Fast Retrieves, Exceptional Line Capacity, and Power Aplenty

Introducing the NEW Tanacom 800, the newest addition to the popular Tanacom series of versatile power assist digital line counter reels from the company. The Tanacom 800 is designed to enhance the angling experience while kite fishing, as well as deep dropping and bottom bouncing for deep-water monsters such as halibut, snowy grouper, tilefish, and others.

The Tanacom 800 is the new welterweight champion in its category, filling the gap between the renowned Tanacom 1200 and Tanacom 750 while retaining the awesome power, ease of operation, and super-fast retrieval rate of the stellar Tanacom line in a package that clearly stands out on its own. It is saltwater sealed and has an astounding 660 yards of 80-pound-test DAIWA J-Braid capacity – 200 yards more than the Tanacom 750 – as well as a 30% faster retrieval rate, 20% more winding power with a 22 lb. max, and a beast-taming 50-lb. maximum drag pressure.

Essentially, the new Tanacom 800 has about two-thirds the line capacity of our largest model in the Tanacom series, the Tanacom 1200. At the same time, it weighs about 5-ounces less and matches or slightly exceeds all other features,” says Marc Mills, DAIWA’s Senior Marketing Manager. “It incorporates the same motor, same gears and same line pick-up ratio while creating a new sweet spot in our lineup thanks to its lighter weight and smaller profile. It’s easy to lift out of the gunnel and move around the boat and really packs a punch for its size – we couldn’t be more pleased with its trophy-turning power and overall performance.”

The Tanacom 800, like its big brother, has the motor and new gearing hidden inside the spool. “That positioning really makes a difference in this reel’s incredible abilities,” Mills continues. “The new engineering design enables the same dependable motor DAIWA has used with great success to generate even more power, speed, and efficiency. Combine that with the rigid frame and side-plates, as well as repositioned bearings that are less exposed to water, and this reel is ready to rock and roll. It’s so fast, powerful, smooth, and saltwater tough that it can even do double duty with swordfish, especially given its massive line capacity.

Key features of the Tanacom 800:

  • Lightweight, strong, and corrosion-resistant aluminium body
  • Sealed electronics package
  • Automatic Tournament Drag (ATD) uses an improved drag grease that exhibits a low viscosity at rest yet becomes more viscous immediately after drag start up. 
  • Metal Bell Knob provides maximum contact between handle knob and hand for optimal rotation balance, and functionality
  • Power Level allows you to go from stop to start to full power with the flick of switch 
  • The motor and new gearing are hidden inside the spool itself
  • Easy-to-read LED dot screen with selectable languages

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