FK has a more rigid body. Looking at these two for a Fenwick elite tech walleye 6'9" 1 pc rod. Participant. A comparison of Daiwa, Shimano, Pflueger and Abu Garcia. I have had a Shimano 2000 Sedona for 10 years+. The Shimano Stradic Ci4 is one of the best Shimano ultralight spinning reels on the market. Features 10 Bearing System – Corrosion resistant stainless steel ball bearings are used in the 10 bearing system which has not changed and still . Just my opinion: StratosBoats: Posted 5/25/2005 2:30 PM (#32761 - in reply to #32716) It has some slop in it from all the years of use, but I still pull it out on occasion. X2 on the Symmetry. Both reels have similar features in relation to bearing placement and count, waterproofing and retrieve speed. 04-18-2014, 06:41 AM. The previous generation President I have never had an issue. Subject: RE: Shimano Stradic or Pflueger President? Shimano Stradic CI4+ vs Pflueger Patriarch . I am looking to order a couple of presidents online and would like to know what size is comparable the the shimano stradic 2500? President also has a higher bearing count of 7. Waxy P.S. The Shimano Stradic Saltwater spinning reel series is very popular due to its features that enhance its durability. Close. It is the most popular series produced by Pflueger, and there are few anglers that don’t have at least one President in their tackle collection. They … Victoria’s online fishing community. The daiwa bg and shimano stradic are really the only two spinning reels worth buying anymore. Relegated it to ice fishing duty. Quick links They run around $75-100 and are as good as I'll ever need. Also, it comes in 5 different size models, suitable for many occasions. You won't be dissapointed. Pflueger president 6730 vs Shimano Sahara GUESTS. Shimano Stradic FK Spinning Reel is high-quality and reasonably lightweight spinning reel ideal for inshore fishing. Bass Pro is having a special on them Through May 7, they are $89.90 (Reg 104.90). Shimano Sienna FE (SN4000FE) vs Pflueger Trion (Tri40b) ... Like the president, the bail flips so easily. My son recently bought a Pfluger President XT, it was nasty rough, he returned it for a standard President which is better, but not nearly as smooth as the Daiwa line. Height. Abu Garcia Revo X Spinning Reel VS Shimano Sahara Spinning Reel VS Pflueger President Xt Spinning Reel. I have not used either one of these. I just bought a President 6730 this spring, also at big C when they were on sale for $40. Shimano Sedona, or Pflueger President…Go! Going to be getting 4 new reels and I am torn between the Sedona 500FD, President 6920 and 6925. Pflueger Patriarch Specifications & Models Surprisingly, there are only two versions of the Pflueger Patriarch reel on the market. My second Pflueger, and first Pflueger spinning reel. The body, rotor and side plate are made from graphite, making the reel durable, corrosion-resistant and light for long days of casting. But it is very smooth right out of the box. $239 vs $199. Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F: This reel has done nothing but please. Pflueger President size? From: Nick: Illinois 9/22/17. I have a Stradic FJ, Stradic CI4+ and Cardiff CI4+ for the rest of my spinning gear. Sedona reels beat the president in the max drag competition. Currently use a 6'3" Quantum Smoke rod with a Smoke size 15 reel. In fact, weighing in at … These two reels have become my go-to spinning reels. I love how smooth it feels. One of the BEST Spinning Reels on the Market! I also looked at a Shimano Stradic CI4 but is a little more than I would prefer to spend. Specifically the Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F and the Pflueger Patriarch 9540. I like both more than my Stradic though, lighter and smoother. ! The Pflueger President reel comes in 5 sizes ranging from a size 20 to a size 40, it just so happens that the size 30 actually weights the same 8.3 oz. Ben Putnam. So this spring i bought 2 Pflueger President spinning reels for pan fishing to replace 2 Shimano… Specifically the Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F and the Pflueger Patriarch 9540. I have narrowed down my reel search to these 3 reels. Shimano Stradic Ci4 1000HGFB. Stradic CI4+ is the best bang for the buck premium reel in Shimano's lineup. I used to be a Shimano guy until they stopped including the spare spool and I had 1 bad experience with a Symmetry out of the box. We have a few of the $50 Revros which are decent, and my newest is a Black Gold which I am very impressed with. 1. The editor’s choice is the Shimano Stradic Ci4+. The 3000F model that I own was the medium size option rated for 140yds of 10lb mono. For reviews of the Stella SW reels including the ST2500FI, ST3000FIand ST6000FI then check this out. I'll start with the Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F. If you want access to members only forums on HSO, you ... Yeah the purist 1325 is 0.1 oz heavier that the president 6925... Not enough for most people to detect. Shimano released Stradic FK in 2015 and Stradic CI4+ in 2016. Size & Weight. So I need some help trying to pick out a spinning reel in a 2500 size. Re: Shimano vs. Pflueger « Reply #16 on: July 26, 2007, 08:30:48 AM » I cannot speak of Pflueger reels because I have never used one, but I do use Shimano Reels. The last President I bought the handle always loosens up and the bail falls off. Fishing Victoria Forum. Shimano Sedona vs Pflueger president. The Plueger President is a reel that a lot of people love and rely on. I think the 30 size models have a difference of about 0.3 oz. No more pflueger for me. But it is very smooth right out of the box. Pflueger President. ... Pflueger Patriarch 25 vs Shimano Stradic Ci4+ 1000? 