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Old 02-05-2014, 01:59 PM
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Default Allen Kraken XLA or Edco Solitude SR3 reel pictures

Anyone have pictures of their Kraken XLA or Solitude SR3 setup on their rods. Also what do you think of it as I sit here listening to the wind howl and try to fight off cabin fever.
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Default Re: Allen Kraken XLA or Edco Solitude SR3 reel pictures

I'd go with the XLA simply because the line capacity. Its going to hold a bunch more then the SR3 would. Plus I have yet to be disappointed in any of my Allen gear.
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Default Re: Allen Kraken XLA or Edco Solitude SR3 reel pictures

Hoping for pictures and first hand usage. I understand and have read all the praise Allen gets. I've also sent and received emails with both companies, and each has been a pleasure to deal with thus far. Now to see and hear real life experience with each is what I'm after.
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Hello,

We have plenty on our Instragram feed at Instagram
and our FB page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Allen...2590420?ref=hl and we also had a customer upload a video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgc2rhzGLj0

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Hello,

We have plenty on our Instragram feed at Instagram
and our FB page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Allen...2590420?ref=hl and we also had a customer upload a video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgc2rhzGLj0

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Thanks Justin great video and pictures. Any updates on that Omega I know I've asked about it couple of times.
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Default Re: Allen Kraken XLA or Edco Solitude SR3 reel pictures

We are trying to have it released in time for the Michigan Show in March. I;ve been changing a few things to make it prefect.
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We are trying to have it released in time for the Michigan Show in March. I;ve been changing a few things to make it prefect.
Ah I hope to have a reel and on some water by then.
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Default Re: Allen Kraken XLA or Edco Solitude SR3 reel pictures

heres the skinny water crew with some decent footage of the XLA

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heres the skinny water crew with some decent footage of the XLA

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Saw that one also, really looking for active members that are using these reels who can provide actual experiences.
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Default Re: Allen Kraken XLA or Edco Solitude SR3 reel pictures

I too am considering the Kraken XLA and also an alpha 3 reel…just waiting on that bronze / copper color way on the alpha 3.
I currently fish their trout reels and have absolutely no complaints. Allen makes solid reels and I would recommend them.
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