Shimano Stella SW-C 14000 XG
NEW Shimano Stella SWC
The Stella SW represents the pinnacle of innovation for Shimano reel technology and fish-fighting performance. The new Stella SWC has been released with a number of significant upgrades that deliver Infinite Power across a full range of nine sizes – 4000, 5000, 6000, 8000, 10000, 14000, 18000, 20000 and 30000. Infinity Drive has been incorporated for light and powerful winding and the upgraded Heatsink Drag (10000 to 30000 sizes) provides superior drag performance under extreme heat.
Infinity Drive has been introduced to complement the existing X-Ship system to deliver light and powerful winding. This development removes any contact the inner part of the pinion gear has with the main shaft, as a high-sliding bushing supports it. A special skid coating has been incorporated to further reduce sliding resistance. As a result, handle rotation torque is reduced by 26% when compared to the conventional system, so winding, even under extreme load, is now even easier.
A water resistant rating of IPX8 is achieved through X-Protect and X-Shield with the aluminium Hagane Body acting as a rigid and super tough outer shell. Now special X-Protect rubber gaskets have been incorporated into the line roller, making this mechanism ten times more durable than the previous model. A new and improved compact rotor design features in the 8000 sizes and has made the reel 50g lighter than the comparable Stella SW models. The HG models are designed for both casting and jigging, whereas PG is geared for jigging applications and XG for saltwater casting. Available in stores March 2019.