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  1. JRD

    Not fish, but I caught something.

    I just got back from 8 days in Florida and South Carolina and haven't even rigged it yet. Looking to get it wet next week.
  2. JRD

    Islands Santa Barbara Island late report 4/2

    Nice!!! Great job on the yellers
  3. JRD

    Not fish, but I caught something.

    My non-kayak friends are thinking that I bought some funky looking go cart based on this pic
  4. JRD

    Not fish, but I caught something.

    Yea Jim but it will see County Line to LJ also as long as gas stays below $4
  5. JRD

    Not fish, but I caught something.

    Sure go ahead
  6. JRD

    Not fish, but I caught something.

    Just picked up my 2021 Outback and looking forward to putting in some miles soon.
  7. Stewart Longboard

    Stewart Longboard

    Colin McPhillips model in great shape. Waxless pad and film on the deck with GoPro mount. Comes with Dobson 9" Long single glass fin, Guy Takayama cut away Manta fin and FSB thrusters. Also comes with an Ocean Earth travel bag, Stick Schlepper carry strap, Wrap Tax single roof rack system and...
  8. Shimano Tranx 500PG,  Accurate Tern 500, Avet SX 5.0:1 and Pro Gear V22

    Shimano Tranx 500PG, Accurate Tern 500, Avet SX 5.0:1 and Pro Gear V22

    New never seen water Tranx 500PG with 50lb 8 strand and Tiburon clamp with box SOLD Thanks Dan New never seen water Accurate Tern 500 with 65lb 8 strand. Bought new in June 2019 and went back to Accurate because side plate had a sharp corner. Replaced sideplate. SOLD thanks Dan Avet SX...
  9. JRD

    TranX200 Spool Pin Removal

    I use the hedgehog remover similar to the one pictured above. The ebay one doesn't have a stainless insert and the threads stripped on a particularly stuck pin. For heavy jobs I use Earnies Bearing Bad remover which is the round tool in the picture
  10. JRD

    Saltwater rods for sale

    Pmed you on the Phenix
  11. JRD

    Motorola g7 power 32g Cell Phone $50

    Sent you a PM
  12. JRD

    Shimano Twin Power 6000 Series

    I'm not looking for the older SS Twin Power but a 2008 and newer. Very good to excellent condition, no corrosion, major rash etc. I may also consider a 5000. Prefer within a reasonable distance of Orange County for a face to face look see of the reel. Send me a PM with what you got please.
  13. JRD

    Pro Gear 545 and Pacifica 2500, Penn Peerless 9, Okuma CZ5

    1. Pro gear Pacifica 2500. This real has a new stainless double dog bridge, stainless gear sleeve, Brian Young five stack and custom aluminum eccentric lever with a Penn lanyard style clamp. Serviced and not fished since serviced. No corrosion issues everything works as good as new or better...
  14. JRD

    Medium heavy spinning rod

    Coming down to the OC anytime soon?
  15. JRD

    DYI line washer / dryer ideas

    Are you just spraying the line down or does the water run through the pvc?
  16. JRD

    DYI line washer / dryer ideas

    Yea before I got a line winder I used a 6/0 with bothe reels clamped to a pipe and rewound while watching tv.
  17. JRD

    DYI line washer / dryer ideas

    Covid shut down and a bunch of reels to service and clean line on so looking for a quicker way. Right now I'm using bulk spools with about 100 holes drilled through. I unspool the reel then put the bulk spool in the toilet tank for 5 days (depending on usage of course) then dry out of the sun...
  18. JRD

    Rod xxx

  19. JRD

    Sato Fishing Line Winder

    Greg I received the line winder in absolutely great condition, thank you for a fantastic deal!!!
  20. JRD

    7 or 8 foot spinning rod

    How about a Seeker Glass 270-7S. 12-30lbs. Factory wrap, honey blank with black and red wraps. Fantastic condition, no rust, no scratches, xwrap over hypalon, and a smoking price. If interested shoot me a PM.
  21. JRD

    Done Done Done Phenix Black Diamond Inshore Series PSW 807ML

    This rod is in fantastic shape, no dings, scratches or rust. Rated 10-30. Looking for an 8 or 9 foot ML or M spinning rod of equivalent value. Seeker, CalStar, Phenix or other? Let me know what you have. No shipping I'm in Orange County - Garden Grove and Tustin. $170 OBO trade value. Not...
  22. JRD

    20 inch Goodyear Eagle Tires and 6 lug rims.

    Set of four 20 inch rims, tires and lug nuts Chromed alloy rims and Goodyear Eagle LS-2 P275/55R20 tires with really good tread life. Even wear on the tires. Just balanced within the last 100 miles. Corrosion on the rims, see pictures. Off of a 2004 Toyota Sequoia so fits 4-runner, Tundra...
  23. JRD

    Tiny lever drags

    The only issue was the o-ring on the drag adjust knob broke. I bought a box of 12 at home Depot for .87. spins well, great drag and comfortable handle. The anodizing has held up well and no corrosion after the pre-fish service.
  24. JRD

    Tiny lever drags

    Top left okuma metaloid 5NII, top right accurate 197, bottom left avet sxj and bottom right Poseidon 150. The Poseidon spool is about 2/3 the width of the SXJ and the reel is a bit more than 3/4 the diameter of the sxj
  25. JRD

    Tiny lever drags

    I have a valiant 300, avet SX, sxj, metaloid 5 and Poseidon 150. The Poseidon is by far the smallest. Twin drag, similar to accurates design and holding up well for me with oner two years fishing on it.
  26. JRD

    LOWERED PRICE Calstar rod. UC rod sold

    Ray thanks for the UC rod, fantastic condition and got to pull on some bass yesterday with it. The custom wrap was perfect!!!!
  27. JRD

    Duran's DFP clamps Medium and Small

    I already had cork puppies and Tib clamps but wanted to try the new product. On my smaller reels I prefer the tib clamps. And the cork puppies on the larger reels and modified Penns They are well built and fit adjustability is great, just not for me. The actually worked best for me on my...
  28. JRD

    Duran's DFP clamps Medium and Small

    I have one small, used a few times and one medium mounted but never used for sale. See the pictures for fitment. $60 shipped
  29. JRD

    Sport King Sat. 1-11-20 Yarp

    BD say it ain't so! Did you give up on the Pequot? Good to hear your still at it and nice report, for the "New guy."
  30. JRD

    Shimano Tranx 500HG

    As the title says wanted a 500HG looking for great condition. Send me a PM with what you have please.
  31. JRD

    Used Reels: 10 Accurate reels, Penn, Diawa, more...

    Thanks for the deals the reels. Good gear.
  32. JRD

    Or Trade Phenix BD PSW 807 ML

    This rod is in fantastic shape no corrosion, rust, scratches or dings. Like new. Looking to trade for a phenix abyss 1007 or 1008. $170 pick up in garden Grove or tustin
  33. JRD

    Phenix Abyss

    Tuesday Bump
  34. JRD

    Phenix Abyss

    Looking for a PSX 1007 and 1008. May consider a 1009 if the price is right. I'm in Orange County and would like a local sale. Let me know if you've got one gathering dust
  35. JRD

    Avet SX Green

    As the title says looking to buy a green Avet SX 5.3. Looking for excellent shape. PM me with what you have please. I'm in Orange County
  36. JRD

    Low Ball Offer Question

    I like the guys that are "firm" but then bump their thread the next day with a lower firm price. I send a PM with what I'm willing to pay and go from there.
  37. JRD

    Phenix Abyss 809

    Thank you Art, great deal.
  38. JRD

    Factory Bearings

    Yea Mark I’ve got the MM and SAE set but still like to pop the shields off for some reason. I get ya though, always checking for new posts.
  39. JRD

    Factory Bearings

    Most manufacturers are getting better at following the Gurus path of properly lubed bearings and grease in all the right places. I still pre fish prep my reels. Tear down, greased drags and potential corrosion areas and un shield spool bearings then cleaned and lubed with the appropriate oil...
  40. JRD

    Reel Parts

    Pmed on 3&4
  41. JRD

    Accurate 500 handle

    I will take that, send me your PayPal info please.
  42. JRD

    Calcutta 400s, Calcutta TE 200GT and TE 300

    I should just give you the rod so you quit bothering me about it. It's not a fair trade but I will bring it Thurday and throw you some $ also since I know you never catch anything so all your gear is like new!!
  43. JRD

    Calcutta 400s, Calcutta TE 200GT and TE 300

    Like the title says - looking to get one of each. Looking for very good cosmetics. Let me know what ya got
  44. JRD

    Tiburon SST 12 Like New

    Sorry but I do not
  45. JRD

    Tiburon SST 12 Like New

    Pending to Mike
  46. JRD

    Metaloid 5nii drag

    You are moving the lever against the cam, it's metal on metal. Back the drags all the way off and see if the issue is still there. The lever should be really free with the drags backed off. If it is loose then the issue is that it's a new reel and your not used to LDs - wear it in a little...
  47. JRD