2 Bushbeater and Seth reacted to this Quote; Share this post. The reel arrived and it was making a rough sound.. not smooth at all compared to a $50 pflueger president.. Pflueger President Out of c’mon down and I will set you up with your favorite adult beverage and my Pflueger spinning reels ! This is … Abu Garcia Revo X Spinning Reel VS Shimano Sahara Spinning Reel VS Pflueger President Xt Spinning Reel. If you are looking for rigidity in the body and handle, then the FK Stradic is a better fit for you. Shimano Stradic CI4+ vs FK. Primary use is for crappie, bass, and rainbow trout here in Nebraska. Haven't tried it out yet. Search Advanced search. The Shimano in a 2500FA and the Pflueger in a 9535x. 1. Haven't tried it out yet. Hunter333444 says: January 16, 2018 at 9:25 am. Posts: 995. And just like all Pfluegers the bearings are super smooth. The only thing that is different on this one vs my other pflueger reels (granted all other are the president XT different sizes) is that when you open spin the spool … Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F: This reel has done nothing but please. Re: Shimano Sahara or Pflueger presidents i have three of the presidents and i love them they are smooth and can handle good fish it is a great deal and a great reel. It also has an instant anti-reverse feature that is missing in Sedona. Search Advanced search. dh99. The smallest model in this series is the 1000HGFB, which is actually one of their lightest models. I have always had shimano but I am looking to try something new especially after all the comments here about the presidents. I'll start with the Shimano Stradic CI4 3000F. It feels like a reel that cost 100 dollars more. Tried the Pflueger Supreme XT and thought it was great. Shimano Stradic vs Pflueger Supreme Showing 1-5 of 5 messages. i have two on extreem rods and one on a johnny morris all three set ups get the job done. DH99. My second Pflueger, and first Pflueger spinning reel. Shimano Stradic vs Pflueger Supreme. as my Shimano Stradic FK 3000 series. I just bought a President 6730 this spring, also at big C when they were on sale for $40. Saint Paul, MN. Shimano Stradic FK design is based on previous Shimano reels, but it is improved in several important details. I've had mine for … Member Posts: 11: I have four stradics and wouldn't have anything else, Have used them for 3years and they still work like they are new. I used to be a Shimano fan and have a Sedona, but their quality seems to have fallen off. These two reels have become my go-to spinning reels. December 6, 2013 at 7:38 pm #1359117. ... Well the Pflueger President or Mitchell Pro are the best value. Shimano Stradic vs Pflueger Supreme: John Berenyi: 4/7/99 12:00 AM: Shimano's Stradic is a 5 ball bearing spinning reel and I like it a lot. Comments: I was a Shimano loyalist for many years (before I had a family to support), amassing 5 Stradic models between the mid 90s and 2010. What model would be equivalent to the Shimano Stradic and Pflueger Patriarch? Snapped this pic of a buddy's, it just fell apart in his hands while fighting a fish! Posted by 6 days ago. Which spinning reel, PFlueger President, Shimano Sedona, Shimano Spirex, or Diawa Exceler? The Shimano Stradic FK reel is an excellent choice for both fresh and saltwater and is available HERE. I have looked at the Shimano Sahara, the Daiwa Lexa, and the various pflueger models. It has some slop in it from all the years of use, but I still pull it out on occasion. I bought a Pflueger President baitcasting reel last year for Muskie fishing and love it. PATXTSP30X; PATXTSP35X; The main difference is the weight, with the “PATXTSP30X” model it’s got a weight of 6.10 oz, the “PATXTSP35X” has a weight of 7.30 oz. Hey all. I was prepared to buy it until I saw in Bass Pro Shops the 8 ball bearing shimano stradic ci4 vs pflueger patriarch vs ? Not sure the same can be said for the Pflueger lol. Very light, very powerful, silky drag, and bulletproof. Pflueger President spinning reel series. The 3000F model that I own was the medium size option rated for 140yds of 10lb mono. Also have a Patriarch but can’t tell much difference between these 2. I have had a Shimano 2000 Sedona for 10 years+. JohnM: Apr 7, 1999 12:00 AM: Posted in group: rec.outdoors.fishing.bass: John Forget the Pflueger, get the Stradic. ... SHIMANO STRADIC Ci4+ Reel REVIEW! There are a number of models there for everyone in this Shimano series. I use the BG series. just my thoughts. 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