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(OK i rewrote it) i can't decide what to get a daiwa megaforce or pinncle reel

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I was wondering if you can help me choose which of these reels are good . I have picked some baitcasting reels out that i was going to buy but i want your opinion first on what you think of them . I was going to use them for flipping and pitching along weed edges . So here are my choices daiwa megaforce 5 +2 twitchin' bar reel or the megaforce plus 11+2 twitchin'bar reel or new Pinnacle Vision Slyder with a wheel bar and which of the reel do you think ?

I should get for flipping and pitching . :-/

p.s. i add some more on the poll so give me opinions?

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I would love to help, but I don't understand what you're asking.

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I would love to help, but I don't understand what you're asking.
I need some help. I want to buy a fishing reel but can't decide what to get. My choices are: Daiwa Megaforce 5 +2, Megaforce Plus 11+2, or a Pinnacle reel?

I want all you guys and girls to help me pick the best reel. So, can you help me, please? I'm so confused. :-/

My skills as a translator are somewhat lacking, but I believe my rewrite to be fairly close...

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The only one of the reels mentioned that I have any experience with is the "standard" Megaforce. I bought one shortly after they came out, used it maybe 7 or 8 times, and sold it here in the Flea Market.

It had quite a whine/howl during casting, the drag required readjustment after every cast, twitching bar is nothing but a gimmick and is almost completely useless in heavy weeds, and it's built on a graphite frame.

It's an okay reel, I suppose, but I think you can do better in that price range.

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Much better! I owned a Megaforce when they first came out. I didn't have the problems that Stasher1 had, but I just didn't like it. I would stay away from the Black Max because of the reviews I've read here. I think if I had to choose from your list, I'd go with the Pinnacle Slyder only because they are new and I haven't heard anything bad about them yet.

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Personally, I'd pass on any reel with a gimmicky lever/dial/roller and look for one with a proven, reliable braking system and an aluminum frame.

You didn't mention what your budget is, but based on the reels you asked about, I'm going to assume $60-$70. A brand new aluminum framed reel in that range may not be easy to find, but there are usually tons of used examples in that price range.

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don't meen to be mean , but all those reels are crap , if i were you i would try to get a good reel that has been slightly used , look in the flea market section and look for a revo s , shimano citica , or at least a quantum accurist , if not take a look at the BPS extreme's , alot of people say they are good reels for the money .

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don't meen to be mean , but all those reels are crap , if i were you i would try to get a good reel that has been slightly used , look in the flea market section and look for a revo s , shimano citica , or at least a quantum accurist , if not take a look at the BPS extreme's , alot of people say they are good reels for the money .

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I know its not on your list but I would look into the Daiwa Exceler which had some pretty good reviews awhile back in a issue of BassMaster. I think the reel is right around the $80 price range also. I've had the Original Megaforce and never had a problem with it but ended up selling it here in the flea market also.

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Not to fond of any of those reels, used to want a Megaforce, then realized the bar was unnecessary and an extra piece to break, and I seen a lot of them broken.  I would say take a look at the Vision XLT (urrently $99)or the Matrix XLT ($95), they are both within the price of the Megaforce +.  I would also mention the Exceler, seems like a fine reel.

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