Aluctecnos Gorilla 12/20

Discussion in 'Tackle and Rigging' started by rtran, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. rtran

    rtran Senior Member

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    Are these reels identical other than lugs, handle and drag?

    I've emailed them and waiting for response. If you guys know please chime in.

    Rich
     
  2. Minnow

    Minnow Administrator

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    Alutecnos 12, 40lb of drag, 27.5 oz.
    Alutecnos 20, 45lb of drag, 35oz, more comfortable handle.

    Both reels are build like a tank.
     

  3. rtran

    rtran Senior Member

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    Are they same size reel and frame TJ? What about line capactity?

    They look the same other than minor cosmetic difference and drag. I cannot find good references for the line.
     
  4. Minnow

    Minnow Administrator

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    Alutecnos 20 is bigger reel compare to the 12, I used to have both reels.
     
  5. rtran

    rtran Senior Member

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  6. rtran

    rtran Senior Member

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    I wonder if they have option to get lugs on the 12 or will I have to buy a bracket.
     
  7. cabosandinh

    cabosandinh Moderator

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    I do not see an option for lugs add-on on Gorilla 12, you'll need bracket

    I have 2 of these and they have the smoothest drag , fine CNC details as
    well
     
  8. Sea Crappie

    Sea Crappie Senior Member

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    I have the 12 and it's a great reel. There is no option for lugs, but you can put the large comfortable 20 style handle on it.
     
  9. BretABaker

    BretABaker Guest

    they'll send you the new handle if you have an older 12 with the old handle.
     
  10. cabosandinh

    cabosandinh Moderator

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    they'll send you the new handle if you have an older 12 with the old handle.

    for free ? if so , which number should I call
     
  11. ksong

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    For jigging I recommend 12 as 20 is too heavy and 12 has enough drag and line capacity for any tuna under 200 lbs.
     
  12. BretABaker

    BretABaker Guest

    no i dont think its free. i asked them once but forget how much
     
  13. rtran

    rtran Senior Member

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    I happen to see a handle on ebay and bought it. It was 30$
     
  14. BretABaker

    BretABaker Guest

    kil - can you take the reel clamp screw off when there is no line on the reel?
     
  15. rtran

    rtran Senior Member

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    thanks for the pictures kil.