    Pro gear 255 Gold

    Yea I got you on that. I have a silver 545 with black handle, filled with 50lb spectra and ht100 drags and 4:1 gear set in good condition. $90 Let me know
  48. JRD

    Tiburon SST 12 Like New

    Geez I’m getting old, I thought I had loaded pictures! Yes I will ship $8 for USPS priority
  49. JRD

    Pro gear 255 Gold

    I've got a 251 built to the hilt with all upgrades and a 545 the same way. Gold 251 and gunmetal 545. If your interested send me a PM and I will give you the build list and price.
  50. JRD

    Tiburon SST 12 Like New

    Sunday bump day. Bluefin, yellowfin, Thresher killer
  51. JRD

    Tiburon SST 12 Like New

    This is a beautiful SST12 in new condition. Not a scratch or ding on it. It comes as shown, no box or paperwork but does have the blue water reel cover. Great freespool, drags are smooth and everything works just as new. Not really interested in trades, pick up in Garden Grove or Tustin...
  52. JRD

    Double post ignore

    This is a beautiful SST12 in new condition. Not a scratch or ding on it. It comes as shown, no box or paperwork but does have the blue water reel cover. Great freespool, drags are smooth and everything works just as new. Not really interested in trades, pick up in Garden Grove or Tustin...
  53. JRD

    Wts maxel hy25

    Pmed you
  54. JRD

    She gone

    If your ever in the OC I’d take this in a second
  55. JRD


    A lot of interest but still for sale
  56. JRD

    Phenix Inshore SMX 90M

    Looking for something in excellent shape within 20 miles of Garden Grove. Pm me with price please
  57. JRD


    Going to the top
  58. JRD

    Mid August overnight suggestions

    Landing suggestions for SD?
  59. JRD

    Mid August overnight suggestions

    I just had a three day window open August 14-16 so looking for an overnight or 1.5 day. Fish counts are not great but I want to go anyway. I haven’t been on the boats for awhile but see that 22nd has Freedom for overnight, Pierpont has the Toronado and Berth 55 has the El Dorado. What’s the...
  60. JRD


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    Tuesday bump
  62. JRD


    Built by Wade Rods for Fisherman’s Hardware this is like new shape. 6’6” rated 30-60 with Fuji reel seat and gimbal. No scrapes, rash or rust. $150 obo picked up in Garden Grove.
  63. JRD

    Jigsticks and a reel

    Location and posts of the Abyss
  64. JRD

    8’6” Epoxy Longboard

    This thing is fast and light! Still available
  65. JRD

    8’6” Epoxy Longboard

  66. JRD

    8’6” Epoxy Longboard

    8’6” epoxy long board made by Rebel, tri fin. Top is pink and purple floral with solid white bottom. It’s water tight and ready to go. One rail repair and a few small cracks show in the Picts. Specs are in the pictures and comes with the padded bag. In garden grove. $125 OBO
  67. JRD

    AO Cooler 48 can size

    Excellent shape, no rips, tears or staining. Retails between $70 and $90 dollars. Picked up in Garden Grove $35. Holds ice for 24 hours in 120 degree weather Durable vinyl shell Heavyweight leak-proof liner Removable shoulder strap Side exterior pocket for dry items
  68. JRD

    Factory wrapped Phenix Abyss 806

    Like the title says looking for an 806 Abyss in good shape not outside Orange County. Let me know what you may have available.
  69. JRD

    Shimano Torium 14HG and Torium 16HG

    Torium 14HG with Box, clamp, paperwork and wrench. Beautiful shape. Rub mark on the clicker side and small ding on the gearbox. Filled with 50lb spectra. $160 OBO Torium 16HG with Box, clamp and paperwork. Pristine condition no rubs, scratches or dings. Filled with 50lb spectra. $175 OBO...
  70. JRD

    196 or 270 rod

    The rod I have is a seven footer with the reel seat
  71. JRD

    196 or 270 rod

    Pmed you
  72. JRD

    Progear Pacifica 3000

    It takes a lot to wear that dog out, you may want to look at the wear on the ratchet at the same time, may need a sleeve as well. Where are you located? If close to Garden Grove I can hook you up
  73. JRD

    Generic X wrap

    They are already cut in 1 meter lengths and five single meter pieces come in a sealed package
  74. JRD

    Generic X wrap

    10 meters of 35mm 5 meters of 30mm 20 meters of 25mm Bump
  75. JRD

    Generic X wrap

    X wrap heat shrink tubing. It's generic but works great. $7 per meter picked up in Garden Grove. I prefer local pick up but can discuss shipping. I have 10 meters of 25mm and 5 meters of 30mm. More to come as I sort through boxes this week
  76. JRD

    Cal star 700xh

    Like to title says I’m looking for a Calstar 700 XH. Factory or custom.If you’re interested in part trade I have an excellent condition show Mono Torium 14HG Filled with 50 pound braid and comes with the box paperwork and clamp.
  77. JRD

    Jigmaster 500 w/full accurate kit

    PMed you. I will take it if still available
  78. JRD

    Seeker American Series 270-7 and 970-7

    These roads are still available open to trades and offers, they are just sitting
  79. JRD

    Shimano CL715MRA made in Washington All Light Weight Roller Rod

    Dang I forgot all about this posting, this rod is still sitting in the rack waiting for somebody to take it out fishing
  80. JRD

    Remington 870 Tact Magpul

    Anything specific your looking for in a trade?
  81. JRD

    WFO small tackle bag.

    Pending for pick up
  82. JRD

    Seeker American Series 270-7 and 970-7

    I hear you but I went from a 10 x 10 storage to a 3 x 10 storage. so all the stuff that doesn't get touched at least once every two or three months is going to go
  83. JRD

    Seeker American Series 270-7 and 970-7

    The 270 is in great shape no rust no maj scuffing, The reel seat and grips are in fantastic shape. 15-25 lb. Looking for $70 pick up in Westminster or garden Grove. The 970 has a little off the tip so it's about 6'6". Still has a great curve, just a little stiffer at the tip. This one has had...
  84. JRD

    WFO small tackle bag.

    Pending, thank you Rick
  85. JRD

    Two small tackle bags

    First is a black and orange Ozark trails tackle bag that will hold 4 to 5 3600 size trays. The bag is new just used for storage and comes with two trays with two medium side pockets and one large front pocket along with a shoulder strap. $15. Second is a small Ozark trails open top tackle bag...
  86. JRD

    Box - O - Lead

    3600 size trays of biscuit and egg sinkers. $20 picked up in Westminster or Garden Grove
  87. JRD

    WFO small tackle bag.

    This is the small WFO bag that holds 4 3600 sizetackle flats. It was a blem because the zipper on one front flap is tight going around the corner but closes fine. There is a corner seam starting to go that can be seen. Zippers are all good, latches and handle strap good, small tear in side...
  88. JRD

    Channel lock long nose, duckbills pliers and cutters

    Manny my set of 3 in Kelly Green came in today. Fantastic!!! thank you very much for doing these man
  89. JRD

    Fully rigged kayak

    I'm selling this small kayak, rigged for fishing with tons of extras. $250. Here's the link. Located in Huntington Beach.
  90. JRD

    196-8 either Seeker or Calstar

    Done, done and done. Look for a 196-8 in the Orange County area. Seeker or Calstar. Open to deck hand or reel seat. Let me know what you have and a price. I have to add that I'm mounting an older Penn on this rod. I appreciate the offers so far but looking at spending South of $150 Not north
  91. JRD

    Channel lock long nose, duckbills pliers and cutters

    Can you make you make a duckbill / needle nose / 338 cutters set in Kelly green?
  92. JRD

    Pending 45 mm x pattern shrink tubing

    I ordered this and of course hit 45 mm instead of the 30 mm I wanted. I used some on my bigger rods but still have 11 meters left. $7 per meter, $70 for all 11 meters, available for pick up in Garden Grove or shipped to your door on your dime.
  93. JRD

    SST 7524

    I've bought 4-5 reels from Ray including another 7524 or maybe a 7540 if I'm not mistaken. Great gear and honest descriptions
  94. JRD

    Phenix Abyss for sale

    Can you show what's wrong with the guide? Interested
  95. JRD

    Propper Intl USMC MARPAT ILBE Rucksack

    Bump, these were after my time, I had to get intimate with ALICE, Motrin and gauze.
  96. JRD

    SKB box or trade.

    I wasn't sure so went to theSKB site and here is their description that has the picture of this box. So they are calling it a 7100. And the dimensions match. "The SKB Tackle Box 7100 is made of indestructible rotationally molded construction with stainless steel hardware and fasteners. The...
  97. JRD

    SKB box or trade.

    SOLD!!! 7100 size. $125 picked up in Irvine or Westminester. Looking for a Phenix Abyss PSX 806 My loss is your gain! I purchase this a few months ago from a fellow bloody Decker and realized it's way too big for my needs. It does not come with trays or a shoulder strap but does come with...
  98. JRD

    Tranx 300a rod suggestions?

