Recognizing the plethora of great aluminum real seats for casting rods, ALPS realized the need for a high quality aluminum spin seats. The ALPS design team took that to heart and came up with this fantastic reel seat option. The exposed spinning seat is the very first high quality blank exposed aluminum reel seat in the market. Touting superb quality and durability from CNC machined 6061-T6 marine grade aluminum then given a hard anodized coating. The custom woven metallic texalium insert allows the flexibility to be used with or without the real seat accommodating different sizes and applications. This coupled with the semi-triangular design, make this the most comfortable spinning seat you will have the pleasure of fishing! This is the finest spinning aluminum reel seat on the market to date. The ALPS exposed spinning aluminum reel seat comes in four different sizes and three colors.