MASTER SERIES - NICKEL SILVER - DOWN-LOCKING / SIGNATURE MODEL REEL SEATS : MACHINED FROM REC'S EXCLUSIVE " EVERBRIGHT " NICKEL SILVER ALLOY ( 18% NICKLE SILVER ) - SUBSTANTIALLY BRIGHTER / TARNISH RESISTANT , SIGNIFICANTLY HARDER / SCRATCH RESISTENT. REQUIRES LESS EFFORT TO MAINTAIN THE CLASSIC ELEGANCE OF NICKEL SILVER. FOR THE MANUFACTURER OR EXPERIENCED ROD BUILDER REC HAS CREATED A COLLECTION OF DISTINCTIVE NICKEL SILVER REEL SEATS FOR ANY ROD WEIGHT AND APPLICATION. RODS BUILT WITH REC'S REEL SEATS AND MATCHING COMPONENTS BECOME TREASURED SHOWPIECES AND AN EXTREMELY FUNCTIONAL FISHING TOOL THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME. GLEAMING NICKEL SILVER FITTINGS COUPLED WITH SELECT HARDWOOD OR CORK SPACERS HIGHLIGHT THIS SERIES. IF YOU DESIRE THE FINEST, PLAN ON BUILDING YOUR FRESHWATER ROD WITH THESE COMPONENTS. DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, REC'S NICKEL SILVER REEL SEATS ARE PROVIDED WITH DECORATIVE KNURLING IN 4 STYLES : DIAGONAL , STRAIGHT, DIAMOND, OR REC'S SIGNATURE ROPE PATTERN.