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Shimano SAR1000FA Saros 1000FA Spinning Reel

Shimano SAR1000FA Saros 1000FA Spinning Reel

Reg Price $149.99
Our Price $99.99
TD Code
Per Crank
Max DragS A-RB Ball
29 in.2/270
7.0lb516.0:17.1ozReg Price $149.99Our Price $99.99
Featuring a 1000 size spool on a 750 body, the Shimano Saros FA brings new meaning to light tackle. The new Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement adds serious strength to the gear system while maintaining the smooth maneuverability you'd expect from a Shimano. The WP Drag (waterproof drag) also ensures no water can foul your drag system. In conjunction with the Propulsion Line Management System and Slow Oscillation for super long casts and no tangles, performance is nothing short of awe inspiring!
  • New XGT7 Graphite Frame, Sideplate and Rotor
  • 5 S A-RB Ball, 1 Roller Bearing
  • Rapid Fire front drag
  • Super Stopper 11 Anti-Reverse
  • Cold forged aluminum spool
  • Gear Ratios range: 6.1:1, 6.0:1, 5.7:1
5 Stars based on 9 reviews
By Jared
December 20, 2017
Shimano saros 2500
I have a few of these reels and I love them they are very durable!
By jn
Augusta, GA
May 15, 2015
shimano saro sar4000fa spinning reel 5/14/15
good reel for the money, cast very far with the right set up of rod and braided line, strong enough to handle big stripers and hybrids in strong current, i plan to get one more of this reel in the future
Consi make sure that the roller on the bail catches the line when im retrieving, if it doesnt the line would be loose on the spool and this would create bird nest when cast again
By andre
Boynton beach, FL
February 2, 2015
great reel for freshwater or light inshore
This reel has a great drag and is very durable great for freshwater largemouth or inshore species like snook and redfish.
By Andrew
West River, MD
January 22, 2015
Ultralight Dream
I have the smallest reel of this particular brand and use it for ultralight fishing on the Chesapeake. Great retrieve, can cast a mile and have had no issues with birds nest or line tangling. No hint of corrosion anywhere.
By David
Rishon Le Zion, Israel
October 2, 2014
Great spinning reel almost like the symetre
Great spinning reel almost like the symetre
By Loren
Long Beach, CA
September 17, 2014
Shimano Saros 2500
I use this real only for throwing small Crocodiles and Thomas Buoyant spoons for trout. 6 pound mono all day long. Casts very well
By chris
September 12, 2014
Great smooth reel
This is my favorite lmb spinning reel. Get the 3000 and spool it with suffix 832. It's light, strong and powerful
By apriza
Camp Hill, PA
March 20, 2014
power and smoothness
this reel is one of the best reels i bought in a while. it has the power to pull the big ones out the cover and the drag is really smooth for finnesse fishing with light line. it is also very well priced and wont break your wallet.
Prosstrong and smooth drag because of the xship
Consthere is no con if you want a good reel for a good price buy this one.
By gordon
chesapeake bay
January 16, 2013
saros 2500
the saros 2500 is powerful and smooth it is also ugradable for 3 bearing : the knob 2 bb, rear worm gear 1bb. but the 3000 and 4000 sizes cannot be upgrade on the handle
Prosdrag clicker is weak, needed to upgrade clicker spring.
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