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#12272259 - 05/31/17 08:37 PM New Stuff proving worthy
SARG Offline
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Registered: 04/01/17
Posts: 395
Loc: Texas
https://www.amazon.com/KastKing-Rover-Round-Baitcasting-Reel/dp/B00KNBDA08
Soon to have 8 Abu's for sale these rigs are so worthy out of the box,break them down and youll see easy future repairs when they arise from wear
Thanks again Scott for the heads up on these cat killers

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#12272474 - 05/31/17 10:16 PM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
Txmedic033 Online   content
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 4172
Loc: Longview, Tx
How cheap and available are the parts?

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#12272714 - 06/01/17 07:32 AM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
SARG Offline
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Registered: 04/01/17
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Loc: Texas
Thats my current issue
A source has 22 new boxed round reels and I can source anything on them yet.
Two trips out with one shows excellant promise

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#12272738 - 06/01/17 07:44 AM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
El Gato Azul Online   content
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Loc: Lewisville Texas
Made in China?
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#12272862 - 06/01/17 08:54 AM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: El Gato Azul]
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look at the pricing.Of course its made in china.
but to Kastkings Defense same parts as Penn and has sealed bearings etc.
just from a little research seems reviews are pretty good.

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#12272932 - 06/01/17 09:20 AM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
gar1970 Offline
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Registered: 04/23/11
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Loc: southwest more west than south...
What size are the abus
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#12272938 - 06/01/17 09:23 AM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
El Gato Azul Online   content
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Loc: Lewisville Texas
China you say? I'm 1000% out
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#12272964 - 06/01/17 09:29 AM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
G Love Offline
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Loc: Weatherford, TX
Mehh
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#12273268 - 06/01/17 11:37 AM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: El Gato Azul]
SARG Offline
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Loc: Texas


roflmao
What about all that other Chinese you use hmmm


Originally Posted By: El Gato Azul
China you say? I'm 1000% out

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#12273430 - 06/01/17 12:49 PM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
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Unfortunately these days, some times Chinese is your only choice and that sucks. I steer clear of Chinese anything if there is another option...sure you can buy a Chinese Abu for half the price and I'm sure some are fine but I prefer the ones made in Sweden. If they were both created equal then there would be no market for the Swedish models. I buy my shoes and boots made in the good ol USA , my guns are made in America and I would never bet my life on a Chinese firearm. my knives are German and US, my watch is Swiss, my sunglasses are Italian, my tools are made in the USA, my truck is made in America, I'm sure certain components are sourced from Asia but that's out of my control. Hopefully Trump can get that changed. I like quality and I'm willing to pay a little extra to get it. I used to buy Chinese but I got tired of it always breaking and having to throw it away. Good luck with those reels but I wouldn't rush to get rid of your Abus if they are stamped Sweden before knowing for sure if the chinas are going to hold up. azn flush_2


Edited by El Gato Azul (06/01/17 12:58 PM)
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#12273482 - 06/01/17 01:17 PM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
Littlefeather Offline
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Registered: 11/16/15
Posts: 374
Loc: Brownwood, Texas
Not to change the subject but I'm still very interested in seeing a photo of your 5# box anchor with special angle tines. I just want to find a way to save my back from hoisting my #35 box anchor. Here is the angle and height of one of the ones I built.
Please advise where I've gone wrong. Thanks, Curtis
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#12273493 - 06/01/17 01:21 PM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: El Gato Azul]
BADLANDER Offline
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Registered: 08/05/13
Posts: 454
Loc: DENTON TX
Originally Posted By: El Gato Azul
Unfortunately these days, some times Chinese is your only choice and that sucks. I steer clear of Chinese anything if there is another option...sure you can buy a Chinese Abu for half the price and I'm sure some are fine but I prefer the ones made in Sweden. If they were both created equal then there would be no market for the Swedish models. I buy my shoes and boots made in the good ol USA , my guns are made in America and I would never bet my life on a Chinese firearm. my knives are German and US, my watch is Swiss, my sunglasses are Italian, my tools are made in the USA, my truck is made in America, I'm sure certain components are sourced from Asia but that's out of my control. Hopefully Trump can get that changed. I like quality and I'm willing to pay a little extra to get it. I used to buy Chinese but I got tired of it always breaking and having to throw it away. Good luck with those reels but I wouldn't rush to get rid of your Abus if they are stamped Sweden before knowing for sure if the chinas are going to hold up. azn flush_2


What about Brides????

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#12273497 - 06/01/17 01:23 PM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
El Gato Azul Online   content
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Loc: Lewisville Texas
You nailed it Curtis! That box anchor looks perfect to me. No doubt it's made in the USA! flag
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#12273499 - 06/01/17 01:25 PM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: SARG]
El Gato Azul Online   content
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Loc: Lewisville Texas
I hear they suck too! Just in a different kind of way! Lmao! roflmao
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#12273504 - 06/01/17 01:27 PM Re: New Stuff proving worthy [Re: El Gato Azul]
BADLANDER Offline
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Originally Posted By: El Gato Azul
I hear they suck too! Just in a different kind of way! Lmao! roflmao

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