James Wilson Engravers Ltd

South Custom Reels

Broom Road Business Park

Boom Road



BH12 4PA

Now you can fit your handle conversion at home.

No longer requiring you to send your handles in for modification simple fit yourself.

Simply select your style of reel from the drop down menu, and following fitting guide below.


Choose from a wide range of handles:

  • Ebony
  • Walnut
  • Sapele
  • Iroko
  • Oak
  • Carbon Fibre
  • Aluminium

*Shimano Aero Technium XTB 12000 MGS Conversion reuse bearings currently in handle*


(Wood grains can vary from images)

Priced per handle


1. Remove silver plastic cap

2. Unscrew handle

3. Remove handle

4. Slide new collar over spigot

5. Using the screw previously removed fix in place collar

6. Wind on new Walnut or Aluminium Handle

Fitting Video for Power Aero, XTD, XTC, Aero Technium


Fitting Video for Shimano Aero Technium Mgs 12000 XTB


Self Fit Handle Conversions

Collar Colour
Handle Option