If you are looking for rigidity in the body and handle, then the FK Stradic is a better fit for you. FK has a more rigid body. It feels like a reel that cost 100 dollars more. Haven't tried it out yet. Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F: This reel has done nothing but please. Just my opinion: StratosBoats: Posted 5/25/2005 2:30 PM (#32761 - in reply to #32716) The editor’s choice is the Shimano Stradic Ci4+. Going to be getting 4 new reels and I am torn between the Sedona 500FD, President 6920 and 6925. Posts: 995. My son recently bought a Pfluger President XT, it was nasty rough, he returned it for a standard President which is better, but not nearly as smooth as the Daiwa line. I have a Stradic FJ, Stradic CI4+ and Cardiff CI4+ for the rest of my spinning gear. Search Advanced search. Currently use a 6'3" Quantum Smoke rod with a Smoke size 15 reel. Re: Shimano vs. Pflueger « Reply #16 on: July 26, 2007, 08:30:48 AM » I cannot speak of Pflueger reels because I have never used one, but I do use Shimano Reels. The only thing that is different on this one vs my other pflueger reels (granted all other are the president XT different sizes) is that when you open spin the spool … I love how smooth it feels. Shimano released Stradic FK in 2015 and Stradic CI4+ in 2016. Saint Paul, MN. DH99. If you want access to members only forums on HSO, you ... Yeah the purist 1325 is 0.1 oz heavier that the president 6925... Not enough for most people to detect. ... SHIMANO STRADIC Ci4+ Reel REVIEW! It has some slop in it from all the years of use, but I still pull it out on occasion. Shimano Stradic vs Pflueger Supreme Showing 1-5 of 5 messages. It has some slop in it from all the years of use, but I still pull it out on occasion. X2 on the Symmetry. Which spinning reel, PFlueger President, Shimano Sedona, Shimano Spirex, or Diawa Exceler? The smallest model in this series is the 1000HGFB, which is actually one of their lightest models. i have two on extreem rods and one on a johnny morris all three set ups get the job done. JohnM: Apr 7, 1999 12:00 AM: Posted in group: rec.outdoors.fishing.bass: John Forget the Pflueger, get the Stradic. Specifically the Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F and the Pflueger Patriarch 9540. I bought a Pflueger President baitcasting reel last year for Muskie fishing and love it. Also have a Patriarch but can’t tell much difference between these 2. Not sure the same can be said for the Pflueger lol. I also looked at a Shimano Stradic CI4 but is a little more than I would prefer to spend. This reel is one of the top models in our article on the best spinning reel under 100 dollars. Comments: I was a Shimano loyalist for many years (before I had a family to support), amassing 5 Stradic models between the mid 90s and 2010. In fact, weighing in at … Shimano Stradic vs Pflueger Supreme. PATXTSP30X; PATXTSP35X; The main difference is the weight, with the “PATXTSP30X” model it’s got a weight of 6.10 oz, the “PATXTSP35X” has a weight of 7.30 oz. I have always had shimano but I am looking to try something new especially after all the comments here about the presidents. The daiwa bg and shimano stradic are really the only two spinning reels worth buying anymore. What model would be equivalent to the Shimano Stradic and Pflueger Patriarch? My second Pflueger, and first Pflueger spinning reel. Pflueger president 6730 vs Shimano Sahara GUESTS. I've had mine for … Shimano Stradic vs Pflueger Supreme: John Berenyi: 4/7/99 12:00 AM: Shimano's Stradic is a 5 ball bearing spinning reel and I like it a lot. I have narrowed down my reel search to these 3 reels. The Shimano Stradic FK reel is an excellent choice for both fresh and saltwater and is available HERE. Shimano Stradic CI4+ vs FK. Subject: RE: Shimano Stradic or Pflueger President? The 3000F model that I own was the medium size option rated for 140yds of 10lb mono. From: Nick: Illinois 9/22/17. Tried the Pflueger Supreme XT and thought it was great. Haven't tried it out yet. Pflueger President size? Search Advanced search. Stradic CI4+ is the best bang for the buck premium reel in Shimano's lineup. 1. Primary use is for crappie, bass, and rainbow trout here in Nebraska. I like both more than my Stradic though, lighter and smoother. The Shimano Stradic Saltwater spinning reel series is very popular due to its features that enhance its durability. Size & Weight. They run around $75-100 and are as good as I'll ever need. just my thoughts. ... Well the Pflueger President or Mitchell Pro are the best value. Ben Putnam. I am looking to order a couple of presidents online and would like to know what size is comparable the the shimano stradic 2500? Shimano Stradic FK design is based on previous Shimano reels, but it is improved in several important details. Relegated it to ice fishing duty. Hey all. Also, it comes in 5 different size models, suitable for many