The New Shimano Citica has been upgraded with many of the same features as its more expensive brother the Curado. The Citica features X-Ship for gear durability, SVS Infinity Brake System and Shimano Stable Spool Design.
X-ShipX-Ship provides improved gear durability. By supporting the pinion gear on both ends with bearings, the pinion gear maintains precise alignment with the drive gear. This means the gears will stay in the same position under the heaviest loads. The added benefit is that friction between the spool shaft and gear is
SVS InfinityShimano's newest innovation in brake system technology, SVS Infinity provides easy-to-manage, consistent spool control and brake force on the new Curado I series baitcasting reels. With brake weights that use 'inner friction' against the raceway during the cast, SVS Infinity controls spool speed especially when using lighter lures, plus the external adjustment knob provides for quick, precise adjustments for either the conditions or when you switch baits. Combined with X-Ship Technology, anglers will experience precision cast control.
Shimano Stable Spool Design (S3D)Shimano's S3D technology leads to significantly reduced spool vibration. By designing a balanced and uniform thin wall aluminum constructed spool, S3D creates an incredibly smooth feeling when casting and retrieving lures.
Other impressive features are :
- Hagane Body
- Super Free Spool
- Super Stopper
- Cross Carbon Drag
- Offset Handle Design
- Center Clutch Design
|Shimano Citica I Series Specifications|
|Model||Gear Ratio||Line Capacity
|CI200I||6.3:1||8/180; 10/155; 14/110||30/190; 50/120; 65/80||7.4||5 BB, 1 RB||12||26|
|CI201I||6.3:1||8/180; 10/155; 14/110||30/190; 50/120; 65/80||7.4||5 BB, 1 RB||12||26|
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