  99. JRD

    Shimano 300 tranx casting

    Tune the stock bearings and the reel will out cast you every time. Pull the bearings, remove the seals, oil with speed x or tsi and let it rip. Hedgehog Studios makes a nice spool pin remover
  100. JRD

    Accurate Valiant BV300. Accurate 300 Black Beauty in like new condition.

    This reel does not have a box or paperwork. It's spooled with fresh, smooth 8 strand spectra - generic 50lb to the top. Recently serviced because I prefer to service everything I own before fishing. Cal's, Penn precision and TSI. There are zero scratches, dings or corrosion. There are not...
  101. JRD

    Phoenix rod warranty

    Use your own analogy. You buy the new truck and it blows up because the engines put together wrong. Manufacturer defect you get your new motor. You crash into a guard rail and rip the motor out, well your warranty isn't covering that, it's called customer abuse. Most warranties exclude...
  102. JRD

    Lot of Shimano Waxwing Jigs

    That was a smoking deal!
  103. JRD

    $200 Penn International 50T 2 speed, Left Hand, blueprinted

    Can I mount it on the bottom and use it like a spinner since I'm right handed? Seriously tho, Sunday bump for a nice reel. Cals does fantastic work and it ain't cheap! There's gotta be a lefty needing a Cow reel out there so back to the top for you.
  104. JRD

    How best to spool braid.

    I do the same except I clamp the reel I'm spooling onto the same piece of pvc so I can spool while watching tv. I use a 4/0 and have to service it at least every year.
  105. JRD

    Pitbull will it fit a 197 2-spd?

    Thank you very much!
  106. JRD

    Pitbull will it fit a 197 2-spd?

    I've got a 197 2 speed. Will the pitbull clear the gear housing on this reel?
  107. JRD

    SKB 7100 $140

    I will take that from you. Pmed you my number I'm in Irvine and Westminster
  108. JRD

    Shimano CL715MRA made in Washington All Light Weight Roller Rod

    Shimano CL715MRA medium taper light weight roller rod. 7 foot, 12-20lb and Assembled in Washington. The rod is in great shape, rollers are smooth. No scratches or rust. Foam grips and Fuji reel seat with gimble. There is a gouge out of the lower foam, but not down to the blank. Other than...
  109. JRD

    Customer service question / issue

    Yes that's true and there's only three sets of bearings in that whole real so it would be difficult to order the wrong set. But I guess it's possible. Just didn't make sense to drive 70 miles each way for $12 of bearings. Besides I had their customer service person double check what I was...
  110. JRD

    up to $100 off ebay, today only

    My Tranx 300HG is on the way for $201 shipped. Thanx
  111. JRD

    Phoenix M1 and Calstar 270-8 possible trade.

    The Calstar is pending. I will update if the deal does not go through.
  112. JRD

    Phoenix M1 and Calstar 270-8 possible trade.

    Sold Sold Sold These are in Irvine but can be in Westminster on most days. Not interested in shipping. I'm looking for a Phoenix Black Diamond PSW 700H
  113. JRD

    Customer service question / issue

    So here is my update and it's not a good outcome. On May 9th after talking to Scott at Avet and explaining the multiple shipments of the wrong parts I sent a follow-up email just as a reminder to him. As of today I never received a response back. This was the fourth strike. I was billed for...
  114. JRD

    Sako Riihimaki .222

    That there is an excellent coyote piece. GLWS.
  115. JRD

    Shimano evair boot gray sz 11 price update

    If you ever get down to Westminster I would take those from you
  116. JRD

    Who knows member "Justin Cardenas" - selling Accurate Valiants?

    There's allot of defending a lost phone. I'm sure any one on here would be pissed if we send out 600 - 800 bucks and then are treated like it's not a priority. Age is an excuse I guess, but I'm sure the seller has a friend with a computer, laptop, phone to borrow for the 10 Minutes it would...
  117. JRD

    Customer service question / issue

    I spoke with Scott hopefully he's going to fix it. I will uodate
  118. JRD

    Customer service question / issue

    Is there a rep on here. I've been trying to get an order corrected since late February with no luck. I've called and used their online support. No response to 2 online contacts. And 3 calls have resulted in the wrong parts twice.
  119. JRD

    Cork Puppy & Tiburon Clamps

    Pmed you on the black shark logo cork puppie
  120. JRD

    Penn reels, Calstar rods

    Wallace I will take 2 of the 270s if still available. Will be in Oceanside Wednesday. Sent you a PM with my phone number
  121. JRD

    Two New Shimano Trout Pattern Waxwings

    Pmed you about getting these. Still for sale?
  122. JRD

    Spools for Penn 501

    You can get one here, Alan makes a quality product.
  123. JRD

    Shimano Spool pin removal on Torium 16hg?

    You can make your own out of channel lock pliers by cutting a groove in one jaw to allow the pin a place to go. Also knock down the sharp edges on the teeth. It will feel stuck but put a little pressure and it will go. If not try from the opposite direction. Once the pin is out polish it the...
  124. JRD

    Shimano Speedmaster TSMll

    The TSMs are cool little reels highly prized for casting competitions across the pond. I just serviced one for a friend and parts are pretty much like Bigfoot, there been sighted but nobody knows where to find them. Fantastic freespool, strong eccentric system and great gearing. If you can't...
  125. JRD

    Older Penn 500 Tib Frame $30.00

    If that falls through I pmed ya also
  126. JRD

    541 Pro Gear

    Interested but how much are you looking to get for it?
  127. JRD

    Seeker Black Steel and Pin Head

    Thanks for the deal on a great rod!
  128. JRD

    Seeker Black Steel and Pin Head

    Sent you a PM on the Pinhead.
  129. JRD

    Newell Stuff

    Pmed on the 146 spools
  130. JRD

    Penn 114H right side plate maroon

    If Bill doesn't have what you need I have a newerplat, not an H2, that's red. $9.50 shipped to your door
  131. JRD

    Daiwa Lexa 400HD HS-P, Avet MXJ (Black)

    I'd take the 209 next time your in Buena park. Pmed you
  132. JRD

    SST 6

    I got my 7450 from Ray today, great deal and accurate description
  133. JRD

    SST 6

    Pmed on the Tib 6
  134. JRD

    WTB cork puppy

    Sal would hook you up for sure but it's a bit of a drive. Longfin in Orange has them in stock and is 60 miles closer to you
  135. JRD

    GOT Lead , New in - line , and 2 L B .Cannon Ball Sinker's in the OC, (LOCAL PICKUP ONLY)

    Second time I've bought from Gerry. Great guy and great deal!
  136. JRD

    Shimano I need a part for a Calcutta that does not show up on the schematics

    I'm working on a Calcutta te 200gt. I need both the anti-reverse bearing and the gear sleeve bearing that sits on top of it. The schematics show the gear sleeve bearing, but do not show the anti-reverse bearing. I called Shimano and he tried looking it up on his schematic which also did not...
  137. JRD

    Rino bar

    There are quite a few. Most don't like your first post to be a classified so be careful. Look at Post em here as well eventually the right person will find you.
  138. JRD

    Rino bar

    You could listen here or try the major kayak site.
  139. JRD

    Rino bar

    I would guess between $30 and $40. I'm not sure if Jeff is still making then even.
  140. JRD

    Rino bar

    Yep still used
  141. JRD

    WTB Seeker A270-7'

    I've got one in excellent shape, no rust, no scratches and no gouges. I'm in Irvine but work in westminster. $80
  142. JRD

    Looking for a ride. Oct. 7 - 14

    If anybody needs another person on a trip. Experienced in small boats. Non-smoker and non-drinker, 54 and low drama. I'm in for boat cleaning and sharing costs. If ya got something going leave me a PM please. Randy
  143. JRD

    FS misc reels

    Jay I received the 506 - fantastic shape and extremely happy with it,. What's inside the 4/0 narrow - I don't really need another butttttt......
  144. JRD

    FS misc reels

    I would take the 506 shipped to Irvine. Just let me know how to get you paid. 949-899-7960. Randy
  145. JRD

    For you braid users...any long term affects

    I always button down the drags and rinse with fresh warm water. My reels are all greased inside so no worries about water intrusion. Take apart into 3 main components and left to dry for a few days. I have never had the problem of spool corrosion on a reel I spooled to start with but have...
  146. JRD


    Steve it may help to list the upgrades. That reel could have $250 just in internals to go along with the $50 handle / crank upgrade and $30 star or just bone stock 4/0 stuff. I love the magnum series accurate conversions - GLWS
  147. JRD

    'anyone making/selling lead weights?

