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Shimano Spirex FG Spinning Reel

Shimano Spirex FG Spinning Reel
 
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- Shimano Spirex FG Spinning Reel
- 3 Models
- Quick Fire II

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Shimano Spirex FG Spinning Reel

The Spirex FG is another high quality yet affordable spinning reel from Shimano. It features Quick Fire II technology where the line and trigger self-center and are within easy grasp of the angler's index finger allowing for easy, one-handed casts. The S A-RB bearings have been through the same process as our A-RB bearings, but feature shields on both sides of the bearings that reduce the possibility of salt or sand inhibiting the bearing's rotation. The Aluminum Cold Forge spools provide increased strength and durability over diecast aluminum or graphite spools.

Model Line Retrieve Per Crank (in) Mono Line Capacity (#Test/yd) PowerPro Line Capacity (# Test/yd) Max Drag (lb) S-ARB Ball Bearings Roller Bearing Gear Ratio Weight (oz) Retrieve
SR1000FG 28 2/270,4/140,6/110 10/95,15/85,20/65 7 5 1 6.2:1 8.8 Reversible
SR2500FG 32 6/200,8/140,10/120 10/170,15/145,30/95 9 5 1 6.2:1 10.6 Reversible
SR4000FG 33 8/240,10/200,12/160 15/265,30/175,50/145 15 5 1 5.7:1 13.9 Reversible

Spirex FG Reel Technology

Propulsion Line Management System

The most obvious component of the Propulsion Line Management System is the new Propulsion spool lip design. Through tens of thousands of casting tests and computer simulations it has been determined that this new spool lip design provides longer casting distances than a standard spool lip design while preventing backlashes and wind knots from forming. It also allows the line to flow off of the spool in smaller loops during the cast which means less slap on the stripper guide. This means longer casts with less friction. The Propulsion spool also utilizes a long stroke design to further enhance the casting distance. Furthermore, there is less bouncing of the line on the spool lip like on a standard spinning spool. Because of the unique shape of the Propulsion spool, the line flows consistently off of the spool. So, with a standard spool, friction alternates from heavy to light as the line slaps the spool lip. This causes backlash and inconsistent line speeds. The Propulsion spool lip provides consistently light friction to overcome these situations

Varispeed

Normal oscillation systems use a constant rotation of the oscillation gear that, when translated to the cam, provides an inconsistent spool speed. This results in line lay that stacks at either end of the spool. By using an oval oscillation gear, we are able to alter the speed of the oscillation cam to provide a consistent spool speed. This results in an even line lay that provides excellent castability and manageability.


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