Another true craftsman has started production of high quality upgrades for the Penn 4/0 fishing reel. Ted “Maxed Out” on Alantani.com has introduced some really exciting parts for your Penn 4/0’s that convert a standard 4/0 to the narrow version. They are called Tank Tops! Colored eccentric levers, spacers and seats all made to the highest […]
Narrow models from Penn and Newell Top to bottom: Penn Senator 1/0 – 3:1 Gears Newell 220 – 5:1 Gears Penn Jigmaster 501 – 4:1 Gears Penn Squidder 146 – 3.3:1 Gears Penn 4/0 T4N – 4:1 Gears
Pro Challenger Heat Treated Main Gear with Octagon Drag 113HX 4:1 Pro Challenger SS Gear Sleeve Pro Challenger Eva Knob/Alantani.com 6/0 knob Motive Fab two position SS off set handle and SS star Cortez Conversions Side Plates Randy Pauly Tiburon T4N Frame and Spool
There are many high end, large capacity spinning reels on the market today. They all come with a big price tag. Some require expensive maintenance to maintain their performance. Add into the purchase equation planned obsolescence in manufacturing and parts availability you get a very expensive reel with a short life. However, they are technologic […]
Fit and finish are getting better and better. Component are getting stronger and more corrosion resistant. Handle is from Motive Fabrication Knob options: Large Round knob from Pro Challenger and the large knob on the right is Alantani.com 6/0 knob. He has several sizes. Both are bullet proof and fit comfortably in my hand. Pro […]
Custom Penn Jigmasters and 4/0’s fully tanked.
The new kid on the block is the Super 3″ wide Jigmaster! Outfitted with all the latest upgrades from the good folks on Alantani.com. Cortez Conversions side plates with bearings SS guts from Alan Chui at Pro Challenger SS star and handle from Motive Fab Custom Drags from Motive Fab Custom Frame and Spool […]
Slowly gathering custom parts to complete this build. Tiburon frame and Cortez Conversions plates, Motive Fab handle and star in stainless steel. More to come!
113HLW, Tib Frame T4WEX and Spool from Vintage offshore, Cortez Conversions Side Plates, Alan Tani knob, Motive Fabrications Off Set handle and Star in Stainless steel. Pro Challenger bridge, sleeve, gear, pinion and jack in SS. SS yoke from Smoothdrag.com. Upgraded drag system from Bryan Young. The reel below is the inspiration for this build […]