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Rebullio
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Rebullio
   Old Thread  #29 18 Nov 2023 at 8.08am  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #25
I've got them on a set of 11ft's and they are fine, maybe size wise they will look too big on 10ft's but they weigh less than 90% of other reels so should balance ok plus if you are mainly going to fish big pits you will probably end up getting some 12/13ft rods in the future
jbruin
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jbruin
   Old Thread  #28 18 Nov 2023 at 2.40am  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #27
Just got some Okuma 8k's off of them as well, turned up Wednesday. They look and feel proper solid.
Rebullio
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Rebullio
   Old Thread  #27 16 Nov 2023 at 3.16pm  1  Login    Register
In reply to Post #16
Angling4less through ebay are doing the obsidians with a 20% off voucher reducing them to 143.19 each
JasonM
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JasonM
   Old Thread  #26 2 Oct 2023 at 5.48pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #25
As you probably discovered there is a thread running on the tackle section
https://www.carpforum.co.uk/Shared/Messages.asp?TopicID=439856

Tbh for 10ft rods Id say these are too big going by the spool size, youd be better off with mini big pits
SnapSh0ts
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SnapSh0ts
   Old Thread  #25 2 Oct 2023 at 4.53pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #14
Forgive me for bumping an old thread but im guessing you have been using the obsidians for some time now.

Would you recommend them?

I have my eye on these as im getting back into fishing and where i am living now, there is a lot of big pits so my 10ft xtractors + INC6000 arent gonna give me the distance.
oldgeezer
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oldgeezer
aka Mr Linky Poo
   Old Thread  #24 25 Sept 2023 at 8.38pm  0  Login    Register
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CityKoi
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CityKoi
   Old Thread  #23 25 Sept 2023 at 3.54pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #18
guilty as charged!
braders1978
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braders1978
   Old Thread  #22 24 Sept 2023 at 8.36pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #20
If get a free twig with each reel I might
braders1978
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braders1978
   Old Thread  #21 24 Sept 2023 at 8.35pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #19
AndyClark
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AndyClark
   Old Thread  #20 24 Sept 2023 at 8.26pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #18
can see you with a set of the new omc reels when they're released 🤦😂
ip100
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ip100
   Old Thread  #19 24 Sept 2023 at 8.23pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #18
Nobody has gone through more reels than you Tony....
braders1978
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braders1978
   Old Thread  #18 24 Sept 2023 at 8.17pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #17
He has probably sold them already,he is worse with reels than me
carpe_diem
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carpe_diem
   Old Thread  #17 24 Sept 2023 at 8.11pm  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #7
What do you think of them now Tom now youve had them a while ?
Rebullio
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Rebullio
   Old Thread  #16 24 Sept 2023 at 10.45am  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #9
wave inn doing them for 145 plus 8 delivery, just ordered 1 to test, specs sound amazing for the price.
Spacehead9846
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Spacehead9846
   Old Thread  #15 28 Jul 2023 at 0.15am  0  Login    Register
In reply to Post #13
Agree with the comments also have an Okuma centrepin easily 15 years old and working flawlessly
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