    Great product and great guide to deal with thanks for the weights
  148. JRD

    Price drop $440 ! Phenix Hybrid 926L/Gold trini 14

    if you're interested in Breaking the combination up I would take the Trinidad at $240
  149. JRD

    WTS: phenix m1 smx 82h $150

    Do you ever get over to Orange County
  150. JRD

    2 Penn 112h tibburon frame

    I tore the reel apart last night. Perfect condition and great up grades. Thanks for a.great deal
  151. JRD

    2 Penn 112h tibburon frame

    I will take the red one. PMed you about pick up. Thanx
  152. JRD

    FS Seeker, United Composites, accurate 197

    Got the reel Ray, thank you. Good deal bump
  153. JRD

    FS: Seekers Rods / Poppers / Reels / Jigs / ETC...

    Good guy and great deals. Thanks for the rod and reel good luck with the rest of the sales
  154. JRD

    FS: Seekers Rods / Poppers / Reels / Jigs / ETC...

    I will take the seekers and 4/0 if you can wait till sundry I will come down to PB. PMed you.
  155. JRD

    Remington 700 BDL in 7mm Magnum

    I'm meeting a member Friday, if it doesn't sell you would be 4th in line
  156. JRD

    Remington 700 BDL in 7mm Magnum

  157. JRD

    Remington 700 BDL in 7mm Magnum

    Sure just let me know when you get back
  158. JRD

    Remington 700 BDL in 7mm Magnum

    This is a great shooter. I used it in Washington State for white tail, mule deer and black bear. It's been used, not abused. Tasco World Class 3x9 and Leopold rings. Bluing at 85% or better, some dings and scratches - it logged hundreds of miles in the mountains. If I remember it's a mid...
  159. JRD

    Penn 113hn Star

    I just bought a NIB 113hn from the auction site with the nylon star. I found a metal one and under star washer to retrofit just to head off any potential issues.
  160. JRD

    Penn 113hn Star

    Was there ever truly a recall on the plastic star or just an upgrade offered by Penn. ANY more around?
  161. JRD

    Looking for a ride

    Yeah I've been going out with a friend up north, just the drive to and from ventura is a killer. Sent you a pm
  162. JRD

    WTB Seeker 670-7

    Looking for a West Coast or Classic series near Irvine.
  163. JRD

    Looking for a ride

    Dude if that was me I wouldn't need to be bumming a ride! But I get what your sayin
  164. JRD

    Looking for a ride

    My skiffs down and looking for a ride Sept 6 or 7 and Sept 16 through 18. My passports on order so I can't go south. Up for anything else and ready to pull more than my share of the work and costs. Hit me up. Randy.
  165. JRD

    $10 Box o plastics. Fish trap and Kalin's with lead heads

    $10 Pick up in Irvine or Westminster. There are 6 purple haze fish traps 4.5, one 4 inch, 3 Kalin's chartreuse and 5 root beer single tail grubs 4 inch, 2 eyed 2(?) ounce lead heads and 3 eyed 1.5(?) ounce lead heads. Plus a 7 inch mystery root bear double tail grub. With Plano box.
  166. JRD

    WTB Accurate / Tiburon Kit Penn 146 and 506

    Will you PM me a price? I'd take the whole bundle if the price is right.
  167. JRD

    WTB Accurate / Tiburon Kit Penn 146 and 506

    I was looking at the website but I was hoping that somebody had a used one they want to recycle into new hands for less than $130 for the frame and spool.
  168. JRD

    WTB Accurate / Tiburon Kit Penn 146 and 506

    Looking for frame and spool for a squidder 146 and jigmaster 506. Any color as long as the spindles are straight and good threads on the frame. Will consider whole reels.
  169. JRD

    FS 2 Squidder Jrs.

    Still available?
  170. JRD

    WTB Accurate / Tiburon frame for 112h

    I'm not particular about color as long as the threads are solid. PM me or reply here. Thank you guys.
  171. JRD

    Dana Point July 23 bass fest

    I am just getting back into the game so beach launched my little orange bobber out of Doheny. I've been having trouble making date so just gave up after a half hour and switched over to Plastics and Squid. Started getting bit right out around the red buoy equally on the Plastics and Squid on...
  172. JRD

    New Year Perchin - Dog beach

    Yes. From the beginning of dog beach all the way to the channel and back.
  173. JRD

    New Year Perchin - Dog beach

    Its been awhile so I took the mutt with me to dog beach with the thought of chasing beans on the sand bars, so such luck. Storms, high tide and trash has destroyed the crab and clam beds since I was last there a few months ago. So I broke outh the 2 year old gulp camo sand worms and just...
  174. JRD


    I had always thought it was due to the layers, like grandma's biscuits, in the otolith which are a big thing in WSB. Do I win a prize?
  175. JRD

    Okuma Warrantee

    The review was fair, the response was stand-up. Alot of that missing from the consumer - manufacturer interaction these days. Nice to see it might be coming back.
  176. JRD

    Anyone know how to fish Braid Betta lures?

    I use the 3 oz yoyo style for yellows and also fished them deep for paddy tuna, cast out, let sink to 45 degree and burn them back. They never swam much just a little kick, but worked great.
  177. JRD

    Dead Heads: A response to a readers inquest

    Let me say "I'm sorry" in advance but you are truly retarded, like dropped multiple times on your head retarded - speaking of morons. Your "post" was in response to some body else's - right? Well try reading what your responding to. That was a limited load and there was the guy who posted up...
  178. JRD

    Fishing Wisdom: What Reel n Rod....

    Budget go penn 140 or 3/0 and big 5 saber your in for a hundred. You want higher end more versatile try a Calstar 800xlh and trini or torium 14, saltist 30. Not only tuna, dorado but web, yt and just about anything else your gonna run into.
  179. JRD

    Dead Heads: A response to a readers inquest

    Your point is valid but I think you missed the point. You work at McDonalds and you don't get to push to the front of the line telling the other customers how great you are or how bad they suck. McDonalds workers don't get to sift through all of the game pieces just to win the prize...
  180. JRD

    Scotty parts, Dielectric Grease

    Ive got some stuff from my kayaking days up on the "General Fishing Crap" board, basically a Scotty Block, with rail mount adapter and Scotty flush mount shipped for $10 and 5 three ounce tubes of Dielectric grease used for electrical connections at $2 each tube.
  181. JRD

    Dialectic Grease and Scotty Parts

    I've got 5 brand new tubes of Silicone Dielectric Compound. Made by Boss Products each tube is new and unopened and contains 3 ounces. Great for electrical connections and whatever else ails you. $2 a tube. I will agree to ship them but you take the risk the tubes dont make it through the...
  182. JRD

    ?Catapult for lures?

    Why not a sling shot? Besides most surf fishing requires short distances.
  183. JRD


    Having read alot about hand gun calibers stopping power, and hunted Moose and Black bear I would not be comfortable shooting either with anything less than a full load .44 magnum outa a long barrel, and then shooting them until the reload was empty. Moose are meaner than bears and what they...
  184. JRD

    Little more advice needed

    Not sure of the board your asking about. What kind of wave are you riding and what kind of ride are you looking for? Transitioning from a short board? Fin shape, size and adjustment can make a world of difference and works both ways, turning a slug into a carver and a carver into a log. I...
  185. JRD

    Shimano Shimano Trinidad question

    Along with cleaning the bearings yes
  186. JRD

    Shimano Shimano Trinidad question

    Those are the friction brakes. A type of cast control that rub against the ring on the side plate. Just take the blue pieces off, no need to remove the whole assembly unless ur trying to reduce the spool weight.
  187. JRD


    Not verified but I heard it is / was used by halibut guys in AK. Urban myth?
  188. JRD

    I love Asia

    So here I am in Singapore with some spare time, looking for some information about activities. I'm thinking about renting or borrowing a board and getting out. I find this gem on Asia " It is an interesting sport and Singapore is taking an active part in Surfing Expeditions since a...
  189. JRD

    Seriously thinking of opening a tackle shop

    Based on your post you want to open a "lifestyle" business which is generally a labor of love more than a winning business model, with some lucky exceptions. With so many tackle shops going under due to huge online presence or distributors and wholesalers as well as the high cost of the foot...
  190. JRD

    want to buy longboard

    I may catch shit for this but another strong option you should look into is a soft top 9 foot which can be found in your area for about $200 or less. Great flotation for big guys, decent performance and you will always have a good loaner board for your friends. I've got one of the $99 Costco 8...
  191. JRD

    want to buy longboard

    Where your surfing makes a big difference too. Malibu area remember your gonna work alot harder getting the longer board through the sets, but a place like Doheny or old mans in orange county you can paddle over most anything. Just don't get disappointed if you get rejected at places like...
  192. JRD

    Calstar 765L, 7465L and Seeker GFGRALG700L

    Bump buyer fell through on the 765l
  193. JRD

    Crew lost my fish - what is fair?

