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Shimano TwinPower XD Spinning Reels (2021)

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Bringing the fight to the light tackle inshore/freshwater market, the Shimano TwinPower XD Spinning Reels come in with overwhelming power and smoothness for a small compact reel.  This reel is deemed as one of the toughest offerings in their Magnumlite series of spinning reels.  It has ultimate power transmission due to its rigid aluminum Hagane body, which sets it apart when fighting species we see here in the Northeast such as striped bass, tautog, and albies.  It also offers itself as a great reel when targeting bull reds, snook, and small grouper down South.  

The TwinPower XD's MGL rotor gives the reel a feather-lite to almost non-existent feel to every rotation of the handle, giving the angler quick start-and-stop rotation, perfect for impacting the retrieve of plugs or reacting to a strike.  MicroModule Gear II provides for a smoother and quieter turn of the handle, as Shimano's technicians analyzed the surfaces of the drive gear and pinion gear to obtain ultimate perfection from the ground up.   


  • MGL Body
  • X-Protect
  • MicroModule Gear II
  • Aluminum Hagane Body
  • Hagane Gearing
  • Silent Drive
  • Long Stroke Spool
  • Cross Carbon Drag

    Hagane Gearing:  A cold foraged gear set for the heart of reel, assisting with gear durability, longevity, strength, and smoothness.

    Shimano X-Protect

    X-Protect:  Similarly seen in Stella SW C, the new TwinPower XD employs X-Protect for its line roller as well and further improves its waterproofing performance.

    The new structure protects bearings inside
    the line roller from the harsh saltwater environment and bearing durability is ten times greater than conventional designs.

    Micro Module II Gearing:  The most advanced gear technology Shimano has done to date. Its Shimano's pursuit at the ideal shape of each gear tooth, which ultimately provides for less gear noise and improves smoothness.

    Long Stroke Spool:  Allows for better line flow off the reel when casting and ultimately increases casting distance. With a taller spool, friction is reduced as the line has fewer movements up and down, providing that extra distance when you may need it.
    Silent Drive: Implemented to eliminate any looseness, gaps, and vibrations between components in the drive section as well as others.  This provides for tighter tolerances, less play, more comfort, and a quieter if not silent reel.