Alutecnos Albacore 12C Gorilla Reel
Small, powerful, elegant and immediately
recognizable, this is the synthesis of the new
Albacore  Gorilla reels. With its MULTI DRAG
DISC that can be set over 40 lbs, a guaranteed
free-spool, and a 4,4:1 ratio that proves to be
perfect with this high power, it will be possible to
lie in wait for and pull quickly on board preys that
otherwise with conventional reels would be very
difficult if not impossible to catch. Expressly
studied for extreme deep-jigging, it stands out not
only for its powerful and functional performance,
but also for its elegant look, silver anodizing, drag
release button and red coloured handle. Albacore  
“Gorilla” reels, once more a "masterpiece for the
art of fishing" by Alutecnos.

- Five stainless Steel shielded

- One free wheel bearing

- Drag in carbon composite

- Elements in Anticorodal 6082

- Fixing elements in AISI 316
Stainless steel

- Gear in stainless steel

- Drive Lever with patented
no-return system

- Drive Lever with patented
CAM mechanism

- Entirely CNC machined from

- Laser Printed Graphics
The design and implementation of
Albacore reels is a collaboration of
all the men of ALUTECNOS with
the commitment not only to the
content "technology" but also
paying attention to design and
detail. The result is a product that
stands out on both the aesthetic
and technical aspects with special
feature of absolute importance,
such as the system "antireverse"
applied for the first time to a trolling
reel. Consisting of a frontal cam
and lock release button for placing
in "free" or in full utilizing the clutch
lever with automatic reset. Five
stainless steel ball bearings and
gears made from hardened
stainless steel and therefore
resistant to corrosion. The reel foot
is robust and reliable using four
screws . The drag disc is a carbon
composite of the 'last generation,
properly protected, can ensure
long hours of fighting while
retaining the braking
characteristics and sweetness in
the progression of braking without
annoying stick-slip phenomena. All
aluminum parts are polished ,
ultrasonically cleaned, polished
and chemically anodized gold or
silver. All components are
machined from bar by CNC
machining and subject to strict
dimensional control.The special
care of the machining cycles and a
careful selection of raw materials
and components, all of excellent
quality, contributing to the creation
of a technically perfect product.

Alutecnos Albacore 12C Gorilla Single Speed

Designed to jig and bottomfish, Alutecnos' Gorilla
12C is the smallest reel in the company's lineup.
The silver-anodized lever-drag reel provides 40
pounds of drag thanks to two carbon-composite
discs. The 12C weighs in at 24 ounces and offers
a 4.4:1 gear ratio. The reel holds 620 yards of
12-pound mono, 450 yards of 20-pound mono or
345 yards of 50-pound braid.
Powerful, light and above all compact, with a new
and unmistakable look, designed and studied in all
details to make it an important reference for those
who love vertical jigging. New “GORILLA 12C”,  
narrower, integrated drag-preset and drag side
plate with ergonomic design for the utmost comfort
during fishing action. Retrieve ratio 4,4:1, a longer
operating lever that, combined with the aluminium
power handle, allows to generate a considerable
power to better exploit the “MULTI DRAG DISC”
which can be set over 40 lbs with guaranteed free-
spool. All in only 680 grams of weight.
Moreover, it maintains all other main mechanical
characteristics that havemade the “GORILLA 12
and 20” famous on all the seas all over the world