New 2020 Shimano Metanium

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by DavidSA » Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:53 pm

I won't give it any thought until September so please share the experience. my 13's and 16's are going strong.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by mark poulson » Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:13 am

Funny how fanboys sound the same in any language.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by shimanogloomis man » Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:37 am

ss30378 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:40 am
Digitaka just listed them on their site selling at 34400jpy which is under $315 with free shipping at current rates. Yeah I’ll have a couple of these...
I just went on I couldn’t find it, can you please post a link . Thanks
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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by hoohoorjoo » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:30 am

Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by GMAN » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:25 am

shimanogloomis man wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:37 am
ss30378 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:40 am
Digitaka just listed them on their site selling at 34400jpy which is under $315 with free shipping at current rates. Yeah I’ll have a couple of these...
I just went on I couldn’t find it, can you please post a link . Thanks

I don't know what size you're looking for ?

Tackle warehouse listed the US Metanium 150 B Yesterday. You can pre-order from them.

There stating right hand model available February 13.. that's interesting because Shimano Japan is listing the JDM version 70 size.. availability as May! :shock:
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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by shimanogloomis man » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:28 am

Shimano and Gloomis just kick @ss, 17 Phoenix 919 225 Merc 225

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by shimanogloomis man » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:29 am

GMAN wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:25 am
shimanogloomis man wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:37 am
ss30378 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:40 am
Digitaka just listed them on their site selling at 34400jpy which is under $315 with free shipping at current rates. Yeah I’ll have a couple of these...
I just went on I couldn’t find it, can you please post a link . Thanks
Are these going to be the same as US versions? Spool size ?


I don't know what size you're looking for ?

Tackle warehouse listed the US Metanium 150 B Yesterday. You can pre-order from them.

There's stating right hand model available February 13.. that's interesting because Shimano Japan is listing the JDM version 70 size.. availability as May! :shock:
Shimano and Gloomis just kick @ss, 17 Phoenix 919 225 Merc 225

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by GMAN » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:54 pm

shimanogloomis man wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:29 am
GMAN wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:25 am
shimanogloomis man wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:37 am
ss30378 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:40 am
Digitaka just listed them on their site selling at 34400jpy which is under $315 with free shipping at current rates. Yeah I’ll have a couple of these...
I just went on I couldn’t find it, can you please post a link . Thanks
Are these going to be the same as US versions? Spool size ?


I don't know what size you're looking for ?

Tackle warehouse listed the US Metanium 150 B Yesterday. You can pre-order from them.

There's stating right hand model available February 13.. that's interesting because Shimano Japan is listing the JDM version 70 size.. availability as May! :shock:
The US/Canada version is a 150 spool size, The JDM is a 70 spool size.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by shimanogloomis man » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:00 am

Thanks I’d rather have the larger spool , looks like I’ll go with the US model . Thanks :big grin:
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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by fishes » Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:59 am

Is it just me or does the 100 sized conquest look bigger than a regular 100 sized conquest?

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by FishNrace » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:12 pm

shimanogloomis man wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:00 am
Thanks I’d rather have the larger spool , looks like I’ll go with the US model . Thanks :big grin:
I just noticed on the shimano japan site that the Conquest 100 has the same line capacity in meters as the 2020 Metanium that is "suppose" to be a 70. Maybe the new Met is a 100? Not sure lol.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by Real Pudd legend » Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:57 am

Any idea when it will be available for purchase ?

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by hoohoorjoo » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:51 am

fishes wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:59 am
Is it just me or does the 100 sized conquest look bigger than a regular 100 sized conquest?
I've noticed that Japanese tend to have small hands, so I think that's why all the reels look large in the videos. Even the Curado 70 looked huge in those Japanese videos when they were first introduced. Same way with the rods-they look like 8 footers in the videos.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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