Your hottest reel!!

Reels are the hottest topic for TackleTour. Everyone wants to know what the latest and greatest is and how they compare to the old guard. What's the best for light stuff, or what's your suggestion for heavy cover. Do we really need different retrieve ratios? It's all in here.
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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by biggs » Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:14 am

daiwafan wrote:Alphas ISA 03 with Hedgehog Studio parts, Air BFS bearings, and carbontex drag. With the handle from a PXR. Great little reel!!!
What is an Alpahs ISA 03?
Looks like a blinged out Finesse Custom to me??

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by IAY » Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:51 am

biggs wrote:
daiwafan wrote:Alphas ISA 03 with Hedgehog Studio parts, Air BFS bearings, and carbontex drag. With the handle from a PXR. Great little reel!!!
What is an Alpahs ISA 03?
Looks like a blinged out Finesse Custom to me??
ISA is Ian Shields Alphas, and yup it is completely blinged out and super tuned Alphas Finesse Custom.

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by 389Maverick » Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:34 am

:big grin: :big grin: :big grin:

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by daiwafan » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:01 am

biggs wrote:
daiwafan wrote:Alphas ISA 03 with Hedgehog Studio parts, Air BFS bearings, and carbontex drag. With the handle from a PXR. Great little reel!!!
What is an Alpahs ISA 03?
Looks like a blinged out Finesse Custom to me??

An ISA is an Alphas Finesse with the spool from an SS Air. This one is the third one Ian built, hence ISA 03. I think Ian has 01 and Martin Lo has 02. Martin coined the name, maybe we should have called them Alphas Air.

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by lpquick » Tue Dec 30, 2014 12:03 pm

Very special indeed! =D> =D> =D>

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by Markanthony404 » Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:37 pm

SteveSchmelzle wrote:they may outperform (at least initially), but my experience is they will not outlast.
Your right, most modern reels are not engineered to last. All the plastic/composite parts drives me nusts.. ](*,)

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by Hogsticker2 » Tue Dec 30, 2014 11:16 pm

389Maverick wrote::big grin: :big grin: :big grin:

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Dude. You've really loaded up these last few months. An SS, Alphas F, and this? Am I missing anything?

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by ninjaman » Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:28 am

Can't decide. Either this one:
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or this:
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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by cndbasshunter » Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:34 am

WIN..supery classy my friend.
ninjaman wrote:Can't decide. Either this one:
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or this:
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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by ninjaman » Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:14 am

cndbasshunter wrote:WIN..supery classy my friend.
Thanks, but imho your TD-Ito with swept handle simply kills everything...
Hottest reel ever.

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by StarTzar » Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:35 am

This one ... for now.

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by StarTzar » Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:41 am

ninjaman wrote:Can't decide. Either this one:
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The right hand version of this one.
This is IMO the nicest I've seen since joining TT.
There is just something about it that I like.

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by BARRAMANIAC » Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:38 am

I think at the moment it would be a tie between the Stella from page 1 and the grigio titanio monoblock. Very sexy reels.

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by belippy » Fri Jan 02, 2015 4:23 am

If I have to pick one at this moment, this will be the one:

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Re: Your hottest reel!!

Post by cndbasshunter » Fri Jan 02, 2015 4:36 am

belippy wrote:If I have to pick one at this moment, this will be the one:

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wow...u got one!

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