Shimano Vanford

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Shimano Vanford

Post by ftl1951 » Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:51 pm

Got my new Shimano Vanford 1000 today. Super nice little reel. Extra smooth and quiet. Lightweight and just a sweet ultralight reel. Can’t wait to spool it up and try it out...
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Re: Shimano Vanford

Post by Just_Bass » Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:03 pm

Where did you order?

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Re: Shimano Vanford

Post by ftl1951 » Sat Oct 31, 2020 7:33 am

Just_Bass wrote:
Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:03 pm
Where did you order?
Believe it or not, from eBay. a guy (eBay store) in Illinois had some. Asked normal retail $229

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Re: Shimano Vanford

Post by heyitzpetah » Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:16 am

That reelis a beauty. I can't wait to get on one myself.

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Re: Shimano Vanford

Post by Just_Bass » Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:33 am

Finally got the Vanford 2000S. Had to order from Japan and pay more than retail price but I want low speed gear and don’t know when it’s gonna be available here.
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Re: Shimano Vanford

Post by ftl1951 » Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:37 pm

Very nice! Love mine!

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Re: Shimano Vanford

Post by Just_Bass » Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:07 pm

ftl1951 wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:37 pm
Very nice! Love mine!
Can you tell me the spool diameter of 1000? There are a little bit confusing on Shimano Japan site. At very beginning it showed 1000 with 40mm spool but new info shows 1000/2000 with same 43mm diameter. I plan to maybe buy another one when wildly available in US but the lower gear ratio only come in 1000 size.

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Re: Shimano Vanford

Post by ftl1951 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:28 pm

Just_Bass wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:07 pm
ftl1951 wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:37 pm
Very nice! Love mine!
Can you tell me the spool diameter of 1000? There are a little bit confusing on Shimano Japan site. At very beginning it showed 1000 with 40mm spool but new info shows 1000/2000 with same 43mm diameter. I plan to maybe buy another one when wildly available in US but the lower gear ratio only come in 1000 size.
I measured my 1000 and it is 40mm

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Re: Shimano Vanford

Post by ultralight » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:20 pm

Thanks for the measurement. :)

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