New Shimanos

Discussion in 'Reels' started by Deep_Sea_Gull, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. Deep_Sea_Gull

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  2. Gunsmoke

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    I sure hope Shimano's new stuff is better than that tease. As much money as that Company makes, they could at least hire a decent advertising company to do the promo. I think "Pole Dancing" would have been a better choice than the "Twist".
     

  3. DeepBlueGulf

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    Hmmm, I couldn't get the video to play on my computer, I'm too lazy to upgrade from my old hopped up 8088 XT and it barely gets on the internet and is slow to load.

    So what was in the Video?
     
  4. JasonF

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    The only thing worse than that video was clicking on this thread thinking that I was gonna see new shimanos! :)
     
  5. Spinning Reel

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    The only thing worse than that video was clicking on this thread thinking that I was gonna see new shimanos!
    :D :D :D
     
  6. Deep_Sea_Gull

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    The only thing worse than that video was clicking on this thread thinking that I was gonna see new shimanos! :)

    I am sorry. I just had to post the topic.
    Your look at the video was kinda like a courtesy sniff. :D

    ;);)
     
  7. JasonF

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    Does anyone know if anything interesting is coming out?
     
  8. DeepBlueGulf

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    Check out these new Shimano Tyrnos reels... a 12 and 16 in topless. Look like nice small LeverDrags! Two speeds too! Looks like a trip to Roy's is in the making for this weekend!


    Shimano Tyrnos Reels


    Tom - DBG
     
  9. MrBill

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    DBG,
    All you rich guys in CC need to wait another month or two. Roy's will probably be stocking the new topless accurates. All of us broke guys north of you are only wishing we could live as close to the water as you guys.
     
  10. DeepBlueGulf

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    I seriously doubt Roy's will stock any of the new Accurates, but I could be wrong. The Tyrnos look like they are priced to compete with the Avets, but
    I'm wondering how well they will cast compared to the Avets. Still waiting to see what a Hoo-X feels like!

    Mr. Bill, it doesn't do any good to live this close to the water... I'm always working and can hardly get time off to fish. Did do a run up to Mesquite Bay off the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge recently to check on a well, and it sure was beautiful up there. I need to take some poles next time.

    Come have breakfast with us!

    Tom - DBG
     
  11. gimmedeal

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  12. MrBill

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    Mr. Bill, it doesn't do any good to live this close to the water... I'm always working and can hardly get time off to fish.
    Come have breakfast with us!

    Tom - DBG

    Yea, I hear you. I'm either working or dealing with some sort of health care issues with relatives. It never ends. Just giving you guys a hard time because I'm jealous. I only live 3 hours from the GOM. I don't think I could have fished one single day even if I lived on the water. It's been tough for a guy that probably likes to fish more than anyone.
     
  13. DeepBlueGulf

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    Mr. Bill,

    I was wrong, Roy's is stocking some of the smaller Accurates! Went by today to pick up my Hoo-X, and they had a really good selection of the single speed BOSS reels, plus both the 30 and 12 spinners. Both spinners still feel too heavy to me!

    Hoo-X is nice!!

    Tom - DBG
     
  14. MrBill

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    DBG,

    You sure do love those Avet's. If they are publicy traded, you ought to buy some stock in the company.
     
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  17. gimmedeal

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    Rick, I've used the older ones as jigging reels and they've been great but the changes are all pluses as far as I can tell. 28 lbs of drag, a little more powerful gear ratio, and a line counter that doesn't stick out quite so far. The only thing is, the price puts it up there with the one speed 665.
    That said, you can always make room for one more I guess. Got 3 of the OTI rods to check out and they look great. Am spooling up a Kaikon for the 300 gram rod and an Accurate 665 for the 600 gram. Think a TwinPower 8000 on the spinner. Now. I NEED TO GO FISHING.

    Fred