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by africanbass
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Ringa SSS help required
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: Ringa SSS help required

This can be tricky,the screws are notoriously easy to strip Remove palming side plate and spool,there are 2 screws,one near clutch other near level wind These will enable you to remove the trim ring on the handle side plate This will expose further screws.These are the ones that can strip easily :ev...
by africanbass
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Ringa gear upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Re: Ringa gear upgrade

I think the px68 is the main gear set used by most
Alphas/Pixy gear sets should all wo4k
Give Ian a shout,he sorted my ringa out for me =D>
by africanbass
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: TD-X 103HiL
Replies: 7
Views: 140

Re: TD-X 103HiL

Great solid reels.
As mentioned they sit a bit high up compared to modern offerings
Weight is also an issue http://japantackle.com/daiwa-tdx.html
The beginning of the tdz legacy
by africanbass
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: 6.3:1
Replies: 25
Views: 575

Re: 6.3:1

Love 6.3 for multi purpose blades and flukes.
The 6.8 on the FX reels is however perfect :D
by africanbass
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Quietest Braid
Replies: 8
Views: 477

Re: Quietest Braid

Maxima 8 braid is one of the better ones in the noise department
Just happens to fish like magic as well
by africanbass
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Daiwa SLP upgrades-Review
Replies: 14
Views: 1344

Re: Daiwa SLP upgrades-Review

To be honest,can't remember
4 years is a long time :lol:
by africanbass
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa SV series: please rank!
Replies: 18
Views: 878

Re: Daiwa SV series: please rank!

Not on your list but the MB FX73SV is my absolute favorite for most applications
by africanbass
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Daiwa SLP upgrades-Review
Replies: 14
Views: 1344

Re: Daiwa SLP upgrades-Review

Plenty has happened since this thread began :lol:
SV spools have changed the landscape
1010 can cast 1/4 oz anything below is SV territory
by africanbass
Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: $200 reel vs $400 reel
Replies: 22
Views: 981

Re: $200 reel vs $400 reel

$200 reels these days are pretty good
I would be perfectly happy with a a couple of sv tats :D
by africanbass
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: ALX ZOLO 7'5"Speed Fury
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Re: ALX ZOLO 7'5"Speed Fury

viewtopic.php?f=27&t=67333&hilit=ALX+zolo
May be of interest,fishes very similar to the speed fury
by africanbass
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "fun factor" fishing set up.
Replies: 37
Views: 1823

Re: "fun factor" fishing set up.

MB FX73SV on a MB eiger northwall :big grin:
by africanbass
Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: MB FX68...the one Yuki should have produced
Replies: 15
Views: 1742

Re: MB FX68...the one Yuki should have produced

Thanks for the positive feedback gents
By the way the fx viola with silver frame/handle/drag star also looks killer,much better than original configuration
by africanbass
Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: How well does braided line cast on a baitcaster?
Replies: 110
Views: 2225

Re: How well does braided line cast on a baitcaster?

The 832 is great line,however do yourself a favor and also take a look at maxima braid

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