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#10686604 - 03/11/15 12:08 AM propulsion equipped spin reels
Wes1227 Offline

Registered: 10/01/12
Posts: 38
Loc: South East Texas
Been reading about the propulsion equipped reels but is this needed to throw braid and does the penn battles have this feature? Or is this just a sales gimmick
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#10760224 - 04/11/15 12:26 PM Re: propulsion equipped spin reels [Re: Wes1227]
psycho0819 Offline
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Registered: 03/27/05
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Loc: Kaufman
Guess I've been under a rock, never heard of, or paid attention to, whether a reel is "propulsion equipped". But I do have a Penn Battle, and I can say while it does cast as good as any other spinning reel I own, it has no obvious features that differ greatly from other quality spinning reels I own when in actual use. My battle is a 4000, and I run Power Pro 15lb on it with no problems.
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#10810600 - 04/30/15 10:31 PM Re: propulsion equipped spin reels [Re: Wes1227]
Wadefishing Offline

Registered: 07/02/08
Posts: 308
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Shimano refers to a Propulsion Line Management system for some of their reels. Is this what what you're referring to? If so I think it refers to a system of reduced line twist and backlash.


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