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What do yall think about the new Team Daiwa Viento with the twitchin' bar? Do you think it is something worth investing in??
 
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I had a conversation with a friend of mine about this very reel, as I thought that it would be neat to try. However, he verified that the location of the twitchin' bar is in a bad location, especially for how I hold the reels. I place my thumb in the location that the bar is located, when setting the hook. Therefore, if I did that, there is the chance that I could hit the bar and pull the lures from the fish.

With that being in the back of my mind, I have decided to stay away from it. LOL I am going to stick with Shimanos.
 

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:) Bigtex,
I picked one up in March and I like it. The real is smooth, it casts great and for soft plastic the twitch bar is a real wonder. No more guessing on how far I twitched the bait, it picks up 4" of line each time you depress the bar.

I have slow twitched and fast twitched and have increased my catch rate.

I like this real a lot. Best money I have spent on a real IMHO.
 
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Thank you for your post. I haven't bought one yet but I will invest the money and take your word on it. Thanks again.
 

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I was wondering if anyone know wether this seris of reels is gonna be continued? I am really thinking of buying one of these reals but I'm sure the minute i drop the $$ they will have somthing hotter come out or discontinue the reel totally. Drew
 

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I am wondering about the diawa reels in general, myself. Are they worth the money? I have always used shimano and bass pro, and quantum since they came out with the pt series holds up well. I was looking at a fuego, mainly because it is so light, but I despise when gears strip. I had a pflueger strip out within a month of buying it, and that was the last straw between me and shakespeare.
 
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