APIA Ventura

A special collaboration reel, the APIA Ventura was released in September 2015.  The reel is a joint venture between Anglers Utopia (APIA), Daiwa, and SLP Works.  The reel is based on the Certate 2016 model, thus sharing similar attributes.  It was available in two models, the 2508R-H Speed Custom and…

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Certate 2016

In 2016 Daiwa refreshed the Certate.  It featured a new sleek black and gold color scheme.  Daiwa brought the ATD drag to the reel as well as retained Mag Sealed bearings and Air Rotor.  The HD models feature the new Monocoque Body concept for ultimate durability.  All models after the…

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Certate 2500 Aussie Limited

NameCertate 2500 LimitedBase reelCertate 2010 2500Weight8.3 OuncesMaterialAluminum Frame, Aluminum SpoolBearing count10+1RBGear ratio4.8:1Maximum Drag15.4 PoundsHandle length40mmRetrieveRight/LeftLine Retrive per Turn (IPT)28 InchesLine Capacity8lb – 200m / 12lb – 150mYear Produced2010Quantity Produced 250MSRP$579 AUDNotes: The Certate Limited is a 2010 limited Australian release of the new Certate 2010.

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Certate 2010

Produced from 2010-2012 the Certate 10 was the first major refresh of the Certate line.  All models received an upgrade to Daiwas Air Rotor which also required Daiwas new Mag Seal bearings.  Due to this upgrade the spools of previous Real Four model reels are not compatible with the new Certate.  Models 1003,…

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Certate 2500R Fuego (Limited Edition)

NameCertate 2500R FuegoBase reelCertate 2500RWeight9.3 OuncesMaterialAluminum Frame, Aluminum SpoolBearing count10+1RBGear ratio4.8:1Maximum Drag15.4 PoundsHandle length55mmRetrieveRight/LeftLine Retrive per Turn (IPT)27.9 InchesLine Capacity8lb – 200m / 12lb – 150mYear Produced2006Quantity Produced MSRP$639 AUDNotes: This reel is an obscure Australian custom red version of the Certate 2500R.  It is different than a Fuego and different than the I’ze Custom…

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Certate

Introduced in 2004 the Daiwa Certate was Daiwas new line with the Real Four Concept.  The reel features an ABS Spool, Twist Buster II, and a metal body.  The reel is designed to be fished in Saltwater and accept Daiwas RCS Real Custom System option parts.  The 1500 and 2000 feature I-Shape…

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