Recent content by FISHUNTR

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    Lexa HD... 300 better than 400 for high drag settings?

    Thanks for that heads up FISHY, will try to check one out
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    Daiwa Anybody seen or fished these yet

    X2 on the saltwater question? Any chance you can show size comparision side by side with Tranx 400 or lexa 400?
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    Lexa HD... 300 better than 400 for high drag settings?

    I have a 1st gen Lexa 400 type HD I wanted to use to replace a Tranx 500 a few years back. The application is fishing around bridges for big snook throwing jigs and swimbaits... so gotta have alot of drag to prevent fish getting into structure. Fished the Lexa for part of a season and on 2...
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    Fathom Low profile 400... confusion

    Thank you Sir. Really appreciate the clarification and info!
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    Fathom Low profile 400... confusion

    So Im hoping Penn made the perfect LP reel and eliminated the cons Ive experienced with my Lexas and Tranx. So Im looking to try one but there seems to be some conflicting info out there on the levelwind. Some threads Ive researched on here I saw someone post the LW is disengaging on...
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    Question on modding a divers lip

    I need to make a lure run shallower, Ive done this on baits that the lip is straight and I know that works however this lures lip is different as you can see in the pic. Will shortening the bottom tip of this lip make it run shallower? Thanks for any helpful info
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    Tranx 400 help with constant water intrusion?

    No thats what its reffering to ... fogot to link the thread https://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/threads/service-of-new-tranx.652642/
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    Tranx 400 help with constant water intrusion?

    ssrm- are you refferring to the core protect seals? I just found a thread on this topic from back in the shimano section days... interesting was the friction ring grease for the side plate, 1st Ive heard of it. dwayne- thanks for posting I wasnt aware of that new reel. May hold some...
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    Tranx 400 help with constant water intrusion?

    Ive only tried the Lexa as mentioned... I, as you ruled out the Okuma.... whats left the Revo beast? Ive been thinking about trying the new Lexa in a 300.... they narrowed the spool and I assume it was narrower than the 400 to begin with so in theory the spool shaft is shorter and can take...
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    Tranx 400 help with constant water intrusion?

    Pitchin- Im not aware of said "sealed reel" at least thats comparable to the T400.... cards on the table Im a shimano guy but if there a better product Ill use it but Im looking to stay in the baitcaster with a power handle. Oddly enough my T500 has been pretty stellar and can easily get 12-18...
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    Tranx 400 help with constant water intrusion?

    Is it just me or anyone else deal with this?? Had it for several years now found out in the 1st 6 months it was high maintenance type (pinion bearing got rusty) and thats happened several more times as well as the outter spool bushing a few times. I have gone to extreme lengths to coddle this...
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    Tranx 500 / 400 bearing or handle mods?

    Thanks Streetnfish
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    Tranx 500 / 400 bearing / knob mods

    Thanks Huck.... is that knob an EVA style? Id really like to go round EVA
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    Tranx 500 / 400 bearing / knob mods

    I posted this in fishing chit chit as I didnt even see this forum at the time..... re posting here to hopefully to some more info I mean come on is no one modding any of these shimanos? Searched high and low and cant seem to find the info I need. 1st On my tranx 500 the right spool bearing (the...
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    Tranx 500 / 400 bearing or handle mods?

    Thanks... Ill measure it to confirm