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PLEASE HELP with reel #10618704 02/14/15 08:24 PM
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I am going to buy a new reel and was looking at the revo s and anyone please tell me if they are good reels ar is there another reel that's better in that price range

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Daiwa tatula on eBay 100 bucks, that's what I'd buy.

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Originally Posted By: senko 10lb
Daiwa tatula on eBay 100 bucks, that's what I'd buy.


+100 I have 3 of them and love them

Re: PLEASE HELP with reel [Re: mikes14] #10622394 02/16/15 05:40 PM
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yeah, good luck don't better than a $100 tatula...I've got 3 as well and will be adding more.

Re: PLEASE HELP with reel [Re: mikes14] #10625427 02/17/15 05:41 PM
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I have a Revo S and it has been a very reliable reel.


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I have also been looking at the 13 fishing concept reel

Re: PLEASE HELP with reel [Re: mikes14] #10634960 02/21/15 02:14 PM
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My Revo S reels have worked great. The Revo reels have a stronger drag system than most reels. You can actually pick up an SX on ebay for cheaper than an S in a store. I seen them the other day for $116 with free shipping. There is not really much of a difference in the reel but why not upgrade if it costs less.

Re: PLEASE HELP with reel [Re: mikes14] #10636097 02/22/15 01:48 AM
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I like my lews tournament speed spool LPS's...120 bucks


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All of the reels mentioned are great reels. I had a Revo S, but couldn't ever get comfortable with it because of the bigger gearbox design on the Gen 3 models. All of the Revo's I have are Gen 1's. That gearbox and the way I have held the rod never worked. Not sure where you are buying the reel from but I would put it on the rod just to make sure it feels good.

My son bought me a Daiwa Lexa 100HS for Christmas and I love it!!!

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I have 3 1st generation revo s and they are bulletproof!

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