The Tranx incorporates Shimano’s CoreProtect concept that maintains a smooth and free feel while winding. It is ideally suited to both fresh and salt, ranging from light jigging, soft plastic use or casting hard body lures. Tranx reels not only fit beautifully in the hand, they are packed with more than enough drag capacity and saltwater durability, the Tranx is at the next level.
The Tranx's low-slung shape and light weight, thanks to the use of a forged and machined aluminium spool, aluminium frame and side plate, mean it's a pleasure to use. It holds 420 metres of 24 kilo Power Pro braid, and the Dartanium II drag system can produce 11 kilos of fish-stopping power. The 500HG with a 6.6:1 retrieve speed for the all-out pace needed when chasing fast running species. X-Ship double bearing supported pinion gear and High Efficiency Gearing combined with the beefy handle provides plenty of cranking power.