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Old 09-30-2019, 04:28 PM
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How do you guys find them ? I have the black magic and the braid they are fine but when I see how easy the play action goes on compared to the ones that I have Belts and Buckles everywhere. I am talking tuna from 35 lb to 80 lb for the most part Thanks for the input.
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Old 09-30-2019, 04:46 PM
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We love them.Only thing we use now.Mostly for sails I think they would be fine for tuna in that size range.Depending on what class of rod and reel you guys use.

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All we use now, very flexible for different size people and seem to handle large trolling set ups well
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:04 PM
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I prefer the Luna Sea Cush Its for anything that doesn't have a harness attached, personally.
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:08 PM
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play action is awesome
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Old 10-01-2019, 03:59 AM
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Looks like I will order them. Thanks guys.
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Old 10-01-2019, 08:01 AM
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All we use, as well. Our belts and harnesses never come out any more. We use the 800 Extreme in lieu of the B100. Much more comfortable, and it stays in place better than the B100. We are White Marlin guys, but we have caught tuna up to 80LB on them without an issue. I also fought a 600LB Blue Marlin for over 3 hours two seasons ago using one. Quick deploy, comfortable, and easy to hang on a tower leg or the fighting chair handles to keep handy.

Two slight issues we had this year: the nuts loosened on the gimbal on one and fell apart in mid fight. Had to take apart and put new hardware on. No big deal. Then the gimbal top flange broke apart on another one. Just ordered a replacement gimbal on their website for $35. Again, no big deal.
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Old 10-01-2019, 09:11 AM
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For smaller fish, Playaction is great. Easy on and off.... One size fit most. Not a lot of micro-adjustments. Simple and straight forward.

For larger fish (over a hundred plus pounds)..... you will want a harness that goes under your butt. Easier on the back.....better customized fit.

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Old 10-02-2019, 05:12 AM
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Cush its or strapped into a harness for us. Have used the play actions before and find the positioning to be terrible if you're buttoned up on anything that pulls actual drag. I'd give it a try on white marlin or sails but that's a completely different animal.
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Love the Playaction for smaller tuna and similar size fish. For longer fights the Braid back harness with reel clip straps & drop drop straps to the brute buster rod belt is great for me since I can be hands-off when desired.
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Old 10-07-2019, 05:50 PM
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Just recieved today my play action belt, lets see what happens, just to much damn wind.
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You'll love it.I promise.
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Old 10-07-2019, 06:18 PM
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We love it, very easy to use. only downside is that the the rod butt is a little higher on your body than on some of the other belts that can be adjusted to be lower on your waist.
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