New Steez A TW HLC

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New Steez A TW HLC

Post by Polkfish1 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:42 am

That’s cool. Took a few or so years, but Daiwa decided to do something about that spool in a steez A. The spool is 36 mm and it’s a magforce Z break with the boost design. The casting video they posted on IG suggests it will bomb casts.

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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by jvelth74 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:33 am

Polkfish1 wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:42 am
That’s cool. Took a few or so years, but Daiwa decided to do something about that spool in a steez A. The spool is 36 mm and it’s a magforce Z break with the boost design. The casting video they posted on IG suggests it will bomb casts.
Sounds really nice! Can you give a link to video?
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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by y2k88 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:52 am

https://www.daiwa.com/jp/fishing/item/r ... index.html

The product page is here, but may hvae to check IG for their video.

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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by Polkfish1 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:24 am

jvelth74 wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:33 am
Polkfish1 wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:42 am
That’s cool. Took a few or so years, but Daiwa decided to do something about that spool in a steez A. The spool is 36 mm and it’s a magforce Z break with the boost design. The casting video they posted on IG suggests it will bomb casts.
Sounds really nice! Can you give a link to video?

I’m not sure it’s out on YouTube and such yet. Here it is on IG:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CKV5b_QJSw0/?hl=en

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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by jvelth74 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:27 am

Thanks!

From that Japan page:
■ MAG FORCE-Z BOOST
"BOOST SYSTEM that brings out the long-distance casting performance of MAGFORCE-Z to the limit"
MAG-Z Boost is a setting that emphasizes flight distance that maximizes the long-distance casting performance of MAGFORCE-Z. MAGFORCE-Z is not suitable for lightweight lures due to its characteristic of operating the induct rotor by centrifugal force. On the other hand, it is ideal for long-distance casting of medium- and heavy-weight lures, and the flight distance increases by the amount of input. BOOST revolution there. After avoiding the backlash zone, it instantly returns one step to achieve the maximum flight distance with a smooth trajectory from the middle of the cast to just before landing.


Hmmm...Said that Mag-Z Boost. => Two stage spring similar to sv Boost??
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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by LowRange » Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:36 am

36mm?!?!?! If backwards compatible with with TD Zillion then this is awesome. I will definitely get one at some point.

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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by LowRange » Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:44 am

A little shallower than I like for bombing frogs on 65# braid. TD Zillion HLC can already empty the spool on a cast and this appears shallower. Still interesting to see another 36mm platform.

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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by Cal » Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:12 am

Funny... i like that the spec suggests a deeper spool than the Steez LTD SV TW :lol:
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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by hoohoorjoo » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:38 pm

Wow, I'm gonna have to re-think my next purchase. :-k
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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by RMCatchNrelease » Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:54 am

I just sold my 36mm Honeycomb spool :crying:

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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by jvelth74 » Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:39 am

Acc. to specs this reel sounds really appealing purchase for heavy rated seatrout fishing. Or medium rating pike fishing if long casts are wanted.

(Have to think do I 'need' this more than Alphas Air.)
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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by toddmc » Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:08 am

This reel is right up my alley, or I could just put the aftermarket spool in my fleet of TD Zillions.. 8-)

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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by jvelth74 » Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:13 am

I think, it's yet not sure may New Steez A TW HLC spool fit to old OG Zillions..

But if it fit, I'm interested to try OG HLC Zillion spool to Steez A TW HLC reel (if I firstly decide to buy New Steez A TW HLC). If there would be more magnetic force / adjustment area, to make OG HLC Zillion spool usable for normal fishing.
(Currently, in my opinion, OG HLC Zillion usable only for bombarda casting, but it's good for that: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OA5bRF_K0Oo&t=16s )
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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

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Re: New Steez A TW HLC

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:04 am

Xjoy wrote:
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:52 am
https://daiwafishing.com.au/products/21-steez-a-tw-hlc
Daiwa Australia has the reel info.
That appears to be the same frame as the current Steez A, so this new 36mm spool will indeed be reverse-compatible with the Zillion, TDZ100M and OG fuego! Resurrecting a basically "dead" spool size gives me hope that they will bring back the 33mm Alphas spool and 31mm Pixy spool in some platform in the future.
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