Zillion sv TW 1000

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by jwfflipper14 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:09 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:16 pm
jwfflipper14 wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:21 pm
LowRange wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:11 pm
CJankowski wrote:
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I am being told the Zillion will be in a JDM & USDM version. JDM made in Japan Aluminum Gears and super smooth, little smaller handle probably 80mm. Us version brass gears, little longer handle.
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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by hoohoorjoo » Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:58 pm

jwfflipper14 wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:09 pm
hoohoorjoo wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:16 pm
jwfflipper14 wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:21 pm
LowRange wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:11 pm
CJankowski wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:18 am
I am being told the Zillion will be in a JDM & USDM version. JDM made in Japan Aluminum Gears and super smooth, little smaller handle probably 80mm. Us version brass gears, little longer handle.
Big if true
True
Care to elaborate, as in disclosing your source?
My local rep.
That's great news for the guys who are wavering because of the aluminum gears. Unfortunately, the USDM version will cost a good bit more.
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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by Fishing4Fun » Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:46 am

What size spool does this reel have? if it is 34mm has anyone tried swapping the spool into other platforms to verify how fitment is? I know not all 34mm spool and reels that accept said spool sizes swap nicely. For example swapping TDZ or OG Steez spools into a T3 was never a perfect fit.

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by SSS » Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:41 pm

Just learned that both side plates are aluminium and weights only 6.3oz. That's pretty darn good. I can tell this reel was created to compete with 2020Met and Bantam, since these two are crushing it.

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by SSS » Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:52 pm

iabass8 wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:28 pm
Main gear and pinion of zillion 1000 and steez A. 7:1

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Have you tried the zillion gears inside the steez A or steez sv tw? I was thinking/hoping to get one of these gears for my steez tw

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by bronzefly » Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:54 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:58 pm
That's great news for the guys who are wavering because of the aluminum gears. Unfortunately, the USDM version will cost a good bit more.
Lots of interesting speculation in this thread!! Come on official reveal date of new product :lol:
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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by DenhamBruce » Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:29 pm

I want one [-o<

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by CJankowski » Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:37 pm

Dealer says 18th before they can officially announce and USDM will be $50 ish less than JDM version.

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by iabass8 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:06 pm

SSS wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:52 pm
iabass8 wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:28 pm
Main gear and pinion of zillion 1000 and steez A. 7:1

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Have you tried the zillion gears inside the steez A or steez sv tw? I was thinking/hoping to get one of these gears for my steez tw
no, i didn't swap them. just compared. They're the same gearing material and cut so you aren't going to notice a difference. very smooth reel. The main gear I believe is identical and the only difference in the pinion is it's a touch longer. The total weight of my reel was as advertised, 175g on the nuts...or 6.1oz. Very impressed /w this reel.

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by ss30378 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:48 pm

CJankowski wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:37 pm
Dealer says 18th before they can officially announce and USDM will be $50 ish less than JDM version.
Brass gears and $50 less? Something seems a miss with that to me. Still made in Japan?

Maybe a $350 price point to go directly against the bantam?

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by bronzefly » Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:35 pm

CJankowski wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:37 pm
Dealer says 18th before they can officially announce and USDM will be $50 ish less than JDM version.
Your dealer is a prime example of why manufactures try to keep things under wraps as long as possible. We'll all know the details soon and out of respect for the manufacturer, and my own business, I'll remain silent. I will share the anticipation of new product details coming though! Tackle onward \:D/
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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by CJankowski » Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:36 pm

Usdm model made in Thailand with Brass Gears is what I was being told.

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by DirtyD64 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:19 pm

I remember a local ATV dealer advertised Yamaha Raptors would go 100mph. Local dealers aren't always the best sources, in your case I hope so, brass gears and $50 off would be nice, would be a very odd business model though. I assume it will be $399 and the same thing, or at best $349.

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by SSS » Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:45 pm

iabass8 wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:06 pm
SSS wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:52 pm
iabass8 wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:28 pm
Main gear and pinion of zillion 1000 and steez A. 7:1

Image
Image
Have you tried the zillion gears inside the steez A or steez sv tw? I was thinking/hoping to get one of these gears for my steez tw
no, i didn't swap them. just compared. They're the same gearing material and cut so you aren't going to notice a difference. very smooth reel. The main gear I believe is identical and the only difference in the pinion is it's a touch longer. The total weight of my reel was as advertised, 175g on the nuts...or 6.1oz. Very impressed /w this reel.
6.1oz is impressive indeed. Is the palming side plate made out of aluminum?

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Re: Zillion sv TW 1000

Post by SSS » Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:50 pm

If i had the choice between a JDM model with aluminum gears, Made in Japan and $50 more expensive (in reality, you will be able to find it for much cheaper in used like-new condition) or a USDM version with brass gears and made in Thailand, i wouldn't even consider the USDM one. Have seen enough Thailand Tatulas and most everything else from Daiwa for the last few years.

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