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Compare 3SW70MLF & SJ842-MET-MHX
Posted by: Jan Kleinau (---.092.210.pools.vodafone-ip.de)
Date: June 18, 2017 10:42AM


Can someone com pare the SJ842-MET from MHX and the 3SW70MLF from St. Croix?

I like both colors. The blankweight is different, is the action the same?

Also like to read from anglers, who have only on of them in use!

Best Regards,


Re: Compare 3SW70MLF & SJ842-MET-MHX
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (---.hsd1.or.comcast.net)
Date: June 18, 2017 06:01PM

Saltwater blanks like the St. Croix historically are nothing like the power and action of a freshwater spin jig blank. This doesn't mean you can't use them interchangably where appropriate, I do it all the time.

Re: Compare 3SW70MLF & SJ842-MET-MHX
Posted by: Russell Brunt (---.lightspeed.miamfl.sbcglobal.net)
Date: June 19, 2017 06:58PM

The 3SW70MLF is intended for fish more like the Ungestreifter Pelamide, Echter Bonito, and the Bläuel. The SJ842 is more for fish like the Schwarzbarsch and Forellenbarsch.

So despite seeming much the same they are rather different. The 3SW70MLF is about twice the price, weighs a bit more, and is intended for more powerful fish.

Russ in Hollywood, FL.

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