Shimano Saros F Spinning Reel
Average customer review: 4.0 stars
(10 customer reviews)
Shimano Saros F Spinning Reel. Improved gear durability, line management and casting performance! Sure-fire success with spinning tackle! Equipped with Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement, Propulsion Line Management System and the Aero Wrap II Oscillation System, the Saros increases casting distance with less effort, while arming you with a durable, dutiful Reel that's always game for you next on-the-water battle! More: Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement uses a special cold-forged aluminum drive gear and a hardened brass pinion gear retain out-of-the-box smoothness much longer than all stainless steel drivetrains; 5-component Propulsion Line management System means longer casts with less effort, while drastically reducing the chance of backlash, wind knots or tangles; Aero Wrap II provides uniform line lay and winding shape to prevent loss of energy during the cast while providing longer casts than other oscillation systems; Graphite sideplate and rotor; aluminum body with maintenance port; Machined aluminum handle; Five shielded A-RB and one roller bearing enhance the smooth performance; Waterproof drag on all models can really put the heat on a big fish; Spare aluminum spool; Pick Model. Order Now! Model No.: SAR1000F, Retrieve per Crank (in.): 29, Wt. (ozs.): 7, Line Rating (lbs./yds.): 2/270, 4/140, 6/110, Max Drag (lbs.): 7, Gear Ratio: 5.6:1; Model No.: SAR2500F, Retrieve per Crank (in.): 34, Wt. (ozs.): 10, Line Rating (lbs./yds.): 6/200, 8/140, 10/120, Max Drag (lbs.): 11, Gear Ratio: 6.0:1; Model No.: SAR3000F, Retrieve per Crank (in.): 34, Wt. (ozs.): 10, Line Rating (lbs./yds.): 6/230, 8/170, 10/140, Max Drag (lbs.): 15, Gear Ratio: 6.0:1; Model No.: SAR4000F, Retrieve per Crank (in.): 37, Wt. (ozs.): 13 1/2, Line Rating (lbs./yds.): 8/240, 10/200, 12/160, Max Drag (lbs.): 15, Gear Ratio: 5.7:1; Shimano Saros F Spinning Reel
- Amazon Sales Rank: #318271 in Sports & Outdoors
- Brand: Shimano
Most helpful customer reviews
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful.
Shimano Saros 1000FB Front Drag Spinning Reel
By Charles Lagreca
I have a 3000 size Saros that is a great all-around reel. I wanted something lighter for trout so I bought a 1000 size. It has a much nicer feel for 3 or 4 lb fish. I use both reels at the same time but the 1000 is clearly the more enjoyable one. Of course the lighter rod I use with it has a lot to do with that.
I believe the Saros is the sweet spot between very expensive and lower quality models.
I'm now sold on Shimano because of a recent experience with one of their rods. I crushed it in a door jamb. That was a Monday. I sent it off to Shimano and the following Thursday there was a brand new, no charge rod on my door step.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
I purchased the Shimano Saros 3000 for trout and walleye. The reel is the nicest I've owned. The mechanisms are smooth and it handles large (20 inch) trout well. The reel is smooth and the drag is easy to release or tighten. I've had the reel for the summer and fish just about every weekend, so I've used it many times and it performs beautifully.I would receomend this reel for serious fishers. Its worth the price.
0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
Great reel for the $
By Joseph T. Sowder
This is a really good spinning reel, but not my favorite, which is the Shimano Spirex. This reel is well balanced, casts well, and is really smooth. It doesn't have the double handle like the Spirex, and it doesn't have the 'back-up' feature that puts the bail where you want it every time. It does have great ball-bearing action and is super smooth like all Shimano reels.