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Shimano Sustain 4000 FG Fishing Reel

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Product Description

Shimano Sustain FG Spinning Fishing Reel –4000 FG Model

Sustain 4000FG Spinning Reel - Fish inshore for reds or small tuna or chase mulloway with big plastics in the estuary. Want a reel that feels smooth has plenty of range in drag settings, gearing that can handle just about anything? The Shimano 4000FG Spinning Reel is what you’ve been waiting for.

For over 10 years Shimano Sustain fishing reels have built a reputation amongst Aussie anglers as one of the best reels available on the market. Shimano Sustain fishing reels are leaders in strength, reliability, smoothness and uncompromising technology.

Shimano Sustain Fishing Reels have won tournaments broken records and landed countless fish! It’s hard to believe but the engineers at Shimano have made a great reel even better! The Shimano Sustain FG Spinning Reel takes that time tested tournament performance to the next level with a complete swag of new upgrades.

The Shimano Sustain FG Spinning reels are lighter, even more durable, carry a more sensitive drag and 8 bearings (7 bearings on 1000 size reel) and are now even smoother than before. What’s even better is you don’t have to mortgage the house to afford a Shimano Sustain Fishing Reel.


ModelMono Cap(kg/m)Power Pro Braid Cap (lbs/m)Gear RatioRetrieve cm Per CrankBearingsDrag Power kg
SA1000FG 1/247 5/172 6.0:1 76 7+1 5
SA2500FG 3/183 8/262 6.0:1 86 8+1 8
SA4000FG 4/219 15/240 6.2:1 99 8+1 10
SA5000FG 5/219 20/198 6.2:1 104 8+1 10
SA10000FG 8/300 50/410 4.8:1 93 8+1 14

Features and Benefits

Shimano 10 Year Warranty - All Shimano reels come with a 10 year warranty against defects in material and faulty workmanship.

X-Ship - Shimano’s new flagship gearing system that places bearings on the main shaft to support the pinion gear, this intergraded with a bigger drive gear increases power and efficiency- This results in a easy to spin handle requiring less power and effort but gives a perfect rotor rotation even under extreme loads.

New "Magnumlite CI4 Rotor" (1000-4000)- Super light Shimano designed Carbon infused graphite for minimum weight and maximum strength

Aluminium Side plate - Super Strong Aluminium side plate for greater strength and rigidity

Rapid Fire Drag - Even better drag control system with more range and sensitivity

Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement - Shimano use a specially developed cold forged aluminium drive gear and a hardened brass pinion gear to provide a like new, out-of-the-box smoothness even after multiple fishing sessions. Testing has shown that this combination is even tougher than an all-stainless steel drive-train, yet it maintains that Famous Shimano smoothness.

Propulsion Line Management System - A complete line management system that includes a unique spool lip design that reduces friction during casts, also known as AR-C Spool management and a one piece bail wire to allow trouble free line travel to the Power Roller. A Special bail trip mechanism that helps reduce premature bail arm closures. S-Arm Cam that keeps the line in constant contact with the line roller. This system provides longer cast and minimizes backlash and wind knots.

Power Roller III - An Oversized line roller bearing designed to minimize excessive line twist from casting and retrieving

S-Arm Cam One-Piece Bail Wire - One piece bail wire to allow trouble free line travel to the Power Roller. S-Arm Cam that keeps the line in constant contact with the line roller

Aero Wrap II Oscillation - A 2 speed worm gear oscillation system designed to create the optimal uniform line lay for AR-C spool

S A-RB (Shielded A-RB) Ball Bearings - Shielded Anti Rust Bearings. Bearings that are a almost 10 times more corrosion resistant than a standard stainless steel bearings.

Aluminium Spool - A one piece aluminium spool

New Machined Aluminium Handle - Direct Drive Mechanism A on piece handle that threads directly in to the gear for a solid handle attachment)

EVA Handle Knob - Super comfortable Eva handle knob for fatigue free fishing

WP Drag (Waterproof Drag) - encapsulated drag so it stays dry! Even if the reel gets a soaking.

Maintenance Port - A easy access point to keep your reel oiled up and ready to go

Fluidrive II Floating Shaft - The main shaft floats almost like it’s on air this helps boosts smoothness and longevity by minimizing friction

Dyna-Balance - A unique design concept designed by Shimano that eradicates wobble during the retrieve this is attained by counterbalancing the rotor. The added benefit is increased smoothness and sensitivity

Super Stopper II - Super strong roller clutch anti reverse system that provides virtually zero back play in the reel,

Repairable Clicker - Easy to repair spool clicker

Approved for use in Saltwater - can handle the tough saltwater environment.

Can be used with Mono, Fluorocarbon and Braid Fishing lines

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Note: The image of the Shimano Sustain Fishing Reel featured in this listing is for illustration purposes only. There may be some slight differences between images and models such as different handle design etc. Refer to the image of this Shimano Sustain fishing reel for rough illustration reference only.

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