Shimano Twin Power XD is a new series of strong, reliable, and durable reels designed specifically for extreme saltwater fishing. The abbreviation XD in the name stands for Extreme Durability. According to the manufacturer, the strength of the Twin Power XD the main pair corresponds to the usual Twin Power taken one size larger. Thanks to the new X-Shield and X-Protect saltwater protection technologies, the coil is completely waterproof. The cold-forged Hegane Gear coupled with the X-Ship concept (an oversized pinion wheel with two ball bearings on both sides) gives the reel a strong construction, smooth running, and durability under heavy loads. Impact-resistant housing, made according to the new Hagane concept of light alloy material with increased rigidity, ensures reliable operation of the mechanism. The reel is equipped with an updated, lightest New Magnumlite rotor with a one-piece cast titanium bail of the line guide. The reliable Rigid Support Drag with carbon washers eliminates spool wobble at low drag levels and ensures smooth line return when playing big fish. These serious high-speed reels in our fishing conditions will be appreciated by fans of fishing with a large jig.