Shimano TP5000SWBXG Twin Power SW Spinning Reel

Shimano TP5000SWBXG Twin Power SW Spinning Reel

Price: $519.99
Model
TD Code
Gear RatioLine Retrieve
Per
Crank
Mono
Line
Capacity
(#Test/yd)
PowerPro
Line
Capacity
(#Test/yd)
Max DragBall BearingsWeight
(oz)
Price
TP5000SWBXG
SHM-3052
6.2:14110/240
12/195
14/165
20/245
30/225
40/175
2911+114.8$519.99 USD
The SW technology which was previously exclusive to the flagship Stella adorns the Twin Power family. With sizes from 4000 through to a powerhouse 10000 size, these are seriously tough reels, appealing to saltwater anglers seeking all sizes of fish including big game blue water species. Freshwater spinning experts will also appreciate such top-end quality. Bristling with advanced features including AR-C spool, SR one-piece bail arm and Waterproof Rigid Support Drag. Gear ratios range from 4.9:1 on the 8000PG model, to a pacy yet perfectly measured 6.2:1 on the 5000. Powered by S A-RB bearings, these are true thoroughbreds.

  • Pinion Gear: Super hard brass
  • Stainless steel bail
  • Aluminum rotor
  • X-Ship technology
  • X-Rigid Rotor
  • X-Tough Drag
  • XGT7 Side Cover
4.5 Stars based on 20 reviews
By Tim S.
Marmora nj
Reel handle has play in it and I just opened the box for the first time
December 23, 2020
I just bought a twin power sw 5000 when I opened it and went to spin it I noticed the reel handle already had a little play in it for a $500 reel that shouldn’t be like that kinda disappointed
Pros
  • Super Smooth
Cons
  • Play in handle
By DANIEL
STATEN ISLAND, NY
great reel
November 11, 2020
super smoth, no issue. for all kind of fishing. super strong
By Jeff
Levittown, PA
Very smooth
July 18, 2020
I bought a 14k & I really like it, smooth with a powerful drag. I'd highly recommend this reel, a lot of the same features as a Stella but $400 less.
Pros
  • Smooth
  • Power Drag
By Philip
Melrose
Twin Power
June 17, 2020
Few times out but so far so good
Pros
  • Solid. Great retrieving reel.
Cons
  • None.
By Cobb
Glenmoore, PA
Amazing
May 5, 2020
I used my friends a few time and it is incredible, very comparable to the stella
By Kenny
Columbia, Maryland
the ultimate budget stella
December 30, 2019
smooth reel, great drag, love the power knob. it's just a budget stella! but once you get a stella phew
By Thomas W.
CT
Awesome Tuna Jig Reel.
August 30, 2019
lower gear ratio than the 14k with almost the same size spool. I spooled it with 65 braid and put this reel on the shimano game type J 605s and had the perfect setup for inshore tuna. Took fish to 68” on the jig with no problem.
Pros
  • Great reel.
Cons
  • None
By Cyaco
Upstate NY
Really? 4000XG comes with felt drag washers...
April 29, 2019
Really? 4000XG comes with felt drag washers...

Everything is fine except the handle and drag washers.
1. 4000XG handle is 60mm long with EVA knob vs. 5000XG handle is 65mm long with CI4+ knob
so, I upgraded 4000XG handle to 5000XG handle.
2. 4000XG has the felt drag washers so I upgraded to the Carbontex drag washers.
3. I added O-ring to Handle Screw Cap

Pros
  • feels strong
  • I think Twin Power SW is better than Twin Power XD
By Steve E.
HUNTINGTON, IN
shaman twin power 8000
March 31, 2019
very nice all around saltwater reel
By John L.
Lancaster, Pa
Great reel for the money!
January 19, 2019
One of the best reel out in the market for the money.!
By John I.
Charleston SC
Top shelf performance at a great price
October 11, 2018
Currently using this reel in 3000, 4000, and 8000 sizes. Almost everything feels nice out of the box, but does it last? These reels are used hard, and have continued to preform at the highest level. My absolute favorite for everyday fishing. From speckled trout to tarpon its my favorite.
Pros
  • excellent drag
  • great handle
  • durable
By allan
nj
I came here under the fish gear guide for dorado
September 25, 2018
I have seen these in person before at a local shop and was impressed with the smoothness of the retrieve, but i didn't think it would be used for mahi or even bigger fish (the guy who worked there was not very fishing knowledgeable), and couldn't even tell me the line capacity or drag. I usually don't like spinning reel setups and prefer using my Penn international 975 baitcaster reel setup when i fish for mahi. This reel does look like a monster though with 62 lbs of drag.....are you kidding me. You could probably tow a small car with that.
Pros
  • beautiful spinning reel. Smooth. 62 Lbs or drag.....What
Cons
  • $619 is expensive
By Justes
Hawaii
Performs!
August 23, 2018
It performs great! Locked down a 96 lb GT with ease
By Seth
Palm Beach, Florida
A Must Have Reel
March 20, 2018
This is a must have reel that can do almost anything. The drag is Unbelievably smooth at top end - we catch everything from snappers to Yellowfin tuna on this reel. Great product for the Angler Who is focused on quality and performance
Pros
  • Smooth drag
  • Durable
  • Powerful
Cons
  • None
By Jeffery G.
Louisiana
Great reel super strong super smooth
August 10, 2017
This reel is amaizing
2 Questions & 2 Answers
A c
from Long island new york asked:
February 28, 2019
Hi is this reel fully seal ?? 
1 Answer
The drag system is fully sealed. 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on March 7, 2019

Ed
from Boston asked:
November 24, 2015
Can this reel be configured as a left-handed (right-hand retrieve) reel?
1 Answer
Yes, you can switch the handles on this reel.
Submitted by: David on November 24, 2015

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