A technically perfect product
The Albacore two speed is nothing more than the natural technological evolution of the 'One Speed' model from which it has inherited some particularly outstanding details that have never been put to use in any other two speed lever model reel.
Take for example the 'Infinite Ani-reverse' system or the right flange made as a single component through mechanical CNC processing and applied to all models. The system used for engaging the 'Two Speed' utilizes a two-button gear change unit making gear changes more rapid.
Simple and intuitive as with the one speed model the 'Two Speed' model is equipped with five protected stainless steel ball bearings. A tempered stainless steel gear wheel and gears and a drag washer made from the latest carbon composite. These characteristics ensure long hours of fighting while maintaining sound braking characteristics and smooth reeling and eliminating the occurrence of stick-slip. All the parts have been machined from a bar of special aluminum alloy specifically manufactured for marine environments. Using CNC working processes and subjected to rigorous dimensional checks, particular attention is paid to careful selection of raw materials and components (all of the highest quality) resulting in the manufacture of a technically perfect product. All the aluminum parts have been carefully polished, ultrasonically cleaned, buffed and provided with anodizing. Elegant graphics are stamped onto reels using laser technologies and rendering the design indelible over time. The models in the 30, 50 and 80 lbs classes are available in normal and wide version. While the 130 lbs. class is available in normal version only.
- 5 stainless steel shielded bearings
- 1 free wheel bearing
- Drag in carbon composite
- Elements in anti-corrode 6082 aluminum
- Fixing elements in AISI 316 stainless steel
- Gear in stainless steel
- Drive lever with patented no-return system
- Drag lever with patented Cam mechanism
- Entirely CNC machined from bars
- Laser printed graphics
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