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VR Design Salmo Trutta Perfection 8/9 Fly Reel

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For sale here is another stunning VR Design titanium fly reel - the Salmo Trutta Perfection 8/9 MKII. Serial No. 1. The reel is in excellent+ condition having been used sparingly. Right hand retrieve only.

Vladimir Rachenko from Ukraine started designing and manufacturing fly reels and tools in the early nineties. His mechanical engineering experience, aviation engineering background and talent shines through with his latest titanium reel creations.

The reel's features include:

  • Fully machined from aerospace certified titanium bar stock
  • Palmable rim design
  • Fully sealead drag system - the ultimate saltwater reel
  • Mid arbor spool design with a Quick Release System
  • An oversized drag control knob with a wide adjustment range
  • Avcarb/ Stainless steel Multi-Disc Drag system - delivers smooth reliable performance with a lowest possible startup inertia

The diameter of the frame is 4" with a spool width of 1". It weighs 14.2 oz. with the included backing. Capacity is WF8F + 275 yds 20lb Dacron / WF9F +185 yds 20lb Dacron.

The backing currently on the reel is 50# Dacron and the running line is OPST Lazar Line.

Included is a very fine custom Italian cowhide leather pouch.

Shipping Information
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