Shimano high-end bait caster, Antares is renovated in 2012 to outperform the previous legendary Shimano Scorpion Antares.
The The new Antares employs innovative features to make it at the summit of Shimano bait casters. The most noticeable feature is micro module gear system, which has much smaller gears than previous models, to drastically improve the gearing noise. Brake is variable SVS Infinite centrifugal system, and you may adjust the centrifugal brake force from out side. It employs corn shaped level winder inner to reduce line friction in casting. Magnesium alloy G Free Spool 3 spool removes weight from spool to maximize casting performance. Mr. Hajime Murata is said to cast 99m 110yds 5/8oz casting plug with the new Antares. Freshwater only.
Anti-rust treated ball bearings ARB
Clicking star drag
Hyper-tensile, micro module gears
Super free spool design
SVS infinite brake system (adjustable)
Super light, G Free spool 3, magnesium alloy spool
Corn shaped level winder inner
Forged 84mm handle
Model Gear Drag(Kg) Weight Line (PE) Ball Bearing
New Antares RIGHT 5.6 5.0 225 3-120 3.5-100 4-85 5-70 10/1
New Antares LEFT 5.6 5.0 225 3-120 3.5-100 4-85 5-70 10/1
New Antares HG RIGHT 7.4 5.0 225 3-120 3.5-100 4-85 5-70 10/1
New Antares HG LEFT 7.4 5.0 225 3-120 3.5-100 4-85 5-70 10/1