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No clicker, just like the others in this class. ...

No clicker, just like the others in this class. I begged, but to no avail. The electronic ones are inaudible on a moving boat.

Otherwise, fine.
06-12-2019, 05:00 AM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

If you are going to swordfish - 3000' of 65#...

If you are going to swordfish -
3000' of 65# braid and a 100' 250# wind on will fit.
Hope that helps.
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Posted By Frigate Sales

I do not, sorry. I'm sure someone will have...

I do not, sorry. I'm sure someone will have feedback soon though.
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I hope you guys like to read.... Got this little...

I hope you guys like to read.... Got this little write up from a customer - I let him demo one of my sword rod prototypes (Gulf rod, a bit too light for his needs unfortunately) and he had purchased...
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Posted By Frigate Sales

The spacing of the hardware for the rod clamp is...

The spacing of the hardware for the rod clamp is too narrow. The studs will interfere with the sides of the butt.
I've spoken with Banax about the issue and they are seeing what they can do, but...
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Of course it's biased! I actually did have high...

Of course it's biased! I actually did have high hopes for the Daiwa since it was a 2 speed, thought we'd have a battle.

Please reread the announcement and click on the torture test link - 3...
06-05-2019, 10:10 AM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

No, you don't have enough capacity IMO. When...

No, you don't have enough capacity IMO.
When you add a windon, it forces you to remove a lot of braid.
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Posted By Frigate Sales

BDL, For deep dropping the rod is a good match....

BDL,
For deep dropping the rod is a good match.

If you are swording, I'd recommend a faster action rod. I have a handful of sword rods in stock - fuji and winthrop hardware, seeker blank,...
06-05-2019, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

You sure? Works for me?

You sure? Works for me?
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Don't you have one already?? Sure, here is...

Don't you have one already??

Sure, here is a video:
1500TM VS 9K 20lbs (https://www.dropbox.com/s/0d6n9z0rqjceyyz/2019-05-26%2010.56.45.mp4?dl=0)
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Posted By Frigate Sales

1500TM Thread...

1500TM Thread (https://www.thehulltruth.com/fishing-miscellaneous-items-commercial-sellers-only/1013036-banax-1500tm-twin-motor-electric-reel.html#post12592185)
06-04-2019, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Woo Hoo! 1500TM...

Woo Hoo!
1500TM (https://www.thehulltruth.com/fishing-miscellaneous-items-commercial-sellers-only/1013036-banax-1500tm-twin-motor-electric-reel.html#post12592185)
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Thumbs up Banax 1500TM Twin Motor Electric Reel

THT Crew,
Thanks for your patience. This project has been a long time coming. There were a few things that had to fall in place before I could make a formal announcement to the public.

After...
06-03-2019, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Marsh Tacky without a doubt. I've had them for a...

Marsh Tacky without a doubt. I've had them for a few years (collapsible), and they look like new.
05-30-2019, 07:29 PM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Y'all the best. Now catch something big please. ...

Y'all the best. Now catch something big please.
Lol, tight lines all!
05-29-2019, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Thanks for the help Southern Hooker. FYI -...

Thanks for the help Southern Hooker.

FYI - Capacity greatly depends on the braid you use.
The capacity of the Banax 1500TM, Daiwa 1200MJ and Shimano Beastmaster 9000 are the same.
Just...
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Posted By Frigate Sales

I think that depends on your boat receptacles,...

I think that depends on your boat receptacles, but the reels can draw up to 25 A.
I believe the 32A is what most folks use regardless.

Thanks!
05-24-2019, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

The 1500 is the kite solution.... As well as...

The 1500 is the kite solution....
As well as the swordfish, HS trolling, small dredge and deep drop solution.
05-24-2019, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Frigate Sales

The 1500TM - it's overkill for kites - but the...

The 1500TM - it's overkill for kites - but the level wind on the 1000 is too small for the swivels to pass.
The formal announcement for the 1500TM will be next week.
A lot more reel - but a...
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Guys - not to be rude - but we are not going to...

Guys - not to be rude - but we are not going to go into detail much more here. Give me time to get my ducks in a row and start a formal thread in a few days.

Yes, I am very excited, and I...
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Posted By Frigate Sales

1200MJ tear down and testing is complete. ...

1200MJ tear down and testing is complete. Shimano should be here tomorrow. Hoping to have details together by Monday for formal announcement on THT.
The tear down worked well last time, figured I...
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Per above: Oversized ceramic level wind guide...

Per above:
Oversized ceramic level wind guide (.230") easily handles windons, wax loops and kite swivels. The level wind design eliminates the chance of line wrap, and has a solid metal guide...
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Posted By Frigate Sales

First small shipment came in a few weeks ago -...

First small shipment came in a few weeks ago - had a waiting list to fulfill first.
Should have a "real" shipment arrive at the end of this week, beginning of next week at the latest. Formal...
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Yes, as long as you don't mind Chartreuse. But...

Yes, as long as you don't mind Chartreuse. But this can't last much longer - my hookup for cheap J braid has finally dried up. I think I have 3 spools left between 65 and 80#.
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Posted By Frigate Sales

Yes, I still have a few combos left. I only...

Yes, I still have a few combos left.
I only have chartreuse braid (Neon yellow).
65 and 80# line still available.
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