Shimano introduces the next generation in round reels; and a whole new design to the reel series that has become a classic with both fresh and saltwater anglers. Featuring a whole new design; the new Calcutta D Series Reels combine the classic performance of the originals with some key new features and enhancements all their own. Delivering serious cranking power; they also provide the rigidity and durability to stand up to season after season of use - whether you fish in freshwater or saltwater. Shimano's new X-Drag also provides the ultimate in fish fighting force; and each reel now comes equipped with Shimano's X-Ship technology for better free-spooling; as well as; Shimano's ‘S Compact Body' for better ergonomic comfort in your hands. The new Shimano Calcutta D Series Casting Reels are leading the new Round Era for anglers looking for quality; function; design and longevity. Sizes offered for serious cranking and with the power; rigidity and durability for season after season use. From an angling perspective; every individual who has owned and enjoyed using Shimano tackle has a reason to thank a Japanese visionary named Shozaburo Shimano; who in 1921 declared his aim to make Shimano's products the best in Kansai; then the best in Japan; and finally the best in the world." For over 80 years; Shimano has concentrated on precision engineering; one step at a time. Creating the most innovative products and processes you can hold in your hand today.
- Cold forged one piece aluminum frame and side-piece. Two S A RB ball bearings. Two A-RB (Anti-Rust Bearings).
- Variable Brake System (VBS). Super Stopper with Assist Stopper. Cold forged aluminum spool.
- S Compact body feels one size smaller in your hand, more palming comfort. Dartainium II Drag (Washer A), Dartainium Drag.
- X-SHIP for increased gearing efficiency and power. X-Drag for increased cranking leverage, rigidity and torque.
- Non-Disengaging Levelwind System. Rated for use with mono, Fluorocarbon and PowerPro lines. Septon SV handle grip (300D/301D, 400/401D). Septon PV handle grip (200D/201D).