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Crossing Brands #14004994 05/20/21 09:59 PM
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So I was just wondering if i am the only weirdo or is this not weird at all. I like throwing the same brand rod and reel. Like if I buy a Shimano rod I want it paired with a Shimano reel. Does anybody else feel strange about mixing brands?


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Re: Crossing Brands [Re: Ibock] #14004996 05/20/21 10:03 PM
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No. And your suspicion is confirmed. roflmao

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Originally Posted by WALLS
No. And your suspicion is confirmed. roflmao


Every one of my rigs is cross branded.

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Re: Crossing Brands [Re: Ibock] #14005035 05/20/21 10:53 PM
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All of my Shimano rods have Daiwa reels on them.

Re: Crossing Brands [Re: Ibock] #14005054 05/20/21 11:15 PM
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Yes, my OCD kicks in, all my rods and reels are Daiwa.


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Originally Posted by Dogfish_Jones
Yes, my OCD kicks in, all my rods and reels are Daiwa.



LOL. That was funny !


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Your probably not the only one but definitely a weirdo. Lol. Just joking.


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None of mine match


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My OCD would prefer a matching color and brand combo, but I haven’t been able to make it happen.

Re: Crossing Brands [Re: Ibock] #14005306 05/21/21 03:43 AM
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Falcon doesn’t make baitcasters...so I’m out.


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Re: Crossing Brands [Re: Ibock] #14005336 05/21/21 04:18 AM
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I prefer it that way, all my reels are Daiwa as are a fair amount of my rods, I also have a few Falcon, Kistler, and my beater truck rod is a 13 Fishing Fate black, but its green confused 3

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Not all of mine match brands...but I do make it a point to keep them as close as possible to color or finish on the rod. Nothing worse than a rod w/ red accents and a purple accented reel. AHAHAHHAHAH


PS: It's hard to match brands when you have custom made rods cool


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Re: Crossing Brands [Re: SteezMacQueen] #14005488 05/21/21 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Falcon doesn’t make baitcasters...so I’m out.


Just scratch out the brand on the reel and use a Sharpie and write Falcon on the side and your matching... Dan wink


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All my reels are Daiwa and most of my rods are also Daiwa. But I do have a few rods that are other brands.

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That’s the one thing that drives me crazy with the NRX it’s really hard to color match. I wish they had a matching reel


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