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Goldrod
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Whats your preferred flat side crank and whats the set up you prefer to use with them? 


   
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I like OSP HPF and HPF Spec II but they are harding to source.  EG Flat Force isn’t bad and I’m waiting for some baits by ICHIKAWA RC Flat Shad 65MD to come in.

I’m using the Zillion HD w/16lb Sanyo GT-R Ultra and a Daiwa Tatula Elite 7’ Omori —


   
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Posted by: @blitzdr

I like OSP HPF and HPF Spec II but they are harding to source.  EG Flat Force isn’t bad and I’m waiting for some baits by ICHIKAWA RC Flat Shad 65MD to come in.

I’m using the Zillion HD w/16lb Sanyo GT-R Ultra and a Daiwa Tatula Elite 7’ Omori —

When I used to throw conventional tackle, my favorites were also the OSP HPF, Its got an awesome color selection and responds very well during deflection. Its one of the best cranks nobody's heard of. 

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Posted by: @blitzdr

I like OSP HPF and HPF Spec II but they are harding to source.  EG Flat Force isn’t bad and I’m waiting for some baits by ICHIKAWA RC Flat Shad 65MD to come in.

I’m using the Zillion HD w/16lb Sanyo GT-R Ultra and a Daiwa Tatula Elite 7’ Omori —

This is the ICHIKAWA RC crank I mentioned.  I ordered 2 other from a Japan vendor.  I’ll be checking this one out next time I go out.  

 

5D3C932B 72D7 4552 BDC8 0DB4A5B40B45

 


   
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Nishine Chippawas need to be mentioned. 


   
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I like OSP HPF and HPF Spec II but they are harding to source.  EG Flat Force isn’t bad and I’m waiting for some baits by ICHIKAWA RC Flat Shad 65MD to come in.

I’m using the Zillion HD w/16lb Sanyo GT-R Ultra and a Daiwa Tatula Elite 7’ Omori —

This is the ICHIKAWA RC crank I mentioned.  I ordered 2 other from a Japan vendor.  I’ll be checking this one out next time I go out.  

 

5D3C932B 72D7 4552 BDC8 0DB4A5B40B45

 

Report back, please. Deflection, casting, etc

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I like OSP HPF and HPF Spec II but they are harding to source.  EG Flat Force isn’t bad and I’m waiting for some baits by ICHIKAWA RC Flat Shad 65MD to come in.

I’m using the Zillion HD w/16lb Sanyo GT-R Ultra and a Daiwa Tatula Elite 7’ Omori —

This is the ICHIKAWA RC crank I mentioned.  I ordered 2 other from a Japan vendor.  I’ll be checking this one out next time I go out.  

 

5D3C932B 72D7 4552 BDC8 0DB4A5B40B45

 

Report back, please. Deflection, casting, etc

🙏🏼

As I was looking at the bait and a little bit of the background, a Rick Clunn idea, I think it’s an updated version of the old Poe’s Super Cedar in 200, 300 or 400 series.  If he is trying to bring these baits back, I hope he tries something with the RC 100 and RC 300.

I’ll will definitely get back to you on it.


   
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1.  Casts and runs pretty well.

2.  Does have POE “DNA”.

3.  It’s gonna be a cold water bait.


   
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Posted by: @blitzdr

1.  Casts and runs pretty well.

2.  Does have POE “DNA”.

3.  It’s gonna be a cold water bait.

True out of package, or needed tweaking?


   
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1.  Casts and runs pretty well.

2.  Does have POE “DNA”.

3.  It’s gonna be a cold water bait.

True out of package, or needed tweaking?

Didn’t notice any problems but I have two others so I’ll pay attention and report back.


   
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I just got some of these from shimano.. the seem rather small but once i can i will try them out.. I am using various setups but the mb deep throat customs and pxtr is one of my favorite setups but i have the abu garcia premiere alphas combo that has met and exceeded my expectations 


   
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i will order the ichy and hopefully get out soon

The top left 

shimano 

OSP HPF 

Lucky Craft 

PH lures 

Evergreen 

on the right is Rapala 

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@blitzdr 

does the 16lb line restrict the lure at all? seems rather heavy to me. 

whats the line diameter  


   
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@goldrod 

It looks like those SPRO boxes are made by Meiho/Versus?

 

 


   
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