Okuma alijos where is it?

jiggyn

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What happened to the alijos
Seems every place I look it up it’s on backordered for months now

And anyone who does have one what is your review on it
 
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    Same place as the Andros!
     
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    Seems like every new reel they put out is problematic. Better stick to maks before they ruin their customer base
    Okuma is trying to hit a price point. What they don't seem to realize is that most serious fishermen will pay for superior reels. Yes there is a market for lesser priced reels but they have to make them dependable and they don't have to have all the bells and. whistles that a high end reel has.
     
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    I have been waiting on them for a while now, I was hoping the redesign would be out by July but I reckon August is ok too.
     
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    What happened to the alijos
    Seems every place I look it up it’s on backordered for months now

    And anyone who does have one what is your review on it

    The Alijos reels had problems with its drag, something about a tolerance issue on the drag plate because one the specs of the washer was too small. I bought one of these reels and had to send it in for service because of the drag problem right after I bought it. Its been over a year now that Okuma has had my reel in service. Its on back order almost everywhere because Okuma is fixing this issue and not releasing any more Alijos reels. Latest word I heard from one of the reps at Okuma is around Feb 2022.
     
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    jiggyn

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    The Alijos reels had problems with its drag, something about a tolerance issue on the drag plate because one the specs of the washer was too small. I bought one of these reels and had to send it in for service because of the drag problem right after I bought it. Its been over a year now that Okuma has had my reel in service. Its on back order almost everywhere because Okuma is fixing this issue and not releasing any more Alijos reels. Latest word I heard from one of the reps at Okuma is around Feb 2022.
    thanks for the input
    wow Feb of next year
     
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    CrazyDonkey

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    The Alijos reels had problems with its drag, something about a tolerance issue on the drag plate because one the specs of the washer was too small. I bought one of these reels and had to send it in for service because of the drag problem right after I bought it. Its been over a year now that Okuma has had my reel in service. Its on back order almost everywhere because Okuma is fixing this issue and not releasing any more Alijos reels. Latest word I heard from one of the reps at Okuma is around Feb 2022.
    Ouch, I did not hear the Feb 2022...that is unfortunate.
     
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    The Alijos reels had problems with its drag, something about a tolerance issue on the drag plate because one the specs of the washer was too small. I bought one of these reels and had to send it in for service because of the drag problem right after I bought it. Its been over a year now that Okuma has had my reel in service. Its on back order almost everywhere because Okuma is fixing this issue and not releasing any more Alijos reels. Latest word I heard from one of the reps at Okuma is around Feb 2022.
    I was really hoping that it would be available sometimes in the summer so I can grab one for my 10 day trip in the fall. Darn, I do hope they get it right this time though.
     
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    Yellowtail Dan

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    The Alijos reels had problems with its drag, something about a tolerance issue on the drag plate because one the specs of the washer was too small. I bought one of these reels and had to send it in for service because of the drag problem right after I bought it. Its been over a year now that Okuma has had my reel in service. Its on back order almost everywhere because Okuma is fixing this issue and not releasing any more Alijos reels. Latest word I heard from one of the reps at Okuma is around Feb 2022.

    They've had your reel for over a year in the service dept? Fock that, no excuse for that kind of pathetic service
     
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    Kaptain Karl

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    Feb 22 is awful. I was going to get 4 this year, looks I’ll have to go another direction.
     
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    Kaptain Karl

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    Any update on the Alijos?
     
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    Cubeye

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    Good point. I don't know if these model numbers are the same as the original numbers, but if they did "upgrade" , I would think they would give the reels a different model or revised model number.

    I.E..............Shimano's TLD 20 and 30 two speeds are now TLD 20A and 30A two speeds.
     
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    Anybody have any new info on these reels? I was at my local Turners today and they had some Alijos reels. The guy behind the counter did not know if they were new or if they had been in the display case for a while🙄
     
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