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#11305448 - 12/26/15 10:29 PM Shimano metanium xg
turtdogg Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/02/11
Posts: 1467
Loc: huffman tx
Anyone have one? Thinking about getting one but need some opinions before getting g it.
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#11305578 - 12/27/15 06:45 AM Re: Shimano metanium xg [Re: turtdogg]
03svtsnakevert Offline
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Registered: 04/05/12
Posts: 2447
Loc: Copperas Cove, TX
Don't have one but cleaned a few and I think they are nice smooth reels

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#11308537 - 12/28/15 03:26 PM Re: Shimano metanium xg [Re: turtdogg]
txsuperman Offline
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Registered: 03/22/04
Posts: 3705
Loc: little elm, tx
just got one for myself............amazing. smooth, and light
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#11319537 - 01/02/16 11:16 PM Re: Shimano metanium xg [Re: turtdogg]
rxkid2001 Offline
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Registered: 01/26/11
Posts: 3910
Loc: Wishing I was in TX
Can't you get 2 curados for the price of one metanium? The new curado is pretty nice.

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#11327129 - 01/06/16 03:24 PM Re: Shimano metanium xg [Re: rxkid2001]
lipjerk Offline
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 1680
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Originally Posted By: rxkid2001
Can't you get 2 curados for the price of one metanium? The new curado is pretty nice.


Yup but the Curado is not in the same league as the Metanium.

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#11327511 - 01/06/16 06:39 PM Re: Shimano metanium xg [Re: turtdogg]
turtdogg Offline
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Registered: 08/02/11
Posts: 1467
Loc: huffman tx
I have 2 curados and love them, excellent workhorse reels. I find myself going to smaller and lighter reels for some techniques due to having surgery on my wrist in 2014. With that being said, Ive handled the metaniums before and seem awesome, just don't know if I wanna spend that much on one reel.
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#11350429 - 01/16/16 03:53 PM Re: Shimano metanium xg [Re: turtdogg]
Basscat Billy Offline
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Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 38
IMO best reel on the market. I have two and was hoping you had a used one for sale when I clicked the link. It's extremely expensive which is stinks. Not because of the initial reel, but because you'll want 5 more.

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#11359588 - 01/20/16 08:55 PM Re: Shimano metanium xg [Re: turtdogg]
FISHSTICK Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 3
Loc: here
Very nice reels.

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#11370333 - 01/25/16 09:15 PM Re: Shimano metanium xg [Re: turtdogg]
JWalls Offline
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Registered: 11/26/14
Posts: 112
Loc: Glen Rose
I have two and they are by far my favorites. One of partners used mine and has bought 4 of them since. Aaron Martens using them. He had a video on High Speed reels that was interesting.
High Speed Gear Ratios for Everything Bass
Planning to use my tax return to get next one. Going to try Japan Lure Shop next time.
Japan Lure Shop Metanium

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