SHIMANO STELLA SW REEL 2019 MODEL
Stella SW has always lead the fishing world in durability, power and operability. New Stella SW builds on that tradition. Available in 8000, 10000 and 14000 sizes, Stella SW brings unmatched strength, reliability and ease of use to serious saltwater anglers. Featuring a Hagane body, Stella SW boasts a highly rigid metal construction. This means improved impact resistance and less body flex. At the heart of the reel, state of the art Hagane gears are cold forged for lasting durability and smoothness. Infinity Drive Technology offers an improved winding experience, optimizing winding torque by 26%. Silent Drive further improves smoothness by eliminating worm shaft and drive gear play. An all new Shimano Heatsink drag improves performance by transferring heat away from the spool, reducing spool surface temperature by up to 100 degrees. X Protect and X Shield ensure your investment is guarded from the harsh elements of a saltwater environment so you can fish with confidence. 2019 Stella SW is lighter, more powerful and more reliable than ever before. 8000 Size models are for braided line use only.
With amazing strength and durability, the HAGANE Gear is at the very heart of the reel. Shimano, through the application of state-of-the-art technologies, gives you the long-lasting smoothness and pleasure that you feel when you first use a reel, over and over again. No cutting work is applied to the teeth of the drive gear. Instead the entire surface is calculated in minute detail by special 3D design and then formed by Shimano's cold forging technology. The result is assured resilience. It's the fruit of Shimano's inexhaustible pursuit for durability; the strength and power of forged metal continues to represent the fundamental concept of Shimano reels.
The HAGANE Body is a metal reel body with high rigidity. The body stiffness and impact resistance virtually eliminates body flexing. The result transforms the angler's actions directly into cranking power. It's efficiency through strength.
By combining our water repellent coating and our specially designed, water channeling, labyrinth construction, X Protect provides high-level water resistance without sacrificing light gear and rotor rotation.
X-TOUGH DRAG with its dramatically enhanced smoothness, control and toughness anticipates the vigorous speed of Blue-Fin Tuna and Giant Tuna.
The POWER ALUMINUM BODY, X-RIGID ROTOR, X-RIGID BAIL and X-RIGID HANDLE combine to provide ultimate rigidity & eliminate loss of power caused by reel flex
With the use of rubber gaskets the drag is sealed against intrusion of the elements such as water and dust.
PLATINUM PREMIER SERVICE PLAN
With the Platinum Service Plan, when submitting your Warranty Registration card points, you will receive coupons for discounts on clean and lubes (from half off to free!) Also included are Priority Shipping labels guaranteeing 48-hour turn around time from Shimano or participating Shimano Authorized Warranty Centers.
KEY FEATURE: HEAT SINK DRAG
RETRIEVE PER CRANK RANGE (IN): 37-53
FAMILY TYPE: SALTWATER SPINNING
MAX DRAG (LB): 55
|ITEM CODE||WEIGHT (OZ)||BEARINGS||GEAR RATIO||RETRIEVE PER CRANK (IN)||POWERPRO BRAID (LB/YDS)||MAX DRAG (LB)|
|STLSW10000PGC||23.6||13+1||4.9:1||40||50/360, 65/290, 80/215||55|
|STLSW14000XGC||23.8||13+1||6.2:1||53||50/400, 65/315, 80/240||55|
|STLSW8000HGC||22||13+1||5.6:1||42||40/340, 50/265, 65/215||55|
|STLSW8000PGC||22||13+1||4.9:1||37||40/340, 50/265, 65/215||55|