[How To] Okuma Line Counter Functions
Okuma Product Manager John Bretza gives us some in depth insight on how Line Counters are design to function in the recent installment for the Okuma How To Series.
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Okuma Cold Water line counter reels are constructed upon a powerful star drag foundation including heavy-duty machine cut brass gears, dual anti-reverse systems and full Carbonite drag system with up to 7kg of maximum drag output, Okuma anti-fogging Clear View Technology. The reels are available in both right and left hand retrieve and also provide purple-pink ladies edition.- Lightweight corrosion resistant frame & sideplates - Multi-disc, Carbonite drag system - Aluminum handle arm with Ergo grip handle knobs - 2BB + 1RB Stainless steel ball bearings - Quick-set anti-reverse roller bearing - Oversized machine cut brass XL drive and pinion gears - Self-lubricating gearing system, all models - Speed Lock pinion gear system, all models - Machined aluminum, two tone anodized spool - Dual anti-reverse system. (Mechanical and roller bearing) - Mechanical line counter function measures in feet - CVT: Clear View Technology anti-fogging line counter - Aluminum ratcheting drag star for precision drag settings - Wide Mouth levelwind: Clearance for copper lines - Automatic trip spool engaging mechanism - MSS: Mechanical Stabilizing System for increased durability - DLX represent left hand crank line counter models
Okuma Convector line counter reels offer a powerful gearing and drag system platform. Feature aluminum and stainless steel components at all critical stress points, along with Okuma's patented Mechanical Stabilization System that maintains parts alignment over the long term. The reels are available in both right and left hand retrieve to serve all anglers.- Lightweight corrosion resistant frame and sideplates - Machined aluminum, gun smoke anodized spool - Stainless steel reinforcing sideplate rings - Mechanical line counter function measures in feet - Multi-disc Carbonite drag system - Ratcheting drag star for precise drag settings - 2BB+1RB Stainless steel bearing drive system - Quick-Set anti-reverse roller bearing - Dual anti-reverse system. (Mechanical & roller bearing) - Speed Lock pinion gear system - Durable high-grade brass main and pinion gear system - XL gearing: Drop down gear box on all models - Self lubricating gear system, all models - Wide Mouth levelwind: Clearance for copper line - Spool stabilizing system for increased durability - Ergo grip handle knobs featured on all models - DLX represents left hand crank line counter models - MSS: Mechanical Stabilizing System for increased durability
Okuma Magda Pro line counter reels are constructed of lightweight corrosion-resistant frame and side plates, its' mechanical line counter tailors your presentations for accuracy and repeatability.The reels are available in both right and left hand retrieve.- Lightweight, corrosion-resistant frame and side plates - Corrosion-resistant graphite spools - Mechanical line counter function measures in feet - Multi-disc Carbonite drag system - 2 Stainless steel ball bearing - 16-point anti-reverse for improved hookups - Line counter screw port for improved air access - Durable Machine cut brass gearing - Self-Lubricating Gear System, all models - 20– 45 sizes with Ergo grip handle knob design - 15-size features a twin paddle handle configuration - Automatic trip spool engaging mechanism - Stainless steel levelwind line guide system - DLXT represents left hand crank models - MA-15DXT-T features a twin paddle handle design