Introduced in 2013, the ALPS TexTouch graphite trigger casting reel seat has proven itself to be a hot product and a must buy for anglers looking for a durable seat with a high tech appearance. The trend setting TexTouch casting graphite reel seat, another first from ALPS, highlights some of the best features. CNC machined 6061-T6 double locking nuts and a double keyed body hold that reel in place and eliminate hood spin. The one and only TexTouch sets the bar with three cutouts for maximum blank exposure. The ALPS TexTouch graphite trigger reel seat combines sensitivity, strength, and light weight perfect for any angler seeking the best components. ALPS went one step further and included a texalium woven insert to give it a classy touch. Choose between 4 different hood combinations for the ultimate custom feel. New for 2017 is the soft touch coating for even more comfort. Sizes 8.5-13.5 only available with texalium woven inserts.