Curado K vs Bantam

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BRONZEBACK32
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Re: Curado K vs Bantam

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:47 pm

I own both and would take the Bantam all day over the Curado.

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Re: Curado K vs Bantam

Post by joekaz » Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:20 pm

Just received a new Bantam today. This is the most comfortable Shimano I have ever held. The reel is silky smooth. I feel like a total idiot for not buying one when they first came out. I haven't casted it yet but I have a feeling I will be buying more.

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Re: Curado K vs Bantam

Post by bwjay » Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:32 am

joekaz wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:20 pm
Just received a new Bantam today. This is the most comfortable Shimano I have ever held. The reel is silky smooth. I feel like a total idiot for not buying one when they first came out. I haven't casted it yet but I have a feeling I will be buying more.
Welcome to the party! :mrgreen:

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Re: Curado K vs Bantam

Post by joekaz » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:40 pm

bwjay wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:32 am
joekaz wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:20 pm
Just received a new Bantam today. This is the most comfortable Shimano I have ever held. The reel is silky smooth. I feel like a total idiot for not buying one when they first came out. I haven't casted it yet but I have a feeling I will be buying more.
Welcome to the party! :mrgreen:
You can bet I won't be late for the Metanium 20 party when the lefty's come in.

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Re: Curado K vs Bantam

Post by russ57 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:54 am

Ordered up a bantam, found one for $240 shipped from japan on ebay.

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Re: Curado K vs Bantam

Post by russ57 » Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:36 pm

Got the reel in yesterday. Amazing! It feels so precise and is already my favorite reel.

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