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Daiwa 23 Free Swimmer BR LT Spinning Reel

Regular price
$153.00
Regular price
$153.00
Sale price
$153.00

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International shipping options available:

  • International express courier (3-21 business days): $55.00 (max weight 1kg)
  • New Zealand Flat Rate ( 3-7 business Days): $25.00 (max weight 2kg)

Local customs charges/import duties may be payable - Fishing Station has no control over this.

A return to the foray of Bite’N’Run reels with Daiwa’s new FREE SWIMMER BR. Bite’N’Run is a key technology for keen live or dead bait anglers allowing fish to take baits under minimal line tension to ensure a solid hookset is achieved. 

Designed in collaboration between Daiwa USA, Daiwa Australia, Daiwa New Zealand and alongside Japanese engineers, FREE SWIMMER BR is a product five years in the making and a testament to Daiwa’s commitment to providing the best products to suit local conditions.

Angler’s will set the Bite’N’Run tension by adjusting the dial on the bottom of the reel, a wide range can be set to suit unweighted baits for finicky feeders such as whiting, up to quite strong settings suitable to live baiting large baits for hard-fighting predators like Kingfish & Mackeral. 

FREE SWIMMER BR is built off a strong & sturdy carbon composite frame and Air Rotor. The internals have been carefully sealed through careful design and implementation of rubber seals to make FREESWIMMER a true Saltwater Bite’N’Run reel. Careful attention to detail was paid throughout the design and prototype stages to make FREE SWIMMER BR capable of handling even the largest of New Zealand Kingfish & Snapper. 

FREE SWIMMER BR is equipped with a host of regular Daiwa technologies including Air Rotor, ATD Drag, Tough Digigear & more to round out the best performing Bite’N’Run reel Daiwa has ever produced.

 

Features

BITE N RUN - Bite’N’Run is a key technology for keen live or dead bait anglers allowing fish to take baits under minimal line tension to ensure a solid hook set is achieved. The rear drag can be easily adjusted to provide optimum tension for each scenario.

AIR ROTOR - Lighter, stronger and more balanced than any rotor system that’s come before, ‘Air Rotor’ delivers a great leap forward in rotor design and function and delivers the ultimate line roller support. Made from Zaion and featuring a redesigned arch that disperses pressure to the lower section of the rotor to reduce stressing and flexing, the design is further enhanced with a hollowed out construction reducing weight, while increasing reel sensitivity and rotational balance.

ATD DRAG - Daiwa’s Automatic Tournament Drag uses an improved drag grease that exhibits a low viscosity at rest, yet becomes more viscous immediately after drag start up. This reduces initial drag start-up inertia and combined with the structural changes of the ATD Drag System results in a smoother drag from the initial hook up.

TOUGH DIGIGEAR - A further evolution of its predecessor Digigear, Tough Digigear is our brand new digitally designed, machine cut gearing system that ensures ultimate gear precision, rotational smoothness, and strength.

 

Specifications

MODEL BEARINGS SPOOL CAPACITY DRAG GEAR WEIGHT
23 FREE SWIMMER BR LT 3000 5/1 PE 1.5/300m | 16lb(0.33mm)/150m 10kg 5.2:1 (77cm) 270g
23 FREE SWIMMER BR LT 5000 5/1 PE 2.5/30m | 25lb(0.40mm)/150m 10kg 5.2:1 (87cm) 290g
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    Line Spooling

    Any line spooled on a reel sold by Fishing Station, that is to be returned, is subject to a $15 de-spooling fee (per reel).
     

    30 Day Returns Policy (For Online Orders)

    • Product/s must be unused
    • Still in original packaging and condition (including any shrink or plastic wrapping)
    • Returns window is activated from date of delivery from logistics carrier (or date of pickup from post office)
    • All return postage costs are paid by buyer
    • Original shipping costs are non-refundable

    Returns Process

    • Contact us to open a Return Authorisation
    • Provided the request falls within the 30 day returns window, we will email through a Return Authorisation form
    • This form must be included within the box for the return.
    • Please ensure sufficient packaging and protection inside the box to prevent transit damage
    • Our returns address will be provided at this time.

    It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that the parcel is dispatched within the 7 days – parcel tracking must show the parcel is scanned by the logistics carrier within the 7 days of initiating the return. Parcel tracking and insurance is strongly recommended. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure the parcel reaches us. We will not accept returned goods stamped “More To Pay”.

    All returns are carefully examined upon receipt to ensure they adhere to the returns policy. Relevant photos will be taken to confirm this.

    Any returns received:
    • Outside the returns window,
    • Damaged,
    • Without prior authorisation,
    • Without an enclosed Return Authorisation form

    will not be processed, and will be shipped back to the buyer at their cost.

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    • All returns (for orders placed online) can also be processed in-store, within the 30 day returns window.
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    Incorrect / Damaged Items on Arrival

    Any imperfections to orders received must be reported to us within 24 hours of delivery. If an incorrect item has been sent, please do not open any sealed packaging – any attempt to use the incorrect item will be deemed to be acceptance of the item by the buyer.

    Please follow these instructions:

    • Prior to opening, please take photos immediately of the damaged box
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    We will replace items that are damaged in transit by the carrier, or incorrectly shipped due to fulfilment errors on our side. Please contact us and we will arrange the return and replacement.

      Warranty Claims / Faulty Items

      It is the policy of Fishing Station that all warranty and faulty item claims come back to our shop first for inspection by our staff. Should the item need to be sent back to the manufacturer, the buyer will be notified and kept up to date with its repair progress.


      Intentional misuse of an item by not following instructions and usage guidelines, such as (but not limited to):

      • Submersing a reel
      • Breaking a rod by exceeding its strain capacity

      Will not be covered by our warranty and fault protocol, and the item will be returned to the buyer at the buyer’s cost.

      Australian Consumer Law Guarantees

      All products come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. This entitles buyer’s to:

      • Replacement or refund for a major failure of the product
      • Compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage
      • Repair or replacement of the goods if they fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.