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#10824055 - 05/06/15 07:29 PM Rod Advice G. Loomis E6X vs. Megabass?
Blakehock Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/31/12
Posts: 452
Loc: Grapevine, Tx
I am looking to make the plunge into a higher end rod. I know the G. Loomis E6X is $100 cheaper than the Megabass Orochi XX Casting Rods but I am wondering if anyone out there has handled both and can help me decide if the $100 is worth it? I have a buddy that swears by the E6X but I have read many great reviews of the Megabass rods. Not sure which direction to go now that I am in a position to upgrade my line up. Any help would be great appreciated.
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#10824282 - 05/06/15 08:57 PM Re: Rod Advice G. Loomis E6X vs. Megabass? [Re: Blakehock]
senko 10lb Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/28/11
Posts: 2077
Loc: Seagoville / Lake Fork
I'll have a e6 next week paired with a curado I from tackle trap. They have a deal going now for 305-310 for the combo shipped. Several to chose from.

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#10824315 - 05/06/15 09:11 PM Re: Rod Advice G. Loomis E6X vs. Megabass? [Re: Blakehock]
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 49875
Loc: Highway 1
Been fishing the Megabass Orochis hard for about 2 years. Have yet to have the first issue. I have a bunch of them. They have held up far beyond expectations. Well built, very sensitive to me and very well balanced. I like their actions and performance a lot.
That being said I have been impressed by the few E6X on the racks I have seen. Look great and probably a great series as well.

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#10825011 - 05/07/15 08:31 AM Re: Rod Advice G. Loomis E6X vs. Megabass? [Re: Blakehock]
Blakehock Offline
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Registered: 05/31/12
Posts: 452
Loc: Grapevine, Tx
Tough choice for sure. I am almost certain I am going to go with Megabass. I cant find a negative thing about them when i research reviews. The E6X are sweet but I think most would consider the XX line a step above.
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