The Ultralite FW DD (Featherweight Disc Drag) series is the
gold standard in ultra lightweight line control. It features the incredible low
weight of a click check reel, but with the super smooth drag performance and
low start-up inertia of a disc drag reel. The lightest of these reels is only
This Hardy reel is made from 6061 aluminium bar stock, which
is commonly used for aerospace and marine components. Hardy streamlined this
durable reel to reduce the weight as much as possible. The minimalistic design includes
a reduced main shaft and a push on/off spool change system.
The friction plate in the disc drag system is made from
Rulon. This special type of teflon plastic is durable, stable and smooth.
Compared to lightweight click check reels, you’ll find the low start-up inertia
really impressive for such a light reel.
Hardy Ultralite FW DD Size Comparison
|Ultralite FW DD Model||Reel Size||Weight||Fly Line Capacity|
|1000||1/2/3||2.9oz (82g)||WF2+33 (20lb Dacron)|
|2000||2/3/4||3.1oz (88g)||WF3+40 (20lb Dacron)|
|3000||3/4/5||3.4oz (96g)||WF4+45 (20lb Dacron)|
|4000||4/5/6||3.6oz (102g)||WF5+75 (20lb Dacron)|
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