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Author Topic: Shimano Sahara fi foot flex  (Read 184 times)

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Shimano Sahara fi foot flex
« on: August 20, 2019, 07:19:23 PM »

Is it just me or does it feel like the foot of this reel flexes when fighting a fish ?  Does anyone know what this is all about ? I have a Sahara Fe also and doesn't feel the same. 

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Re: Shimano Sahara fi foot flex
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2019, 08:39:49 PM »

I don't have an FI, but never felt that in any of my other Saharas.
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Re: Shimano Sahara fi foot flex
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2019, 09:33:39 PM »

I have a Sahara and love the reel.  Never had that problem, it might be the rod seat.
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Re: Shimano Sahara fi foot flex
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2019, 09:36:27 PM »

I have a Sahara and love the reel.  Never had that problem, it might be the rod seat.
I hadn't thought of that because it is on a brand new rod.  I'll look into that

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Re: Shimano Sahara fi foot flex
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2019, 05:27:40 AM »

Is the frame on this reel aluminum?

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Re: Shimano Sahara fi foot flex
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2019, 07:35:21 AM »

Is the frame on this reel aluminum?

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Body material is xt-7 ?  Any idea what that is ? 

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Re: Shimano Sahara fi foot flex
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2019, 01:06:30 PM »

Body material is xt-7 ?  Any idea what that is ? 

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It is an Aluminum Alloy. Very strong but lighter.
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Re: Shimano Sahara fi foot flex
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2019, 01:56:12 PM »

Thanks zip !

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