The Shimano Sahara 2500 FI Spinning Reel is a part of Shimano's powerful new Sahara Spinning Reel Series, offering unparalleled durability at an incredible value. Incorporating X-Ship and HAGANE Gearing in a G-Free Body, the Sahara offers value and performance that will appeal to beginner and advanced anglers alike. The cold-forged, HAGANE Gear provides unmatched durability and smoothness. The HAGANE Gear is produced by applying nearly 200 tons of pressure to the raw metal. This technology is unlike any other in the world, and requires no cutting work, forging a high-precision gear with micron accuracy in a single process.