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CALCUTTA D SERIES Baitcast

The Calcutta D features a complete redesign from the ground up and combines the respected performance of the previous Calcutta models with some key new enhancements all of their own. Delivering serious cranking power, the Calcutta D also provide the rigidity and durability to stand up to season after season of use - whether you fish in freshwater or saltwater. Shimano's new X-Drag also provides the ultimate in smooth and reliable performance, meaning when hooked up to XOS snapper, kingfish, trout or salmon you can trust that the Calcutta D's drag will do what is asked of it time and time again.

The Shimano Calcutta D comes equipped with Shimano's X-Ship technology for better free-spooling, as well as, Shimano's 'S Compact Body' for ergonomic comfort in your hands. The new Shimano Calcutta D Series Casting Reels are leading the way for anglers that are looking for quality, function, design and longevity.


CALCUTTA D SERIES FEATURES

HAGANE Body means this reel has a high rigidity and zero twist. The body stiffness and impact resistance virtually eliminates body flexing. The result transforms the anglers actions directly into cranking power. It's efficiency through strength.

The Super Free bearing-supported pinion gear system (SF) was designed to eliminate friction on the spool shaft during the cast. In standard baitcasting reels, when the clutch bar is pressed down, the pinion gear is freed and can actually drag on the spool shaft, creating friction and limiting the length of the cast. With SF, the pinion gear is supported by a ball bearing, and when the clutch is di...
By supporting the pinion gear on both ends with our S-ARB bearings and integrating a bigger drive gear, Shimano increased the gearing efficiency and power. This results in a fishing reel with ultra-light handle rotation, giving a perfect rotation even under heavy loads.
VBS uses centrifugal force rather than magnets to aid in controlling the cast. The individual brake weights, when turned on, are forced outward at the beginning of the cast when backlashes most often occur, causing friction that reduces the speed of the spool. Once the spool speed begins to slow, the pressure lessens, allowing the spool to continue spinning. The result is a much more consistent sp...

Shimano New Zealand provides a TEN YEAR WARRANTY on all Shimano fishing reels, against defects in materials and/or faulty workmanship.


These bearings have been through the same process as our A-RB bearings, but feature shields on both sides of the bearings that reduce the possibility of salt or sand inhibiting the bearings rotation.
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