Quantum Energy e600Ti Replacement
Posted: 23 February 2009 08:54 AM
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Joined  2009-02-21

I have 4 of the Quantum Energy e600Ti baitcast reels that I purchased maybe 8 or 9 years ago.  I like the reels but am going to update my collection.  Does anyone know which of the current Quantum Lineup are of a similar quality and feel to that series?    I seem to recall paying about $150 each back then.  The new Quantum Energy reels are a bit more than that.  The KVD Quantum reel from BPS is only $89 though just looking at the specs it seems like a nicer reel than what I have now.  (More bearings, less weight)  The tour editions look fantastic but more than I am going to spend for the limited amount of fishing I get to do.    I’m looking for a general purpose reel since I like to have all the same reels and rods and most of the time I’m fishing in smaller waters.

Great forum.  Thanks in advance for any assistance.


Lake Norman

Posted: 23 February 2009 06:14 PM   [ # 1 ]
Bass Master
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I was talking to one of the Quantum ProStaff at a local fishing show, and he told me that the Quantum Code and the KVD same reels just a couple more bearing in the KVD. He told me personally that I should stick to the Energy because I already have one, but a great bet would be the PT Accurist. Its a solid reel and there are some discussions on this forum about it.

The PT Energy is also a great reel. Go by one of your local shops and see if the will give you that and/or the Accurist for cheap.


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Posted: 04 March 2009 09:29 PM   [ # 2 ]
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I have a bunch of different Quantums and one of my favorites is the ac500cx that was out 2 years ago.
Not as many bearings but, a rock solid reel that has never had any problems. You can get two for $99.00 at Simmons Sporting Goods on Ebay.
The Accurist I have is a nice reel but, is sometimes noisy and can be temperamental.

While you are there, check there prices on the rest of things. These guys have it together.


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Posted: 04 March 2009 09:46 PM   [ # 3 ]
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The quantum accurist pt AC500PT should be somewhat like the older energys.


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