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#11474092 - 03/12/16 10:20 PM Shimano Antares Scorpion
Rayzor Offline
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Registered: 05/13/08
Posts: 4799
Loc: Magnolia, Texas
Anyone have any experience with these reels? I've seen several on E-bay.
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#11475768 - 03/14/16 12:37 AM Re: Shimano Antares Scorpion [Re: Rayzor]
Ram4bass Offline
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Registered: 10/14/13
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Loc: Dallas, TX
From what I understand it is basically a JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) version of the Curado I. Just in a red/maroon color and of course-made in Japan.

I'm just getting into JDM Shimanos mainly because my favorite reel is a green Japanese Curado.

I also found a Japanese version of Amazon - samurai buyers club...where you can get JDM reels for a bit cheaper than eBay. I'm looking for a Metanium myself.

Good luck and hope this helps


Edited by Ram4bass (03/14/16 12:38 AM)
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#11477238 - 03/14/16 05:05 PM Re: Shimano Antares Scorpion [Re: Rayzor]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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Registered: 02/23/11
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JDM model reels are pretty neat been looking to get into some Daiwa JDM myself. Just remember though if you ever need parts for them you will have to find a Japanese source. So servicing the reels can be a bit tough.

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#11477391 - 03/14/16 06:30 PM Re: Shimano Antares Scorpion [Re: Rayzor]
Rayzor Offline
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Registered: 05/13/08
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Loc: Magnolia, Texas
The Scorpion Antares I have been looking at are silver and look, in some ways, like a Calais.
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