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since i took my energy back this afternoon i am looking for a new reel, NO QUANTUMS, It has to be 120$ or under... what is THE best reel for this ammount of money, i was thinking citica e... what is your guys' input?

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i like the revo sx . its a lil more than 120 but ive found them on the net in the 130s . they make a revo s for 100 but not as big of fan of them still nice but sx is just better

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shimano citica D or E...take your pick.... ;D

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i have a buddy at dicks that whenever i buy a bunch of tackle, i give him the money, he goes up front and buys it for me with his employee discount, so i can get a sx for 140, which i might be able to manage, if i get the citica i would get the e(more ergonomic), which is better for all around fishing? Revo SX or Shimano Citica E??? :)

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haha i like the sx, but the citica e is lighter and has centrifigul brakes, which i like more, which has a better warranty? and which will outlast the other if cleaned and oiled/lubed every couple of months? answers to those questions will be helpful.

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ive had my revos since they came out an have not had one problem . an ive used abu stuff for years an had lil problem with any of it . i swear by it

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I've owned Daiwa, Shimano, and Abu Garcia. I prefer Abu Garcia. I've had Revos since they were introduced, and all mine have performed flawlessly.

Falcon

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If you're interested in an SX, I have one that is practically brand new with box papers and all.  I'll trade ya for that Citica E if you decide to get it.  It's been out of the box, spooled and sat on shelf all summer.  PM me if you decide on the SX and don't want to spend the extra money buying a new one.

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If you like centrifugal brakes over magnetic, and your thinking of Abu Garcia, take a look at the Revo s over the sx.  Other than initially finding out where I wanted the brakes on the s, I have yet to open them reel up to readjust.  I have severeal of both  reels, but honestly if the s was offered in black, I probably wouldn't have an sx.  JMO

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The Revo S is a fanatastic reel and represents the best value in the Revo line. It does everything virtually as well as the SC/SX/STX. Set up is a little different with the S than the others, but it will cast everything the others do just as well. It's also built exceptionally well and backed by Abu's excellent customer service.

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Here are a few in your price range.

Shimano Citica    119.99

Daiwa Tierra        119.95

Pflueger Ascro     119.95

Abu Garcia Revo S   109.99

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Shop around and you can find the Citica D on sale for around $75.

This is an outstanding reel that if properly maintained, will last a lifetime.

Shimano's motto is: Strong, smooth, silent and reliant.

You will not be disappointed.

p.s. If you are patient and save up a few more dollars, the new

Citica E pops up on our Flea Market occasionally. They are always

well priced.

8-)

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The only problem with the Shimano is it's not a Daiwa or ABU!

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The only problem with the Shimano is it's not a Daiwa or ABU!

Hmm, How is that a problem?lol

Later, :)

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U can find a shimano curadoD for that price.

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I have 3 Shimano Citica's that I have never had a problem with since day 1.  Can't say that about some Quantum and Daiwa reels that I have had replaced.  

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Two things to consider when purchasing a reel, the first is the reel itself. Drag, weight, performance and does it appeal to your eye.

Second and just as imprortant is customer service.  I won't say who I don't like but I will tell you who I do.  Any equipment serviced by Pure Fishing out of Spirit lake, Ia.  Turnaround time is fast a week to ten days.  They usually just send out a brand new reel no questions asked and they even pay the freight coming back to you.  I have sent out of warrant reels back and they fix them free or replace it with a new one.  For me it's abu or pflueger.  

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Anything Shimano.  :)

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The Shimano Citca E is ur best bet. IMO If you search the net, you should be able to find a Citca for 112 dollars. This includes tax and shipping. :)

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