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  1. Brand new never seen water vsx 200. Thinning the heard. Spooled with 40lb super slick. This model came with the upgraded drag knob. 725$ local meet up or 750$ shipped.
  2. why Van Staal when I’m not out often beating up my equipment? I hear VS crank requires a little effort. Slow retrieve but that gives more power. Can anyone compare a VSX2 200 bailess vs Penn Slammer IV 5500 bailess? you may say there’s no comparison but why? TY!
  3. Looking to get a vr for a boat rod for strippers. My main concern is not getting a reel thats to big. Anyone have any input on what size to get? Would be for a 7 ft medium heavy rod probably up to 2 oz
  4. Hey everyone first bst post so I hope I’m doing it right, reviewed the READ ME a couple times but I’m prone to mistakes! Looking to trade my Newish Van Staal for a smaller bailed version. Looking for a Vsb100sxp or vsb150sxp preferably silver but I can manage. If no bailed versions are available I would also be happy to trade for a 100sx. My reel was used two times not even in the surf but on a boat, so take that as you will. Comes with box and bag. Can ship this weekend or meet up whatever work. Prefer to meet up in Massachusetts but will also ship for the right reel. Feel free to ask any questions and thanks for looking.
  5. Hey does anyone know if the spools on the VSX 2 are interchangeable ? Similair to how on the VSX the 100 and 150 could be swapped if im not mistaken. Please feel free to correct me if im wrong lol, kinda new to the Van Staal platform.
  6. Hi everyone im pretty new to the forum, i joined because i wanted some more info on my vr50. I live in europe austria to be exact and sending in reels for service isnt something i would do i always serviced reels myself which isnt a problem at all im a mechanical and electrical technitian and i know quite a bit about stuff like that i service all my reels mostly high end shimanos like twinpowers and a vanquish, those are not hard to service yourself and Van Staals are even easier. The only problem is that there dont seem to be any self service kits and i wanted to ask if someone knows the seal and bearing dimentions, i could check everything myself once i need it but that means that i have to wait to get all the right bearings and seals before i can put it back together and im really trying not to do that. The other thing is grease, i know van staals use rheolube, type 797, 362HB and maybe NC346 for some reels ? I think the lighter one is used for the VR50 gears and the thicker really sticky type for parts like the handle thread, which would not be a problem if the grease at the handle thread is not the original one, atleast as long as it doesnt damage the seals. I have tried a bunch of different grease like most shimano grease types, daiwa grease and quantum hot sauce but i have found that the XR1 penn grease is by far the best, you have to use only a tiny bit on really small reels otherwise there is a bit too much resistance but other than that its perfect for mid sized or bigger reels. The XR1 penn grease could hurt seals a bit in the long run but that should not be a problem if i can get seals for it, but again for that i need to know the seal dimentions. I would not be able to buy the original rheolube since its already way too overpriced as is and with shipping and customs it would be like 100$ or more and thats not something im going to do. The only seals i would need to change are the main shaft seal, line roller unit seals and the handle shaft seal, i already had some orings that fit the housing covers (1x40mm oring), and i probably have the other orings needed for the VR50 they are also the same material as the original orings. I would really apreciate it if someone could help me out with the seal dimentions
  7. A buddy of mine bought this brand new, opened the box and took out the handle, handle fell on the ground and nicked the base in two spots. See pics. Everything was put back in the box and here it is for sale, never used. $435 shipped paypal as I’m rural Nor Cal.
  8. Looking for some van staal parts for a x series. Is there a site or place that sells them? Cant find what I need online...
  9. I have a buddy who bought a VR125B 6 months ago and never used it. It's new in the box except he dropped the handle while fondling it and there a tiny scratch at the base of the handle where it connects to the reel. He looking for a 2 speed medium sized tuna reel, specifically a Talica2 16 size. If there's interest ill post up pics. Got one?
