|| Gear Ratio
|| Max Drag
|| Braid Cap. (lbs./yds.)
|| 14 BB, 1 RB
|| 44 Lbs
|| 34.9 Oz.
"Absolute power" is the aim of the New Stella SW. Shimano is using their latest and most innovative technologies to complete the "SW-X Concept" which takes this new generation Stella SW to an all new level for Anglers.
Shimano announces their 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 Tuna
X-SHIP enhances power transmission through the gear. This results in increased cranking power with extremely smooth feel
X-Shield and X-Protect combine to provide extreme water resistance in the harshest conditions
The 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 flex
Propulsion 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 Cam
Aero Wrap II Oscillation
Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement with Low Wear Rate Pinion Gear
Cold Forged Aluminum Spool: Proprietary Coating on Spool Lip is harder than a Ti coated Stainless Steel Spool Lip, Ceramic Coating on entire spool for extreme corrosion resistance
Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coating on Line Roller
S A-RB Bearings (Shielded A-RB)
Super Stopper II
Stopperless Design (No Anti-Reverse Switch)
Septon Handle Grip - On models 10,000 and up
Direct Drive Mechanism (Thread-In Handle Attachment)
Approved for Saltwater use
Rated for use with PowerPro, Fluorocarbon and Mono lines