Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by evilcatfish » Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:32 pm

So who's gotten their hands on a Bunker Buster? Keep telling myself I "need" this rod.

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:16 pm

M Perry wrote:First 2 are spinning models
When will these be sold directly from Megabass?

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by bronzefly » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:00 am

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:When will these be sold directly from Megabass?
Megabass of America has no plans to sell rods directly to consumers. They actually support their authorized dealers =D>
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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:13 pm

bronzefly wrote:
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:When will these be sold directly from Megabass?
Megabass of America has no plans to sell rods directly to consumers. They actually support their authorized dealers =D>
That's right, my bad.

I was just wondering when they would put those new models on their site.

Also maybe you could check something for me.
Does the Flyssa have the same length of handle as the Addermine?
How does the Flyssa feel in hand?

Thanks.

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by MediumHeavy » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:57 pm

Got to check out a Bunker Buster today. I think that one will be quite popular :D

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by scrapiron » Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:31 am

How does the OTOMAT compare to the Oneten Special? I use the Oneten for top and jerk baits and love it.

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by bronzefly » Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:50 am

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:13 pm
Also maybe you could check something for me.
Does the Flyssa have the same length of handle as the Addermine?
How does the Flyssa feel in hand?

Thanks.
The Flyssa and Brigand handles are the same length - a bit more than 1/4" longer than the Addermine as pictured. I've been fishing both now only for a short period of time, but as expected, they feel great in hand.
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Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:31 am
How does the OTOMAT compare to the Oneten Special? I use the Oneten for top and jerk baits and love it.
Of course it's longer and has a more moderate action. I fished the prototype last fall and was immediately impressed. I have the production model now and am really happy with it. Some guys prefer that deeper flex in the blank when fishing both jerk baits, cranks, and top waters. The Otomat has that while retaining that crisp, light, sensitive feel of the Megabass Destroyer models.

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by evilcatfish » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:39 am

bronzefly wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:50 am
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:13 pm
Also maybe you could check something for me.
Does the Flyssa have the same length of handle as the Addermine?
How does the Flyssa feel in hand?

Thanks.
The Flyssa and Brigand handles are the same length - a bit more than 1/4" longer than the Addermine as pictured. I've been fishing both now only for a short period of time, but as expected, they feel great in hand.
scrapiron wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:31 am
How does the OTOMAT compare to the Oneten Special? I use the Oneten for top and jerk baits and love it.
Of course it's longer and has a more moderate action. I fished the prototype last fall and was immediately impressed. I have the production model now and am really happy with it. Some guys prefer that deeper flex in the blank when fishing both jerk baits, cranks, and top waters. The Otomat has that while retaining that crisp, light, sensitive feel of the Megabass Destroyer models.

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What’s the handle length on the bunker buster? I like that it’s a longer full handle but am hoping it’s not onager long

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by bronzefly » Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:00 pm

evilcatfish wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:39 am
What’s the handle length on the bunker buster? I like that it’s a longer full handle but am hoping it’s not onager long
It's not as long as the Onager, which is one excellently balanced big bait rod by the way, neither is Mark 48 which I used to land a giant blue cat below Guntersville dam this week :lol: Clearly a tough rod... I'll work on some pics, we have both of them at the shop and open back up Monday. Bunker Buster is going to be a popular big jig/plastic/c-rig rod I do believe, as well as a fantastic punch rod short of where Warhammer falls...
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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:12 pm

Flyssa ordered.

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by antisaint » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:37 pm

Fished the flyssa for the first time today what a fantastic rod threw hair jigs and 2.8 keitechs for smallmouth it
Handeld those baits great , the rod is just such a fun rod to fish. Big shout out to Gary at The tackle trap for the
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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by mthao105 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:07 am

Very curious about the flyssa. Would this be a good all around finesse rod 1/8-1/4oz?

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:51 am

mthao105 wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:07 am
Very curious about the flyssa. Would this be a good all around finesse rod 1/8-1/4oz?
I got mine yesterday and fished it, its a awesome rod, I will definitely work for those sizes.

The build is amazing like always, I paired mine up with a Shimano Excense, but I might get a new Certate 19 in the future
and see how that works.

Its super sensitive and damn fun to fish, I like the Flyssa over the Addermine....

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by jmd_143 » Thu May 02, 2019 10:59 am

I just ordered a Flyssa as well... Can not wait to get my hands on it! At this point in time I plan to pair it with a Daiwa Luvias 300H. \:D/

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Re: Megabass US Destoyer new models added to lineup

Post by casterus » Thu May 02, 2019 8:01 pm

I got few questions for Flyssa owners.
1.What line do you fish with?
2. Do you thing it's good choice for small weightless worms, 1/16 jigs and small trailers, etc?
3. It's light power rod. Doesn't feel whippy in your hands?
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