    For sure you shouldn't pay for cleaning fish you didn't get. The next part is simple. At some point we all divide our trip cost by the fish caught, it's natural. Just do the same here, ask for a voucher worth 5/8th of the $300. My math sux but it should be $187.50. Fish get lost, mistakes...
  194. JRD

    Seeker, Turners, Penn Rods

    Here are a few picts. Prices OBO.
  195. JRD

    Calstar 765L, 7465L and Seeker GFGRALG700L

    Here are a few picts of the colors and wraps. Prices are OBO or open to trades for????
  196. JRD

    Calstar Grafighter or Seeker Black Steel for 30-40# live bait
  197. JRD

    Seeker, Turners, Penn Rods

    Used Seeker BCSW 705-7’ 8-15 Orig, fugi components, hook keeper added, cork grips (dirty) $60 Used Turners California Calico Special C80XH 8’ 15-40 Orig, black. Cork grips, Fugi guides, unknown seat and hook keeper added. Used but in great shape. Jig stick, heavy swim bait action. $60...
  198. JRD

    Calstar 765L, 7465L and Seeker GFGRALG700L

    Looks like my buyer on this last rod fell through. Now there is a catch, I am leaving for Singapore on the 11th so the rod has to be picked up no later than the 10th. I will be in the San Fernando Valley Saturday till mid day then back in Irvine. Custom Calstar 765L is brand new, never fished...
  199. JRD

    SKB Rod Tube

    This is barely used taking just two trips in great shape. They say it holds 7 rods but you can fit more than that in there. Heavy duty rod storage and transport case that's easy to use, store and protects against just about anything. Picked up only in Irvine $65
  200. JRD

    tin boat cabin build

    Hey Jack, let me expand on my other post. These hulls have a tendency to plane down swell fairly uncontrollably in a bigger swell. Steering and throttle don't work well then you hit the trough and the sharp bow digs in causing the boat to violently hook to the side, often putting you over on a...
  201. JRD

    It is what it is!

    Why chose just one activity when I can do both? If we never went fishing just to stay home and play motorboat, then what would happen to the world?
  202. JRD

    It is what it is!

    Took the GF up to LA yesterday to prove my fishing tales are not BS. Decided Trancas was safe since it always produces. So we leave OC late, and hit Trancas right a the peak of high tide to find waves crashing on the rocks and no beach to walk. What the hell, we drove an hour and a half...
  203. JRD

    tin boat cabin build

    It's a great idea, but I wonder how the extra weight up high once you get the window in is gonna affect the center of gravity, specially going down swell, just standing up makes a difference in my 15 bay runner. Let us know, but its looking good.
  204. JRD

    Static magged my Avet SX

    I bought the same magnets and magged a jx. No problem with the magnets in the reel but the ones in my parts box peeled the nickel plating off. It would not be a good day to have the Nickel chips floating around inside
  205. JRD

    Guides on graftech

    I've fished graphtechs on the kayak and skiff for more than 4 years, total of about 10 of their rods. Banging around in the kayak, hitting on edges, high sticking and just all around abuse. Banging around the small skiff with 3 kids is not much better. Out of 10 rods in 5 years only had to...
  206. JRD

    When Fishermen Meet

    Nope if you get it, means you need a bigger jug of Jim beam! Drink until you can't talk straight.
  207. JRD

    When Fishermen Meet

    The conversation goes something like this. Hiyamac Lobuddy Binearlong? Coplours Cetchanenny? Goddafew Kindarthay? Bassencarp Ennysizetoom? Cuplapowns? Hittinhard? Sordalike Wahchoozin? Gobbawurms Fishanonaboddum? Rydonaboddum Whatchadrinkin? Jugajimbeam Igoddago Tubad...
  208. JRD

    No more on the Toronado

    Something great about Asian engineering!
  209. JRD

    No more on the Toronado

    The boat supplies a paid for service, simple as that. The service includes bait and the boat has to insure there is enough. If he paid over a hundred bucks he shouldn't be made to feel like he gets on squid per stop. Otherwise just advertise it as a boat tour of old fishing spots and have a...
  210. JRD

    Trinidad 14 and Avet JX 6/3 and MXJ 6/4

    Thanks to all the great guys on the site!
  211. JRD

    Trinidad 14 and Avet JX 6/3 and MXJ 6/4

    Bump for availability update
  212. JRD

    One Step Closer

    Nice, I used to live in Burlington then Bellingham, spent many a day on the sound. Miss the water but not the weather. Get the decks red to match the outside.
  213. JRD

    Trinidad 14 and Avet JX 6/3 and MXJ 6/4

    Bump, alot of lookers but no hook ups yet!
  214. JRD

    Trinidad 14 and Avet JX 6/3 and MXJ 6/4

    Sorry on the trades just not looking to get more gear at this time, cash is king.
  215. JRD

    Trinidad 14 and Avet JX 6/3 and MXJ 6/4

    Everything sold! Thanks to the BD community. Sometimes the sale price is a little lower than eBay but the buyers are always great and it's good to pass on stuff to a great community!!!!!!! All three reels are in great shape with normal light scratching. Trinidad 14 Gold, no clamp. Filled...
  216. JRD

    how to remove broken screw (tn14 gold)

    I've broken off a few of those. It's normally from you over tightening, not that the screw is stuck in the frame. Cut a small slot with a Dremel blade and a little penetrating oil it should turn right out. If it corroded then let the oil work for a day or so, heat the frame (using hot water)...
  217. JRD

    Penn Squidder 140

    Agreed! The drags are roughly the size of a dime. Might be ok for a pup once but a 70lbr is gonna melt the internals right up until you hear SNAP as you reach the spool knot. My buddy used to fish allies on his but needed new drags every two trips or so.
  218. JRD

    White seabass fishing

    Yes! Depends on the terminal tackle ure using as stated before. On a private boat as said in gear and in the rod holder just make sure of your drags, seen a number of rods go over due to tight drags and iffy rod holders. With a lead head I like to fish outa gear with the line between my...
  219. JRD

    You don't fuck with a mans livelihood

    It's funny how the shoe does not fit well on the other foot. It's tragic to see a sporty come in with low fish counts, and sorry to the gal that lost her fish, buuuuutttttttt very hard to have sympathy when you get used to being waked, run off, pushed out etc, etc, etc all in the name of the...
  220. JRD

    Anyone ever had this happen?

    I used the heated ultrasonic cleaner with paint thinner for years, mostly with shimanos that are known for scratching through the anodizing if you just look at them. Also with Penns, Accurate's and avets. Never had anodizing come off, get dull or anything but clean. I think Alan Tani had the...
  221. JRD

    County Line

    There are ghosts there all year round. I remember catching one at zeros on December 24 one year, and tomats epic catch on a little perch spoon at county line. Always see them cruising, just get the right bait at the right time and depth. Or go start your own bite.
  222. JRD

    Accurate parts?

    I was thinking the lower left plate did look like a magnum. Not to mess with anyone's purchase but that alone is big bucks.
  223. JRD

    Fishing in Thailand

    There is always the canned trips out of BKK where your guaranteed something like 250 kg of fresh water fish. It's not truly south but in a country the size of southern California everything is relatively close.
  224. JRD

    Black Plate 4/0 spool?

    Thank you for the replies!
  225. JRD

    Black Plate 4/0 spool?

    Did Penn or Newell make an aluminum spool for the low speed 113 4/0? I picked one up cheap but its got some serious pitting on the shoulder. If I did not get the reel (great shape) so cheap I would not care. if all else fails and you know where one is or have an old metal spool I would be...
  226. JRD

    Penn Senator 3/0 $50

    Sent you a PM.
  227. JRD

    Calcutta CTE300 and Torium 14

    Thanks for looking. I know I put OBO on the ad but I am going to stick at the $110 through the weekend.
  228. JRD

    Torium 14 and Trinidad 12

    Sent you a text on a Tor14
  229. JRD

    Colt 1991A1 Compact Parkerized

    SOLD Im no longer shooting much and want to turn this into $ for something else. I purchased this pistol new and have put less than 200 rounds through it. It comes with two original Colt magazines and the gun rug. I had the trigger and hammer replaced with Wilson parts and installed...
  230. JRD

    Calcutta CTE300 and Torium 14

    I need room for more toys in life and just dont use these so here they are. PENDING TRADE Calcutta TE 300 / CTE 300. Excellent shape, original handle with just a very little rash on the frame behind the cross bar. Its spooled with a full spool of 50lb PP spectra. $240 obo SOLD, SOLD, SOLD...
  231. JRD

    Avet LX, Calcutta 50 and 150

    I have the following for sale. All are well maintained and located in Irvine. I will ship but prefer local pick up. OBO Avet LX 4.6:1 SOLDThis reel is new, never spooled or mounted. It was bought as a blem because of the color. Gold frame and side plates and silver everything else. With...
  232. JRD

    Wilderness Systems 160i Kayak

    Tom, no pm in my box. You can try [email protected]
  233. JRD

    Wilderness Systems 160i for sale

    Replied to you.
  234. JRD

    Wilderness Systems 160i Kayak

    The full ad is on the kayak board here Located in Santa Ana and I need to get it out to make room for a tandem.
  235. JRD

