Shimano Thunnus Spinning Reels Review

Thunnus

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The Facts: The Shimano Thunnus spinning reel is similar to the Baitrunner where it features a special lever controlled secondary drag system that acts as a tension controlled free spool. This allows the fish to take out line on the strike and then one a quick turn on the handle engages the main gears for a solid hookset. The Thunnus has an aluminum frame (graphite on the Baitrunner), more bearings, and better gearing than the Baitrunner.

Model No. Bearings Gear Ratios Capacity Weight
TU6000F 5BB + 1RB 4.6:1 265/12 25.4 OZ
TU12000F 5BB + 1RB 4.6:1 350/16 31.0 OZ
TU16000F 5BB + 1RB 4.6:1 290/25 31.0 OZ
Shimano Thunnus CI4 6000 Fishing Reel
Shimano Thunnus CI4 6000 Fishing Reel
$ 199.99
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
$ 187.93
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
$ 187.93
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
$ 211.51
Shimano Thunnus 6000 F baitrunner live bait spinning reel good condition
Shimano Thunnus 6000 F baitrunner live bait spinning reel good condition
$ 125.00

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5 Stars Solid!!, 2005-02-24
Reviewer: Fish Killa

These series of spinning reels are rock solid. I've got the largest model (6500) and is used for catching the bememoths that lurk in the surf. The only donwside to them is they are heavy A** reels, but thats the price you pay for having such a sturdy reel. Plus you get shimano's superb customer service. I had the baitrunner feature break down on me. When I sent it over to shimano they fixed it free of charge within a week.

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Shimano Thunnus CI4 6000 Fishing Reel
Shimano Thunnus CI4 6000 Fishing Reel
$ 199.99
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
$ 187.93
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
$ 187.93
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
Shimano Thunnus Ci4 Spinning Fishing Reel BRAND NEW at Otto's Tackle World
$ 211.51
Shimano Thunnus 6000 F baitrunner live bait spinning reel good condition
Shimano Thunnus 6000 F baitrunner live bait spinning reel good condition
$ 125.00

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