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Old 12-21-2012, 05:36 PM
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Exciting Makaira Reel News - New Releases



New in the Makaira line-up is the MK-10IISEa , MK-20IISEa & MK-30IISEa reels in Silver. These reels carry the same specs as the Gun Metal versions but they are releasing these great reels in Silver finish.
The Silver finish will be a Limited Edition, limited production version. We are accepting Pre-Orders for Spring 2013 delivery.

Makaira Special Edition Feature:
* Open spool bearings with TSI-301 oil. Increases freespool 2-1/2 times.
* All non-spool bearings feature full grease pack for maximum longevity.
* Features Special Edition Gun Smoke and Black anodizing.
* SE reels will feature a yellowfin tuna etched into the side plate.
* Frames have been machined out for increased clearance between spool and cross bars.
* MK-10 will feature MK-20 size handle knobs.
* MK-20/30 features the MK-50 handle arm and knobs
* New lower speed 1.3:1 gear ratio featured in 20/30 sizes.
* 6061-T6 Machined aluminum frame with forged side plates
* 17-4 stainless steel gearing
* Helical cut gears for increased torque, smoothness and improved gear meshing
* Makaira reels all feature two-speed gearing systems
* Cold forged, Type-II anodized, machined aluminum spool
* CRC: Corrosion-Resistant Coating process
* Patented spool pin system for use with braided or mono lines
* Carbonite Dual Force Drag system featuring Cals universal drag grease
* Custom designed thrust bearing: Alleviates side load on heavy drag settings
* 4-pcs ABEC-5 precision Sapporo stainless steel ball bearings
* Double dog, proprietary silent anti-reverse system
* Ratcheting drag lever and drag cam for precise drag setting
* Patented T-Bar handle with Easy Roll graphite insert on all models
* Heavy duty stainless steel ratcheting clicker system
* Heavy duty, 17-4 grade stainless steel drive and spool shafts
* Open top frame design on MK-5II, 10II, 15II, 20II, 30II
* Lug and plug system on all open top reel models
* Machined thumb rest on rear cross bar for improved ergonomics
* Forged aluminum, full hard anodized reel foot and reel clamp
* Precision placement of drain holes maximizes water removal from reel
* Special screw ports around side plate screws reduces water/corrosion buildup
* Makaira lever drag reels are backed by a 5-year warranty

MK-10IISEa (Silver) :
Gear Ratio: 4.7:1 & 2.1:1
Bearings: 4BB + 1TB
Weight (oz.): 26.1
Line Retrieve: 33.5" & 15.0"
Monofilament line capacity diameter (in mm.): 460/15 (0.37), 380/20 (0.42), 285/25 (0.48)
Max Drag @ Strike w/Freespool: 27-lbs
Max Drag @ Full w/Freespool: 34-lbs
Frame Style: Topless
Frame: AL
Side plates: AL
Spool: AL

MK-20IISEa (Silver)
Gear Ratio: 3.8:1 & 1.3:1
Bearings: 4BB + 1TB
Weight (oz.): 45.8
Line Retrieve: 39.4" & 17.5"
Monofilament line capacity diameter (in mm.): 870/25 (0.48), 660/30 (0.55), 530/40 (0.60)
Max Drag @ Strike w/Freespool: 37-lbs
Max Drag @ Full w/Freespool: 55-lbs
Frame Style: Topless
Frame: AL
Side plates: AL
Spool: AL

MK-30IISEa (Silver)
Gear Ratio: 3.8:1 & 1.3:1
Bearings: 4BB + 1TB
Weight (oz.): 48.0
Line Retrieve: 39.4" & 17.5"
Monofilament line capacity diameter (in mm.): 850/30 (0.55), 700/40 (0.60), 550/50 (0.70)
Max Drag @ Strike w/Freespool: 37-lbs
Max Drag @ Full w/Freespool: 55-lbs
Frame Style: Crossbar
Frame: AL
Side plates: AL
Spool: AL

Announcing the latest in this great line of reels.... Okuma Makaira Two Speeds 16II (Gold)

This newest sized reel fills the void between the 15IISEa & the 20IISEa. The 16IISEa is capable of 32# of drag at strike, 44# of drag at full with free spool. The line capacity of 600 yds 80# Spectra with room for a mono Topshot. A proto-type of this reel has been fished long range and has bested Yellow Fin Tuna to 318#.
We are accepting pre-orders for this reel in Silver, Gun Metal & Gold for late Spring delivery. The Silver finish will be a Limited Edition, limited production version.

Please feel free to give Chris a call @ 631-225-8862 or e-mail to [email protected] with any questions.

Happy Holidays from Doug & Chris
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