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by mrpao
Mon May 30, 2022 9:50 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Help me choosing the next
Replies: 5
Views: 1433

Re: Help me choosing the next

Nice
by mrpao
Tue Feb 08, 2022 10:12 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: JDM Daiwa Theory 4000H
Replies: 5
Views: 1496

Re: JDM Daiwa Theory 4000H

Those foam knobs can be tricky.
I've ruin a few trying to take them off. But if you're not trying to save them, then it's not an issue.
by mrpao
Mon Feb 07, 2022 10:07 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Has everyone forgot the Shimano Chronarch is even a thing?
Replies: 40
Views: 9374

Re: Has everyone forgot the Shimano Chronarch is even a thing?

I tried to like the regular Chronarch and the mgl version, but hated the frame. While the reels were smooth and casted well, the upper edge of the side plate dug into my palm the way I hold my reels. So they had to go. If they would redesign the reels, I might try them again. Wonder if shimano will ...
by mrpao
Mon Jan 31, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: What's it gonna be? 22 Stella or 22 Exist
Replies: 40
Views: 13928

Re: What's it gonna be? 22 Stella or 22 Exist

If i only had to choose one, it would be the Exist.
I do love the Stella's but in my hand the Exist feels better.
My current Stella's stay at home. My Exist's are usually in the boat with me.
But why just one model. Probably end up getting both reels eventually.
by mrpao
Mon Jan 31, 2022 4:36 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Who else hates P5 rear grips??
Replies: 8
Views: 1999

Re: Who else hates P5 rear grips??

My only gripe is the trigger. Way too short for my liking.
If it was a normal size, wouldn't love these rods.
by mrpao
Mon Jan 31, 2022 4:27 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Favorite reels, gems that you'll never part with
Replies: 47
Views: 16043

Re: Favorite reels, gems that you'll never part with

triple_illusion wrote:
Sun Jan 23, 2022 8:45 pm
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I still love my Core 50 's also.
by mrpao
Sun Jan 23, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Older Certates still worth it?
Replies: 11
Views: 2472

Re: Older Certates still worth it?

Digitaka has Certates starting around $340.
Thats a pretty good deal if looking for a new one.
by mrpao
Fri Jan 21, 2022 7:27 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Bantam A
Replies: 58
Views: 16889

Re: Bantam A

I'm disappointed that the new bantam didn't lose any weight. That's my biggest complaint about the current model. At this time I see no real reason to up grade.
by mrpao
Fri Jan 21, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Shimano Expride B Spinning Rods
Replies: 31
Views: 10194

Re: Shimano Expride B Spinning Rods

To me, shimano made the new handle wrong. I dont like the forward grip design. I dont hold my rod with most of my fingers in front of the reel foot.
I guess I'll just hold on to my old models.
by mrpao
Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:45 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Seriously still no news about new '22 reels?
Replies: 91
Views: 22702

Re: Seriously still no news about new '22 reels?

I like the current model.
I'm not sure about the price of the new model.
Daiwa may be pricing themselves out of the game.
by mrpao
Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:30 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: New Purchase: Something Different (Round Reels)
Replies: 55
Views: 10017

Re: New Purchase: Something Different (Round Reels)

I only have the old 14 Conquest models but i wouldn't worry about the handle. You can always change it out.
I've changed all mine out to 95mm handles. Makes turning the handle more effortless.
by mrpao
Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: New Poison Adrena
Replies: 496
Views: 266851

Re: New Poison Adrena

Does anyone use the 1611M+ for jerkbaits….Vision 110s?? I agree with goldrod. This rod feels alittle too over powering for a regular diving jerkbait. It can work but not my first choice. I find the 6'10" poison adrena a slightly better fit, but it's still more stout than the 6'10" med expride. The ...
by mrpao
Tue Jan 11, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: Ultralight and BFS Fishing
Topic: New UL spinning reel?
Replies: 14
Views: 5205

Re: New UL spinning reel?

Any reviews on the new presso?
by mrpao
Tue Jan 11, 2022 9:18 pm
Forum: Ultralight and BFS Fishing
Topic: High quality ul hardbait rod
Replies: 17
Views: 6449

Re: High quality ul hardbait rod

I've been looking at that rod. It seems fairly sensitive.
Please give us more details as you fish it some more.
I may pick one up this year.
Also might pick up a major craft finetail stream rod.
Or a tenryu rays spectra.
by mrpao
Thu Dec 16, 2021 4:11 am
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Shimano Calcutta Conquest 2014 - problems
Replies: 2
Views: 1583

Re: Shimano Calcutta Conquest 2014 - problems

Did you oil the brake drum?
One of mine was making a bad sound and i oiled the brake drum. After that it was quite again.