I’ve heard so much about this reel in the latter half of the preceding decade from friends who dislike eating fried bird’s nest. They speak of this reel with a sort of reverence and awe that’s reserved for something extraordinarily great, and the first thing they mention would be the Hyper Digi Gears from the Saltiga Z reel, that’s also driving this reel. Those gears are made of tougher C6191 alloys which will make this reel last much longer than a regular Certate, which — I understand from hearsay, is already legendary. So, as a consequence, my interest is piqued enough despite my trepidation, to want to crack this reel open to see what is the big deal about.
This 3000-sized reel by Rod Ford sure took a long time to arrive – 6 months to be exact! While I was gearing up for my Darwin Runoff 2014 trip, […]
SERVICING – Shimano Aernos 1000FA I must admit first, that I’m a noob at servicing modern egg beater reels although the first reel I ever stripped and serviced successfully was […]