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Shimano Tranx 500 Star Drag Conventional Fishing Reel (Model: 500 PG)

ID: 79144 (Reel-TRX500PG)
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Shimano Tranx 500 Star Drag Conventional Fishing Reel (Model: 500 PG)
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$499.99

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Features

  • High efficiency gearing; X-SHIP gear support system
  • Dartanium II drag
  • Super free
  • Forged and machined aluminum spool; aluminum frame and right sideplate
  • 7 shielded anti rust bearings
  • Super Stopper with Silent Twin Pawl Assist Stopper
  • E.I. anti-corrosion surface treatment
  • Light weight handle knob
Revolutionary design and shape provides the comfort of low profile with the capacity of a conventional reel. X-Ship & HEG technologies combine to provide massive cranking power with a smooth effortless retrieve. Offered in high gear (HG) and power gear (PG) models to cover a wide range of applications.

X-Ship: X-Ship provides improved gear durability. By supporting the pinion gear on both ends with bearings, the pinion gear maintains precise alighnment with the drive gear. This means the gears will stay in the same position under the heaviest loads. The added benefit is that friction between the spool shaft and gear are eliminated. This will enhance the casting performance of the reel with lighter lures, and allow for longer casts.

HEG: HEG consists of not only the gears, but also the frame, setplate, and handle-side sideplate. First we increased the size of hte drive gear and hte pinion gear to offer increased leverage and power. By using a one-piece frame that incorporates the setplate and adding a one-piece stamped sideplate, we have eliminated flex in the drive train that causes gears to bind under pressure.

VBS: VBS uses centrifugal force rather than magnets to aid in controlling the cast. When turned on, the individual brake weights are forced outward at the beginning of the cast when backlashes most often occur, causing friction that reduces the speed of the spool. Once the spool spend begins to slow, the pressure with which the brake weights contact the raceway lessens, allowing the spool to continue spinning.

Model: TRX500PG
PowerPro Line Capacity (lb test / yds): 50/420,65/270,80/210
Mono Line Capacity (lb test / yds): 30/160,40/120,50/100
Weight (oz): 20
Bearings: 7+1
Line Retrieve Per Crank (in): 30
Gear Ratio: 4.6:1
Max Drag (lb): 25

Manufacturer: Shimano

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