Shimano Tiagra Reel Range

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As we all know, one of the fundamental aspects of this sport is that the fish we seek are capable of fighting for hours, repeatedly making long runs that can really heat up a drag. This can cause the settings to change, leading to insufficient pressure being put on a fish or, at worst, a broken line. Fortunately, Shimano's Hydrothermal Drag System automatically compensates for any heat buildup, thereby maintaining the original drag setting. What's more, the Tiagra's pre-lubricated graphite drag washer is impervious to salt water and will always operate smoothly. The leverage created by an angler in a game chair or stand-up rod bucket and harness with a big fish on the end of the line creates an enormous amount of pressure. That's why the Tiagra's one-piece frame is machine-cut from aluminium tube to a thickness of seven millimetres. It's also why Tiagra has A-RB bearings, heavy-duty stainless steel gears, and a two speed shifting mechanism where the pinion and drive gears are continuously meshed. The Shimano Tiagra also features a calibrated pre-set drag knob, which has detents that adjust in approximately half-pound increments. It is, however, only a reference guide to be used when setting the drag, and is no substitute for doing it through a loaded rod with a set of scales. At 89 decibels, the ratchet is also the loudest of any production reel. The Tiagra 'A' series feature heavy gold anodising, a drilled drag quadrant with a drag curve suited to Australian conditions, and a specially designed rubberised power handle. The heavier anodising makes them highly resistant to the ravages of salt water, while the click stop drag quadrant permits more precise drag adjustments. The counter-balanced handle falls easily to hand to make winding easier, and its rubberised 'tackiness' combats sweaty palms, which can be a problem during the course of a long fight or when fishing in tropical waters

 

Model

Mono Cap (kg/m)

Capacity Power Pro (lb/yard)

Gear Ratio

Retrieve Per Crank (cm)

Bearings

Drag

(kg)

Weight

(g)

12

5/804

40/727

3.9:1,1.7:1

91/41

6

15

992

16

7/896

50/1108

3.9:1,1.7:1

91/41

6

13

1077

20A

9/631

50/1123

3.9:1,1.7:1

104/46

4

16

1409

30A

14/640

50/1655

3.9:1,1.7:1

104/46

4

15

1486

30WLRSA

23/521

65/1315

3.9:1,1.7:1

104/46

4

15

1576

50A

23/548

80/1040

3.1:1,1.3:1

94/38

4

20

2364

50WA

23/777

80/1441

3.1:1,1.3:1

94/38

4

20

2447

50WLRSA

36/503

80/1441

3.1:1,1.3:1

94/38

4

20

2447

80WA

36/868

100/2240

2.5:1,1.3:1

94/48

4

24

3266

130A

59/914

150/3040

2.2:1,1.15:1

99/56

6

45

4936