Bringing rockstar looks to the rockstar performance of the 20 BG MQ the new BG MQ ARK has it all. Striking in black and gold and featuring Daiwa’s legendary Aluminium Round Knob (ARK), the BG MQ ARK is loaded with all the innovation and technologies of the 20 BG MQ.
Monocoque Body (MQ) is the single biggest revolution in spinning reel design from Daiwa by totally eliminating the traditional two-piece body construction. MQ reels don’t use any side plates and feature a completely screwless body design which eliminates potential entry points for water & grime, and significantly enhances overall body strength and rigidity.
The screwless design principle of MQ bodies are also significantly more compact than a standard body design. Screws need material to grip to, and that means more overall size and more mass in traditional body designs. By replacing the side plate with a machined aluminium engine plate which screws directly into the reel body, MQ reels can maximise the internal space made available by using larger size drive gears than before.
Throughout the entire line-up of BG MQ, vast improvements have been made to almost all areas of the reel design. The drag has been improved both in maximum capacity but also in smooth overall performance, drastically reducing the friction of the Carbon ATD drag – BG MQ’s drag performance is unmatched by the competition.
The MQ body construction not only has the obvious benefits of a stronger & more compact body design, it also delivers an increase in gear durability thanks to absolute zero movement of drivetrain components once installed inside an MQ body. Weather-sealing is also significantly improved, with seals visible in multiple locations throughout the reel, BG MQ is built for the harshest of environments.
Casting performance has also been improved with the implementation of Long Cast ABS (LC-ABS) spool design. LC-ABS spool design improves line flow from the spool, resulting in increased casting distances across the board with both heavy & light lines.
Throughout the BG MQ range, improvements have been made specific to the size of each reel to maximise their performance and overall appeal to each target market.
Grab gold medal performance and looks with the new BG MQ ARK. Available in 3000-20000 sizing.
ABS LONGCAST – Compared to conventional spools, the LC-ABS has been shown to increase the average flight distance by approx. 5% due to its reduced weight and modified shape.
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.
INFINITE ANTI REVERSE – Daiwa’s advanced system that limits rearward backplay handle movement to almost zero for solid hooksets with less shock to the reel. The result is the elimination of handle slap-back and the unwanted release of line.
METAL ALLOY BODY – Rock solid in strength and performance, alloy is tailor made for Australian conditions and allows a reel to be created that is light, yet strong, and supremely rigid and highly corrosion resistant.
MONOCOQUE (MQ) – A one-piece frame eliminates the use of traditional two-piece body & sideplate construction. A single piece body utilises a screw-in engine plate to house the main gear, reducing flex and twist under load creating a sealed mechanism. The elimination of the side plate also has also allowed for a more compact body design. MQ technology not only makes reels stronger & better sealed, but also more compact.
MACHINE CUT HANDLE – Our new handle design is slimmer, more compact, and 50% lighter.
METAL BALL KNOB – Providing maximum contact between handle knob and hand, ball knobs are designed for optimal rotation balance, rotation, and functionality.
PERFECT LINE STOPPER – Our new larger rectangular flexible clip that can be used from all line angles and from light to heavy lines.
WIREBAIL – Featured on entry level reels Wire Bail is light, strong, ultra smooth and protrusion free, allowing line to slide effortless along the bail towards the line roller.
|MODEL||RATIO||WEIGHT||BALL BEARINGS||DRAG||SPOOL CAPACITY|
|BG MQ 3000D-H-ARK||6.2||285g||6BB; 1RB||10kg||PE 1.5/300m|
|BG MQ 4000D-H-ARK||6.2||305g||6BB; 1RB||12kg||PE 2/300m|
|BG MQ 5000D-H-ARK||5.7||440g||6BB; 1RB||12kg||PE 2.5/300m|
|BG MQ 6000D-H-ARK||5.7||450g||6BB; 1RB||12kg||PE 3/300m|
|BG MQ 8000-H-ARK||5.7||625g||6BB; 1RB||15kg||PE 4/300m|
|BG MQ 10000-H-ARK||5.7||630g||6BB; 1RB||15kg||PE 5/300m|
|BG MQ 14000-ARK||5.7||630g||6BB; 1RB||15kg||PE 6/300m|
|BG MQ 18000-ARK||5.3||845g||6BB; 1RB||20kg||PE 8/300m|
|BG MQ 20000-ARK||5.3||845g||6BB; 1RB||20kg||PE 10/300m|