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Old 07-16-2010, 10:38 PM   #1
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50 pound Econogrip?

Hi Team,

Anyone have experience using the 50-lb. Econogrip lipper? Good, bad, ugly (dropping a sow back into the sea accidentally)?

Just want to know what I'm in for next time I land something.

Any Luck?
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Old 07-16-2010, 11:59 PM   #2
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broke one before lipped the first fish


exchanged that for another and let my buddy use it for a season

the second one still lips, but the scale is shot
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Old 07-17-2010, 10:29 AM   #3
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Have used this season for bass to the low 30 lbs. No problems yet. And for the price, can't beat it.

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Old 07-22-2010, 12:20 PM   #4
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Never had a problem with it at all. I occasionally clean and lubricate it and it works fine. Before I lost my last gripper, I had 3 seasons with it with no problem. The scale has been very accurate.

I don't know...maybe I've been lucky. But it does the job.
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Old 07-22-2010, 01:07 PM   #5
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I had one and it is good for the price but definitely not saltwater friendly. I got about 4 months out of it before it rusted up so the scale was unusable but the lipper still worked decent.
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Old 07-26-2010, 10:09 AM   #6
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seems to work fine
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