Stella vs. Sustain?

Discussion in 'Reels' started by parrothead, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. parrothead

    parrothead Senior Member

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    I'm looking for some advice. Im lookin to buy either a Sustain or Stella 5000. Is the Stella a better reel? Lookin for technical advice on these reels. I'm a tackle ho so spending money isn't the issue. It's whether or not the Stella is a better reel and why. Looking for technical advice here. Thanks men!
     
  2. VaRandy

    VaRandy Site Sponsor

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    The question is whether or not you need one. You didn't say what your use was going to be. If you need a reel to take LARGE/FAST and powerful fish, it is the stella.
     

  3. toppuntawong

    toppuntawong -- Tackle Ho --

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    Stella is by far better than the sustain, it is a high jump in price but it is much better. I have a Sw5000HG and SW6000PG and they are great reels, smooth as silk. None of the Stella family have die on me yet and I got 7 of them. I say buy the best and be done with it.
     
  4. hatidua

    hatidua Senior Member

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    -fairly substantial leap between those two models.
     
  5. Billiam

    Billiam Moderator

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    I think if you tied 2 sustain reels and had a tug-o-war battle with 1 stella... I think the stella would win. :)