Industry leader ALPS has taken the immensely popular Centra-Lock design concept developed for heavy duty aluminum saltwater reel seatsand downsized it for implementation into a new series of cutting edge fly reel seat designs. The Centra-Lock concept mechanically aligns the slide band with the front retainer to eliminate the guesswork of installing the reel on the rod. The Centra-Lock fly seat features weight reducing angular cuts in the main body, plus light weight woven texalium insert for the high tech look we all love. Featuring a custom trim ring for a beautiful finish between the seat and fighting butt as well as double locking nuts to hold your favorite reel in place. your favorite reel in place.