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Looking at the New BG reels - SaltwaterCentral.Com
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kathy12
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:31 am    Post subject: Looking at the New BG reels Reply with quote

I have an Ugly Stik Tiger Pinning Rod. 7' M rated 20-50 lb line. I need to put a new reel on it and the new Diawa BG reels caught my eye.Does anyone have experience with them and what size would you suggest for that rod?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I do not have experience with the larger models but i use the 2500 on my trout/redfish rod and i love them. They are very smooth and have held up well over the last two years. Heavier than the quantum smokes i use but a great smooth real.  
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just remember that Daiwa sized their reels different then Shimano. A 3000 Daiwa is typically the same size as a 4000 Shimano etc...

The BG reels are excellent reels for the money. Tough and smooth.
  
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a 3000 I bought last year. Very smooth and capable. Really like it so far. Good value for price I think..  
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have a 4500 on the same rod and love it.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:05 pm    Post subject: reels Reply with quote

There are some good reviews on Utube. I bought 2 6500's , they are well made for the price. I haven't had them long enough to give much feed back but so far I like them.  
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have used a 2500 for a whole. Great reel. Alan hawk rates them up there on his list of reviews.
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