VR Design Spitfire 2/0 Titanium Fly Reel


For sale here is a stunning VR Design titanium fly reel - the Supermarine Spitfire 2/0 model. This is a limited edition - No. 1 of only 80 to be made. The reel is in mint unused condition. Right or left hand retrieve.

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.

As Vlad explains, "This reel is dedicated to probably the best, most beautiful and legendary airplane ever made - Supermarine Spitfire! As an aviation engineer myself it was a real joy and at the same time a great responsbility to work on this reel project!"

The reel's features include:

  • Fully machined from aerospace certified titanium bar stock
  • Palmable rim design
  • Plunger type clicker using two Japanese stainless steel bearings ensuring the sensitivity needed for the finest tippets

The reel diameter (frame edge to edge) is 2 7/8" with a spool width of 15/16". It weighs 5.1 oz. Capacity is DT2 + 55 yds 20# / WF3 + 60 yds 20#.

Included is a unique fully machined 6061 aerospace certified aluminum alloy reel box with two compartments, one for the reel and the other for fly storage.

Don't let this one get away!

Shipping Information
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