Penn 525 mag3

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Penn 525 mag3

Postby Clive O Driscoll » Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:59 pm

Can anybody let me know how this reel is? Pro's/ Cons

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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby corkconian » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:42 pm

probably the most in depth review youll get at the moment


http://youtube.com/watch?v=ud0T7vJKXSE

basically they are saying that it is better than the mag2 .
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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby Clive O Driscoll » Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:38 pm

corkconian wrote:probably the most in depth review youll get at the moment


http://youtube.com/watch?v=ud0T7vJKXSE

basically they are saying that it is better than the mag2 .


Sound for that, I wish the Manufacture would just sort the Grease out - BEFORE they Box it..
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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby gearoid mc s. » Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:54 pm

Spend your cash on a mint mk1 off ebay and you wont go wrong
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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby ste c » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:42 pm

Buy a fathom 15 you wont look back 1 of the best reels you can buy at the moment for the money they are
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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby Clive O Driscoll » Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:56 pm

ste c wrote:Buy a fathom 15 you wont look back 1 of the best reels you can buy at the moment for the money they are



Like this 1?
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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby beachbuddy » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:54 am

You wont go wrong with the fathom.They can now be bought with a mag system.My own favourite is the size 12 which takes more than enough line.Always felt more power retrieving over the mag2s .Having said that if on a budget the mag2s can be bought for a decent price now.
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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby ste c » Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:40 am

No thats the ld model the fathom 15 star drag they can be got for about £99 in a certain tackle shop in england if you phone them up
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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby ardinn » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:34 pm

Hi Ste - what tackle shop is that? I cant find it!!
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Re: Penn 525 mag3

Postby Clive O Driscoll » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:25 pm

ardinn wrote:Hi Ste - what tackle shop is that? I cant find it!!


I found the Fathom 12 on herehttps://www.gerrysfishing.com/penn- ... el-wind.ir

Cant remember where I saw the 15, but there is 1 on eBay
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