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Shimano Stella SWB STL5000SWBXG Saltwater Spinning Reel
Model
TD Code
WeightGear
Ratio
Line Retrieve Per CrankMono Capacity
(lb/yds)
PowerPro Capacity
(lb/yds)
Max DragBearingsPrice
STL5000SWBXG
SHM-2542
15.3oz.6.2:141in10/240
12/195
14/165
20/245
30/225
40/175
28.7lbs.14+1$1,059.99 USD
Shimano announces its new showcase spinning reel series – the Stella SW, offered in sizes and construction features to handle nearly any game fish found in the world’s oceans The 12 models include the STL-SW5000XG, 5000HG, 6000HG, 6000PG, 8000HG, 8000PG, 10000PG, the ‘Cape Cod Canal jigging special 14000XG, 18000HG, 20000PG, and a true spinning reel built to tackle Bluefin tuna – the STL-SW30000. Shimano’s SW-X Concept brings together power, rigidity, toughness, drag performance and water resistance, focusing on retrieving power, strength and durability.

Features:
  • X-Tough Drag, with its dramatically enhanced smoothness, control and toughness anticipates the vigorous speed of Blue-Fin Tuna and Giant Tuna
  • X-SHIP enhances power transmission through the gear. This results in increased cranking power with extremely smooth feel
  • X-Shield and X-Protect combine to provide extreme water resistance in the harshest conditions
  • The Power Aluminum Body, X-Rigid Rotor, X-Rigid Body and X-Rigid Handle combine to provide ultimate rigidity & eliminate loss of power caused by reel flex
  • Propulsion Line Management System: Propulsion Spool Lip, SR One-Piece Bail Wire, Power Roller IV Oversized Roller with Overflange for the Ultimate in Line Protection, Redesigned Bail Trip, S-Arm Cam
  • Septon Handle Grip - On models 10,000 and up
  • Direct Drive Mechanism (Thread-In Handle Attachment)
  • Approved for saltwater use & Rated for use with PowerPro, Fluorocarbon and Mono lines
  • Aero Wrap II Oscillation
  • Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement with Low Wear Rate Pinion Gear
  • Cold Forged Aluminum Spool: Proprietary Coating on Spool Lip is harder than a Ti coated Stainless Steel Spool Lip, Ceramic Coating on entire spool for extreme corrosion resistance
  • Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coating on Line Roller
  • S A-RB Bearings (Shielded A-RB
  • Super Stopper II
  • Stopperless Design (No Anti-Reverse Switch
  • Fluidrive II & Dyna-Balance
4 Stars based on 1 reviews
By Bajito
baltimore,MD
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March 10, 2016
I have couple different reels .. penn , daiwa, .. but since i try the stella instantly i can feel the difference .. reels so smooth.. cast a mile .. handle feels perfect on hand .. not too small .not too big..tons of drag.. i paired mine with a 11ft st croix surf rod .. perfect Highly recommended..šŸ˜Ž
ProsTons of drag...super smooth..looks great on general
Cons1st thing ... price to high..not fully sealed [ not water proof]
1 Question & 1 Answer
M G
from Orlando, Florida asked:
August 3, 2014
Currently using Stella 4000FA as my favorite saltwater reel for reds, trout, snook. I want another Stella and it could be a little heavier than the 4000. How much difference is there in weight, line capacity and physical size.
The FA has been discontinued. Here are the specs for the STL500SWBXG; 15.3oz. weight 6.2:1 retrieve ratio 41in line per crank 10/240,12/195,14/165 mono 20/245, 30/22, 40/175 braid 28.7lbs. drag, 14+1 bearings
Customer Service
on August 4, 2014

 
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