Reels.....Best bang for the buck!

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by DBLTAPER, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. _WW_

    _WW_ Geriatric Skagit Swinger

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    I remember when we used to call that a bad trip...
     
  2. SpeySpaz

    SpeySpaz still an authority on nothing

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    ...with none of the groovy benefits.
     
  3. sashjo

    sashjo Member

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    Lamson & Meiser reels both are a great values.

    Chantix -If one is truely motivated to quit, it is a miracle drug. If not motivated, you will complain of side effects. Zyban is very stimulating and will cause anxiety and insomia. It works great if you are a former meth addict.
     
  4. Brady Burmeister

    Brady Burmeister Active Member

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    i've never used one, but if i were in the the market for a new disk drag reel, i would seriously consider the colton torrent. made in the us, $315 for the 4 in. maybe someone that's used one could chime in.
     
  5. Jon Viebrock

    Jon Viebrock Livin down by the river, eating gov'ment cheese...

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    Wait a minute here........I think that by "digoxin" you actually mean "disoxin" (which is pharmaceutical grade chrystal meth). Furthermore, the sex dreams you get on chantix are SPECTACULAR. Almost like being 25 or 30 again.....................................At least that qualifies as a "groovy benefit"................
     
  6. shotgunner

    shotgunner Anywhere ~ Anytime

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    What the???? Guess I missed out.. Kicked cold turkey after 15+ years with the help of countless tubes of chewable Mentos mints..

    Hated to see Teton close the doors. I've had [and still having] great luck with their reels.
     
  7. soundflycaster

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    Lamson and TFO.
     
  8. NomDeTrout

    NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    As someone else stated, you can never go wrong with the Ross CLA. smooth as butter and great price.
     
  9. Salmo_g

    Salmo_g Active Member

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    "Wish they could put the feeling of a sweet loop into a pill...all my vices would go away."

    Spaz, add a good steelhead tug, and better living thru chemistry would be where it's at.

    Meanwhile, Charles is right. The Medalist remains the best bang for the buck among fly reels. Unfortunately, even the 1498 is pretty limiting when it comes to holding Spey lines.

    Sg
     
  10. Grayone

    Grayone Fishin' to the end, Oc.P

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    Best bang for the buck...................Saltist 40H stardrag ;););)
     
  11. SpeySpaz

    SpeySpaz still an authority on nothing

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    no, I mean digoxin, the heart drug. Synthetic digitalis, aka foxglove.

    I don't remember having any groovy sex dreams tho...I just felt like I was about to throw up for about two weeks straight... decidedly unsexy...but since it's a competetive nicotinic receptor agonist, side effects etc will be widely, widely variable. Maybe Wadin' Boot could clarify more, not in my training to elaborate. I'd just look the fool (more) :clown:

    anyhoo-
     
  12. fredaevans

    fredaevans Active Member

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    Not to worry SS ..... I'm still lost on how this thread got off track.
     
  13. floatinghat

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    Fred, Doesn't matter if it's off track. The OP has started 9 threads and hasn't replied to any of the questions. Makes me think he is not completely up front.
     
  14. Todd Burt

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    Loop Evotec LW 8eleven retails for $495 US. This reel is 2/3 the cost of Tibor, and Able.

    Best bang for the buck in my opinion.
     
  15. Salmo_g

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    Todd,

    Opinions are fine, but clearly can lack objectivity. But how in the world is a $500 reel the "best bang for the buck" by any objective measure?

    Sg