A FISHING APE 2508

NameA FISHING APE 2508Base reelExist 2508Weight6.9 OuncesMaterialMagnesiumBearing count11+1RBGear ratio4.8:1Maximum Drag15.4 PoundsHandle length RetrieveRight/LeftLine Retrive per Turn (IPT)28 InchesLine Capacity8lb – 150mYear Produced2010Quantity Produced MSRP75600 ¥Notes: A FISHING APE 2508 was a limited release collaboration reel between Daiwa and BAPE.  The reel was released only in a Pop-Up shop.  The reel came with a camo BAPE reel…

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I’ze Urushitakara Millionaire Scalped (Limited Edition)

NameI’ze Urushitakara Millionaire Scalped (Limited Edition)Base reelCV-Z 103Weight9.17 OuncesMaterialAluminum Frame, Aluminum SideplateBearing count10+1RBGear ratio5.8:1Maximum Drag8.8 PoundsHandle length80mmRetrieveRightBrake System Line Retrive per Turn (IPT)InchesLine Capacity3lb – 115mYear Produced2007Quantity Produced MSRP450000¥Notes: The Urushitakara Millionaire Scalped (漆宝ミリオネア皮剥) is an extremely limited 2007 reel for sea fishing.  It was released by I’ze factory along with a series of sea rods.  The reel…

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Freams (2015)

2015 saw a refresh of the Freams model with a plethora of new models and a bold new look.  The reel has Daiwas classic spinning real features like ABS II, Twist Buster II, Air Roto, Air Spool, and an aluminum spool.  The reels main shaft has a Magseal bearing to…

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Freams LTD

Daiwa Australia released the Freams LTD in 2015.  The model has two versions, the standard, and the SH high speed versions.  All reels feature ABS II, Twist Buster II, Zaion Bodies, Magseal, ATD, and Air Bail.  The 2000 and 2000SH feature Daiwas new I-Shaped knobs while the rest feature the…

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Daiwa Freams (2011)

The 2011 Daiwa Freams is a Zaion bodied mid range offering from Daiwa.  The reel features the standard Daiwa fare including ABS, Twist Buster II, Air Bail, Real Four, and Daiwas new Magseal bearings.  All non Magseal bearings are CRBB.  All models feature a T-Shaped knob. Reel Name Gear Ratio…

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Caldia SHA

In 2011 Daiwa released an Australian version of the Caldia, the SHA.  The reel features a sleek black finish.  All models are high speed models.  They all feature the latest Daiwa innovations including Magseal, Air Rotor, ABS, and a waterproof drag.  The body is made of Zaoin and the reels…

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Steez (USDM)

Produced from 2007-2012, the Steez spinning reel was Daiwa’s highest end USDM reel when it was released. It featured a Air Metal (Magnesium) body, ABS Air Spool, Air Bail, and Digigear gears. Starting at 6.9 ounces, the Steez was the lighest reel of its kind at the time of release.

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Steez EX (USDM)

Released in 2013, the Steez EX is Daiwa’s high end USDM spinning reel. It features a Zaion body, CRBB bearings, a Magsealed body, Air Rotor, an ABS air spool and a machine cut aluminum handle. The Steez EX is okay for saltwater use. Reel NameGear RatioWeightBearing CountMaximum DragLine Retrive per…

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