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03-15-2012, 11:44 AM #21
03-15-2012, 12:31 PM #22
03-15-2012, 06:43 PM #23
I buy Abus and Penn.Not because there are no other good reels ,but because i have had success with those brands and i know what i am getting.When you have success at something for 20 years it only makes sense to continue on that path.There is a whole world of quality gear out there it's up to you what fits your budget and feels good in your hands.
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03-15-2012, 06:49 PM #24
My next truck will be a Toyota..
03-15-2012, 06:55 PM #25LOL. If I had to choose between the 2 my choice would be omoto. Not sure of the specific one, but it's the one without the magnetic cast control. No need for extra bells and whistles to break on me. I just need a strong drag, and reliable function.
03-15-2012, 08:38 PM #26
03-17-2012, 03:51 AM #27
The Chevy has been nothing but trouble. Certified means you get to not pay for the piece of crap falling apart for the first few months. At least in Columbus to a certain largest dealer there (ill leave the name to that) I had to take it in 8 times thus far from everything to leaking axles to shorts in the door. The warranty ran out and because it wasn't 3 of the same item and it took a little bit for those things to happen I am sort of stuck with it until I get ahead on it. Because of this one truck. I will never by another Chevy as I know Certified means nothing after alittle while. Especially after talking to the District Rep for Chevy and getting explained exactly what Certified gets you. The "tests" aren't exactly the greatest inspections to thoroughly go through a vehicle. In a global market you would be suprised where the parts come from.
Just because it's final assembly may be somewhere in North America. Doesn't mean the parts that go into it are assembled here. Also north america definitely doesn't automatically = quality.
Order of Quality in Todays market in my opinion with the experiences I have had.
Hyundai (best most reliable vehicle I have owned)
Honda (girlfriend owned this. Reliable and safe, she wrecked it (her fault) we rolled 3 times and I drove it 20 miles home) worked there for a bit I know they are crazy about QC
Jeep (Wifes current vehicle..has needed very little)
Dodge (Current hauling truck 1986 Dodge 1 ton starts every time even after hard winters no other experience with dodges)
Chevy (suburban multiple issues now and 1990s truck that the trans went out on they were notorious for that)
Haven't owned a Ford my dad has though and he got the whole nickle and dime thing too
03-17-2012, 10:28 PM #28
I picked up an Omoto 7000 AB3 from Renegade and am pleased with the quality, seems really well built. I'm sure the other models are just as good. Give them a try I think you will like them.
03-17-2012, 11:19 PM #29
Omoto 7000 series....kick a$$ reels that feel way smoother out of box that Abu 7000i and 7000ics pro rocket.....Im no reel expert or catfishing expert by any means but I know how to feel a reel out of the box.....Omoto wins, I compared them on the counter myself.......this is just my un-biased personal opinion.
03-22-2012, 01:59 PM #30