UC Terminator, Predator 80 or Tilefish 80?

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I put the TRQ15xnld2 50lb prospec on my Monster,have not fished it yet but I think it's going to be a good combo. I may go down to 40 on the reel. If Penn has a trq12xnld it's news to me.
 
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Yellowtail Dan

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I put the TRQ15xnld2 50lb prospec on my Monster,have not fished it yet but I think it's going to be a good combo. I may go down to 40 on the reel. If Penn has a trq12xnld it's news to me.
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yo Jamie #BobSands, where does this go vs the raptor cx80? lighter by how much? Thanks, and see you soon!!
Happy New Year Nate,

You are welcome to call me or PM me to discuss... After a ton of testing these GP series of rods and blanks, I definitely have my favorites.. There is a couple of blanks or factory rods in the series that will be perfect to fish alongside the CX 80 Raptor without overlapping the tasks... I will be writing my opinions here in a few weeks.. Talk soon.

Jamie
 
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Fished my 80 Terminator on a 15XNLD2 last year on the NLA picked up some 40-50lber BFT no sweat. Penn was rigged with 50lb ProSpec. Rod is a little on the faster action side which I’m still getting used especially for a UC.
 

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Hi kingsize,

If you use term 8’ for 40, where would US80 Monster go?
what reel do you have on the terminator?

Thanks,
I fish my RCE900 Monster with a Penn Fathom 25n with 4.8:1 Pro Challenger stainless gears. I currently do not have a US80 Monster.

But when I did have a US80 Monster I feel it was a better 30lb stick. Again, this subject is very subjective. Some people think Nike shoes feel better than Adidas. It's all personal preference.

I fish my US80 Terminator with a Penn Torque 25NLD2
 
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Here's part of my UC's
Not shown are the 90 and 100 Monsters for iron and Viper

Mega 90 for 30 / Accurate 400
*Predator 80 for 40 (luv this setup for the Guadalupe tunees with a heavy drag / Accurate 500
Predator 80 for 50 / Accurate 600N
Raptor 7'6 for 60 / Penn TRQ40
Centaur 7'6 for 80 / Talica20

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I fish my 8’ Terminator with 40#. I believe it could easily fish 50#. My 7’6” Raptor is my “heavy” 60# that I use with my 12VISX.

FWIW, I’ve always considered 60# kind of an orphan class. It’s like why not fish 50 or 80#.?
 

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Here's part of my UC's
Not shown are the 90 and 100 Monsters for iron and Viper

Mega 90 for 30 / Accurate 400
*Predator 80 for 40 (luv this setup for the Guadalupe tunees with a heavy drag / Accurate 500
Predator 80 for 50 / Accurate 600N
Raptor 7'6 for 60 / Penn TRQ40
Centaur 7'6 for 80 / Talica20

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what guides did you use for your rods?
 

pukahd

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Alps regular and titanium guides. Sam at Island Tackle set me up with all the guide selections