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Bait Monkey is saying buy, buy, buy...what's your take is this in Steez or Core territory or is Abu getting to ambitious.

http://www.***.com/Abu_Garcia_REVO_MGX_Casting_Reel/descpage-AMGX.html

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What? No left hand model? That thing is nasty.

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Yeah, and it only took 27 different Revo models to get there.

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Man that thing is sweet! I'll never own one unless I find it for half price maybe but it still looks awesome!

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It looks sweet, but I would like to see some unbiased reviews when it comes out.

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Price is out of my league. No left hand models. Only HS Gear ratio's.

But what a sweet looking reel!

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I was seriously thinking bout buying it till I seen it won't be in to late fall and by then I will be over seas so maybe when I return next year. That way they have been on the market kinks worked out possibly cheaper and I will have money for several if I want.

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My biggest problem with the entire Revo series is their consistency. They're inconsistent from bait to bait in terms of setting the reel, and they're incredibly finicky when it comes to line and rod. I've not been happy at all with any of the reels I've owned from the series and currently own none, thankfully. I'll fish my Chronarch and Core over that any day, particularly if it's anything like the others. I won't hold my breath in anticipation, as I've not had a good product from the Revo series yet.

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I like my Premiers, very consistent and easy to use, but some reels work for some folks and not for others. My Shimanos usually stay at home.

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that's pretty wicked, I like to try it out, hope it's better than the Revo STX. Still like my Shimanos tho

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My revo sx ain't finicky a bit I have it spooled with vanish 17lb on a veritas set it once when I got it with just a little pressure on the spool that's it and I throw every weight under the sun without an issue and for a mile. I kept reading bout them being finicky but I haven't experienced it yet

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The Abu reels are made for the experienced angler who knows how to get the most from a reel. Shimanos are best for beginners who are intimidated by superbly engineered products like Abu reels. :)

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Exactly !!! I have 2 stx reels, no problems. Been fishing ABU reels for 41 years. I know I am predjudiced, but it is because of my past experience. I have also used Shimano reels and they are great.

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The Abu reels are made for the experienced angler who knows how to get the most from a reel. Shimanos are best for beginners who are intimidated by superbly engineered products like Abu reels. :)

Man, thats gotta start something up. Where's the posse at!?

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I think it's gonna be like every other Abu product out there. There's gonna be the people who(Excuse the colorful language) have a h*rd on for Abu who will praise it and make it seem like Jesus and then your gonna have the Abu haters who are gonna say its poop.

It looks a like a good reel, but also I think they're trying a little too hard.

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Man, thats gotta start something up. Where's the posse at!?

Agreed. That comment won't sit so well at the BassResource.com.

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The Abu reels are made for the experienced angler who knows how to get the most from a reel. Shimanos are best for beginners who are intimidated by superbly engineered products like Abu reels. :)

:D

You know, a couple years ago I decided to "get with the program" and put down my 5500 c3's and splurged on a Revo Toro. I have since purchased 2 STX's. Love 'em. Can't see dropping $350 for another reel, but it sure is purty.

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I heard rumor posse is re-locating to China.

Too rich for my blood though.

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The Abu reels are made for the experienced angler who knows how to get the most from a reel. Shimanos are best for beginners who are intimidated by superbly engineered products like Abu reels. :)

ROFLMAO...classic...

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The Abu reels are made for the experienced angler who knows how to get the most from a reel. Shimanos are best for beginners who are intimidated by superbly engineered products like Abu reels. :)

Love it. Regardless of my love for my Shimano reels, and my dislike of your Abu. That might be the funniest thing I've read in years.

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How can you NOT give this reel a try? The premier has functioned great after 2-3 years of hard use so I find no reason not to give this one a shot. I have sold almost all my Shimano's (Chronarch 50mgs, and Core) and replaced them with Lew's. Although I have yet to find a reel that cast as far and easy or holds up as well as my Calcutta's.

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I think we ought to quit criticizing the other guys choice of tackle. If he asks your opinion, give it. If he is just telling you what he likes, get over it.2

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good looking reel. I think they'll be typical of most of the revo series though. I've had all of the series up to the mgx and they've all felt great out of the box. I just don't think the gear material (duralumin) is up to the task in terms of longevity. The shimano lineup might not be the buttery smoothest reel on the market but I do know they'll perform and feel the way they did 7 yrs from out of the box new. with that being said I hope the mgx is a solid performer. Industry needs competition. competition is what drives innovation and this can only be a good thing for the end consumer.

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Did I read that one gear ratio correct 7.9 to 1?

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