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Line of chalk reels have faster rewind

IRWIN Industrial Tools, the company that invented the chalk reel in 1960, launched its new line of chalk reels to the construction industry. The STRAIT-LINE Mach6, the Speed-Line Pro, the Speed-Line and the Aluminum chalk reels all have re-designed bodies and steel handles with larger cen-tre clutches to give concrete contractors, carpenters and roofers the performance they need. The Mach6 chalk reel, with a powerful 6:1 gear system, retrieves line six times faster than traditional reels. The Speed-Line PRO chalk reel offers the same durable polyester/nylon 100-foot line as the Mach6, but with a 3.5:1 gear ratio for a 3.5-times faster rewind and a lightweight plastic housing to handle jobsite wear and tear. The Speed-Line Chalk Reel has a 3.5:1 gear ratio, and the Aluminum chalk reel has a redesigned body casing and handle. It has a traditional 1:1 gear ratio, durable aluminum housing and 100 feet of polyester line. Enhancements have also been made to the STRAIT-LINE chalk bottles, making them more streamlined to fit in the user’s tool pouch.

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