* Blogs    * Barrabucks    * The Logo Shop    * Arcade    * Gallery    * Chat    * FAQ    Barramundi Fishing 
  Contact Contact      * Register    * Login  *
   * Register
Tonic Eyewear

Share This Topic On: Share on Facebook FacebookShare on Twitter TwitterShare on Reddit RedditShare on Tumblr TumblrShare on Google+ Google+
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:45 am
Posts: 1661
Barrabucks points on hand:
16,626.95 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:17 am    Post subject: Revo ,zillion or new HRF

Hi was after bit of advice , in market for new baitcaster. Iv been running zillions for couple years now and wondering if any ones got experiences with the ABU revo big shooter (compact) reels they would like to pass on . Very happy with my zillions just exploring other options before I spend the dollars.
Iv noticed a lot the revos iv been looking at online state they are the Japanese models , are these any different or just a sale pitch ?
I also see daiwa have released a new HRF model looks very impressive :) Any advice or experiences on the above would be great :mrgreen:


Top
  Profile  
 
IO Marine

 
Platinum Member
Platinum Member

Joined: Sun Jul 11, 2010 11:32 am
Posts: 130
Barrabucks points on hand:
1,247.30 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Revo ,zillion or new HRF

stick to the jap built zillions - proven work horses.

This might be the HRF your talking about? It sure to represent good value but nonetheless built to a price. After handling the jap zillions I would expect it would feel like compromise in one hands as well as not go the distance.

http://japantackle.com/casting-reels/da ... 00197.html


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog
User avatar

Joined: Sun Mar 25, 2007 1:30 pm
Posts: 1621
Barrabucks points on hand:
17,746.65 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2016 6:43 am    Post subject: Re: Revo ,zillion or new HRF

I had a Revo a couple of years ago and whilst not a bad reel it corroded on me big time. So much so that I couldn't pull it apart without breaking it. I'm not real anal with my gear, but hose them off after each trip and my trusty old Chronarch which sat side by side on every trip is still good as gold all these years later.

_________________
"I'm gonna whittle ya into kindling!" -16 shells from a thirty-ought six- Tom Waits


Top
  Profile  
 
Post new topic  Reply to topic
 Barramundi Fishing Board index » FFF North Australian Fishing Forums » Fishing & Outdoors Gear » Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle
Top

  # Revo ,zillion or new HRF Previous topic | Next topic # 
 Page 1 of 1 [ 3 posts
 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
  Print view

Jump to:  

Welcome Anonymous


Login
Username:

Password:

 Remember me


I forgot my password

Don't have an account yet?
You can register for FREE

Advertisement



Darwin Sun & Moon

Darwin Tides


Northern Fishing Posts
Crackalackin' Crab Claw Island

Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:09 pm

Matt Flynn

Big skinny

Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:05 am

Young_gun_fisho

4.5 POLYCRAFT (kununurra)

Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:04 pm

ponyplay

New Fishing Base

Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:54 pm

jpb15

New Lures

Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:28 pm

Matt Flynn

Lowrance HDS 7 GEN 3 for sale

Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:03 pm

fisheraddic

Snag central.

Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:46 am

Flickin4em

FFF Seadogs 2018 - Round 5 - Tuna and Queenfish + Barra

Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:37 pm

Matt Flynn

Historic Dundee wreck

Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:47 am

jeffish

Fotofish - June 2018 thread

Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:01 am

JJLure

Daly River 2018

Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:24 am

slug

Min Kota Repairs

Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:35 am

pardini

Anyone catching crabs

Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:14 am

Flickin4em

Flaming fourbie

Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:00 pm

Matt Flynn

Spanish Macks

Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:18 pm

trent

Nudda cracker harbour croc

Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:15 am

theodosius

The great crab migration

Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:56 pm

Matt Flynn

Carby advice.

Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:40 pm

Quinntreximon

Sucker for punishment - another boat build.....

Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:34 pm

b-radical


General Fishing Posts
Show us your biggest COBIA

Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:44 pm

swilmore

Decent jew

Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:45 am

JJLure

Vanuatu birthday bash

Mon May 28, 2018 1:25 pm

grumpy

Bloodwormers want compo

Tue May 01, 2018 11:07 pm

Dick

Goodbye Coorong

Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:29 pm

Matt Flynn

GoFish Nagambie

Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:25 am

barra mick

Cracker bull shark

Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:26 pm

Sullo

Good Flathead Initiative in NSW

Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:41 am

Dinger

Awoonga dam spills over

Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:48 pm

JJLure

A YEAR ON

Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:11 pm

CJ87

Maggot stew with squid

Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:59 am

Matt Flynn

Hazelwood barramundi stocking timeline

Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:25 pm

Matt Flynn

PB Lizard

Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:09 am

Matt Flynn

Tully Gorge

Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:19 am

Jeno

Lake Kununurra set to explode

Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:16 pm

Chriso

Victorian metery

Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:38 pm

Matt Flynn

Show us your biggest MACKEREL

Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:31 pm

solo

John Dunphy Artificial Reef

Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:18 pm

NinjaFish

Algal blooms hit Tassie East Coast

Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:54 pm

Matt Flynn

Meanwhile, in Queensland ...

Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:12 pm

Matt Flynn


Recent Non-Fishing Posts
Random images

Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:13 pm

Dick

No limits ...

Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:07 pm

Matt Flynn

Trump

Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:59 pm

bring_it_on

Global warming

Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:57 pm

bring_it_on

Bitcoin

Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:34 am

Matt Flynn

Dumb and dumber

Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:31 am

Matt Flynn

Throw another croc on the barby

Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:02 pm

Matt Flynn

Facebook

Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:50 pm

Matt Flynn

Coal mine canaries

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:57 am

Matt Flynn

Kenya leads the way

Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:52 am

Matt Flynn

China will rule world

Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:59 pm

Matt Flynn

The Tic Tac UFO incidents

Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:51 pm

Matt Flynn

Some underwater pix

Thu May 31, 2018 6:50 pm

NinjaFish

Russia uses nerve gas in Britain

Thu May 31, 2018 12:16 pm

Matt Flynn

Economics 101

Sun May 27, 2018 4:13 pm

Matt Flynn

Some weird goings on

Thu May 24, 2018 9:49 am

Matt Flynn

Toking Territory

Mon May 21, 2018 10:14 pm

Matt Flynn

Darwin waterpark plan

Mon May 21, 2018 5:26 pm

Matt Flynn

What props up the Aussie real estate bubble?

Mon May 21, 2018 11:34 am

Matt Flynn

Flight 370 mystery deepens

Tue May 15, 2018 6:04 pm

Matt Flynn


Poll

Yes  43%  [7]
No  12%  [2]
Unsure  43%  [7]
Total Votes: 16

FFF Newsletters
You can view any of our new FFF Newsletters that you may have missed here:
FFF Newsletters Archive
Subscription Management