Before Ordering Parts

Note that there are two versions of this 16VSX reel, based on time of manufacture. Check your reels for their serial number and select the appropriate schematic to look up part numbers. Links to view the various schematics are below

View / Print Schematic (16VSX (BEFORE J100001)) View / Print Schematic (16VSX (AFTER J100001)) Request a Schematic View / Print Owners Manual Buy Reel Cover

Model Specs:

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  • Full metal body and sideplates keep precise gear alignment under heavy loads
  • Dura-Drag™ washers virtually eliminate hesitation, even under extreme drag settings
  • Ratcheted drag lever prevents "drag creep" caused by hours of trolling and vibrations
  • Shielded stainless steel ball bearings
  • Stainless steel reel stand
  • Quick-Shift™ 2-speed system easily shifts into high or low gear
  • Push-To-Turn™ preset knob eliminates accidental changes to the drag
  • Braid Ready to handle the strain that braided lines put on a reel
  • 2 Reel color options: gold and silver
Mono Cap
(yds/lb)
Braid Cap
(yds/lb)
Bearings Max Drag Gear Ratio Line Retrieve
1075/16
700/20
480/30
825/65
700/80
600/100
4 30lbs. / 42lbs. 4.3:1 / 1.7:1 36/15
Availability SKU Name Our Price  
International Reel Not Shifting?   International VS or GLD Reel Not Shifting?
6VS and 16VSX - Technical Updates   16VS and 16VSX - Technical Updates
1-16VS In Stock 1-16VS
001-1190803
1-16VS Plate, Handle Side Plate Assembly (Gold) (Before) $244.75 More Info
1N-16VS In Stock 1N-16VS
001N-1203001
1N-16VS Plate, Handle Side Plate Assembly (Gold) (AFTER)

REPLACES ORIGINAL NUMBER 1-16VS ON SOME REELS

$130.45 More Info
1N-16VSSLV Backordered. Not Available 1N-16VSSLV
001N-1389476
1N-16VSSLV Plate, Handle Side Plate Assembly (Silver) (AFTER)

NEW ITEM, NOT YET STOCKED

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2-16VS In Stock 2-16VS
002-1190882
2-16VS Ring, Quadrant Ring $14.90 More Info
2A-16VS In Stock 2A-16VS
002A-1190901
2A-16VS Plate, Quadrant Ratchet Plate $5.85 More Info
4-12LT In Stock 4-12LT
004-1180748☀
4-12LT Washer, Teflon Washer

MULTI USE See Description

Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
4-30VS In Stock 4-30VS
004-1180752
4-30VS Washer

MULTI USE See Description

$3.00 More Info
5-16VSHSX In Stock 5-16VSHSX
005-1190947
5-16VSHSX Gear, Main Gear (High Speed) $29.85 More Info
5-16VSLSX In Stock 5-16VSLSX
005-1190949
5-16VSLSX Gear, Main Gear (Low Speed) $48.00 More Info
7-16VS In Stock 7-16VS
007-1191002
7-16VS Washer, Drag, Metal Drag Washer $49.65 More Info
8A-3000 Discontinued. Still In Stock. Limit 2 8A-3000
008A-1181122
8A-3000 Shim

