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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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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Exist (2006-2011)

In 2006 Daiwa released its high end reel, the Exist.  It featured Real Four technology. This included an air metal frame, BB tournament drag, a Twist Buster II line guide, Air Bail and an ABS Air Spool. The exist was Daiwa’s highest end spinning reel, featuring a super light construction…

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Exist Hyper Branzino Custom

NameExist Hyper Branzino Custom 2508RBase reelExistWeight7.5 OuncesMaterialMagnesium Frame, Hybrid Carbon SpoolBearing count11+1RBGear ratio4.8:1Maximum Drag14.4 PoundsHandle length50mmRetrieveRight/LeftLine Retrive per Turn (IPT)28 InchesLine Capacity8lb – 150m / 12lb – 100mYear Produced2009Quantity Produced MSRP95,000 ¥Notes: This reel features an oversized 3000 size gear box with a 2500 size rotor. There is an I’ze Factory kit that…

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Exist Native Custom

NameExist Native Custom 1003HBase reelExistWeight5.7 OuncesMaterialMagnesiumBearing count10+1RBGear ratio5.2:1Maximum Drag4.4 PoundsHandle length RetrieveRight/LeftLine Retrive per Turn (IPT)25.2 InchesLine Capacity3lb – 100m / 4lb – 90mYear Produced2008-2011Quantity Produced MSRP73,500 ¥Notes: This reel is made in Japan.

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Exist Custom 2506

NameExist Custom 2506Base reelExistWeight6.2OuncesMaterialMagnesiumBearing count11+1RBGear ratio4.8:1Maximum Drag6.5 PoundsHandle length50mmRetrieveRight/LeftLine Retrive per Turn (IPT)28 InchesLine Capacity5lb – 140m / 6lb – 100mYear Produced2007Quantity Produced MSRP Notes: This reel is made in Japan.

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Exist 2506 50th Edition

NameExist 2506 50th EditionBase reelExistWeight6.7 OuncesMaterialMagnesiumBearing count11+1RBGear ratio4.8:1Maximum Drag6.6 PoundsHandle length50mm and 55mmRetrieveRight/LeftLine Retrive per Turn (IPT)28 InchesLine Capacity2506 spool – 6lb – 100m / 2508 spool – 10lb – 110mYear Produced2008Quantity Produced MSRP115,000 ¥Notes: This came with 2 spools (2506 and 2508) and 2 handles (50mm and 55mm). It was…

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