Lets see all them Daiwa's

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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by LowRange » Wed Sep 06, 2023 6:28 am

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Above is Tatula Type R with replaced spool (Hyper Long Cast), handle, cast control cap, metal drag star and golden T-Wing.
Ah I see. It must be a special edition Type R. I thought those only came in yellow. I like the gen 1 Tatula Type Rs. The one I have has held up really well and with the addition of a Ray's "long cast" SV spool it is reminiscent of my 19 Zillion SV when working weightless plastics in that it skips about as well and both can offer casts longer than I can set the hook on 12-14# Sniper. I like the flat top and shape of these reels from an aesthetics perspective. They're a handsome reel. All the rounded ones that come after look like weird eggs. I use mine as a kayak reel doing thing like hooking baits onto the reel and laying it down next to other reels on the floor of the kayak and that paint has been super durable.
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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by 4g63power » Wed Sep 06, 2023 8:02 am

The first gen tatula type-Rs do look very nice indeed.

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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by Just_Bass » Tue Sep 12, 2023 1:11 pm

Don’t know why, sometimes we just plain stupid, with 3 of the Alphas SV TW 800 and 800s I have, some how I spent the same amount with lesser reel.
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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by JDM_Guy2 » Fri Oct 20, 2023 10:27 am

LowRange wrote:
Wed Sep 06, 2023 6:28 am
surge wrote:
Sat Sep 02, 2023 8:36 am
Above is Tatula Type R with replaced spool (Hyper Long Cast), handle, cast control cap, metal drag star and golden T-Wing.
Ah I see. It must be a special edition Type R. I thought those only came in yellow. I like the gen 1 Tatula Type Rs. The one I have has held up really well and with the addition of a Ray's "long cast" SV spool it is reminiscent of my 19 Zillion SV when working weightless plastics in that it skips about as well and both can offer casts longer than I can set the hook on 12-14# Sniper. I like the flat top and shape of these reels from an aesthetics perspective. They're a handsome reel. All the rounded ones that come after look like weird eggs. I use mine as a kayak reel doing thing like hooking baits onto the reel and laying it down next to other reels on the floor of the kayak and that paint has been super durable.
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Can't go wrong with a Gen 1 Type R. Especially if you can get your hands on the limited edition ones ;)

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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by LowRange » Sat Jan 06, 2024 9:50 am

Just got a Tatula 80 and picked up a cheap carbon handle with long EVA knobs. Reel and handle was like $130 total. Reminds me of a mini Zillion HD.
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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by LowRange » Sat Jan 06, 2024 9:57 am

Just_Bass wrote:
Tue Sep 12, 2023 1:11 pm
Don’t know why, sometimes we just plain stupid, with 3 of the Alphas SV TW 800 and 800s I have, some how I spent the same amount with lesser reel.
I like the color and mag dial location on the Tatula 80 and 70 reels better than the silver and upsidown dial nub on my Alphas TW. I just wish my 80 spool was g1 duralumin like the Tatula Elite spool. That's just a Tatula spool but with lighter aluminum but it makes all the difference and suddenly become effortless to cast and light enough to be controlled when a bait is skipping. They always want to pair that spool construction to an Air Brake. Give us more g1 duralumin Magforce Z spools Daiwa.

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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by daiwafan » Sat Jan 06, 2024 8:07 pm

I don’t have a newer Alphas to compare, but I love the little Tatula reels. They are little tanks, smooth as can be, and with a lighter spool are perfect reels for casting and pitching little tubes and jigs in New River.

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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by KP Duty » Sat Jan 27, 2024 9:02 am

LowRange wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2024 9:50 am
Just got a Tatula 80 and picked up a cheap carbon handle with long EVA knobs. Reel and handle was like $130 total. Reminds me of a mini Zillion HD.
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Sweet. The tat 80 is the most surprising performer I've purchased in a long time. I hope they stay as smooth as they are now.

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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by hoohoorjoo » Sat Jan 27, 2024 11:26 am

KP Duty wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2024 9:02 am
LowRange wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2024 9:50 am
Just got a Tatula 80 and picked up a cheap carbon handle with long EVA knobs. Reel and handle was like $130 total. Reminds me of a mini Zillion HD.
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Sweet. The tat 80 is the most surprising performer I've purchased in a long time. I hope they stay as smooth as they are now.
Same here. They have impressed me more than any other reels I've purchased in the last 4 years. Mine are over 2 years old, have landed so many fish, including some 8lb+ fish. If anything, they are smoother than day one.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

Post by KP Duty » Mon Jan 29, 2024 1:51 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2024 11:26 am
KP Duty wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2024 9:02 am
LowRange wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2024 9:50 am
Just got a Tatula 80 and picked up a cheap carbon handle with long EVA knobs. Reel and handle was like $130 total. Reminds me of a mini Zillion HD.
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Sweet. The tat 80 is the most surprising performer I've purchased in a long time. I hope they stay as smooth as they are now.
Same here. They have impressed me more than any other reels I've purchased in the last 4 years. Mine are over 2 years old, have landed so many fish, including some 8lb+ fish. If anything, they are smoother than day one.
Yep...and for $115 (at JLS) a crazy good buy.

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