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#11687789 - 06/24/16 10:17 PM need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel?
Bass-N-Buck Master Offline
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Registered: 02/16/13
Posts: 2183
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
so got me a new Ike series cranking rod 7'10" mh abu garcia, now i need a reel to match it. I
have a couple of green shimano curado's 200G5 5.5:1 that i really like for my 1.5 and 2.5's. i'm gonna pull one of those off and my falcon buccoo and put it on new rod for 6 and 10xd's hopefully that will work if it doesn't whats a good reel to match it with.

thanks for all your responses!
May your next LMB be your new personal best.
Jeff

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#11687809 - 06/24/16 10:30 PM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
Brent S Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/13
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
If you like lews reels, the BB1 would be good.

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#11687892 - 06/24/16 11:44 PM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
SoCal Tom Online   content
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Registered: 04/10/07
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Loc: Garland, TX
Revo Winch

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#11687981 - 06/25/16 06:07 AM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
SAKS Online   happy
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On the 6XD and 10XD your going to want a reel with more capacity. I throw with an Orra Winch. It has been a solid reel and wont break the bank. The Revo Winch and Lews BB2 are other good options.

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#11687982 - 06/25/16 06:10 AM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Brent S]
ezbassin Offline
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
If you like lews reels, the BB1 would be good.


+1 I have one on a 7-11 Duckett and one on an 805 Dobyns for throwing deep cranks.

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#11688010 - 06/25/16 07:00 AM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
matt varnadore Offline
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Quantum exo 200. I have it paired with an ike delay series rod. I love it

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#11688085 - 06/25/16 08:23 AM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
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Daiwa crazy cranker.

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#11688128 - 06/25/16 09:03 AM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
JasonB23 Offline
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Registered: 02/26/16
Posts: 220
Loc: Garland Tx
Abu Revo Winch

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#11688138 - 06/25/16 09:13 AM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
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I have to set ups for the 10 XD's one has a Shimano Curado 5.5-1 the other is a Lews Super Duty 6.3-1

The Lews holds more line, both cast a mile, but the 5.5 makes cranking so much easier.

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#11688144 - 06/25/16 09:16 AM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Online   content
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Registered: 10/31/10
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Loc: Tyler, Tx/Arlington, Tx
Lews BB1 or my faviorate the tournament MB speed spool

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#11688224 - 06/25/16 10:38 AM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
Thad Rains Online   content
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Registered: 10/09/01
Posts: 2512
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I still use the old 200B5 reels for my cranking, they are 5.1:1 gear ratio and almost indestructible. I do not have any 200G reels, but I have heard good things about them. One of those should work wonderfully well for your deep divers. As mentioned, the Lews BB1 (in 5.1:1 ratio) is also another good alternative. The Revo Winch is a 5.4:1 reel and I like my slower reels better. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#11688420 - 06/25/16 01:25 PM Re: need to pair a reel with my new cranking rod whats a good reel? [Re: Bass-N-Buck Master]
bigbass94 Online   content
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Registered: 05/27/12
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Abu Garcia Orra 2 Winch

I highly recommend the Abu Garcia Orra 2 Winch. This reel will hold a lot of line. For under $100, you won't find a better cranking reel out there. These reels are super tough, lightweight, and super smooth. Can't go wrong with one of these.
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