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#11270891 - 12/08/15 07:19 PM A-Rig reel
dmr183 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/13/11
Posts: 1060
Loc: San Antonio
What reel are y'all using for A-Rigs? All of my reels have small spools. I did have some Curado/Chronarch E series but just got rid of them, now I don't have a reel with enough line capacity( Metaniums and Tourney Pros). Not interested in Diawa Lexa due to their weight.

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#11270919 - 12/08/15 07:29 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
Capt Jerry Offline
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Registered: 12/22/13
Posts: 322
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
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#11270924 - 12/08/15 07:31 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
Chris Borden Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 5417
Loc: Granbury
Get a reel with beefed up gears. I've destroyed two very expensive reels in my learning process.

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#11270957 - 12/08/15 07:41 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
Brandon Potter Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 467
Loc: Justin, TX
I bought a Tatula HD for A-rigs.. pretty sweet reel

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#11271591 - 12/09/15 07:54 AM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: Chris Borden]
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Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 20713
Loc: Aledo
Originally Posted By: Chris Borden
Get a reel with beefed up gears. I've destroyed two very expensive reels in my learning process.


This or get cheap reels and chunk them when they wear out. The one I'm using sounds like it is gonna blow any minute.

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#11271661 - 12/09/15 08:19 AM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 11695
Loc: Plano,Texas
Lews

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#11272503 - 12/09/15 02:39 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
musiclife_7 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/14
Posts: 1298
Loc: Wylie, TX
I have a Curado 200E5 and a Revo Winch...both work very well.

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#11272659 - 12/09/15 04:01 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4339
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Shimano Calcutta D


I use the CT201D. It has performed flawlessly for me! I've been super happy with this reel and I have zero complaints. It has a strong, smooth drag system and the retrieve is like butter (X Ship Technology is amazing at making the retrieve smooth). It's a heavy duty reel so you know it won't burn out on you after continued use of heavy duty lure applications. It's a great reel for A-Rigs!
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#11272686 - 12/09/15 04:13 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
Evan O'Brien Offline
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Registered: 03/14/08
Posts: 9386
Loc: Lake Fork, TX
Get a 250-300 series reel that is meant to handle the amount of weight you are throwing. I prefer the Curado 300, but there are some other great reels out there to consider as well. Good luck!

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#11272775 - 12/09/15 05:19 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
hookinbass Offline
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Registered: 02/09/14
Posts: 404
Loc: Oklahoma
Lew Super Duty.... I have mine paired with a Falcon Bucoo Rig Rod II
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#11272965 - 12/09/15 06:44 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
David Burton Offline
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Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 2181
Loc: McKinney, TX
Recently went through this. Wanted the Super Duty, and might go there eventually, but I like to feel before I buy... I ended up with the BPS Inshore Extreme:

http://m.basspro.com/Offshore-Angler-Inshore-Extreme-LowProfile-Baitcast-Reel/product/97603/
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#11273144 - 12/09/15 07:52 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: forkduc]
dmr183 Online   content
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Registered: 09/13/11
Posts: 1060
Loc: San Antonio
Originally Posted By: forkduc
Lews


Which one?

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#11273210 - 12/09/15 08:21 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
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Registered: 04/02/13
Posts: 1367
Lews bb1
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#11273211 - 12/09/15 08:22 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
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Registered: 04/02/13
Posts: 1367
5:1
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#11273267 - 12/09/15 08:47 PM Re: A-Rig reel [Re: dmr183]
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 52307
Loc: Highway 1
I use a Daiwa Tatula HD

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