Okuma
OKREMK082

Okuma Makaira 8 2 Speed Reel

The Okuma Makaira 8 is a new addition for 2012, these little reels are a perfect size for jigging or live baiting for kingi, you really gain the advantage on the fish with the 2 speed retrieve.

As the flagship of the Okuma product line, Makaira derives its name from the genus name of marlin and billfish, representing ultimate strength, power and endurance. The platform of the Makaira series was designed around what Okuma calls its 4D concept, which incorporates the Design, Drive, Drag and Durability of the overall reel. The Makaira series represents the first Okuma project where Okuma worked jointly with Tiburon Engineering USA, setting out to build the ultimate game reel.

Features:

  • 6061-T6 machined aluminium frame with forged side plates
  • Proprietary hybrid corrosion resistant stainless steel gearing
  • Helical cut gears for extreme smoothness and gear meshing
  • Two-speed gearing system
  • Gold anodized two-speed gear shifter housing
  • Cold forged, Type-II anodized, machined aluminium spool
  • CRC: Corrosion Resistant Coating process
  • Patented spool pin system for use with braided or mono lines
  • Carbonite Dual Force drag system featuring Cal’s universal drag grease
  • Custom designed thrust bearing: Alleviates side load on heavy drag settings
  • 4-pcs ABEC-5 precision Sapporo stainless steel rubber sealed ball bearings
  • Double-dog, proprietary silent anti-reverse system
  • Ratcheting drag lever and drag cam for precise drag setting
  • Patented T-Bar handle with Easy Roll graphite insert
  • Heavy duty stainless steel ratcheting clicker system
  • Heavy duty, precision stainless steel drive and spool shafts
  • Type-II gold anodized frame, side plates, spool, drag lever and handle
  • Open top frame design
  • Lug and plug system on all open top reel models
  • Machined thumb rest on rear cross bar for improved ergonomics
  • Forged aluminium full hard anodized reel foot and reel clamp
  • Machine-etched marlin logo on left side plate
  • Precision placement of drain holes maximizes water removal from reel
  • Special screw ports around side plate screws reduces water/corrosion build up

** Okuma 5 Year Warranty**

Specifications:

Ball bearings: 4 + 1TB
Gear Ratio: 4.7:1 & 2.1:1
Weight: 687g
Line Retrieve: 33.5" & 15"
Line Capacity: 15/320, 20/260, 25/195
- lbs/yds:
- mm/m:
Max Drag:
- At Strike: 32.1kg
- At Full: 45.4kg

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