THE FLY REEL COMPANY LTD RB1 “REEL BRITANNIA” SALMON FLY REEL RRP – £699

THE FLY REEL COMPANY LTD RB1 “REEL BRITANNIA” SALMON FLY REEL RRP – £699

£589.00

In stock

Description

In superb condition as I doubt it has been used more than a handful of times.

RB1-1012 MODEL

The ‘Reel Britannia’ RB1-1012 is completely saltwater proof and has proven very effective in taming salmon and large saltwater quarry.

The RB1 has been meticulously designed and tested to the limits. The reel is completely saltwater proof and has proven very effective in taming salmon and large saltwater quarry.

The initial prototype was designed and tested in collaboration with Lancaster University Engineering Department, where dozens of drag materials were tested under extreme conditions in order to select the compound with the highest performance. The chosen compound, coupled with titanium disks, not only withstands temperatures in excess of 200°C but provides a silky smooth drag with virtually no stick-slip.

  • Machined from solid block aerospace grade 6082 aluminium
  • Hard anodised to MIL Spec 8625 Type 3, class 2
  • Precipitation hardened and pacified 17-4 stainless steel shaft and 316 stainless steel components
  • High-performance composite drag material coupled with large titanium disks*, producing up to 18lbs of drag force
  • Heat generated during a run is dissipated through the ported aluminium spool to prevent overheating
  • Traditional click and pawl system with optional click check
  • Easily interchangeable between left and right-hand wind requiring no tools
  • Zero backlash anti-reverse system with large exposed palming rim
  • Reverse tapered handle to prevent line snagging when casting
  • Heavy-duty needle clutch bearing with a dynamic load rating of over 350kg
  • Fully sealed clutch and bearing arrangement with Viton O-rings

PRODUCT DETAILS: • Diameter 4.4″ • Weight 359grams/12.6oz • Line #10-12 • Line Capacity 350m 30lbs Dacron +AFS shooting head 11/12 or 520m 50lbs gel spun +WF12

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