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Equipment Review: New Daiwa Lexa HD!

Western Outdoor NewsPublished: Jan 21, 2020

Upgraded Daiwa Lexa has everything you’d want in a baitcaster


The new Lexa HD makes smart refinements and improvements to the popular line of Lexa reels. The reel’s capacity to cast big baits has been greatly approved. Additionally, a New Size 300 Frame is a welcome addition to the proven Lexa HD line. The Upgraded Clutch System has been beefed up and improved making it more solid and durable for bait casters who put the reel in gear a hundred times a day.

The CRBB Corrosion Resistant Ball all Bearing System is smooth and silent without sacrificing freespool or distance. To increase torque and cranking power, several improvements have been made. An Extended Handle Arm increases leverage. A Stainless Steel Drive Gear & Pinion Gear beefed up the gearing. The stout Aluminum Frame and Side Plate solidifies the interacting components. The Magforce Cast Control breaking system is a magnetic based design and highly tuned for distance casting, a task very important to many users of this reel.


• Stainless Steel Drive Gear & Pinion Gear

• 7 Bearing System (6CRBB +1RB)

• EVA Custom Handle Knob

• Extra line capacity for strong lines, powerful fish

• Ultimate Tournament carbon drag (UTD) with up to 25 lbs of drag

• Swept Handle with weight-reducing cutouts

• Handle length: 300 size 100mm, 400 size 120mm

• Aluminum frame and sideplate (gear side)

• Magforce Cast Control

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