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I'm thinking of buying an Okuma Epixor and confused on sizing. I'm looking to get a 30 size reel but saw somewhere  that with Okuma I should go up to 40 as that is equivalent to a Daiwa/Shimano 30. Is there any truth to this? 

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If you're talking about the new Expixor XT, go with the 30. I have that size and it's what you're going to want for bass. It's a great reel, love mine. I have it paired with a 6' 8" Okuma EVX spinning rod and use it for about everything. Caught one of my biggest 5 of year on it last year with a micro finesse jig on a goof off day fishing with my son and he also used it on another day last year to land a 6.63lb bass. 

 

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16 hours ago, Bluebasser86 said:

If you're talking about the new Expixor XT, go with the 30. I have that size and it's what you're going to want for bass. It's a great reel, love mine. I have it paired with a 6' 8" Okuma EVX spinning rod and use it for about everything. Caught one of my biggest 5 of year on it last year with a micro finesse jig on a goof off day fishing with my son and he also used it on another day last year to land a 6.63lb bass. 

 

Hey There Bluebasser86, what do you have spooled on it,I have read that it does not lay braided line very well?

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1 hour ago, Buffdaddy54 said:

Hey There Bluebasser86, what do you have spooled on it,I have read that it does not lay braided line very well?

I have 8lb Abrasx on mine. No idea why it wouldn't fish braid fine though. 

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