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3-77 Oimatsu-cho
Sakai, Osaka 590-8577
Phone +81-72-223-3210
Fax +81-72-223-3258

Shimano American Corporation
One Holland, Irvine
California 92618
Phone: +1-949-951-5003
Fax: +1-949-768-0920

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spool to get it going there are also four non-adjustable vbs® brakes on the left side of the spool for better manageability also the handle side spool is taller which creates a useful area that you can thumb the spool while casting instead of the uneven surface of the line fought the sails without a harness and they fought no fish for longer than 10 minutes although torsa worked perfectly the team discovered they could increase the power even more by changing and lengthening the reel s handle shank in april torsa went to key west with pfeiffer and espn® s jose wejebe to engage in wreck fishing with jigs they loaded the reel with 100-pound powerprotm and 100-pound test wind-on leaders in wreck fishing there is no margin for error you need full drag power and a lightning-fast retrieve this would be a test of torsa s power before long pfeiffer lit into a 50-pound amberjack he pulled it out with ease and without a harness then he hooked a bigger fish immediately he went to full drag and

high speed high

castability 8

rapid fire quick change drag cam system 10

long range special primary application all purpose recommended line 20 to 65-pound test this cam comes standard on all sizes of torsatm it is an all-around curve with many uses the l.r.s curve was originally designed for the tiagra® for anglers on the long range boats out of san diego these anglers required high maximum drag capabilities in smaller reels to catch large yellowfin tuna in standup situations the result is a steep curve to allow use of heavy lines while maintaining freespool 12 light line special primary application light line tournaments recommended line 12 to 15-pound test this light line cam is optimized for 12 monofilament it is designed for anglers in tournaments with line limits or bonus point situations for line class the warning position provides 1/4 pound of drag and remains relatively flat to the 1/2 position this is to allow the angler to quickly back off of the drag on a running fish without accidentally dropping into freespool while higher drag can be used

20 bottom fishing special primary application bottom fishing near structure recommended line 20 to 40-pound test this curve will be used in wreck or reef fishing situations where the angler is moving large fish away from structure when fishing the angler needs to place a tremendous amount of drag on the fish to move it away from the structure quickly as soon as the angler moves the fish or turns it s head he will then quickly back off the drag to the strike position at 1/3-1/2 the breaking strength of the line from here until he lands the fish he will fight it with a traditional drag range and not go back into the full position again unless the fish begins to run back into the structure this cam allows a very high full position setting but quickly backs off to a safe area at the strike setting so that the angler does not accidentally back off too much drag kingfish special primary application kingfish trolling recommended line 10 to 20-pound test this is a shallow curve designed for


specifications ts 16 n line retrieve per crank in line capacity test/yards gear ratio weight oz frame spool and sideplate material a-rb bearings super stopper assist stopper ratcheting drag lever ergonomic power handle clicker metal series platinum service plan msrp 43.0 14/300 16/270 20/200 5.8:1 28.6 ts 16 43.0 16/450 20/320 5.8:1 29.1 ts 20 43.0 20/420 25/300 5.8:1 30.2 $689.99 25/420 30/350 5.8:1 31.1 forged machined aluminum all models 8 bb 1 rb all models yes all models yes all models yes all models yes all models yes all models yes all models yes all models $669.99 $679.99 $699.99 drag settings fr ee sp oo l w ar ni ng m sr p st rik e l.r.s l.l.s 6 l.l.s 12 b.f.s 20 b.f.s 50 k.f.s c.f.s w.m.s comes with reel $49.99 $49.99 $49.99 $49.99 $49.99 $49.99 $49.99 optimal max optimal max optimal max optimal max optimal max optimal max optimal max optimal max 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 18.7 0.2 19.4 0.2 14.3 1.0 13.2 2.0 8.4 0.3 16.5 0.3

customer service as the manufacturer of the highest quality fishing tackle products on the market today shimano american corporation is dedicated to the performance and durability of our products to this end we constantly strive to provide the best in customer service and product support this industry has to offer torsa is supported by shimano s highest form of service the platinum service program once you register your torsa reel with us the platinum service program will provide you with certificates for discounted cleaning and lube services ranging from 50 off to free in addition torsa factory repairs are assured a 48-hour turnaround time so you can get back on the water faster than ever turnaround time excludes shipping time for technical assistance or other product support information please contact us any time through our website at or call us direct at 1-877-577-0600 monday-friday from 6:00 a.m.­5:00 p.m pacific standard time shimano® web site from new product

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