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by africanbass
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: FX68R Handle Retainer
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: FX68R Handle Retainer

cortman wrote:Well that kind of sucks. I guess really all I want is a handle with the slot in the center, not offset.

The very reason all my fx reels have their original handle /nut retainers
They could be longer but they sure are purdy :lol:
by africanbass
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: FX68R Handle Retainer
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: FX68R Handle Retainer

Nope, not that I know of
May have to be custom
by africanbass
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: building your own rods/mhx
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: building your own rods/mhx

A few years back I purchased 2 mhx blanks and components from matagi to attempt 2 custom rods I ended up building most of the rods myself.I paid an experienced builder to wrap the guides for me. So technically I only did a partial build. All in all it was a great experience and the rods are still us...
by africanbass
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Which Steez have the Type R + spool
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Which Steez have the Type R + spool

The Steez 103 is the R+ tuned spool
by africanbass
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Daiwa T3 spool question
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: Daiwa T3 spool question

The sv 1000 is fantastic in the t3. Great spool as you can use it in the steez/tdz/ platform as well The SLP 1010 is also a fun spool Any of the MB FX spools ZPI mg spools for the tdz platform also work with a bearing change on the handle side of the spool shaft MX and Ballistic spools are also chea...
by africanbass
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Ringa SSS help required
Replies: 2
Views: 93

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
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: TD-X 103HiL
Replies: 7
Views: 174

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: 27
Views: 778

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: 554

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: 1367

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: 935

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: 1367

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: 1080

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: 224

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

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