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 knobs.  The 2500, 3000, 3500, and 400 feature T-Shaped knobs.  Daiwa later introduced a 2500-R model which was a 3000 size reel with a 2500 size spool and a machine cut handle for ultimate durability.  They also produced a 3500HD model with a machine cut handle, larger power knob and a spool with a steeper reverse taper to aid braided line use.

Reel Name Gear Ratio Weight Bearing Count Maximum Drag Line Retrive per Turn (IPT) Line Capacity Handle Length MSRP
1500 4.8:1 8.3oz 9+1RB 8.8 Pounds 24 Inches 4lb - 195m / 8lb - 100m 55mm 37800¥
2000 4.8:1 8.3oz 9+1RB 8.8 Pounds 24.8 Inches 8lb - 150m / 12lb - 100m 55mm 38300¥
2500 4.8:1 8.8oz 9+1RB 15.4 Pounds 27.9 Inches 8lb - 200m / 12lb - 150m 55mm 38800¥
2500R Custom 4.8:1 9.4oz 10+1RB 15.4 Pounds 27.9 Inches 8lb - 200m / 12lb - 150m 55mm ¥
3000 4.8:1 10oz 9+1RB 15.4 Pounds 31.9 Inches 12lb - 200m / 16lb - 150m 55mm 39700¥
3500 4.8:1 12.7 oz 9+1RB 17.6 Pounds 32.3 Inches 16lb - 200m / 20lb - 150m 65mm 40700¥
3500HD Custom 4.8:1 13.4 oz 10+1RB 17.6 Pounds 32.3 Inches 16lb - 200m / 20lb - 150m 65mm ¥
4000 4.8:1 12.9 oz 9+1RB 17.6 Pounds 33.5 Inches 20lb - 200m / 22lb - 150m 65mm 41600¥