Who’s the Boss? Accurate Rolls out the Dauntless
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Introduction: When it comes to fishing for the biggest baddest fish in
the sea many offshore anglers turn to Accurate. Known for sheer power under
pressure the Boss reels dole out plenty of torque and this season the company
rolls out a new model, meet the dauntless DX2 reels.
Accurate's new Boss, the Dauntless
The DX2 picks up right where the BX2 left off and is also built
out of lightweight 6061 T6 aircraft aluminum. The guts of these new reels
feature heat treated stainless steel gears and a larger 17-4 heated gear shaft
for even more torque. Twin synced dogs are included for increased stopping power
and each reel is also loaded with 6 ABEC-5 rated stainless steel bearings.
The reel features a larger stronger gear shaft
for increased torque
The Dauntless reels feature two speed mechanisms that deliver
instant solid engagement and the lever drag makes it easy to pre-calibrate for
accurate settings. These reels are designed for everything from everyday angling
to trolling for pelagic species and deep water fishing. The Dauntless reels will
be available in 400, 500 and 600 sizes and have plenty of capacity for super
braids. These reels look sharp and like other Accurate reels they feature a
polished aluminum finish and are also anodized. The new DX2 reels will retail
from $629-$679 dollars dpeneding on size.
These are high end offerings and each twindrag
reel has a unique laser imaged serialized I.D. number
Accurate does do custom orders as well and if you want your Boss
reels in a special anodized color the company does do special work if you
contact them and explain what you are looking for. An example of this were the
reels at the booth for Capt. Dave Marciano, of National Geographic’s Wicked Tuna
fame, who had Accurate build up special green reels which are designed to tackle
big fish on film.
Are you a fan of Wicked Tuna?
Accurate also introduced new Piranha plies
Though the reels are no doubt the stars at Accurate the company
also has a lineup of tools, and this season they are refreshing their hardcore
pliers. The new Piranha pliers have now been redesigned to be lighter and
The new pliers are machined more aggressively for
The handles are now further machined for a lighter more ergonomic
overall package. These pliers are engineered for removing hooks, crimping soft
lead sleeves, forming wire connection and cutting superlines. Machined out of
aircraft-grade aluminum these pliers are also anodized for corrosion resistance
and the tungsten carbide jaws and cutters can be switched out.
Big reels or buff pliers, Accurate has big game
The Piranha pliers will be available in 8” and 7” sizes and like
the company’s reels are manufactured right here in America. The pliers will
retail from $89.99 to $99.99 depending on the size and there will also be other
available options including a split tip jaw kit, safety lanyards and sheaths.
Bottom lime, these pliers look like the “Boss.”