What's next for Shimano???

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby SSS » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:55 pm

Scorpion MGL. Finally a shimano reel that isn't black or silver.

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby LgMouthGambler » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:16 am

Lordy how I would like a new Antares. The problem is, just like my ole Scorpion Antares, its blinding to fish. :lol:
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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby freelancer27 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:56 am

What's the line capacity of the new Antares?

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby papabassin » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:09 am

freelancer27 wrote:What's the line capacity of the new Antares?


100m of 12# mono

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby Dalleinf » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:11 am

freelancer27 wrote:What's the line capacity of the new Antares?
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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby joekaz » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:35 pm

It looks like the Scorpion has a scorpion logo on the cast control knob.

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby DirtyD64 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:33 pm

joekaz wrote:It looks like the Scorpion has a scorpion logo on the cast control knob.


Scorpion logo looks better than the Tatula spider tribal-bro arm Tattoo thing.

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby Loafer » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:13 am

New 19 Antares at work: https://youtu.be/FWhdv3kZ6F4

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby Hobie-Wan Kenobi » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:59 am

Loafer wrote:New 19 Antares at work: https://youtu.be/FWhdv3kZ6F4


I guessing he is doing some skipping there bases of his casting motion
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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby Loafer » Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:06 am

And another one video: https://youtu.be/tO4QvjFSX10

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby quantum angler nt » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:00 am

Does anyone know about a release date or estimate for the new Antares?

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby Loafer » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:41 am

quantum angler nt wrote:Does anyone know about a release date or estimate for the new Antares?

Righthand - 02/2019, lefty - 04/2019.
http://fishing.shimano.co.jp/product/reel/5572

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

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Re: What's next for Shimano???

Postby LowRange » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:23 pm

What's wirh the circle on the palming plate. I thought it was used to open the side plate but that is not the case in the video. Is it just a styling que borrowed from the Bantam MGL? It is nice that it has an external centrifugal dial. Maybe this will make its way into the regular SLX at some point.


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