It has a max drag of 19-pounds, and a 2. They keep up with the advancements in technology and material. I can't say enough great things about this reel. All packages are shipped with tracking and insurance at no additional cost to you. The reel has few moving parts hence few points of failure. The reel heated up so hot that I had to dump water on reel and line. Six shielded stainless steel ball bearings for ultrasmooth operation.
Sealed stainless steel ball bearings. To qualify the item must be in brand new condition, not used, in their original box, including packaging materials, manuals, tags and accessories. It keeps the 50-80 pound test rating for braid offering much more length, between 1425-1025 yards. It was offered with and without a star drag. Just ordered my third combo! This reel needs no introduction. Encouraged by the sales, Henze developed two more designs.
By using the affiliate links, you are helping support FishtFight. In fact, most of the original Senator® reels are still fishing, even after decades of service. Basic maintenance will likely keep this reel catching fish for decades. They also miss out on a reel design that will last well over a lifetime with proper care. First launched in 1936, the Senator Series has endured the test of time. Aluminum one-piece body and anodized-, forged- and machined-aluminum spool along with stainless steel main and pinion gears offer solid reliability with its lightweight and ultrastrong performance.
At first impression it appears to be made very well and extremely competent to handle anything that roams the Seven Seas, This coming summer God Willing I hopefully will be able to put it to a mighty test in the absolutely wonderful beaches of Panama City. However, we will match any price offered by any legitimate retailer with a brick and mortar physical address in the United States. Fisherman's Headquarters reserves the right to refuse free shipping on any order at anytime. Three different reel models offer anglers a choice of a narrow, standard, or wide spool style. It's casting ability is phenomenal. Prepare accordingly because there's only three attempts before it is returned to sender.
For land based shark fishing it's my 1st choice. Supporting the bakelite side plates are stainless steel reinforcement rings. I had the star drag on full during that run. This model was a surf reel used mainly for. Corrosion resistant exposed metal parts. Sometime the wrong item is ordered.
Some remain in use to this day. Anglers can move up to heavier 40-60 pound mono test and wrap on between 580-370 yards. Corrosion resistant exposed metal parts. Additional Features Penn Senator reels come with a loud clicker on the side plate opposite the star drag knob. I stopped by a local tackle shop in port on the morning of the second day, had the reels re-spooled with fresh 50 lb mono, picked up a new pair of Penn Mariner rods, and a dozen frozen Ballyhoo.
In fact, most of the original Senator® reels are still fishing, even after decades of service. Penn Reels grew from a regional presence to a world leader in the years that followed. Their one-piece aluminum frames, spools, and stainless steel components add a level of durability beyond that of their sister reels. Although anglers might not notice at first glance, they do have harness lugs. They have a gear ratio of 4. Please note that this item ships in its own packaging, so the contents may be identified. With service centers around the world, it never takes long for a Penn reel to be back in action.
If you are using a screen reader and are having problems using this website, please call for assistance. Versa-Handle system allows you to choose how long the handle should be in less than a minute. During the Holidays November, December, January we allow an extended return period to encourage early holiday shopping. Cobia, Amber Jacks, Shark, Love this Reel. Tried and true, the Penn Senator® has been an icon on the big game fishing scene, even before the original release of that famous shark movie, Jaws®.