- Super Free Spool
- Escape Hatch
- Super Stopper
- Cross Carbon Drag
- Offset Handle Design
- Power AL
- Center Clutch Design
- 5 - S-A-RB Ball Bearings
- SVS Infinity
- Gear Ratios - 6.3:1 - 5.5:1 - 7.2:1
X-Ship provides improved gear durability. By supporting the pinion gear on both ends with bearings, the pinion gear maintains precise alignment with the drive gear. This means the gears will stay in the same position under the heaviest loads. The added benefit is that riction between the spool shaft and gear is eliminated, enhancing the casting performance with lighter lures, and allowing for longer casts.
Shimano’s newest innovation in brake system technology, SVS Infinity provides easy-to-manage, consistent spool control and brake force on the new Curado I series baitcasting reels. With brake weights that use ‘inner friction’ against the raceway during the cast, SVS Infinity controls spool speed especially when using lighter lures, plus the external adjustment knob provides for quick, precise adjustments for either the conditions or when you switch baits. Combined with X-Ship Technology, anglers will experience precision cast control.
Shimano Stable Spool Design (S3D)
Shimano’s S3D technology leads to significantly reduced spool vibration. By designing a balanced and uniform thin wall aluminum constructed spool, S3D creates an incredibly smooth feeling when casting and retrieving lures.
Stop by and take a look at the "New" Curado's, better yet take one out and cast it. I think you will be very happy with this reel not only with its preformance but also it's looks. Prices at a reasonable $179.95.
We have the right handed versions of this reel in stock at the present time and will have the left handed versions sometime this next month.