Shimano Vanford

Sculpted from over a decade of engineering advancement and a rich lineage of predecessors, the new Vanford tests the boundaries of technology and engineering found in spinning reels.

Built upon a CI4+ body for both a lightweight feel and carbon rigidity, the Vanford incorporates a MagnumLite (MGL) Rotor for up to 48% less rotational inertia than traditional rotor construction for a quick response in critical situations. The Vanford features Shimano’s cold-forged HAGANE Gear and many of Shimano’s premium technologies for increased fishing performance and years of durability. Vanford’s SilentDrive and MicroModule Gear II technologies combine to produce a new level of smooth rotational performance while reducing overall reel vibration. Vanford also incorporates Long Stroke Spool technology to increase casting distance while producing a smoother line lay on the spool during retrieval. X-Protect technology and water-channeling construction enhances Vanford’s water resistance and overall durability — an important feature for a reel sure to be found in inshore environments.

From ice fishing and drop-shot fishing for smallies in the sweetwater to stalking tailing fish in the flats, the Vanford has no equal. A legend is born.

SPECIFICATIONS

PRODUCT CODE WEIGHT POWERPRO LINE CAPACITY LINE RETRIEVE PER CRANK GEAR RATIO BEARINGS MONO LINE CAPACITY MAX DRAG
VFC2000HGF
5.3
10/140, 15/115, 20/95
32
6.1:1
7+1
6/165, 8/105, 10/95
7
VFC3000XGF
6.3
10/200, 20/140, 40/105
37
6.4:1
7+1
6/230, 8/170, 10/140
20
VFC5000XGF
7.8
20/260, 30/235, 40/185
40
6.2:1
7+1
10/240, 12/195, 14/165
24
VF2500HGF
6.3
10/150, 15/145, 30/100
35
6.0:1
7+1
6/200, 8/140, 10/120
20
VF1000F
5.3
10/95, 15/75, 20/65
25
5.1:1
7+1
2/270, 4/160, 6/110
7
VF4000XGF
7.6
15/230, 30/180, 50/120
40
6.2:1
7+1
8/240, 10/200, 12/160
24
VF500F
4.9
5/135, 8/105, 10/65
27
5.6:1
6+1
2/190, 4/100, 6/60
6





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