Shimano Symetre 3000 FJ
Released October, 2010
The Pros:Reels in the line smoothly and easily, very fluid. Casting is accommodated by a user-friendly release, lets the line out perfectly. The drag system avoids sudden stops or jerks and is very smooth.
The Shimano Symetre 3000 FJ is a lower mid-cost spinning reel. This reel's Propulsion Line Management System is equipped with a spool lip design, which helps to prevent backlash and increase casting distance.
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The 3000 FJ's Fluidrive II feature polishes the gear surface to maximize tooth contact. This reel's Dyna-Balance feature eliminates wobble during the retrieve by counter balancing the rotor to enhance sensitivity and smoothness. The 3000 FJ has Super Stopper II, which uses a one-way bearing to eliminate backplay. This model differs from the closely related 2500 FJ model in that the 2500 FJ has a different line capacity (6/200, 8/140, 10/120 as opposed to the 3000 FJ's 6/230, 8/170, 10/140), a different power pro line capacity (10/170, 15/145, 30/95 as opposed to the 3000 FJ's 10/235, 20/145, 40/110), has only eleven pounds of maximum drag (as opposed to the 3000 FJ's fifteen pounds), and weighs 10.1 ounces (as opposed to the 3000 FJ's 9.9 ounces). This model differs from the closely related 4000 FJ model in that the 4000 FJ has a 8/240, 10/200, 12/160 line capacity, a 15/265, 30/175, 50/145 power pro line capacity, has thirty-seven inches of line retrieve per crank (as opposed to the 3000 FJ's thirty-five inches), has a 5.7:1 gear ratio (as opposed to the 3000 FJ's 6.2:1 gear ratio), and weighs 14.1 ounces. The Shimano Symetre 3000 FJ spinning reel is equipped with an aluminum cold forged spool, which is geared toward durability.
- Propulsion Line Management System: Propulsion Spool Lip, SR One-Piece Bail Wire, Power Roller III, Redesigned Bail Trip, S-Arm Cam
- Slow Oscillation
- SR Concept: SR One-Piece Bail Wire
- S A-RB Bearings (Shielded A-RB)
- Aluminum Frame
- Lightweight Graphite Sideplate and Rotor
- Cold Forged Aluminum Spool
- S-Concept: S-Rotor, S-Guard, S-Arm Cam
- Machined Aluminum Handle
- Rubber Handle Grips
- Maintenance Port
- Fluidrive II
- Floating Shaft
- Super Stopper II
- Repairable Clicker
- Approved for use in Saltwater
- Rated for use w/ Mono, Fluorocarbon and PowerPro lines
User Reviews (1)
reels in the line smoothly and easily, very fluid
casting is accommodated by a user-friendly release, lets the line out perfectly
the drag system avoids sudden stops or jerks and is very smooth
can handle heavy use without any maintenance required
large enough to handle larger fish without giving you any trouble
built light weight and well balanced
brings in the line really quickly on every crank
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