Shimano Stella 2500 HGS FI - Jdm exclusive ?

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Shimano Stella 2500 HGS FI - Jdm exclusive ?

Post by r61 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:53 pm

Hello,

I was wondering if somebody could tell me if the Shimano Stella model STL2500HGS-FI is a JDM exclusive reel, or if it was offered for sale in North America as well?

I ask as I would like to send one in for a service to Shimano, but have heard they turn away non USDM reels.

Thank you in advance !

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Re: Shimano Stella 2500 HGS FI - Jdm exclusive ?

Post by BigG » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:25 pm

Send your reel to Ian Shields or Tackle Trap. they'll fix it.

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Re: Shimano Stella 2500 HGS FI - Jdm exclusive ?

Post by ShimanoFan » Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:31 pm

r61 wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:53 pm

I ask as I would like to send one in for a service to Shimano, but have heard they turn away non USDM reels.
In another thread a representative of the Shimano North America Holding, inc. posted this official policy:
Bantam1 wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:50 am
We do not have parts for the JDM models here in the US. We can get them but the time varies for when they will show up unless you want to pay for the air freight to get it here. They usually pack it with an existing order, so they could come in a few weeks, or 4 months. This all depends on when the order is placed.
Send him a PM

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Irvine, CA 92618
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Re: Shimano Stella 2500 HGS FI - Jdm exclusive ?

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:13 pm

I would send Bantam1 a PM.

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Re: Shimano Stella 2500 HGS FI - Jdm exclusive ?

Post by DirtyD64 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:26 am

What is the issue???

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Re: Shimano Stella 2500 HGS FI - Jdm exclusive ?

Post by r61 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:59 pm

Thanks for the responses everybody !

The reasoning is because it is no longer as smooth as it was and I believe it would benefit from a proper clean etc.

Thanks !

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