Shimano announces its new showcase spinning reel series ? the Stella SW, offered in sizes and construction features to handle nearly any game fish found in the world?s oceans The 12 models include the STL-SW5000XG, 5000HG, 6000HG, 6000PG, 8000HG, 8000PG, 10000PG, the ?Cape Cod Canal jigging special 14000XG, 18000HG, 20000PG, and a true spinning reel built to tackle Bluefin tuna ? the STL-SW30000. Shimano?s SW-X Concept brings together power, rigidity, toughness, drag performance and water resistance, focusing on retrieving power, strength and durability.
Features:X-Tough Drag, with its dramatically enhanced smoothness, control and toughness anticipates the vigorous speed of Blue-Fin Tuna and Giant TunaX-SHIP enhances power transmission through the gear. This results in increased cranking power with extremely smooth feelX-Shield and X-Protect combine to provide extreme water resistance in the harshest conditionsThe Power Aluminum Body, X-Rigid Rotor, X-Rigid Body and X-Rigid Handle combine to provide ultimate rigidity & eliminate loss of power caused by reel flexPropulsion Line Management System: Propulsion Spool Lip, SR One-Piece Bail Wire, Power Roller IV Oversized Roller with Overflange for the Ultimate in Line Protection, Redesigned Bail Trip, S-Arm CamSepton Handle Grip – On models 10,000 and upDirect Drive Mechanism (Thread-In Handle Attachment)Approved for saltwater use & Rated for use with PowerPro, Fluorocarbon and Mono lines