Scorpion MGL

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Scorpion MGL

Post by russ57 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:02 pm

Has anyone used it a decent amount so far? I am looking for a reel for my Expride 7M glass, and this is the front runner. My only real concern is the smaller handle on the 6.2:1, my choice for reaction baits. The Curado K has a bigger handle, but for me it lacks the "It" factor.

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by mark poulson » Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:41 am

How much of the handle do you see when you're actually fishing?

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by LgMouthGambler » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:17 pm

A friend of mine wanted mine soo bad he bought it off me. Lol. Hes been using it for frogs and no issues yet. Really though, it hasnt been out long enough yet. The Curado K has though,and they are the same reel, minus the spool.
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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by russ57 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:59 pm

LgMouthGambler wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:17 pm
A friend of mine wanted mine soo bad he bought it off me. Lol. Hes been using it for frogs and no issues yet. Really though, it hasnt been out long enough yet. The Curado K has though,and they are the same reel, minus the spool.
I know, but the scorpion looks way sexier.

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by DaisyZillion » Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:50 am

Been using mine in the Salt catching Threadfin Salmon and also trolling and hard sticking Estuary Cod, so far so good, not a great deal of fish but a few that really put it through it’s paces. No problems casting, nice and smooth retrieve, I have the hg 7.4.

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by LgMouthGambler » Sat Sep 28, 2019 4:07 am

russ57 wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:59 pm
LgMouthGambler wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:17 pm
A friend of mine wanted mine soo bad he bought it off me. Lol. Hes been using it for frogs and no issues yet. Really though, it hasnt been out long enough yet. The Curado K has though,and they are the same reel, minus the spool.
I know, but the scorpion looks way sexier.
Well duh. :lol:
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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by fishballer06 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:47 am

I've been putting some miles on mine since it was released. It's great for bombing Keitechs and spinnerbaits. I'm really happy with mine and I'm debating picking one up in a 6:1 to go with my HG.

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by tacklejunkie2 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:11 pm

For those of you that own the new red Scorpion MGL, what are the gears made of (brass or aluminum)?

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by LgMouthGambler » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:56 pm

tacklejunkie2 wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:11 pm
For those of you that own the new red Scorpion MGL, what are the gears made of (brass or aluminum)?
Brass.
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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by tacklejunkie2 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:43 pm

Thanks "LgMouthGambler". I appreciate the help.

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by hoohoorjoo » Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:47 pm

russ57 wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:02 pm
Has anyone used it a decent amount so far? I am looking for a reel for my Expride 7M glass, and this is the front runner. My only real concern is the smaller handle on the 6.2:1, my choice for reaction baits. The Curado K has a bigger handle, but for me it lacks the "It" factor.
Buy a 96mm Met handle for the Scorpion...problem solved.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by russ57 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:43 am

Curado K 96mm handle has squishier, bigger knobs.

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by russ57 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:36 pm

Got the 6 speed in a few days ago. I won't be using it again until april due to the weather, but it definitely felt more effortless to cast then the K, and got a tad better distance. I will definitely be swapping out the handle to a 96mm one for next season.
The handle tolerence also seems tighter, but that may be because it is newer then my K and DC.

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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by Slazmo » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:23 pm

Didn't take long for one over here to go buzzy...

Not sure what ratio but the brass gears gone already after a couple handfuls of fish...
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Re: Scorpion MGL

Post by The Curado » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:50 am

Pretty good reel, it’s similar to curado k but different in many ways

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