Speedmaster II 16 Conventional Reel
|Ball Type||4 S A-RB|
|Drag Style||Lever Drag|
|Line Speed||42 Inches High & 23 Inches Low|
|Maximum Test - Mono||
|Maximum Test - Braided||
|Warranty Details||One Year|
SHIMANO Speedmaster II 16 Conventional Reel
The extremely durable, high-performance Speedmaster II, with high maximum drag power and a smooth, ultra-wide range of drag adjustability is a fish fighting machine. It’s rigid Hagane Body prevents misalignment of moving parts under the heaviest loads. Plus, a spare drag cam is included for optimal use with monofilament lines.
The Hagane Body is made of highly rigid metals such as aluminum and magnesium. With its weight reduced to the limit, the Hagane Body eliminates flex, warp, and distortion of the reel, allowing smooth reeling with little power loss. Furthermore, the body protects the engagement of the Hagane Gear and the Micro Module Gear System from shock, while maintaining smooth operation.
The X-Ship system enables smooth reeling even under heavy loads. Shimano’s unique mechanism for robust gear engagement uses an enlarged drive gear, optimum positioning of the pinion and drive gears and two-point support of the pinion gear whose ends are supported by bearings. Even when you are fighting very large fish, and the X-Ship system efficiently transmits the input power, enabling powerful reeling.
G Free Body - Developed to shift the reel’s centre of gravity closer to the rod. This has been achieved by moving the worm shaft oscillation mechanism from the bottom of the reel to the top.
- Carbon Drag
- High Max Drag
- X-Ship system enables smooth reeling even under heavy loads
- Hagane Body is made of highly rigid metals such as aluminum and magnesium
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