• 6061-T6 Machined aluminum frame with forged side plates
• 17-4 stainless steel gearing
• Helical cut gears for increased torque, smoothness and improved gear meshing
• Makaira reels all feature two-speed gearing systems
• Gold anodized two-speed gear shifter housing.
• Cold forged, Type-II anodized, machined aluminum 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 ball bearings
• Mk-80WII features 6-pcs of Sapporo 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 on all models
• Heavy duty stainless steel ratcheting clicker system
• Heavy duty, 17-4 grade stainless steel drive and spool shafts
• Type-II gold anodized frame, side plates, spool, drag lever and handle
• Open top frame design on MK-5II, 10II, 15II, 20II, 50II
• Lug and plug system on all open top reel models
• Machined thumb rest on rear cross bar for improved
• Forged aluminum, full hard anodized reel foot and reel clamp
• Machined 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 buildup
• Makaira lever drag reels are backed by a 5-year warranty