A Guide about Telescopic and Travel Rods with Topics such as Telescopic vs Multi-Piece and the Importance of Matching the Reel.
A Guide to Stalking Rods as well as Information on Bait for Stalking, the Approach and the Right Gear.
|Front Drag/Baitrunner||Front Drag|
|No. of Bearings||1+3+1|
|Reel Gear Ratio||5.3:1|
|Reel Line Capacity (m)||390m|
|Reel Line Capacity (mm)||0.55mm|
|Reel Line Capacity (Yards)||429yd|
|Reel Weight (g)||500g|
Shimano Ultegra XSD Reel.
If you're a surf angler who doesn't just like your tackle to perform well but also look stunning too then you need look no further. Sleek and stylish, the Ultegra 14000 XS-D from Shimano will take your breath away at first glance. With its dark silver metallic frame and machined aluminium handle this is a reel that looks good at the waters edge.
The Ultegra 14000 XS-D is jam packed with features that ensure the reels performance more than lives up to its aesthetics. Fitted with an AR-C spool, the Ultegra XS-D is a classic big pit reel. The AR-C spool is fitted is a unique angled spool lip that lets the line fly from the reel with minimal friction allowing you to maintain line speed to achieve those fantastic distance casts. This is supported with Aero Wrap II technology an innovative worm gear oscillation system that pitches the spool oscillation to perfectly complement the speed of your cast, giving you perfect line lay every time.
The gear system on this reel has been precision engineered to ensure you get maximum performance efficiency with every cast and retrieve. X-Ship engineering in the Hypergear system supports the pinion gear, positioning it with precision centrally on the drive gear to achieve full efficiency. Dyna-balance stops reel wobble, ensuring that every bit of power you exert through the handle is transferred to the gears. This combination of technologies gives you amazing cranking power. Instant drag allows you to minutely adjust the drag on your reel with incredibly speed and accuracy so you are able to switch between freespool and fight mode in a minimal number of turns.
The ultimate surf fishing reel, this reel is also great for carp anglers who want cold-forged big pit perfection. The Ultegra 14000 XS-D is an excellent addition to Shiamno's surf and big pit collection.
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