New 2020 Shimano Metanium

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by mark poulson » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:29 am

jmb27 wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:14 am
Heddonfrog wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:04 am


He’s now a full Shimano/G Loomis Pro
So, has he given up the Enigma rods that he helped design? I'm aware that he's used Met reels for a number of years, but he got a bunch of $ to leave Megabass for the start up rod company. I haven't used or kept up with Enigma rods, so just curious...

EDIT: found an article that says just that...

https://michianaoutdoorsnews.com/gear/f ... -pro-staff
The real reason he left is still an enigma. ;)

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by Scuba Scott » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:33 am

When will pre-orders begin for the US model?

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by reason162 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:37 pm

mark poulson wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:29 am
The real reason he left is still an enigma. ;)
:lol: :lol:

At least I won't have to look at Stella - Enigma combos anymore.

I wonder if the Duo Japan guys made fun of his setup at lake Biwa...

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by chreim20 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:52 pm

Scuba Scott wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:33 am
When will pre-orders begin for the US model?
I pre-ordered mine and was told it will ship out mid February. I bought from American legacy Fishing, $377 with their 10% discount when you sign up for their newsletter.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by bwjay » Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:43 pm

chreim20 wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:52 pm
Scuba Scott wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:33 am
When will pre-orders begin for the US model?
I pre-ordered mine and was told it will ship out mid February. I bought from American legacy Fishing, $377 with their 10% discount when you sign up for their newsletter.
No way you're getting it in Feb... it's not even coming out in Japan until March. I haven't seen a US release date yet but I might have missed it.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by Faron » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:42 pm

anyone knows how to get English subtitles? thanks.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by bwjay » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:43 pm

Faron wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:42 pm
anyone knows how to get English subtitles? thanks.
When you click the [CC] icon, it enables subtitles, then tells you to change settings, click the gear icon. From there you can click Subtitles/CC > Auto-Translate > English.

Thanks for the video marin12!

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by ss30378 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:40 am

Digitaka just listed them on their site selling at 34400jpy which is under $315 with free shipping at current rates. Yeah I’ll have a couple of these...

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by y2k88 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:19 am

There's also a Yumeya shallow spool for the 20 Met.
http://fishing.shimano.co.jp/product/reel/5927
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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by GMAN » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:43 am

y2k88 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:19 am
There's also a Yumeya shallow spool for the 20 Met.
http://fishing.shimano.co.jp/product/reel/5927
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I saw that they posted that shallow spool a few days ago, What I can't understand is why
they don't state the spool size!

From the information that we have the JDM 2020 Met is 70 size. I'm assuming the shallow spool option is a 50 or 30 size.

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by jmb27 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:56 am

ss30378 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:40 am
Digitaka just listed them on their site selling at 34400jpy which is under $315 with free shipping at current rates. Yeah I’ll have a couple of these...
Yep. I've enjoyed fishing with the '13 and MGL Met models. I'll own a few of the new ones...C'mon March... [-o<

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:30 am

jmb27 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:56 am
ss30378 wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:40 am
Digitaka just listed them on their site selling at 34400jpy which is under $315 with free shipping at current rates. Yeah I’ll have a couple of these...
Yep. I've enjoyed fishing with the '13 and MGL Met models. I'll own a few of the new ones...C'mon March... [-o<
My 13 and MGL is still going strong, but I will also order a few new models :big grin:

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Re: New 2020 Shimano Metanium

Post by Faron » Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:05 pm

bwjay wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:43 pm
Faron wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:42 pm
anyone knows how to get English subtitles? thanks.
When you click the [CC] icon, it enables subtitles, then tells you to change settings, click the gear icon. From there you can click Subtitles/CC > Auto-Translate > English.

Thanks for the video marin12!
thank you so much bwjay! now i have a whole new world to explore :lol:

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