Van Staal VS275XP VS X-Series Spinning Reel
by Van Staal
|Type||Gear Ratio||Mono Capacity||Braid Capacity||Line|
|VS275XP Polished Black VS275BXP|
|Spinning||4.25:1||425yds/20lb||400yds/80lb||40.0in||Left-Hand||Polished Black VS275BXP||$839.00 USD|
|VS275XP Polished Silver VS275SXP|
|Spinning||4.25:1||425yds/20lb||400yds/80lb||40.0in||Left-Hand||Polished Silver VS275SXP||$839.00 USD|
The Van Staal X-Series Reels are based on the same foundation that made Van Staal legendary for power and durability. A completely sealed and waterproof reel machined out of aeronautics grade 6061-T6 aluminum, with a solid titanium shaft, hardened stainless steel main gear and pinion, and patented waterproof sealed drag. The Van Staal VS and VSB Reels are designed for a lifetime of fishing. The New X-Series reels now have the X-Wrap oscillation system that lays the line completely flat, designed to cast further and allow for greater drag pressures when using braided line. The drag system has also been improved allowing for greater drag range.
- Fully-machined and sealed waterproof aluminum body
- Sealed waterproof drag system
- MicroClick drag tuning accuracy
- Heavy-duty stainless steel spiral-bevel main gear
- Titanium-nitride treated center shaft
- Titanium-nitride line roller
5 Stars based on 8 reviews
New York, NY
June 27, 2017
I finally found the one reel that can really be used in all fishing situations! What an amazing reel! It can do anything in the surf because it's a Van Staal and it allows you to fish light tackle with confidence. 350 yds/ 20lb braid and 30lbs of drag is plenty to fight practically anything in the surf and you can take it on the kayak or boat and go after the deep water fish as well. It's much smoother than I expected and I had a shimano twin power before. I feel this reel can go around the world fit every application and you will forget how much you paid for it!
ProsTough and smooth.
May 31, 2017
best reel ever
This reel is the best reel ever, it is the most dependable reel out there. Have had this reel for 5 years and still works like it's brand new.
By Victor Jankowski
February 19, 2017
I believe this is the ultimate surf reel. At the present time, I own several Van Staal VS Reels and never had any problems. With the exception of line lay, (which is not really a major concern) and with a little effort can be reasonably corrected. My Van Staal VS275XP is a visual work of art. No machine marks anywhere, made with top grade materials and is truly water proof! And the (small) line lay problem has been corrected. Is it the ideal Blue Water spinning reel? Not really, but after all, it was designed for the surf and for this objective, it is absolutely perfect! I would like to thank Kraig Friedman and the other fine people at TackleDirect for bringing this wonderful product to my attention.
ProsSurf Perfection! What else can be said!
January 17, 2017
I bought this reel for my bucktail/swishad/spoon setup. The reel is paried with 8'6 century slingshot--and would not pair the reel with any rod over 9-9.5'. My only complaint is the distance from the rod to the reel is limited. Be prepared to hit your knuckles when reeling if you like to keep your rod hand up high near the spool.
December 19, 2016
Exceilent service got the in three days.
I got the VS 250 X series it does everthing that Van Staal said it would do and more. what a top of the line reel. I can't wait to use it on the Cape Cod Canal bring in those 40# plus striped bass this spring.
Proscompletely water proof, lite weight.
August 4, 2016
This reel is pricey but totally worth it. Capable of any fish you run in to and takes abuse and just keeps going. Very happy with my 250 and it has been going strong all year.
ProsPowerful, good drag, good line lay, great for wetsuiting.
By Leon Barnard
Port Charlotte, Florida
February 24, 2016
Van Staal VS150XP
Beautiful fit and finish. Line lay with braid is excellent.
Boynton Beach, FL
April 29, 2015
best spinning reel
This is the best reel for surf casting this reel can be put through anything and still land big fish
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