  10. Finally thinning out some of my tackle. After 45 yrs in the surf/rocks, don't fish as hard. So, no longer need extra back-ups 'for my back-ups' . SOL's been a great resource of information, source of comfort for me, and place to buy/sell/trade within a trusted group. I'll be posting other reels and plugs, in the next few days/weeks. UPDATE: ALL REELS SOLD, PENDING PAYMENT. For Sale: (2) VS 250 B new reels w/ used spools (no, not extra spools...the original spools were taken out used as back-ups for other VS 250 reels being fished) (1) VS 200 S used reel & spool, excellent condition. *All come with original boxes and VS reel bags. $500 each *PICK-UP ONLY on Long Island...Montauk to Nassau; or I'm in the Paramus NJ area 2x a week. See below for details of each reel: Reels 1 & 2 - VS 250 B (general info): BOTH SOLD, PENDING PAYMENT Reels are NEW, never registered & never fished - never made into rotation Consecutive serial #s 23046 & 23047 Even have original shipping boxes delivered to Rivers End Tackle from VS Took out of bags & boxes for pictures below, and to show serial #s *Spools for these reels were used. Taken out of reel boxes and used as back-ups for my other 250 reels on several outings. Spools are in great shape and have only minor use rash. Reel 1 - VS 250 B serial # 23046 New reel in box Original box and VS reel bag Spool was taken out of box used as back-up...has Yozuri Super Braid 50lb (blue) Reel 2 - VS 250 B serial # 23047 New reel in box Original box and VS reel bag Reel was handled out of box, but only taped to rod blanks for guide layouts I was redoing in the past. Spool was taken out of box and used as back-up...has Jerry Brown Braid 40lb (red) $500 each - brand new reel w/ great shape spool. Reel 3 - VS 200 S: - SOLD PENDING PAYMENT Used, but excellent condition reel Serial # 14463 10/10 mechanically; 9/10 cosmetically I traded a BNIB VS 150 w/ another SOL member for this reel, years ago. Stayed in it's box, as it never made it into rotation either. Minor rash spot on bottom edge of reel & usual used blemishes, as shown in pic. $500 for excellent shape reel and spool. Thanks Tim and SOL Crew!
  11. I am offering up for sale my minty VS 200b. Sealed drag model in almost new condition. Freshly serviced. Serial 26xxx. She got a little bruise on the bottom and fine scratch on the cup, but as you can see she’s super clean. If you’re looking for a near new VS200b then you found it. Freshly serviced at fish heads with new knob as I wanted the new owner to have piece of mind. No issues upon inspection and the tech said the service wasn’t even necessary. All she needs is line and you’re ready to tackle a slob. $635 pickup SE PA shipped could be an option Thanks TimS and SOL RC Happy Labor Day! service receipt available upon request
  12. Looking for a van staal plug bag
  13. $660 PP shipped to your door Selling my barely used maybe 6-10 times Van Staal 250 X-series. Box, bag. cosmetic: 8.9-9.0 (see pics for cosmetic wear, little nicks) I tried my best to capture its flaws. mechanical: 10 never dunked, no sand, no fish caught yet…bought couple years ago and since I never really used it I never had to service it.
  14. Hello, I’m looking for van Staal and gloomis patches for one of my packs. Hopefully it has Velcro but if not that’s not the end of the world. Shoot me a message if you have it. Thank you
  15. I had big plans this year to do more surf/jetty fishing rather than party boats, but things have come up and my VRs are just sitting in my closet. I don't think I will have much time to fish from shore in the foreseeable future, so I'm letting these go. I will most likely regret it, but that's how it usually goes. The reel and spools are in excellent condition. I took it out once. I do not have the stock handle. I destroyed it while installing the power handle. I'm including everything that was included in the original box (Minus the stock handle) VR50 spool has 20 lb Sufix 832 VR75 spool has 30 lb Sufix 832 I bought the VR75 and spare VR50 spool (Yes, they are interchangeable) I'm accepting Paypal and letting it go for $500 shipped.
  16. Want to sell my 6” Van Staal pliers with sheath and original box. Just had serviced. Cutters have not been replaced. $290 shipped.
  17. 8XXX serial number. Hasn’t been serviced this year. Fished with it this year. Good real mechanically works as it should. She has been used and has some scars to show for it. No deep gouges or anything just some surf rash. 550 shipped. silver power knob included, not sure where the old original is. PayPal or Venmo
  18. New to surfcasting. Wasn’t around when previous new generations of Van Staals have launched. If a new gen VSX comes out will the current new VSX’s go on some kind of sale from shops or prices will stay the same?
