correct. Smaller width, roughly same length.

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by Houndfish » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:34 pm

It's like an Aldebaran and a Pixy had a baby.

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Re: Steez CT 700XHL

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:08 pm

Houndfish wrote:It's like an Aldebaran and a Pixy had a baby.
:lol: :lol: :lol: =D> =D> =D>
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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