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Daiwa Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reels

Daiwa Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reels

These Magsealed reels boast Daiwa's Zaion Housing LT Concept, and a Machined A7075 Aircraft Grade Aluminum DigiGear.

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DescriptionSizeGear RatioRetrievePrice
Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel10005.2:1Dual Retrieve$229.99 USD
Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel25005.2:1Dual Retrieve$229.99 USD
Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel25006.2:1Dual Retrieve$229.99 USD
Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel30005.2:1Dual Retrieve$229.99 USD
Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel40005.2:1Dual Retrieve$229.99 USD
Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel50005.2:1Dual Retrieve$249.99 USD
Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel60005.1:1Dual Retrieve$249.99 USD

Daiwa Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reels are Magsealed, and feature Daiwa's Zaion Housing LT Concept, as well as a Machined A7075 Aircraft Grade Aluminum DigiGear.

Daiwa Ballistic LT Light & Tough Spinning Reel Features:

  • Zaion Housing LT Concept
  • Magsealed
  • Air Rotor
  • Air Bail
  • DigiGear
  • ABS Spool
  • Infinite Anti-Reverse
4 Stars based on 5 reviews
July 14, 2018
Light and tough
I use this reel for jigging gulp. This 5000 sized reel is lighter then most regular 3000 sized reel. Drag is smooth and it is able to pull good sized fish into the boat.
By Jerry yang
March 16, 2018
Twisted line!
Very poor for casting jigs.. I tried for 2 days and finally gave up. Ended up going back to shimano sustain the 3rd day while on the San Juan. The line just kept twisting up with loops causing several birds nests and cutting the line to clear the tangle. If I could return reels I would do it in a heartbeat. Very disappointing.
ConsWaste of money
By Olcay
December 25, 2017
Bu makina neden türkiyede halen yok ve ne zaman gelicek neden hep en gec kaliniyor
By Dan
Long Island, New York
November 17, 2017
Very Light, Surprisingly Strong
Very smooth, super light and handles large fish well.
By Donnie
, Goldsboro nc
November 5, 2017
Love ballistic reels. This new model is very light . .4 oz lighter than stradic ci4+2500
Just bought 2 2500s and love them. Lighter than ex models and $30 more but well worth it.
11 Questions & 11 Answers
from apple valley ca 92308 asked:
August 7, 2017
when do you charger for this reel
1 Answers
This reel right now is a pre-order and well be getting them in the middle of October. When the reel ships off to you then the charge will occur.
on August 7, 2017

from CA asked:
October 18, 2018
What are the 30lb (I use J braid and Sufix 832) braid capacities for the 3000, 4000, and 5000 sizes?
1 Answers
Unfortunately, Daiwa only lists mono capacity. Braid capacity is determined from approximation. Here are the mono capacity ratings for the 3000, 4000, and 5000 size reels. 3000: MONO: 12/220, 16/160, 20/130 4000: MONO: 16/220, 20/160, 25/140 5000: MONO: 16/250, 20/195, 25/140 Hope this helps, thank you for considering TackleDirect for your fishing needs.
on October 23, 2018

from New Jersey asked:
April 28, 2018
I am thinking about a ballistic LT for my trevala tvs66mh rod, but not sure if I should go with 5/6000 size. Thanks
1 Answers
Either size would work with the rod. I'd suggest going with the 5000 so long as you will be able to get a sufficient line capacity with the desired line you are using. The 5000 size line capacity is as follows, 16/250, 20/195, 25/140 (monofilament). The 6000 size line capacities are 20/270, 25/225, 30/160 (mono).
on May 7, 2018

Bucktail Bill
from Dover, Delaware asked:
March 23, 2018
For the 5000 Ballistic LT, how much 14-lb original Fireline can it hold? How about for the 4000 Ballistic LT? And could the spool for the 4000 also fit on the 5000?
1 Answers
The 5000 Ballistic can hold approximately 300 yds of 14 lb fireline. The 4000 can hold approximately 270 yds of 14 lb fireline.
on March 27, 2018

from MA asked:
March 12, 2018
Which size reel would be best for a 7ft okuma nomad inshote rod?
1 Answers
The 4000 and 5000 size reels would be suitable for the 7' okuma nomad inshore rod.
on March 16, 2018

from Goldsboro nc asked:
March 8, 2018
What is the weight,drag,and braid capacity for the LT6000. And also the line retr. Per turn? Thanks
1 Answers
The weight of the reel is 11.1 oz, drag 26 lbs, braid capacity is 15 lb 460 yds.
on March 8, 2018

from Tampa, Fl asked:
March 3, 2018
What are your rod recommendations for the Daiwa Ballistic 6000. I€™ll be using it for snook, redfish, jacks, mangrove, mutton and red snapper.
1 Answers
The Avid Inshore 8' M would match well with the Daiwa 6000 for the application your using he combo for.
on March 14, 2018

from Oakland, California asked:
February 15, 2018
what's the line test and yard on the 5k reel and ho much drag can the reel put up
1 Answers
The mono specs are MONO: 16/250, 20/195, 25/140 and the max drag is 26 lbs.
on February 15, 2018

from Fl asked:
February 6, 2018
What does the c stand for in the ballestic lt 3000d-c
1 Answers
The C is a letter used in the model for the 3000,4000,5000 and 6000 sizes. This letter just separates models based upon their sizes.
on February 13, 2018

from NC asked:
December 27, 2017
What is the weight and line capacity for the BLSLT6000D-C? Also would like a size comparison of each reel size compared to each other and other reels also. Thanks
1 Answers
The 6000 size weighs 11.1 oz. The braid capacity is 540/50 450/65 320/80. Daiwa tends to runs large with their sizing on other models, however the Ballistic LT is consistent in its sizing to other manufacturers such as Penn and Shimano. In other words, it is a true 6000 size.
on December 30, 2017

from Ny asked:
December 24, 2017
Hi, what is the difference between the 2500 XH and 2500 ballistic LT Thank you
1 Answers
The XH has the higher gear ratio which is 6.2:1 and the D model is 5.3:1 and the difference is 5 inches per crank with the D model being 29.6€. The XH model is 34.5€ per crank.
on December 28, 2017


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