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« on: December 08, 2018, 05:41:52 AM »

I've been messing with the DC for awhile now, at least long enough to form a opinion.
Gotta say,  it's been a long time since I've been impressed by a reel this much.
 For me it's not about it being hard to backlash although it's not impossible, it's about it being so much more efficient and making more casts.
 The thing is just effortless to throw ,doesn't matter if your throwing a DD22 or a 1.5 squarebill it handles them the same. And the price is at least within reason.
 I have more on the way.

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Re: Curado DC
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2018, 03:41:43 PM »

Thanks for the feedback. I have not found a bad opinion of them from an honest report. There are haters out there that will not be happy with a shimano, same said for a daiwa...

I'm am so close to pulling the trigger on one. Maybe if I survive the holidays with some spare cash :-*
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Re: Curado DC
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2018, 04:03:10 PM »

Yeah, Ive dipped into DC reels (JDM DC reels). Even at that, I dont really care too much for them anymore.
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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2018, 04:18:14 PM »

Thanks for the feedback. I have not found a bad opinion of them from an honest report. There are haters out there that will not be happy with a shimano, same said for a daiwa...

I'm am so close to pulling the trigger on one. Maybe if I survive the holidays with some spare cash :-*
I think you'll like it Mike. It's surprising how effortless a little roll cast with a squarebill or spinnerbait is.
I was throwing a wiggle wart on a Witch Doctor Surman 50g MH . It's really too much rod for a wart but it still would easily out distance my usual wart rod with a Curado E5.
I think anyone looking for a reel in that price range should give it consideraton.
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« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2018, 11:27:20 PM »

I have several Shimano DC reels with the latest one being a Scorpion DC (my 2nd.) They are the Curado's 1st. cousin. I have to agree with Loomisguy's assessment of the reel. It is much easier to set up than the Calais DC & the Antares DC.  I also think if your looking in that price range be sure to take a hard look at that reel.
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