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Middy introduces first branded reels

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The new Baggin’ Machine CXR is one of two new Middy Tackle branded reels which are being launched this year.
↑ Due in tackle shops in May 2014 – the Middy Tackle White Knuckle CX.

UK-based Middy Tackle has released its first ever company branded reels – the White Knuckle CX and Baggin’ Machine CXR.

Both reels will be available in 30 and 40 sizes and are said to incorporate a host of unique features. They are expected to be in the shops towards the end of April or early May.

The Baggin’ Machine CXR reels are modern, front-drag, compact, lightweight and feature a press button folding handle for easy storage. Designed for carp pools, the size 30 is said to be ideal for waggler work and the 40 for the feeder.

RRP is expected to be around £55.

Stand-out features include:

  • FRS, SFD and FF technology;
  • Sensitive front drag;
  • 5.2:1 gear ratio;
  • Five ball bearings;
  • One-touch folding handle;
  • Stainless steel shaft;
  • Mono-friendly line clip;
  • Free-flow, machine-turned alloy spool;
  • Additional alloy spool included;
  • Low friction line roller;
  • Lightweight polymer body;
  • Capacity size 30: .12mm – 150m / .20mm – 90m / .25mm – 75m;
  • Capacity 40 size: .25mm – 135mm / .30mm – 110m / .35mm -95mm.

The Middy White Knuckle CX rear drag reels have been designed for commercial carp pools. The bale arm is small and compact for help with casting and reducing tangles, while retaining a quick retrieve ratio.

Middy says that they are also ideal for spinning, river work or holiday fishing, especially in the 30 size.

They come complete with an additional graphite spool and are said to offer ‘exceptional’ value at between £25 and £30.

Stand-out features include:

  • EOS technology;
  • Rear-drag;
  • 5.1:1 gear ratio;
  • Three ball bearings;
  • One-way clutch;
  • Compact bale arm;
  • Alloy spool;
  • ‘Excellent’ line lay oscillation system;
  • Capacity 30 size: .20mm – 250m / .25mm – 160m / .30mm – 110m’
  • Capacity size 40: .25mm – 210m / .30mm – 150m.


Tel: + 44 1773 533533



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