New System 4 Fly Reels from Colorado Factory

From Press Release

Scientific Anglers is pleased to announce the release of the new System 4 reel series. Adding to the long heritage of System reels, the System 4 is the first USA-made reel for Scientific Anglers. It is CNC machined from 6061-T6 aluminum at our facility in Montrose, Colorado, and features a large arbor design for quick line pick up and updated cosmetics versus past System reels.

The System 4 comes in 3 different sizes,  rated for 3- to 8-weight lines, features a Delrin 500AF maintenance-free drag system, and is also saltwater compatible.

Frame & Spool:
• 6061-T6 proprietary aluminum alloy

Drag:
• Delrin 500AF with impregnated Teflon – space-age polymer that is durable, heat resistant, self-lubricating and maintenance free
• Delrin 500AF to anodized aluminum interface – push frame friction disc drag system with redundancy radial pawl engagement and seamless transition between line-in and drag engagement (no startup friction)

Manufacturing Specifications:
• Fully machined, 1 piece frame, 1 piece spool with a Delrin pressed hub – manufactured on automated CNC machining centers

Spool Rotation, Connection and Conversion:
• Delrin hub rotating on a stainless steel spindle (Sizes 1-3), oil impregnated bronze bushing rotating on a stainless steel spindle (Sizes 4-7), quick release locking spool, easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion

SIZE     WIDTH    DIAMETER     WEIGHT      CAPACITY

3/4         1.0”           3.125”               5.22 oz          WF3+75
5/6         1.0”           3.5”                   5.44 oz          WF5+125
7/8         1.15”         3.75”                 6.04 oz          WF7+200