    Wilderness Systems 160i for sale

    Bumped for price reduction.
  236. JRD

    Wilderness Systems 160i for sale

    Thanks Bubba, looking for a tandem. How's the north treating you?
  237. JRD

    Dry tube storage / ditch bag

  238. JRD

    Wilderness Systems 160i for sale

    I can't upload Picts from my iPad so if you PM an email I will get them out. I also have a rigged drift Shute, dry bag, one set if mako saddles and one set of hilly rollers that go with it.
  239. JRD

    Dry tube storage / ditch bag

    SOLD THANKS PAT! I have a new Dry Tube water proof storage container I bought to use as a ditch bag on the skiff and just never got around to using. I can't post a pict from the IPad but this is shaped like a life guard can and the top screws off. $20 bucks picked up in the Huntington Beach...
  240. JRD

    Accuplate bearings 6/0 and 4/0

    I have two new sets of these from Accurate. I ordered them thinking they would be hard to get then later sold the reels. Brand new. Shipped to you for your stash $15.
  241. JRD

    Wilderness Systems 160i for sale

  242. JRD

    penn 3/0 wide with all newell

    Hang on to it, some guys are out of touch with older gear. There is a 3/0 wide Newell on eBay right now bid up to $177 and another going over $100. But I'm willing to give you $40 for it :). Great find!
  243. JRD

    Fred Hall Show & the debut of The Dawg

    That's the great thing about Accurate is they often do offer the upgrades. Great customer service!
  244. JRD

    Misc. Swim Baits - lead heads -Terminal Tackle

    Everybody bought multiple things, but its been more than a week and I am sure if somebody bought them and did not get them I would have heard some squeeking.
  245. JRD

    Sell this paddle - $45

    This is a new fiberglass shaft, plastic blade paddle. Its a 230 cm, two piece paddle adjustable to feather right or left handed. Its brand new, never seen the water. The blades are a modified touring blade, branded Ocean Kayak and the paddle is made in NZ. Great beginners - intermediate...
  246. JRD

    Misc. Swim Baits - lead heads -Terminal Tackle

    No sorry they are sold, also BUMP for a bone head mistake - if your the buyer of the Braids read the update please.
  247. JRD

    They punish Poachers in ID. !

    x2. Sometimes the real message gets lost in the noise. Poaching is poaching whether they speak English or Swahili.
  248. JRD

    New exclusive color

    Just sayin, even the salesperson that speaks English may not be great at answering. I lived there and still do business there, speak the language and my other half is Thai. If anybody needs an interpreter just hit me up I will be glad to get you information you need. Maybe help with getting...
  249. JRD

    Where is it made?

    Im wondering about this also. Even though the US produces Bauxite ore, the main suppliers are international. Used to make the base 6061 aluminum that the reels are produced from, can we say anything is truly made in america anymore? (Except our kids of course). I went through the legalities...
  250. JRD

    Misc. Swim Baits - lead heads -Terminal Tackle

    UPDATED - I have some stuff Im looking to unload to make way for different things. I hope I can get the pictures up right but here is the list. All items except tuna feathers are new. UPDATED 2/18 - HOLY CRAP!!! SOMEHOW I ERASED MY PM'S AND REALIZE THAT SOME BODY BOUGHT THE BRAID HARD...
  251. JRD

    Charter boat for kayak trips

    John, here are a few thoughts for you. I did alot of drive down trips to the coast before the border got bad, and quite a few down to the East Cape for kayak fishing. 1. Kayakers enjoy the cost effectiveness of the kayak over their power boats and even with the galley tab thrown in $350.00...
  252. JRD

    Released unharmed?

    If your that worried about it why are you fishing? Your harming the undersized fish your throwing back under your definition. I to have caught the same fish more than once and have had a number of fish come up with multiple hooks in them that all seemed no worse for wear and absolutely ready...
  253. JRD

    What size and type reel for my gloomis bucara avet vs accurate

    Im partial to small reels, either the SX or Accurate 197 would work for you but depends on your price range, how you take care of your gear, etc. (I have both) There is something about the Accurate that always draws me first to it and it fits my hand and "feels" better (very subjective...
  254. JRD

    How do you deal with the BS Button and still stay CA legal?

    Sorry Ray I was not clear. I was meaning take your tool off the string and glue a piece of velcro to the tool and one to the stock. Its sounds like your dealing with a dowel shaped piece of aluminum so nothing would be dangling or haning off. If its as I'm visualizing it we are talking...
  255. JRD

    How do you deal with the BS Button and still stay CA legal?

    Stricktly from a tactical point of view since your fore hand is doing the majority of the work, why not attach your "tool on a string" to the foregrip with something like velcro. When your bringing your forehand back for a mag change its getting stripped off when you remove your hand and its...
  256. JRD

    Huntington 12/25

    After the gift giving, I decided to take advantage of the great weather and hit Huntington looking for a gift. The tide was up and swells were really pumping out past the sand bar, but inside a great wide bar with alot of holes and channels. Other than the great weather and surfing action...
  257. JRD

    Chinese Fisherman kill Korean Coast Guard

    I dont know much about the Korean Coast Guard but from my time in the Corps I learned the ROC Marines are about the toughest and meanest SOB's out there. Its interesting the Captain that did the stabbing is actually alive to possibly face charges.
  258. JRD

    Impromptu Ocean Swim

    Not to thread jack but something about the bay at LaBuf lets the swell look very small but the movement may be 3-4 feet. I was using a kelp anchor tied to a handful of strands and the next thing I know the clip is about 3 feet under water and I cant reach it to unclip. As the rails going under...
  259. JRD

    Impromptu Ocean Swim

    Hey James, just read the thread since Im in Singapore. Good thing you made it back, but not that life threatening. Probably more humbling than anything. The waders vs. wetsuit debate has been going on for a long time. Ive never been a waders guy but alot of people like them. I actually have...
  260. JRD

    Burbank Ca.

    You could try Balboa Lake in Encino / Reseda area, carp and some strange planted fresh water fish there. If you know anybody in Toluca Lake area there are bass and blue gill there. Fresh water will be tough but Malibu has some great surf fishing. If you need a sure bet, take him to Toutdale...
  261. JRD

    Whats a good valuation source? Colt 1991a1

    I hate to do it but I have to begin thinning out the collection. The first to go is a 686 four inch and a Colt 1991a1 Compact. The S&W was easy to price out but the Colt's proving a bit more difficult. Its basically stock. The only upgrades are Wilson adjustable trigger and stainless...
  262. JRD

    spanish mackeral...edible?

    I dont eat either one, but my GF does. Are you sure its a Spanish or a Greenie? Most of the Macks I've seen in the bay are Greenies. Just remember your fishing in the dumping ground for Biona (Spelling) creek and the LA River. So understand the water is polluted and the fish are likely to be...
  263. JRD

    POF415 Tactical Rifle

    Sorry it came off a bit harsh since I dont know you. I hassled with the whole choice of hand gun rounds for home defense after my kids were born. Stopping power vs. how far a wild round will go. Also carried the M-16 and CAR during my stint in the Marines and have a few ummm reserve weapons...
  264. JRD

    "Green" Fish

    Ok James here is another bit of advice. I started in the Navigator its got great primary stability and secondary is pretty good also. actually you can stand that thing on the rail and not really tip over if your paying attention. I was never one for storing fish below decks coz of the...
  265. JRD

    Lip gripper for $1.00

    Its not called the McGiver sport for nothin!! Amazing what useful items the 99 cent store / home depot type places have if you have your thinking cap on. Keep your eye out also, I always see the carabiner / quick clip key chains at the swapmeet like 4 for a dollar. They give you two options...
  266. JRD

    POF415 Tactical Rifle

    I really hate to throw a damper on any body's desire to own anything they want in the way of fire-arms. But honestly I gotta say I dont want to be living next to the guy who uses a long range cartridge for home defense. I checked real quick and did not see any frag rounds for .223 and most...
  267. JRD

    Going surf fishing, need some help.

    Hey Brad, I was on the beach at Venice a few weeks ago and the little clams and sand crabs were out in force. You could start walking from the Marina north and fish the sand crab beds and/or clam beds. There are alot of holes and sand bars in that stretch of beach. I like the Gulp camo in...
  268. JRD

    Lip gripper for $1.00

    Hey James, thanks for the idea. One thing about lip grippers is that you have to be careful not to break the fish's jaw when they spin or twist. If your keeping the fish no problem. If your releasing leave them all the way in the water and they wont twist so much. But the ratcheting clamp...
  269. JRD

    Perchin at HB

    HEY BD how the hell r ya? Wow long time. I have been fishing the conventional spinning rod in an 8 foot with a Shimano 1500 but was out visiting Rich Walker and walked through BPS with him. The one handed casting is not the big issue with me, its actually getting that fly rod loaded up and...
  270. JRD

    Open seats

    Mainland Mexico will work unless of course your PV is Palos Verdes then post it in the trip planning / ride sharing section for California. :)
  271. JRD

    Perchin at HB

    Decided late in the morning to go ahead and hit the beach. Started around 11 until one and fished from Beach Blvd. halfway to the pier. The beach was steep and the waves pounding with a serious current moving up the beach. Nothing really to report, small to hand sized perch biting the...
  272. JRD

    Rainjacket for the Yak?

