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The NEW Blue Azores 8K Spinning Reel! #13887365 02/14/21 07:34 PM
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Okuma's Blue Azores 8K Spinning Reel Is Here! Surf Casters To Pluggers & Jiggers Will Love The Power Of This Reel!

This reel was unveiled at iCast 2019 in Orlando. Slowly the new 4K, 6K & the 8K has made its way to your favorite local US tackle shops. These are powerful surf spinners dedicated for the salt-water shore casters. The Blue Azores line was first introduced abroad in Europe to Asia & Australia. I used to see used units for sale on eBay from non-US countries for years. But the sizing was different.

New Sizes For The US Market
Original Sizes New Sizing
40 4000
55 6000
65 8000
80 14000

Blue Azores Statistics-
Heavy Duty Bail Wire
Quick Set Anti-Reverse For 6-14K
Hydro Block Water Tight Drag Seal
Precision Machine Cut Brass Pinion Gear
Dual Anti-Reverse For 8K & 14K Models
CRC-Corrosion Resistant Coating Process
HDG11-Corrosion Resistant High Density Gearing
ALC-Rigid Die-Cast Aluminum Body & Side Plate & Rotor
MSS-Carbon Mechanical Stabilization System
Machined Aluminum 2-Tone Anodized Spool w/LCS Lip
6HPB & 1RB Corrosion Resistant SS Bearings
Multi-Disc Carbonite & Felt Drag Washers For DFD
Precision Click Drag Adjustments For Precise Drag Settings
DFD-Dual Force Drag System

(Okuma's Azores Spinning Reels Are Backed By A 1yr Warranty)


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Re: The NEW Blue Azores 8K Spinning Reel! [Re: Scuba Chris] #13887583 02/14/21 09:37 PM
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Nice reel and review. cheers


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Re: The NEW Blue Azores 8K Spinning Reel! [Re: Scuba Chris] #13899869 02/24/21 02:19 AM
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Re: The NEW Blue Azores 8K Spinning Reel! [Re: Scuba Chris] #13901572 02/25/21 02:26 PM
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Very nice review. If I was fishing a lot of salt water I would be broke after watching your videos. woot

Re: The NEW Blue Azores 8K Spinning Reel! [Re: Laker One] #13901700 02/25/21 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Laker One
Very nice review. If I was fishing a lot of salt water I would be broke after watching your videos. woot




I can agree to this.

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