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Old 09-29-2013, 08:24 PM
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Default Re: hardy marquis salmon reels

I've heard of the 'Deathstar' but don't know anything about them, I assumed it was a term of endearment for the Sage TCX Spey rod, so after seeing your post I looked further into it and your correct it is for a specific rod. It looks like lines in the 525gr+ range are the norm so I would imagine the HM 2 would work.

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so it seems that for steel this isn't a bad reel haha
Yes.
For the "HOT" BC Steelhead runs it may not be a great fit, but for the application your asking about it should work fine.
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haha its all good, that's what forums are here for man, the exchange of info haha
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Default Re: hardy marquis salmon reels

Plenty of reel for steelhead indeed, be sure to put lots of backing on it so it looks good mounted up.
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Default Re: hardy marquis salmon reels

Granted our MI Kings aren't as big, but when I had one as a sample it handled plenty of 15-25 pound MI Kings. I've landed Chrome Silvers in AK to 15 pounds with one. And I know for a fact that April Volkey regularly uses a Salmon #2 on big Skenna system Steelhead. As far as Bougles, I've put a 29 pound Chrome King in the net with one this season.

Would I want one for 40-60 pound AK kings, probably not, but I've yet to lose an Andromonous fish because I had a Click and Pawl reel spooled up instead a modern disc drag reel. And I can't say the same about modern disc drag reels.
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I love my HM Salmon 1 and 2. I use the 1 on my 12' to 13' two-handers, the 2 on my 13' to 14' rods. They are the English-made versions. I've landed atlantics to just over 20 pounds on each. Lots o' fun! I have a salmon 3 (Korean) that I keep meaning to sell because its too heavy for any of my rods.

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Default Re: hardy marquis salmon reels

I use my marquis #2 on all of my spey rods, sage z-axis 5126, z-axis 7136 and z-axis 8110, The reel balances all of these rods beautifully, Its got a good amount of weight for balancing and would fit a 7126 tcx very nicely IMO. Also, the deathstar would be a great rod for large winter BC steelhead, the deathstar has more backbone than your average 7 weight and can leverage fish in the 30+ range. Back to the marquis, its a great reel for the money, and hardy is a great company to deal with, My first marquis broke, so hardy simply sent me a new reel no questions asked, theyre the best!
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Default Re: hardy marquis salmon reels

the last person I talked to "in person" said they didn't like the HM because the rivets would rattle loose after a little while. thoughts?
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I can't deny I had to send my Korean made Hardy Marquis Salmon 1 back to have the pawl post rivet replaced...but I can't help loving it anyway

If you fished it, and heard the sound it makes, and the way the shiny rim glints in the sun, and...well, you'd understand.
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so hardy is pretty good about getting reels back to you? how's the warranty?
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Back to the marquis, its a great reel for the money, and hardy is a great company to deal with, My first marquis broke, so hardy simply sent me a new reel no questions asked, theyre the best!
Looks like they stand behind their warranty.
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