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Dkoy

GLoomis 915C-HB 7'7" MH

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Quick advice needed. I found a few of these rods at about 40%-50% off. Are they that much better than my Compre's? I would be tossing bucktails w/ these. Just looking for input from experienced users. I have not forked up to rods that expensive yet so don't have much experience with them. I do know the Glooms have good warranty and a hefty price tag. Second I'm thinking of paring luna's with them...advice would help me break the barrier of taking out the pocket book.

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I love my Loomis rod, light strong and honestly in reality not that expensive. I have the 7'10 Loomis and throw everything up to mag dawgs on it. I paid $238 shipped for mine last Dec so if you can get them at near half I'd buy 2.

As for the Lunas we have 2 in the boat new in May both broke down already, both been repaired 1 didnt last 2 outings after getting repaired the other we'll see since he just got it back. I would buy a Shimano Calcutta 400B befor a Luna. We have 4 of the 400 B's and other than drags backing off no other issues.

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Thanks for the reply. I've kinda heard mostly good about the luna's but still hard to pull the trig on one when I hear the calcutta's best you can get. I have the wife picking up 2 poles for me on her way home. Fleet has them on clearance btw. Basically half off the 915 and 914 series, not the cx though. I think I saw a few 7.10's too. Not sure I can post that but always willing to help out another fishing buddy. I'll probably have to look into the CTE since I need a lefty. Only reason I'm looking is because 4 of my abu's all broke on me, 2 this past weekend. Plus I found some deals on rods clearance rods for about 40 bucks more than my compre's.

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Wish I was close to a Fleet, I wouldn't mind a 7'7 to replace a Croix.

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I have two lunas and they have been nothing but great for two seasons. The new St. Croix Avid A300 are the same reels, but you can never go wrong with a shimano either.

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