    Kokatat and NRS make good gortex paddling jackets with hoods. Ive been using a Paclight for awhile now and it works great. A little pricy just for a lobster puller, but for all around paddling over the winter it keeps me dry and toasty.
  273. JRD

    Still learning suggestions when to set hook fresh bait

    Its right you need to learn and asking here is a great start. Every body's answer will be a little different, but here is mine. Rock fish, if you using straigh mono you may have already missed a picky bite by the time you feel it and react. Just dont get bored, watch the tip of the rod and...
  274. JRD

    surf fishing

    Jonny not sure what tips your looking for but here goes - give it a try. 6-4 pound test. Using a carolina rig / fish finder rigged terminal tackle. Thats a 1/4 - 3/8 ounce slider then a small bead against the swivel. 2-3 feet of 4-6 pound flouro to the hook. Take a 1/4 of the Gulp Camo sand...
  275. JRD

    Ever seen one of these??

    Wow no info but those look interesting. Have you pulled the plate off to see how the air / hydraulics actually turned the spool from the clicker side? The clicker gear cant be strong enough to turn the spool against a big game fish so I guess there has to be some kind of vains in there. Very...
  276. JRD

    santa monica surf fishing

    My old lady is Thai so she just steams the body and of course fish head soup. I always used to just release the buggers but the first time she went with me it was a fight to release fish. Steamed with some spicy chili, green herbs, lime and fish sauce tastes just like spicy chily, green herbs...
  277. JRD

    Just starting out am I prepared? Suggestion

    As already stated your basic gear is most guys dream set ups. The only thing I see your missing for what you stated is some lighter stuff for the bay fishing. Maybe a 15 and a 10/12 lb rig. Seems your all into Avet but for the 10/12 look at a level wind for tossing plastics so your not...
  278. JRD

    Avet SX repaint?

    Anodizing is a chemical process done to the aluminum to apply a thin coat to it. Protective and decorative. You can strip that reel down to just the aluminum pieces and have them anodized any color you want. Unfortunately the shops that do anodizing charge alot for this service and often...
  279. JRD

    Sad day

    I dont post alot about boats I ride coz each person's experience is what you make of it. I heard all of the rumors about the BMS back when I started. I did not care because the discounts for two people made it affordable to ride. The tippyness was no matter, better to be on the water in a...
  280. JRD

    Drag washer sequence 113H

    Oh yea, forgot. While your in there may as well throw in a hardened yoke. If you take your sleeve to a local tackle store you can hold it up to others they have and find enough variance to get a longer sleeve which will help increase the drag pressure as well.
  281. JRD

    penn 110 1/0

    Barracuda, bass and Bonita. None of which apply to you in Florida. With the small drags its a good 10-12 lb reel you could max it to 15 but if you get a fish that pulls drag you will torque the frame and fry the drags. If you want to put together an old school outfit then a 7 foot fiberglass...
  282. JRD

    Drag washer sequence 113H

    Two things come to mind, maybe the new gears are deeper and you could go to a 6 stack. If you have dial calipers then measure the old stack against the new. Second is you have an extra metal washer. I would think it would increase drag not lessen it, but who knows. #10 and 11 appear to be...
  283. JRD

    Hypothetical Question about where to buy magazines.

    Thank you Sir, will check them out.
  284. JRD


    I dont target them but end up with alot of by catch on rays and sharks simply using a Carolina Rigged set up. Most of the people I see out there hooking are bait fishermen using market squid. Sorry its not much but may be helpful.
  285. JRD

    Hypothetical Question about where to buy magazines.

    Looking for a source of .223 magazines for AK varients. Not the AK-74 but actual .223 / 5.56 Nato. Years ago I found a bin at Turners of 10 round mags but cant locate any anymore. Why you ask? Divorce and the upset wife trashed the storage container full of all kinds of neat things. Thank...
  286. JRD

    WFO Long Range Back-Pak / Kayak Paddle

    It is the back pack. Sorry I have no clue how to post picts but its on the WFO website
  287. JRD

    WFO Long Range Back-Pak / Kayak Paddle

    I have a 230 cm, glass shaft and plastic blade two piece paddle I just never used. Still in the plastic on the blades. Its a three position paddle for feathering. Located in Orange. $45 you pick it up. I also have a WFO long range bag hardly used. It has a 3 inch deep Albakore box on...
  288. JRD

    Help choosing Reel?

    Start by saying that I am a Shimano fan, Toriums and Trinidads. But I also have an MXJ 6/4 two speed that I absolutely love. Its a great real for the price - hell just a great reel. You wont be dissapointed with the reel, you can grow into it and it will go along on much more than just your...
  289. JRD

    Reel Corrosion - How to fix it?

    Hey Steve, maybe this is a dumb "ASS"umption on my part but your post said you only removed some of the line to clean up the spot. In case you were not going to, remove it all, wash it down coz obviously you got a problem with salt in the spectra. Just a thought if its wrong ignore me - every...
  290. JRD

    Tyrnos II deal - Big 5

    Im not sure this is the right place but what the heck, if the Mods want to move it thats ok. Not affiliated but I was in my local Santa Ana Big 5 last night and noticed they had the 2-speed Tyrnos 8 on sale for $149.99 and the 10 for $159.99. I dont know the regular going rate but it seemed...
  291. JRD

    how big

    how many guys have actual experience trying it, how many made it back and how many didn't. Maybe also getting some idea of what equipment the boat should have to even try it, kicker, EPIRB, Radios, back up radios, GPS, Radar, etc. Truly though if you have to ask and dont have the basic...
  292. JRD

    95 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe Clean Low Miles

    This one still available??
  293. JRD

    Malibu Perchfest 1/15

    I took my GF up to Trancas from the OC for her first time fishing anything. We are new transplants to the OC so I though to take her to Malibu where I know the territory. We hit Trancas just at the turn of the outgoing tide and started searching. The outgoing tide seemed to be moving fast as...
  294. JRD

    To grease or not to grease...???!!!!!

    The HT100s are the fiber washers. The smoothie stainless washers should work, I dont think you have to worry about the drag stack height. Greased will be smoother with a small loss of drag pressure, but not much. Dry tends to stick right at the start but then stay pretty smooth throughout the...
  295. JRD

    Pimp my reel

    There are always people that dont understand the desire to upgrade older reels. If you have it, like it and want to keep it then go for it. That reel will always be the one your pop gave you and no new one can replace that. You can do the upgrades over time and look for deals. I love to...
  296. JRD

    needed good home

    Thanks for the deal. Good stuff at good prices!!!
  297. JRD

    needed good home

    Would you go $130 on the 196-7 and 500 Narrow? If so I can grab them from you Monday. Let me know. Randy (818) 942-5145
  298. JRD

    North Orange County Penn Parts

    I need some Penn parts, like tomorrow. Dogs for a 140 and 4/0 as well as the springs and a hardened pinion yoke. I'm in Westminster and would like to stay close if I can. Thanks in advance.
  299. JRD

    Accurized Squidder or 505 in Red

    I'm looking for an Accurized Squidder in Red. I would like a 146 but would take a 140 also if the price is right. I would take a 505 also but a Squidder is my first choice. I'd like to find the full conversion if possible but am open to just a framed reel as well. Let me know what you have...
  300. JRD

    Lots of Avets

    Sent you a PM on the mxj, but might want to make a deal on the JX also.
  301. JRD

    Old Rod and Reel

    The Long Beach reel is sold in modern times in basically the same configuration. I dont know if there are any serial numbers on the things, but I know I bought a brand new one as late as 5 years ago. The rod? Before my time I am afraid.
  302. JRD

    A Challenge: Why a narrow spool

    Casting. Think about it, your line wants to come off the center of the spool to line up with the stripper guide. The more it has to travel off center the more friction against the stripper. Also its alot easier for level winding, with the narrower spool you can almost get it wound level by...
  303. JRD

    Need advice on a 12# reel.

    I love 12lb for bouncing a anchovie on the bottom for flatness. Trini 12 if you dont like level wind, TE250GT if you can live with the level wind.
  304. JRD

    Accurate 270 handle

  305. JRD

    Sabre rods- cheap and pretty durable.

