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Essex Components
Posted by: Jay Burns (---)
Date: January 28, 2020 04:49PM

Was checking out Tacklewarehouse the other day and noticed Phenix uses a number of components from Essex. Didnt find much information on their components but did locate them on Rod Component site... Anyone ever use their stuff, specifically the reel seats, look interesting just wasnt sure if they were any good. Look like what Phenix uses.

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Lynn Behler (---.97.252.156.res-cmts.leh.ptd.net)
Date: January 28, 2020 06:08PM

I don't know about the seats, but they also have Point Blank 6'6" spin jig blanks listed for $72. Kinda made me wonder?

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Lynn Behler (---.97.252.156.res-cmts.leh.ptd.net)
Date: January 28, 2020 06:08PM

I don't know about the seats, but they also have Point Blank 6'6" spin jig blanks listed for $72. Kinda made me wonder?

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Nick Lam (---.hsd1.ca.comcast.net)
Date: January 28, 2020 11:00PM

If Im not mistaken, Phenix switched to doing their own components in-house under the brand Essex. Ive used some Essex seats and they seem fine. No experience with anything else though.

Nick

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Jim Ising (---.dthn.centurylink.net)
Date: January 29, 2020 10:10AM

I would like the link to that page, Lynn.

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Ken Finch (---.ip-167-114-118.net)
Date: January 29, 2020 10:46AM

I think Phenix is importing those components out of either China or Tawain but I have used a few and they seem okay.

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Jay Burns (---.excelsior.edu)
Date: January 29, 2020 12:51PM

I feel like I should proceed with caution is what I am gathering.... Prices do some awful cheap on that site

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Lynn Behler (---.97.252.156.res-cmts.leh.ptd.net)
Date: January 29, 2020 06:03PM

Jim, sorry I didn't see your post till just now, but if I understand correctly you have received the link from elsewhere.

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Lynn Behler (---.97.252.156.res-cmts.leh.ptd.net)
Date: January 29, 2020 07:11PM

From what I can discern, the Point Blank prices I mentioned above are on the level. (Custom Rod Components) For me, just under $100.00 shipped. PA



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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Jim Ising (---.dthn.centurylink.net)
Date: January 30, 2020 12:38PM

That's a great price. Looks like he only has the 6'6".

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Re: Essex Components
Posted by: Jay Burns (---.excelsior.edu)
Date: January 30, 2020 12:58PM

Have some interesting looking reel seats from Phenix

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