New Ray's DIY handle

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New Ray's DIY handle

Post by iabass8 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:18 am

Anybody have one of these?
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3253712 ... 0910801.13

I'm not a huge fan of the DIY CF handles. Quality wise, the one I have is fine but they look like everything else on the chinese market. Definitely prefer RCS/SLP/Basszone. These aluminum however seem pretty unique looking relative to the standard Daiwa offering. Revamping a T31016 /w new gears/parts and this handle might look pretty good on it.

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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by MountainMan 83 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:17 pm

Looks like their version of a Zansin with a livre cap. Looks pretty cool. You'll have to post some pics if you throw one on that T3.

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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by MisterQ » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:04 pm

Any idea about the weight?
A TD-Z is forever

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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by LowRange » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:14 pm

The CF ones are cheap and all but look too much like a ZPI knock off. These look interesting.

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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by iabass8 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:53 pm

LowRange wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:14 pm
The CF ones are cheap and all but look too much like a ZPI knock off. These look interesting.
that's my draw to them. What I'm apprehensive about is , with all the porting, that the aluminium isn't very strong and will bend out. The design doesn't bother me, it's the unknown manufacturer. I would assume for 50$ it's gonna be more than an art piece and should be pretty reinforced.

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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by Hogsticker2 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:32 pm

:-k, I wonder if you can use other handle nuts and retainers with these. Please keep us posted should you get one.

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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by mrpao » Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:00 am

I've used the regular Ray's Studio CF handles and they seem pretty nice.
No issues so far with them.
In fact, most of their stuff is way better than some of the other junk on Ali Express.
To each their own, but I'm not crazy about this particular handle design. If it's from Ray's studio, its probably good quality.

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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by LowRange » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:44 am

Looks good on a millionaire
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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by Hogsticker2 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:23 pm

LowRange wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:44 am
Looks good on a millionaire
I like that. If it had a regular nut and retainer, I'd like it much more.

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Re: New Ray's DIY handle

Post by CheezusCrust » Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:59 am

Those handles look amazing it would look amazing on my metanium

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