Daiwa Sealines - Made in Japan or Thailand??

Discussion in 'Fishing Reels' started by ofishal, Jun 16, 2011.

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  1. ofishal

    What is the difference between the Japanese made Sealines and Sealines made elsewhere. Has anyone here compred the internals of these reels? Are they the same quality?
  2. YANK N CRANK #2

    In my experience it's been a non-issue.. I've been happy with my Daiwa gear, one of my favorites is a 153HSTA made in Thailand..
  3. red_teppin

    In the SLX, the only change I have noticed since their introduction is a clicking star on newer models. I dont know if its an indicator of where it was manufactured or not. I can not tell the difference between my old (JPN) and new (Thai) SLX's.