Method for Manufacturing

This invention is a method for manufacturing a spinning reel from an extrusion and in particular the frame or housing of a spinning reel.
Method for Manufacturing
Patent Number
US 7,886,588 B2
Patent Date Filed
December 21, 2006
Patent Date Assigned
June 26, 2008
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IRT’s patented method for manufacturing ensures a reel with superior construction.


The method comprises the steps of providing a single long bar single extrusion. The extrusion includes two regions, a first region comprises a hollow, tube-like portion and a second region comprises a filled portion. The filled portion extending exterior of the hollow portion and transverse to the longitude axis of the second region, cutting a blank from the end of the extrusion to form a blank and machining the blank to provide a frame or housing of a spinning reel.

The invention is also directed to a spinning reel frame formed by an extrusion.