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Offline wahunter21

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Anyone use an Abu Garcia revo sx Baitcaster?
« on: November 27, 2017, 01:59:27 PM »
They are on sale right now for 80$. Normally 160$. 6.4.1 or 7.1.1, 26” and 30” line retrieval. What do you think?

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Re: Anyone use an Abu Garcia revo sx Baitcaster?
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2017, 02:46:19 PM »
I bought a revo when they first came out. I don't recall what model but I'm happy with it.  For that price, it would certainly be worth trying out.

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Re: Anyone use an Abu Garcia revo sx Baitcaster?
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 02:47:47 PM »
If you have an application for the reel that is a good price! I have always had good luck with Abu products.
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Re: Anyone use an Abu Garcia revo sx Baitcaster?
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2017, 02:48:15 PM »
I don't have a ton of expirience but it's all I use for salmon and steelhead
my grandpa always said "if it aint broke dont fix it"

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Re: Anyone use an Abu Garcia revo sx Baitcaster?
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2017, 05:00:07 PM »
Which would be better for bass sized spinnerbaits and large shallow rapalas?

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Re: Anyone use an Abu Garcia revo sx Baitcaster?
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2017, 12:23:17 PM »
I like slower reels when using a spinner bait.  Higher ratios like 7.1 you might find yourself trying to slow your retrevial down.  Both will work fine, more of a personal preference on how you fish.  I have one revo and am happy with it.  I would have bought another from this sale but they didn’t have any left hand retrieval when I looked. 

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Re: Anyone use an Abu Garcia revo sx Baitcaster?
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2017, 01:18:56 PM »
I have 2 of them the first one I bought a few years ago has been good so far. I just bought the second one on black Friday.

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Re: Anyone use an Abu Garcia revo sx Baitcaster?
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2017, 09:04:45 PM »
What gear ratio? I ordered both the 6.4.1 and 7.1.1. I already have two 6.4.1 so I think I am gonna keep the 7.1.1 and return the 6.4.1. I am still unsure. I have never used a 7 before. But my fishing partner uses them a lot and thinks I will like it  :dunno:

 

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