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Talon Reel Seat

Postby dfella25 » Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:43 pm

Dear reel abusers,

Have you ever tried the Penn Talon Reel seat and put it through it's paces? And if so how would you rate it as opposed to coasters? The scenario above is only for when a reel seat is not an option.

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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby carpets » Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:13 pm

Its the job coasters no more.....rock solid......
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby roger de dodger » Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:11 pm

their was a problem with them cracking butts :shock: if overtightened :roll:
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby bhoy32 » Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:20 pm

i wasnt impressed with them at all couple times with handy fish on they allowed the reel to turn. the twisty thing for tightening it will get caught on the houseing of some multis and the plastic trigger at the bottom of it snapped off. so personaly i dont rate them
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby dfella25 » Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:35 pm

2 different opinions from people that used them and then Rodger's 2 cent :lol: They look like they have to many fidley bits for sorting on a wet windy beach (like coasters!) that's why I'm wondering.
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby carpets » Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:47 pm

Try one for the price of it they are worth a go.. :lol: ..........
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby dfella25 » Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:53 pm

carpets wrote:Try one for the price of it they are worth a go.. :lol: ..........


Austerity measures! :lol: I was close to getting one on Friday but just wasn't sure as I'd never seen them before.
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby carpets » Sun Feb 20, 2011 10:24 pm

have a go man sell her on if it dont suit ya.....
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby ShaneH » Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:42 am

they can crack the butt of your rod i have seen it happen
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby gd » Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:25 am

I have one for about 2 years or so. Never had any problems. No broken rods and no slipping of the reel, Landed tope and hauled alot with them. Prefer to coasters.
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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby donal domeney » Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:32 am

ShaneH wrote:they can crack the butt of your rod i have seen it happen


Bought one about 12 months ago and heard later of that problem so I tried them on an old rod.

I did not like the sounds it made when given a good squeeze.

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Re: Talon Reel Seat

Postby gd » Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:42 am

donal domeney wrote:
ShaneH wrote:they can crack the butt of your rod i have seen it happen


Bought one about 12 months ago and heard later of that problem so I tried them on an old rod.

I did not like the sounds it made when given a good squeeze.

There in the tackle box now free for anyone who want them


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