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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Tue Nov 16, 2021 7:02 pm

My newest purple thing. Its a Tatula HD Custon with purple dial, level wind cap and spool tension knob. I have purple Prorex 200 spool coming and am trying to track down the new Prorex XR 300 TWS knobs. Going for a cheap Zillion TW HD vibes here. Fixed inductor spool, 153 spool, Rays 200 spool, black frame screws and purple parts. Going to get Blazon frame too and swap parts over.
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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:35 pm

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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Thu Mar 10, 2022 6:04 pm

More purple and my 1st St Croix rod. The XF taper seems nice and I got it to skip light plastics under docks. Build quality is horrific though I bet it fishes nice and should be above average sensitive for the $ from what I hear. St Croix, would it kill ya to learn what a winding check is It? A consealed thread lock nut? Also why is it purple? I like purple but normal every Bubba doesn't. How did this series survive this long being purple? They must fish well. It was free thanks to a BPS gift card. Got $20 off too for a rod trade in.
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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Fri Mar 11, 2022 5:14 pm

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Here’s some of my Purple......and green....and gold....and blue....kinda looks like an seizure would feel, I reckon... :-k :lol: \:D/
That anno finish has convinced me. I will own an splash anno Alphas. Gorgeous. Takes me back to me paintball days lasting after fade and splash anno markers in the early 2000s.

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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Sat Mar 12, 2022 4:32 pm

Actually I'm glad St. Croix didn't use winding checks between the grips on the Mojo. They use threading in place of a winding check and layer it in such a way as to follow the taper of the cork. This means I can heat shrink the handle and produce a look that should be very close to a Legend Extreme.
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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Mon Apr 18, 2022 6:19 pm

This thing again with new knobs and ready for warmer water. Still stuck throwing cold water baits. I threw the vatilion in 41 degree water and it just bobded to the surface affer every crank and wakes. A bit too cold for it I guess. :lol:
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Re: Post purple

Post by Obz » Tue May 03, 2022 7:52 pm

LowRange wrote:
Sat Mar 12, 2022 4:32 pm
Actually I'm glad St. Croix didn't use winding checks between the grips on the Mojo. They use threading in place of a winding check and layer it in such a way as to follow the taper of the cork. This means I can heat shrink the handle and produce a look that should be very close to a Legend Extreme.
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Wow man. Can't believe I didn't realize this before haha. Probably cheaper than quality cork they needed to keep price point under $700, tough to do with AGS guides. Just coat shitty cork with something.

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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Wed May 04, 2022 7:40 am

Obz wrote:
Tue May 03, 2022 7:52 pm
LowRange wrote:
Sat Mar 12, 2022 4:32 pm
Actually I'm glad St. Croix didn't use winding checks between the grips on the Mojo. They use threading in place of a winding check and layer it in such a way as to follow the taper of the cork. This means I can heat shrink the handle and produce a look that should be very close to a Legend Extreme.
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Wow man. Can't believe I didn't realize this before haha. Probably cheaper than quality cork they needed to keep price point under $700, tough to do with AGS guides. Just coat shitty cork with something.
My 1st attempt failed because I bought thick velvety shrink wrap that only does a 1.75 x in shrink and I bought way too big and way too small. The new stuff I got does a 4x shrink and is a thinner material. I'll use the good stuff on grips of other rods and try my new cheap 4x shrink stuff on the Mojo to make a poor man's Legend Elite handle.

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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Wed May 04, 2022 7:48 am

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Nice SS SV105. Is that one of the aliexpress diawa drag stars? Looks like a decent match for daiwa purple?

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Re: Post purple

Post by Tejota Bettio » Wed May 04, 2022 9:01 am

LowRange wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 7:48 am
Tejota Bettio wrote:
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Nice SS SV105. Is that one of the aliexpress diawa drag stars? Looks like a decent match for daiwa purple?
Yes that is the one. But there is a catch... I have ordered twice this stardrag and the 1st time I got this color of deep purple but second time ordered I received a different kind of purple (the light one in the tatula).

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Re: Post purple

Post by LowRange » Wed May 04, 2022 9:05 am

Tejota Bettio wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 9:01 am
LowRange wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 7:48 am
Tejota Bettio wrote:
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Nice SS SV105. Is that one of the aliexpress diawa drag stars? Looks like a decent match for daiwa purple?
Yes that is the one. But there is a catch... I have ordered twice this stardrag and the 1st time I got this color of deep purple but second time ordered I received a different kind of purple (the light one in the tatula).

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I see that when looking at the reviews on ali. I did find a Gomexus 6 point drag star that looks like it is Daiwa purple.

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Re: Post purple

Post by Tejota Bettio » Wed May 04, 2022 9:53 am

LowRange wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 9:05 am
Tejota Bettio wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 9:01 am
LowRange wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 7:48 am
Tejota Bettio wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 6:06 am
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Nice SS SV105. Is that one of the aliexpress diawa drag stars? Looks like a decent match for daiwa purple?
Yes that is the one. But there is a catch... I have ordered twice this stardrag and the 1st time I got this color of deep purple but second time ordered I received a different kind of purple (the light one in the tatula).

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I see that when looking at the reviews on ali. I did find a Gomexus 6 point drag star that looks like it is Daiwa purple.
same here just saw it yesterday and wanted to pull the trigger... Daiwa purple is an awesome color.

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Re: Post purple

Post by DirtyD64 » Thu May 05, 2022 2:58 am

Tejota Bettio wrote:
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same here just saw it yesterday and wanted to pull the trigger... Daiwa purple is an awesome color.
Now I will say that is a fine looking SS/SV other than that tribal spider tattoo on it!!! Seems we both have a Tatula DNA hidden in our SS/SV's. The Shimano knobs you are using do look far superior. I only have 4 reels left with those Tatula style knobs, the SS/SV will be first to get an upgrade...

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Re: Post purple

Post by Tejota Bettio » Thu May 05, 2022 7:29 am

DirtyD64 wrote:
Thu May 05, 2022 2:58 am
Tejota Bettio wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 9:53 am


same here just saw it yesterday and wanted to pull the trigger... Daiwa purple is an awesome color.
Now I will say that is a fine looking SS/SV other than that tribal spider tattoo on it!!! Seems we both have a Tatula DNA hidden in our SS/SV's. The Shimano knobs you are using do look far superior. I only have 4 reels left with those Tatula style knobs, the SS/SV will be first to get an upgrade...
Totally agree.. lol !! I'm trying to get ahold of a purple (deep purple) cast control knob to pair with it but no luck so far. will change back to the original one from the SV105 meanwhile. :lol: :lol:

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