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#12717665 - 04/15/18 01:44 PM Concept Z vs Curado 70 Which one should I get
RyanRhodes Offline
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Registered: 04/14/18
Posts: 1
I’m deciding between these two may someone help me out.

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#12717962 - 04/15/18 07:57 PM Re: Concept Z vs Curado 70 Which one should I get [Re: RyanRhodes]
Brad R Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1821
Loc: Texas
The Concept Z has been one those things we see occasionally that really, really get over-hyped, over-sold. There are usually several each year in different categories. Then, they hit the market, the pre-release hype dies away to reality.

So far, most of the reviews have mentioned one issue or another with the Concept Z, say like noise and vibration. And, tests of casting distance have shown it not to be superior to others as was suggested before its release.

So, for me, there'd be no contest . . . today. You have a reliable winner in a Shimano versus a greater unknown. A year from now, it could be the Concept Z will have proven itself out in real time situations.

But, if you are buying today? Take the safer road.

Brad

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#12719055 - 04/16/18 04:58 PM Re: Concept Z vs Curado 70 Which one should I get [Re: RyanRhodes]
b00stin4 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/08/11
Posts: 617
Loc: fort worth texas
I have the Concept Z I like the concept Z
it does feel lighter and cheaper than the other concepts out there
it is smooth and feels great to fish
I also have the curado 70 HG.. I do feel it is better made slightly heavier and feels stronger
also love to fish it
if I could only have one.. it would be tough choice but seeing as how I have had the shimano for over a yr and the Z for about 2 months I would
have to lean towards the shimano
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#12719309 - 04/16/18 07:49 PM Re: Concept Z vs Curado 70 Which one should I get [Re: RyanRhodes]
G Rod Offline
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Registered: 10/18/10
Posts: 357
Loc: N. Richland Hills, TX
+1 for Shimano. Its proven solid and a great reel. Concept Z is unproven and a big unknown. The idea of space age bushings being better than bearings is hard to believe. Will they still be in the market in 5 years when the bushings have to be replaced?
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