  19. I don't enjoy striper fishing anymore, so I'm selling everything. Located in Southern Maine. Pickup preferred, will ship everything free, except the Tsunami rod. Tsunami Airwave Elite 9'6" 3/4-3 2 piece. Excellent condition. Has the 'cracked' reel seat, which is common and is cosmetic only. See picture for how small it is. 9/10 condition easy. Applied electrical tape ambitiously at 30/40/50". Purchased new, used maybe 20 times. Pickup in Portland, or you pay shipping. $100 Van Staal VSX 150B. Purchased new this winter. Used maybe 20 times. Never reeled underwater, only occasionally splashed. Rinsed with freshwater after every use. Mechanically 10/10, visually 8/10. Shows some minor marks on spool and body, largest spot is on the handle base (See pictures). Includes Power Knob, standard knob, box, bag, and 30# Power Pro. $675 Daiwa BG 4000. Used maybe 10 times. Visually 9.5/10, mechanically 10/10. Like new. Comes with box and 20# Power Pro. $100 Shimano Terramar XX SE Spinning rod 7' Medium Power Fast Action 3/8-1oz. This was broken when I took a tumble. Broke off the first 2 guides, now the rod is 6'6". I cleaned up the last guide and applied epoxy to seal the end, looks clean and functions fine. $35 FJ Neil Supreme Surf Bag. Medium 5 tube. Very good condition. $30 Dr. Slick Squall Pliers. Includes holster, replacement cutting blades, upgraded carbineer. Like new. $40 Dr. Slick Hook Sharpener. Large. Used once. $10 Tinman Bare Smilin' Bill Jig heads. Unopened. 3/4 oz and 1oz. $1 per jig head, buy a whole pack please. SOLD Free/Donation: I have some stuff that isn't worth selling, but that people could use. If you purchases something and want any of this, just send me a few extra bucks or whatever you deem fair, and I'll throw it in: a few jig strips, new Korkers size 11 Idogrip rubber soles, split ring pliers, white head/red eye jig heads (3/4? 1?), assorted hooks, split rings, quick clips (50#), swivels. PayPal with full coverage only. Or cash/Venmo on pickup. Please add the 3% to cover the PP fees, and I'll cover the shipping costs. I appreciate you looking, and send me any questions!
  20. Vsx 250 comes with black power knob and original knob . It's in great condition I am original owner I have only fished it few times I don't use it as much as I thought Asking 700 obo pp or cash 01607
  21. VSX200 in great condition spooled with 40lb Diawa braid. Bought new from Goose Hummock and only used a few times. I also have the original box. $700 TYD or $675 picked up in Merrimac, MA or West Yarmouth, MA.
  22. For your consideration…take #2…new lower price $800 shipped to your door Silver Bailed VSB X-series 150 Condition my opinion: 9.5 Mechanical: 10 Last serviced: 2022 Jan-Feb 2022, I have paperwork Comes with some 350 yards of Jerry Brown braid 30lb test Comes with upgraded drag knob and original knob Comes with upgraded handle knob, no original knob minor hairline scratch see picture that’s why 9.5 and not 10 VS does not make these anymore… reason for selling: I need to buy new tires for wife’s Honda Pilot
  23. For your consideration $900 shipped to your door… Silver Bailed VSB X-series 150 Condition my opinion: 9.5 Mechanical: 10 Last serviced: 2022 Jan-Feb 2022, I have paperwork Comes with some 350 yards of Jerry Brown braid 30lb test Comes with upgraded drag knob and original knob Comes with upgraded handle knob, no original knob minor hairline scratch see picture that’s why 9.5 and not 10 rare VS does not make these anymore… reason for selling: I need to buy new tires for wife’s Honda Pilot
  24. Selling a few reels I seldom used. All reels were very well cared for and can almost pass as new. Great working condition. All included items are pictured. Shipping is in the contiguous USA. Van Staal VM150 - Brand new in box. Only taken out for photos. $450 shipped. Shimano Saragosa 8000F - Two available. Both are in very good condition. $170 shipped EACH. 1 SOLD, ONLY 1 LEFT Shimano Stradic 5000FJ - Very good condition. $150 shipped. SOLD Shimano Stradic 8000FJ - Very good condition. $170 shipped. Shimano Chronarch 200E6 - Very good condition. $170 shipped. Penn Spinfisher VI 2500LL - Very good condition. $140 shipped. Penn Spinfisher VI 4500LL - Very good condition. $160 shipped. Abu Garcia Revo Toro 50 HS - Good condition. $125 shipped. SOLD Photos
  25. Handle on vs150 is hitting my line roller during retrieve ??? Used the search function and can’t find any info on potential fix