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Friday, August 03, 2007

Hot New Shimano Reel

Within in the past few days I have seen several bass fishing tackle online stores advertising a brand new Shimano Baitcaster. Its the Shimano Core Reel, it looks really sweet and I find myself drawn to it like a moth to a flame....

Buy this ProductShimano Core Baitcasting Reel
  • Ultra-Lightweight Magnesium Frame and Sideplate

  • Ultra-Lightweight A7075 Aluminum Spool Construction

  • Magnumlite Spool Design This spool provides extremely low startup inertia for increased line control and casting performance even when using lightweight baits or lures. This is accomplished through using lightweight aluminum alloys and a unique design that moves the mass of the spool outward.
  • S A-RB (Anti-Rust Bearings) are specially treated stainless steel ball bearings that are at least 10 times more corrosion resistant than standard stainless steel ball bearings.
  • A-RB Roller Bearing
  • High Efficiency Gearing (HEG) is not only the oversized gears, but also includes the setplate and sideplate, which allow for a high speed retrieve while providing unbelievable fish-moving torque.
  • Super Stopper is a one-way roller bearing that eliminates backplay for solid hooksets.
  • Super Free (SF) bearing supported pinion gear system eliminates friction between the pinion gear and spool shaft for increased freespool.
  • Variable Brake System (VBS) uses centrifugal force rather than magnets to aid in controlling the cast for increased distance and adjustability.
  • Reduced Mass VBS hub reduces the weight of the spool increasing freespool and reducing start up inertia.
  • Escape Hatch Easy to use trigger allows quick access to the VBS weights and keeps the sideplate smooth for comfort when palming the reel.
  • Dartainium Drag material provides a wide range of drag settings and the smoothest Shimano drag performance ever.
  • Cold Forged Handle Shank is much stronger than a pressed or cast handle for non-flexing durability.
  • Clicking Drag Adjustment
  • Septon® Handle Grips This handle grip material is soft to the touch and does not get slippery when wet.
  • Recessed Reel Foot allows the reel to sit closer to the rod for comfort and maneuverability.
  • Instagage II (CORE100MG Only) This feature brings all of the benefits of the original Instagage feature by allowing the angler to engage and disengage the clutch using only the thumb. However, it uses a one-piece thumb bar, providing more access to the spool. This makes threading line though the line guide easier, and it gives the angler's thumb more room to control the spool during the cast or other freespool applications. There is also more room to clear backlashes.
  • PV Power Grips (CORE100MGFV Only) These oversized paddle grips provide extra power and remain comfortable after a full day of deep cranking.
  • Cold Forged Aluminum Drag Star
  • Aluminum Cast Control Knob
  • Rubber Shielded Cast Control Knob
  • Tapered Ti Levelwind Insert
  • Drilled Handle Shank reduces the weight of the reel without sacrificing strength.
  • High Speed 6.2:1 Gear Ratio (CORE100MG Only)
  • Lightweight Aluminum Drive Gear (CORE100MG Only)
  • Paddle Grips (CORE100MG Only)
  • Super High Speed 7.0:1 Gear Ratio (CORE100MGFV Only)
  • Heavy Duty Brass Drive Gear (CORE100MGFV Only)


  • Maybe its the list of features that go on a mile long that gets me excited. I did recently order a brand new Shimano Curado DHSV, which is the burner Curado and that is a sweet reel as well. Maybe I should have held out for the Core, if I had only known it was coming....

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    3 comments:

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    South Georgia Fisher said...

    I found that your post had alot of information in it and I found out info that I did not know about the Shimano Core Reel. Thanks for the info.

    HellaBass said...

    I have one & I love it, awesome reel