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Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Conventional Reel

Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Conventional Reel

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Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Conventional Reels boast a narrow spool with spool lock, an advanced gear design, large swept handle, and super grip EVA knob. In addition, Daiwa's Mag Seal Technology prevents intrusion by water, salt, and dust.


  • Magsealed ball bearing
  • Pinion Gear8 (1MBB + 7CRBB + 1RB)
  • Machined aluminum one piece frame & side plate
  • Non-Polished aluminum enhances reel case appeal
  • Machined aluminum spool
  • Ultimate Tournament Drag (17.6 Lb.)
  • Precision machined housing
  • Spool Lock Mechanism (protects gears when engaged)
  • 6.4:1 gear ratio
  • EVA custom handle knob
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Quick, accurate answers from Curated experts to the frequently asked questions
How do you take apart a Daiwa Saltist?
To take apart a Daiwa Saltist follow these steps: A You tube video may be helpful as well or better yet, send the reel in for service as there is a 2 year warranty on Daiwa reels. 1) Remove the external pieces and parts - keep the screws with the parts for reassembly 2) Take off the set screw for the handle 3) Spin the star adjuster off 4) Take off the click adjuster and then the 2 tension washers 5) Remove the 4 case screws 6) remove the cover - make sure to retain the springs and note where the springs came from (topside) 7)Move the main gear out 8) Remove the Yoke and pinion gear 9) To remove the spool - remove the 3 case screws 10) pull out the spool 11) clean and service and reassemble. Take pictures as you go to serve a reference points.
Joseph Smith
by Joseph Smith on July 15, 2022
What is Daiwa quick drag?
Quick drag is available on the many of Diawa top reels as standard. The abbreviated drag function allows you to apply a controlled level of "Free Spool" but still engage the drag back to your chosen level with less than one turn. This makes fighting larger fish easier.
Joseph Smith
by Joseph Smith on July 13, 2022
How much drag does a Daiwa Saltiga have?
How much drag does a Daiwa Saltiga have? The Daiwa Saltiga comes in a variety of models and sizes. To answer this question I will address the star drag models. They range in sizes from 10-50. The sizes 10 thru 30 have a maximum drag rating of 17.6lbs. The 35 thru 50 size models have a maximum drag rating of 25lbs.
Conventional Fishing Expert Jay WallenFly Fishing Expert Joseph Smith
by Jay Wallen on July 6, 2022 · view 1 other answer
Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Conventional Reel
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