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Don't Buy

PostedFebruary 16, 2014
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Andy
from SC
Age:Under 18
Favorite type of fishing:Freshwater
Number of times fishing per month:5+
Owns a boat:Yes
Experience:Intermediate
I absolutely love my BlackMax and now my SilverMax. However, this particular reel doesn't perform like an Abu reel. That being said, I'm an Abu guy For Life, and will continue to use Abu reels, but I highly recommend not buying this reel. Out of the box, it doesn't cast far at all. I continued to use it though. Three casts in, the spool release button got jammed, and I had to use my pliers to pull it out. Then it worked as it did out of the box; not great, but it worked. My second trip out, I hooked in to a catfish and the handle would spin and the reel didn't do anything. I took it apart when i got home and played with it. The problem is in the drag washers. They have a round hole, instead of the square holes that can grab on to the spool in other reels. I put it back together and returned it for a SilverMax.
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
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Some more tweaking needed...

PostedNovember 28, 2013
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looking out
from Montana
Age:25-34
Favorite type of fishing:Freshwater
Number of times fishing per month:3
Owns a boat:Yes
Experience:Intermediate
The bearings need to on the spool spindle since this isn't the long cast design, it would provide greater casting distance. That would fix the tightness in the casting and the reeling. An instant anti-lock roller bearing would also be a nice feature to add to this. I believe this would solve some of the basic performance issues that I had with the reel. Other than that its a great buy if you are on a budget or just getting a kid started. Liked the aluminum side plates!!
I would recommend this to a friend!
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tulsa ok
good real
Posted March 29, 2014
I bought this reel. Today used it wade.fishing in.a swamp for bass fought ten bass over three pounds seem like an ok reel .had no problems ..
it seemed better than the bcx reel.i hated that reel...
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