Bought my first in 95′, then several more over the next year. Shimano Curado CU201 are light, cast light weight with easy and enough drag with an upgrade to stop steelhead. Wonderful reels to fish.
Like any small business, your vendors play a huge role in your success.
I have been fortunate to have been doing this long enough to make some observations on reel manufactures and parts dealers. Everyone that I have come in contact with in this small industry is genuine and nice. All are eager to help and exceed my expectations for customer service and satisfaction. Two of these vendors […]
Daiwa Tatula 8.1:1
Light and smooth. Spool is a thing of beauty. Fine gears to produce the 8:1 ratio. Great for throwing 1/8 jigs. Many use it for steelhead fishing in the PNW. Not the greatest drags for that application but you could do it, I worry about the gear and pinion after a few hot steelhead but […]
Review: CorrosionX Marine Grease, TSI 321 oil and Cal’s drag grease
After two seasons, anti reverse pawls are worn but not failing.Greased screws all came out perfectly.Anti rust bearing a little rusty… …and drags were all in good shape. Anti reverse bearing and the ARBB were a little messy. All in all I would say that the regiment of CorrosionX marine grease, TSI 321 oil on […]
How-to: Polish Shimano Trinidad Drag Surfaces
Shimano Trinidad reels have huge drag surfaces and drag washers. Once you upgrade and grease new carbon fiber drags its best to invest some time on the areas of the gear that come in contact with the new drag washers. Take a few minutes and polish the surfaces of the gear. The photo’s below show […]
Day at the office
New in the box and upgraded…Penn 9500SS, 750SS, 650SS and 450SS
Shimano Tekota Weekend
Shimano Tekota Fishing Reels – Excellent level wind reels in a good range of sizes.
To all our customers, family who support us and friends that encourage us, thank you! 2017 was truly a great year for us here at supertunereels.com. We want to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season! Good luck in 2018 finding that fish of a lifetime!
Shimano C Word
Curado, Calcutta’s and Chronarch’s this weekend. Turning out to be a Shimano weekend. All reels are in pretty good condition considering their age and usage. The Calcutta TE 400 is a great reel. Anti reverse dog and one way bearing! Large drag surfaces. The old Curado is from 1998, and still a true joy to […]