The PENN International VI series is designed andmanufactured in the USA of domestic and importedcomponents. Precision machinedfrom high-strength,lightweight, aircraft grade aluminum in ourPhiladelphia machining center. Our experienced crewhas been designing andproducing durable, high-qualityreels in this facility since 1932.The fully machinedstainless steel gear train is the biggest in thebusiness. The Dura-Drag system results in a smootherstart up and virtuallyeliminates hesitation, evenunder extreme drag settings. Quick-Shift II 2-speed system; Line Capacity Rings.