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would you recommend this reel for a jig and worm setup? i currently own a curado 201e7 and a STXL and fished with these reels no problem wondering if i should stick with these or pick up a fuego at tackle warehouse

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variety is the spice of life...go for it! i have shimanos, daiwas, ABUs, pfluegers, BPSs and quantums and i have found that most modern reels are good performers. note: the fuego doesn't like light lures as much as the curado Es and STX but is fine for anything 1/4 oz and up. i have mine on my g.loomis SBR813c spinnerbait rod and love it for that. for a jig and worm setup, i prefer the fastest reel i can get, say in the 7:1 range.

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would you recommend this reel for a jig and worm setup?

It would be perfect for these techniques.

I have two Fuegos.  They are light, well built, exceptionally well finished and cast great.  Current close-out prices make them best-values.

Go for it!

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I have a fuego and I can cast a strike king zero on it a long long way. I bought it exclusivly for light lures ikas,flukes,senkos. I am sure it will give you no trouble with weighted anything. very very good reel for $131. I am glad I pulled the trigger on buying one.

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do a search of this site and you will find that the general consensus is that the Fuego, with it's heavy spool, is best suited for something over 1/4oz. i own one, and i agree with the consensus.

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"the fuego doesn't like light lures" WHAT??? have you ever owned one?

i think you should carefully reread my post  :-?

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I have a fuego and I can cast a strike king zero on it a long long way. I bought it exclusivly for light lures ikas,flukes,senkos. I am sure it will give you no trouble with weighted anything. very very good reel for $131. I am glad I pulled the trigger on buying one.

None of those are especially "light". A 5" Senko weighs as much as 7" Power Worm, 3/0 hook, and 1/8 oz bullet weight (according to my little digital scale) and I believe the others weigh about the same, if not more.

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spruce, yes, i do own a fuego. i also own a sol, a few zillions, a few curado Es, a few revos and some other reels. i happen to like the fuego very much but, in my experience, my curado Es and my revos (the reels the OP also mentioned) cast light lures farther and handled lighter line better...i did not say that it couldn't.

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The Fuego has Magforce-Z, and was designed as a light weight reel that could handle medium to heavy presentations.  It will be perfect for the OP.

The Sol has Magforce-V, and very light spool, and is ideally suited for light weight presentations.

Both reels have robust drag systems, and are strong, powerful reels that handle heavy cover.

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I did read the post I've owned both the fuego and the e7 my fuego far exceeded my e7

I'm sorry sir but you will be contacted by the Posse shortly, requesting that you kindly turn in your BR login account.

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The Posse can object all they want....the E won't cast as well as a Fuego, out of the box.  the E is relatively heavy compared to the Fuego as well.  The two aren't really on equal footing anyway, one was initially a $230-250 reel, the other in the sub $200 range.

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I just got my fuego in the mail from T.W  1st. quality bc ive bought. anybody tell me why so cheap? have they discontinued making them? 

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I just got my fuego in the mail from T.W 1st. quality bc ive bought. anybody tell me why so cheap? have they discontinued making them?

A quick trip the the Daiwa website should confirm that for you....http://www.daiwa.com/reel/baitcasting.aspx

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The price on Fuegos went back up to $144.95 @ TW.  Still a steal, though.

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I just got my fuego in the mail from T.W 1st. quality bc ive bought. anybody tell me why so cheap? have they discontinued making them?

A quick trip the the Daiwa website should confirm that for you....http://www.daiwa.com/reel/baitcasting.aspx

;)

Did not find anything on the fuego

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Did not find anything on the fuego

That was his point...

just wanted to know if the fuego has been discontinued or not

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Thanks rubba bubba,

I've never spent that kind of $ for a reel before and just wondering why its been discontinued?

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Don't know the specifics but lines get replaced all the time with the reel manufacturers; eventually the Revo is going to get retired.  It's all marketing.

If it's better than the Curado, and yet less $$, you can NOT go wrong in getting it.

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wondering why its been discontinued?

it seems both shimano and daiwa are moving away from magnesium for their reels. mg is susceptible to saltwater corrosion and is probably just too expensive. daiwa's original fuego spinning reel (a superb reel, btw) was made of magnesium but the second-generation fuego-A spinning reel uses daiwa's new proprietary zaion material. shimano, likewise, has come up with Ci4.

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it seems both shimano and daiwa are moving away from magnesium for their reels. .

Uhhh, I don 't think so, just in the past year Shimano has manufactured for the domestic and import market the following magnesium reels:

Core 100

Core 100 MGFV

JDM Metanium Mg

JDM Metanium Mg 7

JDM Metanium MG DC

JDM Aldebaran

Core 50/ 51 Mg

And many spinning magnesium reels are still being made specially in the JDM

With Daiwa we don 't really know what 's up, the Steez is magnesium.

More likely they are moving away from using magnesium in their lower price range reels leaving it for the premium models.

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it seems both shimano and daiwa are moving away from magnesium for their reels. .

Uhhh, I don 't think so, just in the past year Shimano has manufactured for the domestic and import market the following magnesium reels:

Core 100

Core 100 MGFV

JDM Metanium Mg

JDM Metanium Mg 7

JDM Metanium MG DC

JDM Aldebaran

Core 50/ 51 Mg

And many spinning magnesium reels are still being made specially in the JDM

With Daiwa we don 't really know what 's up, the Steez is magnesium.

More likely they are moving away from using magnesium in their lower price range reels leaving it for the premium models.

Just about to say that ;)

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