ALPS Reel Seats Materials

6061-T6 ALUMINUM
6061-T6 marine grade aluminum is the base in many of the ALPS reel seats. The durability, lightness of weight, and machinable curves will not only wow your eyes, but will outlast the life of your fishing rod. Inherently resistant to rust, you can rest assured this is perfect for any rod build.

SS316 STAINLESS
ALPS enhance products with the latest industrial grade SS316 stainless steel material. Tremendously strong, items built with this material will stand up to the most difficult and unfriendly environments without failure every time. This is our strongest stainless steel with an uncompromising finish to enhance your rod’s look.

GRAPHITE
FIBERGLASS FILLED NYLON: ALPS reel seats are injection molded with this high strain and UV stable material. Its strong, sensitive and light weight material is sought after by many fishermen to get the best of both worlds.

TORAY
GRAPHITE FILLED NYLON: This state of the art material is used on our new ALPS MVT casting reel seats. Using chopped Toray carbon fibers allows for stronger, lighter, and unrivaled sensitivity. This material is cutting edge to say the least. Yet another first from ALPS.

 

ForeCast Reel Seats Materials

6061-T6 ALUMINUM
6061-T6 marine grade aluminum is the base in many of the ForeCast reel seats. The durability, lightness of weight, and machinable curves will not only wow your eyes, but will outlast the life of your fishing rod. Inherently resistant to rust, you can rest assured this is perfect for any rod build.

SS316 STAINLESS
ForeCast enhance products with the latest industrial grade SS316 stainless steel material. Tremendously strong, items built with this material will stand up to the most difficult and unfriendly environments without failure every time. This is our strongest stainless steel with an uncompromising finish to enhance your rod’s look.

GRAPHITE
FIBERGLASS FILLED NYLON: ForeCast reel seats are injection molded with this high strain and UV stable material. Its strong, sensitive and light weight material is sought after by many fishermen to get the best of both worlds.

3K WOVEN GRAPHITE
ForeCast 3k woven graphite is incorporated into our fore and rear grips, as well as reel seat inserts. It is not only beautiful, it is inherently strong; this specialized material enhances sensitivity to give you that extra bit of feel. If you want to max out the sensitivity of your next custom build, try our ForeCast 3K Woven Graphite carbon fiber handles and fore grips.

WOVEN TEXALIUM
FIBERGLASS WITH WOVEN ALUMINUM: ForeCast commonly used for handles and reel seat inserts for its beauty, strength, and feel, it has a look all to its own. Offered in many woven color variations, it will enhance your next rod build and make it stand out from the rest.