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    Posted: 10 May 2019 at 3:04pm
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After a rod to suit 5000 size reel with pe2/3 braid. The longer the better, pe 2/4,anyone got something to move on, really like coltsniper but $500rrp is out of my price range, have looked at importing same rod landed in nz for $260 any one else done simular?.
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I did almost exactly that, with a 9'6" Major Craft Crostage shore jigging rod from Japan - to use with 30lb braid and a 5000/6000 reel. For casting light poppers etc for smaller harbour/estuary kingies. It's a nice rod with Fuji K guides etc. Made in China, but most of the mainstream stuff is, these days.

The import experience was excellent. Rod was packaged expertly in a tube and arrived quickly.

As long as the total is less than NZ$400 you won't get pinged for GST and other import costs.
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Thanks for that, I've never imported before preferring to support locally but price difference is nearly half, I know high end casting rods aren't common in nz but surely they could compete.
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Check out the daiwa lateo 1100mh. I imported one from Oz a while back. Really nice rod, until I high sticked it while unhooking a snapper....
Check out motackle, they have 15% off every now and then, and you also get 10% off if you’re buying from Oz.
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Originally posted by Mono Mono wrote:

Thanks for that, I've never imported before preferring to support locally but price difference is nearly half, I know high end casting rods aren't common in nz but surely they could compete.


Which site are you looking at for the coltsniper? On plat the coltsniper is a pretty similar price to nz when you take shipping and potential GST into account... but there is a much cheaper model, the ‘BB coltsniper’ on plat...
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Nz Asian portal & Rakuten and yes possibly bb model but info was confusing showing s1000h but saying bb, perhaps I was seeing what I wanted to see haha.
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Originally posted by Pico Pico wrote:

Originally posted by Mono Mono wrote:

Thanks for that, I've never imported before preferring to support locally but price difference is nearly half, I know high end casting rods aren't common in nz but surely they could compete.


Which site are you looking at for the coltsniper? On plat the coltsniper is a pretty similar price to nz when you take shipping and potential GST into account... but there is a much cheaper model, the ‘BB coltsniper’ on plat...

Free rod shipping from PLAT on most rods now.
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Hey mate,

I've got a Dakau Longtail
11 foot
Pe3-4
Fuji titanium guides
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I have a model that we use for shore casting, 9' long Japanese toray carbon with nano composites, all fuji K guides and reelseat, 2 piece mid join in a neoprene travel bag brand new for $279 plus courier $10
pe1-3, lure 20-70g, max drag 11kg

Way better rod than some of the ones available in shops
I get them built for my KavemanTackle company
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Originally posted by The Tamure Kid The Tamure Kid wrote:

I did almost exactly that, with a 9'6" Major Craft Crostage shore jigging rod from Japan - to use with 30lb braid and a 5000/6000 reel. For casting light poppers etc for smaller harbour/estuary kingies. It's a nice rod with Fuji K guides etc. Made in China, but most of the mainstream stuff is, these days.

The import experience was excellent. Rod was packaged expertly in a tube and arrived quickly.

As long as the total is less than NZ$400 you won't get pinged for GST and other import costs.


All imports now get charged 15% gst, it is added on at all major storesWink
www.kavemantackle.co.nz
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