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#10887413 - 06/01/15 11:54 AM Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel
grayfox14 Offline
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Registered: 05/17/15
Posts: 3
Loc: Nacogdoches
Ok guys I am needing some opinions on a reel selection. I saw that bass pro had a few reels on sale and they happened to have a 5.4:1 reel on sale it is this one. Any thoughts on this reel or other suggestions will be welcomed. http://m.basspro.com/Bass-Pro-Shops-Johnny-Morris-CarbonLite-A-Baitcast-Reel/product/1110020501438/

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#10887555 - 06/01/15 12:36 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: grayfox14]
LakeForkGroupie Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/23/14
Posts: 275
A few family members have them and they love them, they are trying to convince me to buy them, after buying some cheap Abu Garcia's.

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#10887585 - 06/01/15 12:49 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: grayfox14]
CJ.Skeeter Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/07/04
Posts: 129
Loc: Flower Mound
I have about 5 of them plus a couple other Johnny Morris reels. Never gave me a problem and are good for the price.

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#10887617 - 06/01/15 01:01 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: grayfox14]
NitroUSAF Offline
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Registered: 09/03/08
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Loc: Justin, Texas
This is a good buy, Last year I purchased two of them on sale and with this I will be purchasing two more.
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#10887683 - 06/01/15 01:26 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: grayfox14]
tx2va07 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/24/14
Posts: 243
Loc: Joshua, TX
I had 2 of the combos. My 5:4:1 was giving me problems where the handle wouldn't engage all the way after a cast. Took it back yesterday and was an even trade for the newer white Carbonlite combo. Other than that I've had no issues and love the reels. They cast great and reel smooth. Ready to try out the newer one and see if there is any difference. To your question, I would not hesitate at all to buy this reel at this price, well worth it. I personally would go with the 6:4:1, I felt the 5:4:1 was painfully slow, even for that ratio.
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#10887741 - 06/01/15 01:42 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: tx2va07]
senko9S Offline
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Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 21588
Loc: Bedford, TX
who does repair work on them?
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#10887770 - 06/01/15 01:52 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: grayfox14]
Bugzout10 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/23/13
Posts: 3547
Loc: Weatherford Tx
POS I have had 3 taken everyone of them back out of the box won't engage just free spins not every time but enough I don't trust them

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#10887811 - 06/01/15 02:08 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: grayfox14]
bogey Offline
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Registered: 02/21/08
Posts: 14522
Loc: plano
I've owned one for the past two years and it has been flawless. thumb
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#10887853 - 06/01/15 02:24 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: senko9S]
tx2va07 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/24/14
Posts: 243
Loc: Joshua, TX
Originally Posted By: senko9S
who does repair work on them?


Not sure. I'd only had mine for about 8 months. Took it back to Bass Pro and replaced it with the newer series combo.
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#10887874 - 06/01/15 02:36 PM Re: Johnny Morris CarbonLite reel [Re: senko9S]
SteezMacQueen Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 3052
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: senko9S
who does repair work on them?
Originally Posted By: senko9S
who does repair work on them?


Nobody. When they start to wear, you throw them away. Or take them back and exchange them. Lol.
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