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 […]
From Motive Fabrications Website: “These offset handles move the knob closer to the reel centerline, for less torque on the rod when reeling under heavy drag. Made from 316 stainless for strength and corrosion resistance. The handle hole is available in 3 sizes: 3/16” is standard for the smaller Senators, 5/16” is standard for the […]
Finally we have true stainless steel mechanics inside the 4/0. Pro Challenger just released the SS bridge and its double dogged! Using his SS gear, pinion, jack, and sleeve, and bridge will deliver more strength and corrosion resistance than previously available for this popular model. Now include the drag inserts from Motive Fabrications or the […]
The next project is a Penn 113HN tanked (Yellowtail Special). Stainless steel guts, 4:1 gears and massive drag upgrades, SS power handle and knob. This one will be double dogged sitting on a SS bridge from Pro Challenger. Color combination is black Cortez side plates with black Tiburon frame and a blood red Tiburon spool. […]
From a purely functional perspective I have noticed the following attributes of the new reel: Brick Shit house solid and strong Dizzyingly long free spool (I used spool bearings instead of brass bearings) Drag strength and smoothness is unmatched Comfortable ergonomic handle and knob Corrosion resistance at a maximum Weight is what you would expect […]