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Star Rods S Series Spinning Reels

Star Rods S Series Spinning Reels

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Model
TD Code
Mono Line Capacity
(lbs/yds)
Braid Line Capacity
(lbs/yds)
Ball BearingsMax Drag
(lbs)
Gear RatioWeight
(oz)
RecoveryPrice
S7000
STA-0407
15/325
20/200
40/4005+1 BB283.7:119.6429in$179.99 USD
S8000
STA-0408
15/450
20/300
50/5105+1 BB253.7:121.332.3in$179.99 USD
The Star S7000 and S8000 S Series Spinning reels are the most affordable reels in their class today. These reels feature simple and bulletproof construction that will provide more than enough strength and endurance to tackle big fish. The design features modern updates and is simple and durable. These lightweight reels offer impressive precision gears and smooth drag performance. The ideal go to reel from the boat to the surf.
  • Black Anodized Machined Aluminum Spool
  • Over-sized Bronze Main-gear
  • Oversized Stainless Steel Crankshaft, Double Supported by Ball Bearings
  • Waterproof Sealed Drag System
  • Machined Aluminum Screw-In Handle
  • 5BB+1RB
  • Aluminum Body, Side Cover, and Rotor
  • Stainless Steel Pinion Gear
  • Deep Spool and Rotor Design to Maximize Line Capacity
  • Carbon Fiber Drag Washers
  • Infinite Anti-Reverse System
  • Manual Return Bail and Dual Manual Pick-up Arm Configuration (both included with reel)
4.5 Stars based on 5 reviews
By Philip
BROOKLYN, NY
July 13, 2018
Good solid reel for the Money
I use this on my 9ft Star Aerial surf rod, I greased the insides like a old penn and she works just right. Good work horse reel for Big Blues and Bass..Use 20lb braid and never had any wind knots or issues.. Good overall reel. Salvos Custom lures Approved !!!
Prosprice right
Consnone yet
By Ryan Durand
Rhode Island
May 21, 2018
Smooth as butter!
I read a lot of mixed reviews on the S series reels but decided to give it a shot. I have landed multiple small keeper size striped bass and have zero complaints. Nothing beats Star's customer service regardless of issues.
Pros
By Carlito
Pensacola, Florida
November 24, 2017
great reel and great price
came with kit to convert bail with easy instructions, use 20lb big game mono, work great and the drag is very smooth. I had a few asking where I bought it and ask to try it out and was impressed with the performance and weight compared to their van stal
Proslight weight smooth drag system
Consnone at this time
By Val
New York
November 6, 2017
giving it another shot
Reel looks and feels good. That said, i took it out for a spin for the first time this weekend, line lay is not so good got a lot of tangles which caused me to take a loss on the braid (jerry brown 30lb also ordered from td) and bail spring broke. Maybe this is was a one-off, im willing to give this reel another shot. Called tackle direct and they will exchange for me. Hopefully i'll have better luck with the second one otherwise it's a waste of money.
By Tyler M.
Panama City Beach
October 15, 2017
Decent for the money
Similar to a 706, but has the twin rollers so only needs half the rotation to pick the line up if you convert it to bailless. Overall, a great reel for the price, is much lighter than the 706Z or Van Staals
6 Questions & 6 Answers
Thuoc.le
from Grandprarie TX asked:
July 29, 2018
Made in?
1 Answers
China
Bernie
on July 30, 2018

Ryan
from WILMINGTON, DE asked:
October 4, 2017
Is it dual retrieve? Or is it only left hand retrieve?
1 Answers
The S-series reel is only available in a left hand retrieve.
Bernie
on October 5, 2017

Danny
from Fortwaltonbeach, Florida asked:
March 18, 2018
I have the star 8000 with a manual and at one point the dual manual setup on it. Unfortunately though, I found the manual doesn't have a ball bearing and literally frays your line when pressure is applied. Both manuals on my reel have cut's in them were my 15lb mono chewed through the plastic arm just under the roller..is there another manual pick-up option for the star reel? As if now I have a reel brand new I can't even use.
1 Answers
Unfortunately there isn't any other manual pick up options that star reels have presently in their reel selections.
Donald
on March 21, 2018

Tom
from Providence, Rhode Island asked:
March 15, 2018
Would the s7000 pair up well with a black hole cape cod nano 9€™6?
1 Answers
The S7000 would be a good reel to compliment the 9' Nano.
Donald
on March 16, 2018

Mike
from Cape May, Nj asked:
November 8, 2017
Can you recommend a rod (or a couple options) to pair with the S7000 for casting lighter lures (1-2.5oz) from the surf?
1 Answers
The Penn Battalion 10', St Croix Mojo 10'6'' or the Lamiglas SSS 10 MS Super Surf 2G Rod would be great choices to team up with the S7000 model reel using 1-2.5 oz plugs.
Donald
on November 9, 2017

D.
from Mass asked:
October 22, 2017
Where is the reel made ? Is there a bailess kit come with ?
1 Answers
Reel is made in China. It includes a manual pickup kit.
John
on October 23, 2017

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