2018 shimano leaks

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby joekaz » Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:04 pm

What about a new Scorpion 200 series?

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby DirtyD64 » Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:07 pm

s(K)orpion 200. I haven't ever understood why they rename for the JDM market...

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby ScoobyDoo » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:48 pm

DirtyD64 wrote:Estimated price? Thank god I didn't blow Xmas money because my tow vehicle was down!!!

Correction: Well I translated like crazy, and found out a bit. It will (should) have aluminum sideplates and frame from what the author said. Will be priced right around $350, so between the Chronarch and Metanium. It should also weigh around 7.5oz which is heavier, but not too terrible. Couldn't find if the Micro Module is brass or aluminum though. Would really be interested in this reel, wish it was closer to $325 though or maybe a tad less.


Looks like a metanium suffered a few bee stings on it's lower lip :) or got some botox

Interesting how the frame is cast throughout.
Looks like a sturdy design.

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby Loafer » Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:37 pm

ScoobyDoo wrote:Looks like a metanium suffered a few bee stings on it's lower lip :) or got some botox

:lol:
All news in one video: https://youtu.be/eyGvsFy88mQ

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby DirtyD64 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:13 pm

ScoobyDoo wrote:
DirtyD64 wrote:Estimated price? Thank god I didn't blow Xmas money because my tow vehicle was down!!!

Correction: Well I translated like crazy, and found out a bit. It will (should) have aluminum sideplates and frame from what the author said. Will be priced right around $350, so between the Chronarch and Metanium. It should also weigh around 7.5oz which is heavier, but not too terrible. Couldn't find if the Micro Module is brass or aluminum though. Would really be interested in this reel, wish it was closer to $325 though or maybe a tad less.


Looks like a metanium suffered a few bee stings on it's lower lip :) or got some botox

Interesting how the frame is cast throughout.
Looks like a sturdy design.


I'm excited, just hope the price tag isn't ONE MILLION dollars. I will buy a $300 reel if I can find a sale, even though my fiancé bought me a Zillion TWS 9.1 for the full $300 when they came out, hard to believe a JDM Metanium can be had for $20 less than that. I want that Bantam, just wish its spool was smaller.
An Aldebaran 30 MGL (even if it has Micro Module and extra driveshaft bearing) would be awesome, just cannot get over a THIRTY size, already pretty low capacity. I cast a bunch on 8lb P-line Halo off my SV105 with a 1/4 dropshot weight, couldn't imagine casting a 3/8 on an Aldebaran 30.

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby DirtyD64 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:19 pm

Loafer wrote:
ScoobyDoo wrote:Looks like a metanium suffered a few bee stings on it's lower lip :) or got some botox

:lol:
All news in one video: https://youtu.be/eyGvsFy88mQ


Thanks for the link. I already watch all REEL TEST stuff. Helped persuade me to try the Chronarch MGL.

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby Loafer » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:54 am

http://tzlure.com/2018-shimano-antares-dc-md.html
Antares DC MD: 235 g, 6 kg drag, 7.8:1 gear ratio, 20 Lb~100 m spool.

http://tzlure.com/18-aldebaran-mgl.html
Aldebaran 30 MGL: Normal and HG ratio, 32 mm spool (8 Lb~100 m), 135 g, 40 000 Y.

http://tzlure.com/shimano-18-bantam-mgl.html
Bantam: Micromodule, 4 gear ratio (5.5, 6.2, 7.1, 8.1), 34 mm spool (16 Lb~100m), 5 kg drag, 39 000 Y.

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby ScoobyDoo » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:05 pm

Loafer wrote:
ScoobyDoo wrote:Looks like a metanium suffered a few bee stings on it's lower lip :) or got some botox

:lol:
All news in one video: https://youtu.be/eyGvsFy88mQ


Is that your channel?

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby Slazmo » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:10 pm

ScoobyDoo wrote:Looks like a metanium suffered a few bee stings on it's lower lip :)


Design queues from the Engetsu CT

https://goo.gl/images/frDgpC

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby Hennessy » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:19 am

I'm not sure why shimano is coming out with a 30 size alde that is gonna to put it close to the 16 alde bfs. What we needed is a 5oz mgl alde XG with micro module, x ship, mgl spool, frame size of a core 50mg with spool capacity around 12/100. That would be a hit IMO! That would fit perfectly between the alde 50mg and met mgl

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby DirtyD64 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:05 am

Hennessy wrote:I'm not sure why shimano is coming out with a 30 size alde that is gonna to put it close to the 16 alde bfs. What we needed is a 5oz mgl alde XG with micro module, x ship, mgl spool, frame size of a core 50mg with spool capacity around 12/100. That would be a hit IMO! That would fit perfectly between the alde 50mg and met mgl


Yeah, the 30 size seems to be a little close to BFS. I mean I would and could find a use for one, but that is right on the line of being a bit shallow for me. I would have rather a Curado MGL, with about a $250 price tag, same capacity, same frame, new look, and an extra main shaft bearing. Still going to be an interesting year though.

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby arrowslinger1 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:42 am

That’s what the curado k is. It has the extra drive shaft bearing too.
Must buy all jdm shimanos.....

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby Loafer » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:25 pm

ScoobyDoo wrote:Is that your channel?

No, mine is: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4XzMq ... OOesufdp5Q

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:31 pm

ScoobyDoo wrote:?


Is it true what I heard on youtube that daiwa uses pubic hair for their drags :lol:

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Re: 2018 shimano leaks

Postby ScoobyDoo » Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:57 am

Loafer wrote:
ScoobyDoo wrote:Is that your channel?

No, mine is: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4XzMq ... OOesufdp5Q


Ahhhh....call me crazy but i think i remember you subscribing to me back in like march...


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