New Curado MGL 150

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New Curado MGL 150

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by Slazmo » Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:07 pm

Few things I noticed.

Colour is some sort of green, near a Curado G green it looks just satin.
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Thumb bar is fixed over the K

Micro Module gears are addressed. Including the addition of silent tune.
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Goodbye to my K when these come out. Thanks for posting.
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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by ss30378 » Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:00 pm

Did they actually modify the gearing? On the shimano site it doesn’t specify if anything was actually changed.

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by Slazmo » Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:01 pm

The new Stella has MM-2 so assumed that they have seen the faults / machines running O/T on gear manufacturing.

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by SSS » Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:42 pm

This should've been in a pine green with flakes, just like E series. Other than that, i am not a fan about how they introduce a platform, 1-3 years later, add an mgl spool and call it a new reel.

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by Slazmo » Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:28 am

SSS wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:42 pm
This should've been in a pine green with flakes, just like E series. Other than that, i am not a fan about how they introduce a platform, 1-3 years later, add an mgl spool and call it a new reel.
Frame may be more ergonomic as the spool diameter is near 2mm smaller than the K.

Untill more specs and it comes out nobody will really know?

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by DirtyD64 » Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:04 am

Slazmo wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:01 pm
The new Stella has MM-2 so assumed that they have seen the faults / machines running O/T on gear manufacturing.
No one mentioned how it has 6 brake blocks rather than 4, at least I didn't see anyone mention that. Also concerning the spinning reel micro module 2 gears, the Stradic FL mainly has smaller teeth on the plastic gears rather than the main gear/pinion... Not sure about the Stella. I want to say I remember the Conquest and super high end Shimano's have a higher tooth count MM than the mid priced reels...

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by LowRange » Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:00 am

Curado version of the Scorpion MGL but not as pretty.

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by JCBHatesFishing » Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:50 am

LowRange wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:00 am
Curado version of the Scorpion MGL but not as pretty.
I think the frame is actually different? 6.5 oz for this Curado versus 7.4ish for the Scorpion MGL.

But I agree on the color not being so cool. :lol:

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by LowRange » Wed Jul 21, 2021 6:49 am

JCBHatesFishing wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:50 am
LowRange wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:00 am
Curado version of the Scorpion MGL but not as pretty.
I think the frame is actually different? 6.5 oz for this Curado versus 7.4ish for the Scorpion MGL.

But I agree on the color not being so cool. :lol:
Also a 32mm spool I see. Weird. I would think this would be the JDM one.

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by dennis_rf » Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:46 am

Definitely a new frame, as the screws go in from the outside and the holes are visible in the handle-sideplate. Aesthetically a major downgrade to me. Would have preferred if they sticked with the thumb bar design but improved it, as it was visually more integrated in the overall shape / design.

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by johnD » Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:36 am

I couldn't stand the ergonomics of the thumbar on the k. This thumbar looks more like a metanium , thank god.

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by Chode » Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:02 pm

if this is anything like the 70mgl, it's gonna be siiiiick.

agree on the color. wish they went a little bolder on the green

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by johnD » Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:27 am

What makes the 70 mgl worth $30 more than the new 150 ?

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Re: New Curado MGL 150

Post by DirtyD64 » Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:07 am

So are these rocking aluminum gears? If so I would rather have the 70MGL... makes it very confusing...

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