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Old 10-18-2017, 08:17 AM   #136
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Re: Thoughts on Abellan Albacore 130 vs Bleutec Oceanborn 125 & King Cobra

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Hey everyone, just a quick update: Picked up the gun today and dammmnnnnn..... more beautiful than I remembered. Got it setup with 4 x 14mm small id bands at 330% stretch and running an 11/32 Mori shaft with Mori slip tip. Double wrapped to breakaway. It is ready to slay and I can't wait to get out in the water with it. Hope these pictures do this gun justice.
Nice gun man. After this many pages you have to report back after you shoot it now!

I'm guessing it will shoot better with 3 bands than 4. Good luck.
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Old 10-19-2017, 12:24 AM   #137
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Re: Thoughts on Abellan Albacore 130 vs Bleutec Oceanborn 125 & King Cobra

@Castronova, since this is a thread about the Abellan and Bleutec guns, do you mind posting a photo of the Denton alongside the Albacore? I for one would like to see the size difference between the two...even though I'm 95% sure the Denton 120 is my cup of tea
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Old 10-19-2017, 04:32 AM   #138
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@Castronova, since this is a thread about the Abellan and Bleutec guns, do you mind posting a photo of the Denton alongside the Albacore? I for one would like to see the size difference between the two...even though I'm 95% sure the Denton 120 is my cup of tea
I purchased the Albacore specifically for Pacific Dogtooth tuna it's the perfect gun for the large fish. It is not a small gun and not suited for smaller fish.
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Old 10-19-2017, 05:49 AM   #139
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not suited for smaller fish.
That 95% just went up to 99.7% Would still love to see a side by side comparison though
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Old 10-19-2017, 10:52 AM   #140
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Re: Thoughts on Abellan Albacore 130 vs Bleutec Oceanborn 125 & King Cobra

Here you go. I also agree the Albacore is not for small fish. The grouper in my avatar I shot with the Denton 120, through the head. Stoned and strung. It also has plenty of power. 80#
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Old 10-19-2017, 02:23 PM   #141
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Re: Thoughts on Abellan Albacore 130 vs Bleutec Oceanborn 125 & King Cobra

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Here you go. I also agree the Albacore is not for small fish. The grouper in my avatar I shot with the Denton 120, through the head. Stoned and strung. It also has plenty of power. 80#
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thanks Castro!
hows the muzzle weight on your Albacore with the Doggie Special shaft? not too heavy?
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Old 10-19-2017, 02:46 PM   #142
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thanks Castro!
hows the muzzle weight on your Albacore with the Doggie Special shaft? not too heavy?
No problem. I have no idea how they turned sideways.

The muzzle seemed normal to me. I only have shot it a few times with that shaft, it's an 8mm. I have shot it quite a bit with an 8.7mm shaft and slip-tip and it was exactly what it was supposed to be.
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Old 10-19-2017, 03:59 PM   #143
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No problem. I have no idea how they turned sideways.
The muzzle seemed normal to me. I only have shot it a few times with that shaft, it's an 8mm. I have shot it quite a bit with an 8.7mm shaft and slip-tip and it was exactly what it was supposed to be.
ah, 8mm, cool. was thinking it was an 8.5mm. thanks!
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Old 10-19-2017, 05:40 PM   #144
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Here you go. I also agree the Albacore is not for small fish. The grouper in my avatar I shot with the Denton 120, through the head. Stoned and strung. It also has plenty of power. 80#
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