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7.0:1 Gear Ratio

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I want to pick up 2 core 50's. One for spinnerbaits and one for crankbaits/trebles. The thing that is making me hesitate is the 7.0 gear ratio for my crankbaits. Last year i used a E5 and i found it too slow.

Is anyone using a 7.0 for spinnerbaits or trebles???

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An E5 is a 5.0 ratio.  7.0 (which would be an E7) is a lot faster than it. 

I'm not sure how a 7.0 is for crankbaits.  I think of them as being fished on slower retrieves so they dive deeper.

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The IPT on the Core 50mg7 is 28" (if memory serves) while the IPT on the Citica E is 27".  The Curado E5 IPT is 21" while the E7 is 30".

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An E5 is a 5.0 ratio. 7.0 (which would be an E7) is a lot faster than it.

I'm not sure how a 7.0 is for crankbaits. I think of them as being fished on slower retrieves so they dive deeper.

I know that a e5 is 5.0 and a e7 is a 7.0 i have one of each!!!!!!!! And i know that 7.0 is faster than 5.0!!! What i am wondering is if anyone is using a 7.0 reel for spinnerbaits or crankbaits???

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The IPT on the Core 50mg7 is 28" (if memory serves) while the IPT on the Citica E is 27". The Curado E5 IPT is 21" while the E7 is 30".

Where can i find the ipt for shimano reels???

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a 7.0:1 will completely ware you out after a day of fishing with it.  i use a 5.0:1 for my crankbait setups.  the lower gearing gives you more power and a slower speed.  you will be fighting the crankbait alot with the higher gear ratio

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also my 5.0:1 reel is a shimano calais and it only pulls in 17" per crank i believe since i noticed you were talking about the line taken up.  i personaly love the speed for crankbait applications.

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The IPT on the Core 50mg7 is 28" (if memory serves) while the IPT on the Citica E is 27". The Curado E5 IPT is 21" while the E7 is 30".

Where can i find the ipt for shimano reels???

Nevermind i found it... Thanks anyway

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Is anyone using a 7.0 for spinnerbaits or trebles???

I haven't used the Core 50, but I have used the high speed Revo STX. I didn't like it for deep diving crankbaits or large bladed spinnerbaits because it wore me out cranking them in. It was fine for smaller bladed spinners and I liked it for burning lipless crankbaits.

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