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#10774169 - 04/17/15 12:38 AM revo sx or revo stx?
cclr Offline
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Registered: 03/08/15
Posts: 18
Loc: Beaumont
should i spend the extra $40 and buy the revo stx? Ive never used abu garcia but the revo seems to be a great reel after reviewing them. Wanting to try one out soon and would like to hear some thoughts on the sx vs. stx

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#10774189 - 04/17/15 01:58 AM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
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Registered: 06/05/12
Posts: 8478
Loc: Pacifica, CA
I'd say it depends on what type of braking system(s) if any you prefer. Magnetic, centrifugal or both. Some are better on the front end some on the back end. I have several of the stx and winch reels and love them. I also have an sx that I am not as good at casting with. I seem to get some front end backlash because I try to force it. I guess it requires a little more touch and wrist action then I currently have (I'm no pro).

I've also fished with the s or whatever the next lower price point is and I liked it a lot. Had a buddy who had a very similar opinion of the sx.


Edited by sdavis24 (04/17/15 02:00 AM)
Edit Reason: I've heard plenty of people rave about the sx so I know it's the user not the reel
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#10774213 - 04/17/15 05:11 AM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
WCLBASS Offline
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Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 1954
Loc: Arlington,Tx
I have both and I can tell very little difference between them,but mine are not the new gen.
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#10774393 - 04/17/15 08:12 AM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: WCLBASS]
catslayer Online   content
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Registered: 03/03/08
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
Originally Posted By: WCLBASS
I have both and I can tell very little difference between them,but mine are not the new gen.


x2

that said, i prob would go stx...
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#10774425 - 04/17/15 08:25 AM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
plasma800 Offline
Angler

Registered: 10/13/14
Posts: 367
Loc: Montgomery Texas
If you're in that market, you might also want to pick up a pfluger supreme xt. I think it's a nicer reel than the revo and Priced at $149.00. Or the Patriarch Supreme XT, priced at $249 is also a great reel for the money.

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#10774452 - 04/17/15 08:33 AM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
plasma800 Offline
Angler

Registered: 10/13/14
Posts: 367
Loc: Montgomery Texas

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#10774539 - 04/17/15 09:02 AM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
jbcarroll3000 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 757
Loc: Denton, TX
Sx

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#10774576 - 04/17/15 09:12 AM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: WCLBASS]
Fish AKA Jerry Offline
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Originally Posted By: WCLBASS
I have both and I can tell very little difference between them,but mine are not the new gen.
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#10774628 - 04/17/15 09:24 AM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: sdavis24]
RO519 Offline
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Registered: 11/15/11
Posts: 4862
Loc: Clutch City
Originally Posted By: sdavis24
I'd say it depends on what type of braking system(s) if any you prefer. Magnetic, centrifugal or both. Some are better on the front end some on the back end. I have several of the stx and winch reels and love them. I also have an sx that I am not as good at casting with. I seem to get some front end backlash because I try to force it. I guess it requires a little more touch and wrist action then I currently have (I'm no pro).

I've also fished with the s or whatever the next lower price point is and I liked it a lot. Had a buddy who had a very similar opinion of the sx.


Same experience with my sx, so I put it on my flipping stick and love it there
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#10775488 - 04/17/15 02:09 PM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
cbow44 Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/11/07
Posts: 338
Loc: Dallas
If you go with the revo, Bass Pro is having a rebate sale on all of them.
http://www.basspro.com/Fishing/Current-Offers-Rebate/_/N-1z0uxbaZ1z0weqm?cm_sp=WkdrRbtApr2015_FS

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#10775582 - 04/17/15 02:52 PM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
SAKS Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 773
If you dont mind buying on ebay you can get an STX for the price of an S. I have an STX and use it on my flipping rod so not sure about the casting of the reel. I do have two S models and they work and cast just fine. The Revo is a good product but I still prefer my Curados.

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#10775612 - 04/17/15 03:12 PM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
MV Online   content
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Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 3776
Loc: richardson tx usa
Buy a stx from ebay for 140.00 new. no tax free shipping from a fishing store. then send rebate in for 20.00

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#10775738 - 04/17/15 04:15 PM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: MV]
coachmas Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/24/04
Posts: 2448
Loc: Back at Palestine
Originally Posted By: MV
Buy a stx from ebay for 140.00 new. no tax free shipping from a fishing store. then send rebate in for 20.00


I have 6 gen 3 stx that I bought from eBay over the last 6 months and haven't paid over $150 shipped yet. Didn't know about the rebate but saved money. Coach
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#10776115 - 04/17/15 07:04 PM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
Spookin Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/01/14
Posts: 355
Loc: TEXAS
+1 . Revo SX, started with one three years ago, and now own 8 .. they have been bullet proof !! . check the Abu rebates...

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#10776118 - 04/17/15 07:07 PM Re: revo sx or revo stx? [Re: cclr]
lodell23 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/12/14
Posts: 593
Loc: Denton TX
STX

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