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 Posted: Mon Sep 11th, 2017 03:25 pm
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bambooskollie
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Interesting stuff to read -

https://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/document.do?docId=1075

http://forum.fishingkaki.com/discussion/192608/whats-the-deal-with-shimano-dc-brake-system

http://www.cloudninetackle.jp/product/351




http://forums.allcoast.com/20-tackle-board/47213-icast-2007-what-s-new-part-ii.html

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More perspective:

http://japantackle.com/tackle_topics/brake_system.htm

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The Questions to answer are:

Who bought DC's and sold them? And why?

Who bought DC's and use them ? And why?

Who have DC's and keep them, but don't use them? And why?


:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim

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Pieter Immelman wrote:
The Questions to answer are:

Who bought DC's and sold them? And why?

Who bought DC's and use them ? And why?

Who have DC's and keep them, but don't use them? And why?


:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim


No one bought, sold ur used a DC???


:fswim

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Pieter Immelman wrote:
Pieter Immelman wrote:
The Questions to answer are:

Who bought DC's and sold them? And why?

Who bought DC's and use them ? And why?

Who have DC's and keep them, but don't use them? And why?


:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim


No one bought, sold ur used a DC???


:fswim


:fswim :fswim

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I fish with a dc16 and dc30. Absolutely love them. Recently bought a dc20 second hand. Havent had time to fish it yet.

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Pieter Immelman wrote:
Pieter Immelman wrote:
The Questions to answer are:

Who bought DC's and sold them? And why?

Who bought DC's and use them ? And why?

Who have DC's and keep them, but don't use them? And why?


:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim:fswim


No one bought, sold ur used a DC???


:fswim


Have bought and sold a few and I still have a few 20 and 30 DC's.
Actually, for the life of me I don't know why I sold any of them, but have restarted accumulating them again.
Very robust and well built reels, will not be parting with any of them...for now.

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I bought and sold a 30DC, was a bit big for me. I have had a 20DC for the last couple of years and in all honesty i prefer my TN20 and it casts better, i feel like the DC holds me back even on the lowest setting. I do however love how smooth it is and the drag is incredible!

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Thanks for all the replies guys,

The conversations are starting up nicely.

I have a very big desire for a DC for what I think it can do?

However, I don't know if my expectations will be met???

On paper it is a wonderful reel.

;)

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It is a very useful reel when throwing large baits and can be utilised for this application.

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What's the Water ingress protection like ?

Alantani talks abitabout the dc's here !

http://alantani.com/index.php?topic=509.0

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I have the trini 16 dc.

Heavy reel. But casts a light lure in windy conditions without any problems. Those lighter lures and plugs which used to cause problems dont anymore. You have to finely tune them in conjunction with the cast control knob. Beautiful reels! Just dont like the sound.

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bambooskollie wrote:
What's the Water ingress protection like ?

Alantani talks abitabout the dc's here !

http://alantani.com/index.php?topic=509.0


Skollie

Lectrix and water don't mix....DC's arent meant to be waded with, if you load the rod correctly you kan waai the reel, with minimum setting.
As Don said they are a little heavier than the 30A's but you get the momentum quickly.

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Psy wrote:
bambooskollie wrote:
What's the Water ingress protection like ?

Alantani talks abitabout the dc's here !

http://alantani.com/index.php?topic=509.0


Skollie

Lectrix and water don't mix....DC's arent meant to be waded with, if you load the rod correctly you kan waai the reel, with minimum setting.
As Don said they are a little heavier than the 30A's but you get the momentum quickly.

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After a fairly hard season last year, I opened mine to service for the first time 2 days ago. Amazingly, not a drop or sign of water inside that reel. Still looked like new. It really is a well sealed reel. Even the drag system is so well sealed it prevents water coming in where generally it would. The dc system is very well coated too! Somewhere on this forum there was a post by guys who have been wading and fishing for years with theres and no problems yet....:)

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