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#12646738 - 02/25/18 07:22 PM What would you buy?
Topwater2 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/06/14
Posts: 915
I will be fully retired on Wednesday. banana I'm not supposed to know this but my coworkers are having a custom made 7' MH rod made for me. Gotta love them folks! I'm planning on spending $200 on a bait cast reel to complete the package. What reel would you put on it? Thanks Y'all.
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#12646747 - 02/25/18 07:25 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
scott123456789 Online   content
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Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 588
Loc: Weatherford, TX
I’m an Abu garcia Fan so I’d buy a Revo premier 7:1. But many will say Lews BB1 pro or shimano curardo.

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#12646795 - 02/25/18 07:45 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2663
Loc: Beckville, TX
Congratulations on your retirement....you'll love it (just stay busy)

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#12646811 - 02/25/18 07:52 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
M. Alexander Offline
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Registered: 08/03/13
Posts: 1048
Loc: Rowlett, TX
Can’t go wrong with anything in Shimano’s line up in that price range. Gear ratio would depend on what you want to do with the rod. Congrats on the retirement!
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#12646816 - 02/25/18 07:53 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
Topwater2 Online   content
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Looking for a 7+ gear ratio.
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#12646817 - 02/25/18 07:54 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
hogbus Offline
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Registered: 01/30/16
Posts: 271
Loc: texas
Congrats!!!!! Basspro has Abu premier and rockets on sale. 299 down to 129 and 149. I have a few of each and like them. I also like my Lews and curados. I celebrated my third year of retirement this week. You will love it!!!!! Stay busy and good luck.
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#12646833 - 02/25/18 08:02 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
Topwater2 Online   content
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I have my list of things to do and my wife has her list as well. Her list overrules mine but beats a good day at work.
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#12646837 - 02/25/18 08:04 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
Bug-e Offline
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Registered: 09/16/09
Posts: 604
Loc: College Station, TX
Congrats! I only have 17 more years of work. Doh!

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#12646848 - 02/25/18 08:09 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: M. Alexander]
Ken A. Online   content
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Registered: 10/02/06
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Originally Posted By: M. Alexander
Can’t go wrong with anything in Shimano’s line up in that price range. Gear ratio would depend on what you want to do with the rod. Congrats on the retirement!


+1

You'd be hard pressed to beat the new Curado K Series.

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#12646865 - 02/25/18 08:25 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
tx2va07 Offline
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Registered: 07/24/14
Posts: 668
Loc: Joshua, TX
I have a BB1 Pro and a Revo Premier. They are both great reels but that Revo Premier is my favorite.

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#12646876 - 02/25/18 08:29 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
SAKS Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 1128
Very nice. I have a little bit of everything but prefer my Revo’s. Just fit and cast better for me. My Shimano’s are my least favorite. Doesn’t mean they are not good. For higher line capacity that BB1 is tough to beat.

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#12646897 - 02/25/18 08:40 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
lucky55 Online   content
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Registered: 10/15/17
Posts: 199
Loc: Moody, TEXAS
try the new concept z

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#12646948 - 02/25/18 09:19 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
ko bass attack 27 Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 9536
Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
Just your budget a little and get the Solano Chronarch Mal. Or if you just gotta adhere to that $200 get the new Curado K series.
Congrats on your retirement.

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#12646951 - 02/25/18 09:20 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
ko bass attack 27 Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 9536
Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
Damn auto correct, Shimano Chronarch Mgl.

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#12646959 - 02/25/18 09:31 PM Re: What would you buy? [Re: Topwater2]
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Registered: 10/12/09
Posts: 1078
Loc: Grand Saline, Texas
Shimano Curado K 7.4:1
Shimano Curado 70 7.2:1
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