Thread: Lamson Konic
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Old 01-06-2008, 02:44 AM
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Default Re: Lamson Konic

Originally Posted by burns View Post
Is anyone familiar with the Lamson Konic reel? For $120 it sounds appealing. Google it!
What a fudging ripoff. A $120 die cast trout reel? OH WOW, a trout reel that has a drag that can fight a marlin<sarcasm>.

You want to impress me? Give me a large arbor trout reel for under $90 that is cnc machined. Lucky me their is one

These reels are constructed of fully machined Aluminum Magnesium. Magnesium has the best strength-to-weight ratio of any of the commonly used structural metals. It has excellent dimensional stability and is highly impact and dent resistant. The addition of magnesium to aluminum vastly improves its strength and corrosion resistance. So you now have a fly reel that will hold up to harsh treatment and give you uninterrupted service for many years to come.

· Fully Machined Aluminum Magnesium
· Large Arbor Design
· Large Drag Adjustment Knob
· Large Diameter Cork/FXB Polymer Disc Drag
· Ultra Smooth and Low Start-Up Inertia
· Saltwater Safe
· Highly Impact Resistant
· Precision Sealed Stainless Steel Ball Bearings
· One-Way Roller Bearing
· Quick Left and Right Hand Reversal
· Counter Balanced Spool
· Drag Clutch with Zero-Backlash
· Silent Retrieve with Outgoing Click
· Quick Release Spool
· Exposed Palming Rim for Additional Control
· Protective Reel Bag
Line Wt: 4wt to 6wt
Weight: 6.95 oz
Outside Dia: 3.5 in
Inside Dia: 2.0 in
Width: 1.1 in
Capacity: 175 yds 20# backing with WF-5-F fly line
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