Tackle Porn

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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby Mattblack » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:49 pm

scott__henning wrote:
Mattblack wrote:What do you prefer...the new spin or an overhead?


Easier to fight with an overhead, (when you are harnessed up), but way easier to pitch livies with the spin, and when chasing a fish down its easier to keep up with winding.

With the harness adapter I’d say the spin will win for stripes.

I think for bigger fish (big blacks and blues) I’d definitely want the overhead though!

The arms were getting tired after 40 mins on the fish that’s for sure, and I didn’t go too heavy on the drag cod I knew that would tire me out quicker than the fish :rofl:


Feels like I'm talking to Ron Jeremy...how did the new rod go?



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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby scott__henning » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:34 pm

Mattblack wrote:
scott__henning wrote:
Mattblack wrote:What do you prefer...the new spin or an overhead?


Easier to fight with an overhead, (when you are harnessed up), but way easier to pitch livies with the spin, and when chasing a fish down its easier to keep up with winding.

With the harness adapter I’d say the spin will win for stripes.

I think for bigger fish (big blacks and blues) I’d definitely want the overhead though!

The arms were getting tired after 40 mins on the fish that’s for sure, and I didn’t go too heavy on the drag cod I knew that would tire me out quicker than the fish :rofl:


Feels like I'm talking to Ron Jeremy...how did the new rod go?


:-D yeah the new rod is great, comfortable to hold and had plenty of power to move the fish

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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby smile0784 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:20 pm

You should approach shimano and daiwa amd become a tester for gear lol

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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby scott__henning » Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:49 pm

Picked up a few new setups for the coming season, cant wait to get em wet!.

Shimano Stella 8000SW, will go on a Ocea 701H
I had a Saragossa on this rod previously, but after using a mates stella the other day I thought why not eh, they are unbelievably smooth.
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2x Shimano Talica 25's, spooled with 80lb hollow braid and 25kg topshot.
Matched with 2x Shimano Ultra 30-50 rods.
I'm replacing my Tiagra 50's with these setups, just about half the weight but have plenty of grunt for the South Coast Marlin.
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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby Lightningx » Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:52 pm

Some very nice rods and reels :thumbsup:

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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby purple5ive » Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:50 pm

Ehhh some nice bit of kit there.
Will have to come test the whole shimano vs daiwa heavyweights in person I think..
Cool purchases
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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby scott__henning » Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:59 pm

purple5ive wrote:Ehhh some nice bit of kit there.
Will have to come test the whole shimano vs daiwa heavyweights in person I think..
Cool purchases
Cheers


Sounds like a plan :thumbsup:

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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby Sinsemilla » Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:48 pm

Such sick reels! Love my Talica

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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby Kimtown » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:24 pm

Damn
I'm so jelly reading this thread

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Re: Tackle Porn

Postby smile0784 » Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:17 am

Nice change over
What you doing with older stuff



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