mightyrime

WTB 11wt / 12wt reel for tarpon

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Title says it all.  I just bought a Sage Salt 12wt and now i need a reel.  Something Tarpon tough for 11wt / 12wt lines.

 

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Kerry

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Kerry,

How about a Tibor Gulfstream to go with that Sage Salt 12wt?  It has a little wear on the reel foot and a small scuff on the bottom of the frame, as shown in these photos.  It is set up for left-hand-wind, comes with backing.  Asking $400, including shipping and PayPal.  Again,  I can not ship until after Memorial Day.

Thanks,

Ted

 

 

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abel super 12 just re-spooled with new rio line for trip that was cancelled.  

 

currently set up for left hand retrieve (this is a switchable model).  used only a couple times on a couple trips.  in pristine condition.

 

$650 paypal shipped to lower 48.

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7 hours ago, Hops143 said:

I have an Orvis Mirage VII and a Sage 8012, both loaded with backing, line, and leader...I could part with either one.  

WHich spool in the mirage?  Deep or shallow?  What color?  What price?

 

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On 5/18/2018 at 5:03 PM, tedshuck said:

Kerry,

How about a Tibor Gulfstream to go with that Sage Salt 12wt?  It has a little wear on the reel foot and a small scuff on the bottom of the frame, as shown in these photos.  It is set up for left-hand-wind, comes with backing.  Asking $400, including shipping and PayPal.  Again,  I can not ship until after Memorial Day.

Thanks,

Ted

 

 

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sage salt 12 and tibor $600?

 

 

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10 hours ago, mightyrime said:

WHich spool in the mirage?  Deep or shallow?  What color?  What price?

 

So I haven't really spent much time with it as I bought it as part of a bundle when I picked up some tarpon gear from a guy in Miami (it was mounted on a 12wt Xi3).  I can take some pictures for you but I believe that it is the deep (non-freak) spool with Rio WF11F Tarpon (sea grass/sand) and chartreuse (I think) backing.  I think it's the nickel color but may be black (definitely not gold!) and has the blue Cordura pouch.  This is a pre-USA reel.  Reel is like an 8/8+. I would be good with $350 shipped.  

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