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 Post subject: Piscifun Reels
PostPosted: 13 Sep 2018, 17:22 
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Anyone have any experience with any of their offerings?

Their parts diagrams look like they're the same reels that Pure Fishing sells under so many different names - only without the name-brand price.

https://www.piscifun.com/

Toying with trying one out and trying to match its parts to a bass Pro Qualifier - I have a sinking feeling they're basically the same.



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 Post subject: Piscifun Reels
PostPosted: 17 Sep 2018, 05:38 
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No experience, but see a lot of hype about them.



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 Post subject: Piscifun Reels
PostPosted: 17 Sep 2018, 10:07 
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Watched a bit of youtube on the Phantom and called them to confirm they have 7075 aluminum used for the helical main drive gear!!! Most of the other internal parts are metal as well, very impressive looking.

Far better construction than any of the reels I currently own, not to mention worlds lighter @ 5.7oz. I'll be buying one to try out, if nothing else as a lightweight upgrade for my BPS Pro-Qualifiers assuming the fit & finish is comparable.



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 Post subject: Piscifun Reels
PostPosted: 18 Sep 2018, 06:30 
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What's the cheapest you found so far? :D

I'm game to try one too.



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 Post subject: Piscifun Reels
PostPosted: 18 Sep 2018, 15:14 
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Amazon for $69.99



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 Post subject: Piscifun Reels
PostPosted: 19 Sep 2018, 06:55 
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$69.99 + 10% coupon right now. https://amzn.to/2plvunx



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 Post subject: Piscifun Reels
PostPosted: 21 Sep 2018, 10:08 
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Fedex smartpost is the WORST shipping method on the planet!!! It's going to take 10 days to go from northern NJ to western CT. How? Do they ship it all the way around the country first? And this is all assuming they don't lose it as they've done in the past. :evil:



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