Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

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: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by CheezusCrust » Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:23 am

I started a thread with a new 2020 metanium unboxing video and I guess the mods took it down?

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by bwjay » Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:02 am

mark poulson wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:38 pm
CheezusCrust wrote:
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Who thinks the casting distance of the 2020 met will be greater than the met MGL?

I like the antares but the weight of the reel puts me off.So the met is the only option in my opinion
Balancing the rod/reel combo is easy. Buy some black rubber chair leg covers the same size as your rod butt, add enough lead inside the butt cap to get the combo to balance and the midpoint of the reel, and tape onto the butt with black electrical tape. Once you have your setup balanced, you won't even notice if it's heavier, because it is no longer tip heavy.
Unless you have a Kistler rod with a bulbous split grip that won't work with the chair leg cover trick. The only thing I could really think of, other than taping some weight to the butt, is to drill into the butt and put a half ounce tungsten weight and seal it up with epoxy or something. Trey himself told me that's probably what he would do. :doh:

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by mark poulson » Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:42 am

bwjay wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:02 am
mark poulson wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:38 pm
CheezusCrust wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:47 am
Who thinks the casting distance of the 2020 met will be greater than the met MGL?

I like the antares but the weight of the reel puts me off.So the met is the only option in my opinion
Balancing the rod/reel combo is easy. Buy some black rubber chair leg covers the same size as your rod butt, add enough lead inside the butt cap to get the combo to balance and the midpoint of the reel, and tape onto the butt with black electrical tape. Once you have your setup balanced, you won't even notice if it's heavier, because it is no longer tip heavy.
Unless you have a Kistler rod with a bulbous split grip that won't work with the chair leg cover trick. The only thing I could really think of, other than taping some weight to the butt, is to drill into the butt and put a half ounce tungsten weight and seal it up with epoxy or something. Trey himself told me that's probably what he would do. :doh:
I've also used a self-taping brazierhead sheet metal screw to attach ballast weights to some big butts. I used the round lead surf sinkers with the line tie cut off flush, and I taped over it just to smooth it a bit.

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by hokiehi » Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:36 pm

I use electrical tape to attach a 3/8” galvanized steel pipe cap and then shrink wrap the whole thing. Looks janky but it’s worked extremely well for me

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by Slazmo » Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:54 pm

Rip "CheezusCrust"

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:48 pm

Slazmo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:54 pm
Rip "CheezusCrust"
Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:53 pm

Slazmo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:54 pm
Rip "CheezusCrust"

Did I miss something here???

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:55 pm

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:53 pm
Slazmo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:54 pm
Rip "CheezusCrust"

Did I miss something here???
3 warnings issued to this user in 2 weeks, due to rule violations. The user was removed earlier this evening.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:59 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:55 pm
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:53 pm
Slazmo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:54 pm
Rip "CheezusCrust"

Did I miss something here???
3 warnings issued to this user in 2 weeks, due to rule violations. The user was removed earlier this evening.
Oh, some people just don't get it LOL

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:09 pm

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:59 pm
hoohoorjoo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:55 pm
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:53 pm
Slazmo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:54 pm
Rip "CheezusCrust"

Did I miss something here???
3 warnings issued to this user in 2 weeks, due to rule violations. The user was removed earlier this evening.
Oh, some people just don't get it LOL
One word....millenial. :roll:
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by bwjay » Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:01 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:09 pm
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:59 pm
hoohoorjoo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:55 pm
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:53 pm
Slazmo wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:54 pm
Rip "CheezusCrust"

Did I miss something here???
3 warnings issued to this user in 2 weeks, due to rule violations. The user was removed earlier this evening.
Oh, some people just don't get it LOL
One word....millenial. :roll:
Hey now, that's a disservice to millennials. There are multiple generations of people that love to talk smack and whine when they get called out and act like they're never in the wrong. I see it way more with Gen X'ers and Boomers than the younger generations (though obviously still with millennials and Gen Z), because the youngins have been handed so much crap to deal with from previous generations that they're numb to it.

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by Chode » Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:41 pm

no news of replacement for the curado 70?

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:43 pm

I want a new CI4+ 2020

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by cndbasshunter » Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:23 am

Chode wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:41 pm
no news of replacement for the curado 70?
:mrgreen:

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Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

Post by Chode » Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:41 pm

cndbasshunter wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:23 am
Chode wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:41 pm
no news of replacement for the curado 70?
:mrgreen:
just whisper it to me so nobody else will hear

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