The Hardy Duchess Fly Reels have been built on a base material of 6061T6 Bar-stock Aluminium cut from raw billets using Hardy CNC Machines.
Each reel is assembled and polished by hand and utilises the new Hardy innovative concept of ‘Split Frame’ design to offer lightness with strength and complete line control.
The spool is secured by a nickel silver latch bar to a hollow recessed stainless steel spindle offers a lighter spindle with good strength and acts as a lubricant reservoir to help maintain a smooth reel action.
The reel uses an improved version of the 1972 central line click check system which lengthens the regulator wire to increase the range of resistance for each reel.
Each frame and spool is hand polished before architectural anodisation. This is a slower and deeper form of anodisation which protects against UV rays.
Permali wood handles are treated to prevent swelling and fitted to in-house machined brass spindles which are used for superior strength and impact resistance.
If you have purchased a line, note that we offer a line fitting service, click here for details.
For deliveries in the UK -
Standard deliveries will be delivered within 2-4 business days.
Next Day deliveries apply Monday to Friday.
Our Carriers do not normally deliver on Saturdays.
If we have a problem with your order we will contact you. Please ensure you give us as many points of contact as possible.
E-Vouchers - Please be aware, we do not send physical Gift Cards. Our E-Vouchers are delivered by email and contain instructions for redeeming them at checkout. E-Vouchers are processed and sent within our normal working hours of between 9am-4pm Monday – Friday.
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