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Equipment Review: Daiwa Goes Ballistic!

Western Outdoor NewsPublished: Jan 17, 2019

New Ballistic LT series spinning reels deliver lightweight, heavy-hitting performance


Daiwa is pleased to announce the introduction of a versatile line of spinning reels well suited for freshwater, inshore and offshore applications. The Ballistic LT series of spinning reels were designed lighter and stronger in a more compact package. The strength of the Zaion housing is an example of the LT design concept of Light but Tough. At the heart of the reel is a machined A7075 Aircraft Grade Aluminum DIGIGEAR designed for smoothness, strength and durability. The main shaft utilizes the Magseal which prevents water and debris intrusion. The reel is long-casting and extremely smooth employing a 7 Bearing System. With models ranging from 1000 to 6000 size the Ballistic LT line of spinning reels are designed for a wide range of gamefish incorporating many different techniques. The Ballistic LT series of reels is a prime example of Daiwa’s commitment to the LT Concept of modern spinning reel design, smaller, lighter yet stronger.


• New smaller frame, body and housing

• ZAION Housing LT Concept- very light yet very strong

• Machined A7075 Aircraft Grade Aluminum DIGIGEAR-smoothness and durabili

• MAGSEALED-reduces water and debris from traveling down the shaft

• 7-Bearing System 1-CRBB, 5-BB and 1BB

• Designed for freshwater, inshore and offshore applications.

• MSRP $229.99 - $249.99

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