    They are not the old sabres. But for $40 or less they are perfectly functional and catch fish. If your on a budget, they will work for your reels then can be retired to loaner rods without hurting your wallet.
  306. JRD

    Steel vs. aluminum

    Letting sit with penetrating oil is ok but getting it past the plates and into the threads may take some time. You can speed it up with a "little" heat and also some "LIGHT" impact. If there is corrosion between the plate screws and frames a few light taps on the handle of your screwdriver...
  307. JRD

    Need help with Calcutta CT200

    I dont know about the TE but on the 200TE-GT they have the platinum service that is $25 including expedited service and shipping so you dont have to do the normal 2-4 weeks waiting.
  308. JRD

    Need help with Calcutta CT200

    The CT200 is nowhere near as complicated at the TE. Are you looking just to clean and service it or modify it for something? I believe that the Penn 500 HT100's fit that main gear but you have be certain you are getting the right drag stack thickness. It should already have the cloth covered...
  309. JRD

    What's it worth? Ruger M77 Mark II All Weather .243

    I sent you a private message.
  310. JRD

    What's it worth? Ruger M77 Mark II All Weather .243

    Yes that is the stock, and its about what I was thinking in the range, just been out of the game for awhile. Thanks for the replies guys,
  311. JRD

    What's it worth? Ruger M77 Mark II All Weather .243

    After moving to Calif., I have given up the though of hunting again, its just too hard here. So I have been letting my hunting rifles go. I have a Ruger M77 Mark II All Weather in excellent condition. I bought it new for my wife, and she maybe put 80-100 rounds through it. Its got a...
  312. JRD

    Trindad 14

    I have never had a problem with the Dartanium washers but then again I clean my stuff so often it gets worn out fron handling. With all the stories there must be something to it though. Plenty of people fishing the reel without the failures you hear about. Sure some happen, but I can tell...
  313. JRD

    Trindad 14

    Not too much you are in the lower end of the comfort zone for the TN14, it will fish 25-30 easy. The top shot is up to you, your style of fishing etc.
  314. JRD

    Penn GS 555

    Dont get me wrong, its not limited to trolling and can flyline bait and throw a jig with just a little work. If you got a good deal on it, fish the hell out of it then. I'm all about using what you got. Locally you can use if to WSB, YT, and bottom fishing no problem, with the little work...
  315. JRD

    Penn GS 555

    Its a good light / medium troller, dropper loop, live bait do anything reel. Personally they dont fit my hands but I've seen guys kill alot of fish with it. If your handy take it apart and clean it, the spool bearings and drags. For me the handle never fit, so I never bothered to go much...
  316. JRD

    blue heaven L 120 R rebuild

    Wow that is a great looking little reel. Some things seemed well thought out, but others fell a little flat, like the retaining key on the spool shaft instead of an "E" clip. Was the finish as good as the picts look? Also I was waiting to hear about the cork drag washers, was that an earlier...
  317. JRD

    accurate 197

    Estimated 90lb sail or a 100++++ BSB, 130 lb thresher on the kayak paired with a Graphtech 7 ft heavy for those, normally its on a Calstar 700l alwrg or 800xlh for albies or yt. Just took it apart after 4 years, the drag was glazed, some brake cleaner a good brush and some Cal's grease and it...
  318. JRD

    Attacked by a Seal (Not from Team 5)

    Did you learn the lesson to not have alot of loose line laying around the kayak to get tied up in when you get unassed? It always amazes me to see the guys with everything tied down and lines running all over. Going in and out of the surf that shit gets tangled and your just a bobber along for...
  319. JRD

    Which Calstar with an Accurate 197

    800xlh is what mine sits on when its not on a 700l alwrg.
  320. JRD

    San Felipe question

    It sounds like a Husband is using a Mexico fishing trip as an excuse to get some side action. The Federales taking the cooler is a great excuse for not bringing home fish of the eating kind, and the lost gear is a good reason to pry more money loose from moma's hands.
  321. JRD

    Repairing Reel Finish

    Black sharpee!!!!!!!
  322. JRD

    Avet Reel Enhancements

    I have not tried it myself but I wonder why you could not play with the spool tube and shim the inside races of the outer bearings to fix the side load problems letting you increase free spool and drag potentials. I guess I will have to look this weekend.
  323. JRD


    I actually like it a bit better for 25lb, but its a good reel for the money. Never cared for that big old engage knob on the Saltist, it just seemed to get in the way alot for me and I dont like the shape of the handle for my hands. No personal experience in breaking the plastic parts on the...
  324. JRD

    Looking for a small kid's yak, trades?

    Guys, I am looking for a small yak for my kids, something along the lines of an OK Scrambler, Cobra Navigator, WS 120 or Mini X. In return I have a great condition Calstar 700l cork grips, Calstar 700M Acid wrapped, Shimano TE400 and / or Trinidad 14, Torium 14, Torium 16, New and unused...
  325. JRD

    Accurate Handle

    It Absolutely fits the 146, I believe its the same shaft size as the 500 / 112h.
  326. JRD

    Rod REC for a Accurate 197 4.6 to 1 ratio

    I fish mine either on a 800xlh or a 700l lwrg
  327. JRD

    omoto vs 10 rebuild

    Alan, I noticed you do not grease the handle to drive shaft, dissimilar metals. It has been a big problem area for Shimanos in the past and the grease seems to help a bit. Am I wrong on this or did you just not mention it as you assume we get the need? Love the posts, and as an ex auto...
  328. JRD

    Upgrading penn 500

    Change them both and the pinion yoke (put in a stainless yoke) is the quick answer. Shit spend the money and be happy you have something different for whatever reason you want. Just dont tell the wife how much it cost.
  329. JRD

    Old style handle

    Sorry for the delay, check your PM
  330. JRD

    Old style handle

    I got one with hypalon pressed over the knob, not glued and if I remember correct its in primo condition, I'll check later this evening.
  331. JRD

    Penn 113H Tiburon Conversion

    Dont forget to spring the extra $5 for a hardened yoke. Also even on the new reel check the dog for sharp edges where the brass has been stamped and it rides on the bridge, a little polishing work here never hurts. An extra belvelle washer will give you a little more drag pressure as well. If...
  332. JRD

    Another JX Belville question.

    I thought I posted this under the other JX thread but must have lost it. I picked up a used 4:1 JX older model that had some light corrosion issues so I took it apart - every screw, every piece. First time taking an Avet down, my other JX has never seen water so havent had it apart yet except...
  333. JRD

    Paddle vs Pedal II

    Hey Brad, Nobody can argue that you dont have more time on the water in a year than most of us get in a lifetime. But you also dont seem to have any problem coming right out and saying what you mean, you dont need to hide. I dont happen to agree with you about the Hobie, and that is why I...
  334. JRD

    Paddle vs Pedal II

    Another disgruntled heckler, good at attacking but cant take a little heat. Somebody who seems to know alot about penis pumps keeps changing my post, sorta chickenshit but if they are too scared to come out sorta proves a point.
  335. JRD

    Paddle vs Pedal II

    Hey dont them Malibu Kayaks sink all the time? Maybe a pedal powered pumt to keep them floating. Another disgruntled heckler, good at attacking but cant take a little heat. Somebody who seems to know alot about penis pumps keeps changing my post, sorta chickenshit but if they are too...
  336. JRD

    Lucretia Mac Evil- December 3rd, 06.

    That would be a great big spanish mack! Nice going. R
  337. JRD

    Suggestions for a third reel?

    Nate I have a couple of Pro Gear Classic series that i use on the kayak and skiff. I use the PG for Iron. But if your worried about beating the Avets and maintenance you'd be buying the same problems here. I dont think you can beat the drag of those PG's but salt and sand intrusion's gonna do...
  338. JRD

    Gun safe pricing???

    Hey guys, Thanks for the come backs. These things are $1,500+ new. This one's a couple of years old but he says in pristine condition. I will post it for sale, just trying to get an idea of value so I don't get anybody's panties in a bunch if he want's too much for it. Besides, with my...
  339. JRD

    Gun safe pricing???

    My brother's moving out of state and needs to sell his safe but we can't locate any pricing guides for used safes. Anybody have an opinion. Its a Fort Knox Defender Mod. #6026 and is in pristine shape. 8 gun with side shelves. Thanks, Randy
  340. JRD

    HT 100 drags and washers

    Where might one aquire a couple of those SS sleeves???? Thanks, Randy
  341. JRD

    HT 100 drags and washers

    If'n your asking specifically about the drags, HT100's have worked fine for me. If your asking how to increase the max drag you can try a couple of different things. First is to get a longer spacing sleeve out of a 112h. Use the belville washer from a Penn 505 between the spacing sleeve and...
  342. JRD

    Penn 30 s drags

    No spectra yet, and no idea the max drag at strike but the freespool is better than my Cal'ed 16s and 12LT two speed. Thinking I might go 80 hollow with 50 yards of the 130 hollow on top for that last bit of hammered drags. That way a 1200 yard spool should fill both the 30s and the 16s (has...
  343. JRD

    Penn 30 s drags

    I just did mine, can't believe how the thing spins now that the grease is out of the bearings. Good advice on the bearing retainer, it took a couple of minutes to figure out. It's now good to fish 80. Randy
  344. JRD

    Kid fishing regulations

    Found it, somebody pointed out that it was right there in the front of the book and I must have been reading over it. Sec. 2 kids under 16 can use two rods. Randy
  345. JRD

    Kid fishing regulations

    I'm thinking about taking the boys to Castaic this weekend to troll for stripers. They don't need licenses yet, but how many rods can they fish? I know I had to buy a second rod stamp so I'm wondering if they are limited to one rod or if they can fish two without the license. The reg book is...