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Description

The Okuma RTX Spinning Reels deliver features commonly reserved for elite-level spinning reels. The RTX series of reels feature models great for freshwater and light inshore saltwater applications. Okuma utilizes their C-40X with long strand carbon fiber to increase strength by 50% while decreasing weight by 25% over standard graphite frames. The C-40X construction is plainly visible when the reels are exposed to bright sunlight. The Okuma RTX Spinning Reels are finished off with a two-tone machined and ported aluminum spool and forged aluminum handle with EVA handle knob. The seven stainless steel ball bearings and Quick-set anti-reverse roller bearing make for zero handle play.

The interior of the RTX spinnings reels feature the Precision Elliptical Gearing system. This system incorporates an anodized aluminum main gear, oscillation gear and slider. Harder than brass and much more corrosion resistant, the drive system greatly improves strength and longevity, while further decreasing weight. The brass pinion is maintained to provide for liquid smooth gear meshing and fluid overall performance.

Features of the Okuma RTX Spinning Reels include:

  • Japanese oiled felt drag system
  • 1 Quick-set anti-reverse roller bearing
  • RESII computer balanced rotor equalizing system
  • ALG: Precision AlumiLite alloy main gear and oscillating gears
  • Precision elliptical gearing system
  • Precision machine-cut brass pinion gear
  • Corrosion resistant aluminum gearing
  • C-40X long strand carbon fiber frame, sideplate and rotor
  • Hydro block watertight drag seal
  • 1 piece solid gun smoke anodized aluminum bail wire
  • Forged aluminum handle with EVA handle knob
  • VRTX spinning reels are backed by a 1-year limited warranty

Specifications for the Okuma RTX Spinning Reels can be seen in the Specifications tab above.

Specifications
Okuma RTX Spinning Reel
Specifications
ModelBearingsGear
Ratio
Weight
(oz.)
Mono
Capacity
(lbs./yds.)
Line Retrieve
Per Crank
(in.)
Max Drag
(lbs.)
RTX-25S7BB + 1RB6.0:16.64/310
6/200
8/150
29.58
RTX-30S7BB + 1RB6.0:16.64/355
6/225
8/175
313
RTX-35S7BB + 1RB6.0:18.66/325
8/260
10/180
33.513
RTX-40S7BB + 1RB6.0:18.28/325
10/230
12/205
3413
Reviews
Review Summary
4.8
( 5 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.100%
Reviewer Profile:  
Pros
Light weight (2)
no handle play (2)
Very light and has a smooth drag (2)
long casts (2)
Cons
none so far (2)
Best Uses

Smooth Reel!
Verified
Buyer
Guam
About Me:
Not Specified
It's light weight makes it easy to jig. Casts long and has a smooth drag. Got my money's worth!
Pros: high speed retrieve, long casts, Very light and has a smooth drag, no handle play
Cons: none so far
Best Uses: None Specified
RTX Reel
Verified
Buyer
Erie,OH
About Me:
none

So Far, So Good. Extremly light weight, and great drag!!

Pros: none
Cons: none
Best Uses: none
outstanding reel for jigging
Verified
Reviewer
Brooklyn, NY
About Me:
none

I used the reel on a recent trip to Naples, FL for inshore species (pompano, spotted trout and
Spanish mackeral). The method was vertical jigging with a small lure called a pink banana. Because the RTX-35S was so light, there was no wrist or arm fatigue despite hours of fishing each day. In addition the reel cast long distances with Fireline 14lb braid. It was a pleasure to fish with this reel. 

Pros: Light weight, long casts, smooth retrieve
Cons: none so far
Best Uses: none
Better reel than I thiought
Verified
Reviewer
Pensacola, Florida
About Me:
none

Glad I purchased it instead of buying a more expensive reel. It's as good as a stratic for half the cost.

Pros: Very light and has a smooth drag
Cons: None
Best Uses: Inshore jig fishing
Okuma RTX Spinning reel
Verified
Buyer
MIDWEST
About Me:
none

The reels are very smooth and even with the oiled drag it is very sensitive and smooth.  It is not a Shimano STradic C4 but it is close for 1/2 the price...

Pros: Light weight, ballbearings make it very smooth, price, no handle play
Cons: drag works good but not dry drag system
Best Uses: I purchased the 4000, Bass, Larger fish requiring 10 or 12 lb test, Light saltwater fishing
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