occasions. The tatula and ballistic are likely good comparisons though. I have looked at the Shimano Sahara, the Daiwa Lexa, and the various pflueger models. You won't be dissapointed. December 6, 2013 at 7:38 pm #1359117. They … I have had a Shimano 2000 Sedona for 10 years+. Shimano Sienna FE (SN4000FE) vs Pflueger Trion (Tri40b) ... Like the president, the bail flips so easily. My second Pflueger, and first Pflueger spinning reel. Shimano Sedona vs Pflueger president. Victoria’s online fishing community. It also has an instant anti-reverse feature that is missing in Sedona. I think the 30 size models have a difference of about 0.3 oz. Pflueger President spinning reel series. Sedona reels beat the president in the max drag competition. Pflueger President Out of c’mon down and I will set you up with your favorite adult beverage and my Pflueger spinning reels ! Pflueger President continues its reign of dominance with affordable performance in a class all its own. Fishing Victoria Forum. Shimano Stradic CI4+ vs Pflueger Patriarch . It is the most popular series produced by Pflueger, and there are few anglers that don’t have at least one President in their tackle collection. The Plueger President is a reel that a lot of people love and rely on. Hunter333444 says: January 16, 2018 at 9:25 am. One of the BEST Spinning Reels on the Market! A comparison of Daiwa, Shimano, Pflueger and Abu Garcia. Snapped this pic of a buddy's, it just fell apart in his hands while fighting a fish! Close. I'll start with the Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F. So I need some help trying to pick out a spinning reel in a 2500 size. dh99. Abu Garcia Revo X Spinning Reel VS Shimano Sahara Spinning Reel VS Pflueger President Xt Spinning Reel. We have a few of the $50 Revros which are decent, and my newest is a Black Gold which I am very impressed with. President also has a higher bearing count of 7. Waxy P.S. Both reels have similar features in relation to bearing placement and count, waterproofing and retrieve speed. Looking at these two for a Fenwick elite tech walleye 6'9" 1 pc rod. Features 10 Bearing System – Corrosion resistant stainless steel ball bearings are used in the 10 bearing system which has not changed and still . ! The Shimano Stradic Ci4 is one of the best Shimano ultralight spinning reels on the market. The 3000F model that I own was the medium size option rated for 140yds of 10lb mono. I just bought a President 6730 this spring, also at big C when they were on sale for $40. ... Pflueger Patriarch 25 vs Shimano Stradic Ci4+ 1000? I use the BG series. Member Posts: 11: I have four stradics and wouldn't have anything else, Have used them for 3years and they still work like they are new. Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F: This reel has done nothing but please. The Pflueger President reel comes in 5 sizes ranging from a size 20 to a size 40, it just so happens that the size 30 actually weights the same 8.3 oz. I used to be a Shimano fan and have a Sedona, but their quality seems to have fallen off. I just bought a President 6730 this spring, also at big C when they were on sale for $40. shimano stradic ci4 vs pflueger patriarch vs ? Pflueger President. Height. No more pflueger for me. These two reels have become my go-to spinning reels. The body, rotor and side plate are made from graphite, making the reel durable, corrosion-resistant and light for long days of casting. 04-18-2014, 06:41 AM. I have not used either one of these. Posted by 6 days ago. These two reels have become my go-to spinning reels. as my Shimano Stradic FK 3000 series. And just like all Pfluegers the bearings are super smooth. Specifically the Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F and the Pflueger Patriarch 9540. There are a number of models there for everyone in this Shimano series. Shimano Stradic FK Spinning Reel is high-quality and reasonably lightweight spinning reel ideal for inshore fishing. But it is very smooth right out of the box. Bass Pro is having a special on them Through May 7, they are $89.90 (Reg 104.90). I have had a Shimano 2000 Sedona for 10 years+. Abu Garcia Revo X Spinning Reel VS Shimano Sahara Spinning Reel VS Pflueger President Xt Spinning Reel. $239 vs $199. For reviews of the Stella SW reels including the ST2500FI, ST3000FIand ST6000FI then check this out. Very light, very powerful, silky drag, and bulletproof. So this spring i bought 2 Pflueger President spinning reels for pan fishing to replace 2 Shimano… The reel arrived and it was making a rough sound.. not smooth at all compared to a $50 pflueger president.. Re: Shimano Sahara or Pflueger presidents i have three of the presidents and i love them they are smooth and can handle good fish it is a great deal and a great reel. I'll start with the Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F. 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