MULTI USE See Description

Direct product replacement: 8A-5000CV Shim $1.50
$2.00 More Info
8A-TS5-4 In Stock 8A-TS5-4
008A-1229046☀
8A-TS5-4 Shim 004" (as needed)
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
9-16VS In Stock 9-16VS
009-1191037
9-16VS Sleeve, Spacing Sleeve $4.20 More Info
13-16VSX In Stock 13-16VSX
013-1191095
13-16VSX Gear, Pinion Gear $56.05 More Info
13B-16VS In Stock 13B-16VS
013B-1191123
13B-16VS Sleeve, Spool Sleeve $6.65 More Info
14-16S In Stock 14-16S
014-1181388
14-16S Spring, Dog Spring (uses 2) $1.80 More Info
14-99 In Stock 14-99
014-1181393♦
14-99 Spring
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
15-50 In Stock 15-50
015-1181425☀
15-50 Dog (uses 2) $1.20 More Info
18-16VS In Stock 18-16VS
018-1191204☀
18-16VS Spring, Clutch, Disc Clutch Spring (uses 4) $2.05 More Info
18-525 In Stock 18-525
018-1181624☀
18-525 Spring, Clutch Spring
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.50 More Info
18C-15KG In Stock 18C-15KG
018C-1181632☀
18C-15KG Spring
(Also part of 170-130VS, 124L-30VS, 124L-16VS, 124L-50VS assemblies)
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
18H-30VS In Stock 18H-30VS
018H-1181634☀
18H-30VS Spring, Shift (Heavy) $1.50 More Info
18L-30VS In Stock 18L-30VS
018L-1181637☀
18L-30VS Spring, Shift Spring (Light) $2.35 More Info
19-16VS In Stock 19-16VS
019-1191220
19-16VS Cam, Eccentric Cam $33.95 More Info
20-722 In Stock 20-722
020-1181792☀
20-722 Bearing, Ball Bearing
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$13.30 More Info
21-16VS In Stock 21-16VS
021-1192625
21-16VS Lever, Eccentric Lever $15.05 More Info
22-109 In Stock 22-109
022-1181912☀
22-109 Screw (SEMS 540 x 156)

MULTI USE See Description

Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.70 More Info
23-30VS In Stock 23-30VS
023-1181933☀
23-30VS Screw, F/Handle/Shift Button $15.00 More Info
24-16VS In Stock 24-16VS
024-1181969
24-16VS Complete Handle
FITS: Type [Y] Bridge/Sleeve
$48.00 More Info
24A-16VS-1 In Stock 24A-16VS-1
024A-1207738
24A-16VS-1 Blank, Handle Blank $14.20 More Info
24C-50M In Stock 24C-50M
024C-1191334☀
24C-50M Cap, Handle Knob Cap, Rubber

REPLACES ORIGINAL NUMBER 24C-50 ON SOME REELS

$2.90 More Info
24C-113HN In Stock 24C-113HN
024C-1182092☀
24C-113HN Cap ONLY, Handle Knob Cap, Chromed Tin
For football-shaped handle knob
$4.70 More Info
24M-16VS-1 In Stock 24M-16VS-1
024M-1211561
24M-16VS-1 Handle Blank, Matte Finish $15.50 More Info
25-50M Discontinued. Not Available 25-50M
025-1191345
25-50M Knob, Handle, Soft Grip

REPLACES ORIGINAL NUMBER 25-50 ON SOME REELS

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25-113HN In Stock 25-113HN
025-1191347
25-113HN Knob ONLY $11.95 More Info
25S-50M Backordered. Still In Stock. Limit 10 25S-50M
025S-1206009
25S-50M Knob, Handle, Soft Grip, Stainless Stud

REPLACES ORIGINAL PART NUMBER 25-50M ON SOME REELS

$18.30 More Info
25S-113HN In Stock 25S-113HN
025S-1207739
25S-113HN Knob, Handle $8.45 More Info
26N-40 In Stock 26N-40
026N-1182146☀
26N-40 Bearing, Ball Bearing $15.90 More Info
27-16VS In Stock 27-16VS
027-1191374
27-16VS Plate, Non-Handle Side Plate (Gold) $115.80 More Info
27-16VSSLV In Stock 27-16VSSLV
027-1390194
27-16VSSLV Plate, Non-Handle Side Plate (Silver) $147.65 More Info
29L-16VS In Stock 29L-16VS
029L-1192676
29L-16VS Spool, Aluminum (Gold Finish) $90.95 More Info
29L-16VSSLV Backordered. New Item Not Yet Stocked 29L-16VSSLV
029L-1389487
29L-16VSSLV Spool, Aluminum (Silver) More Info
30-16VS In Stock 30-16VS
030-1182599
30-16VS Stand $23.20 More Info
31-16VS In Stock 31-16VS
031-1191562
31-16VS Screw, Stand (uses 4) $1.90 More Info
31T-70 In Stock 31T-70
031T-1182700☀
31T-70 Screw, Short, Torq Head
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
33-16VS In Stock 33-16VS
033-1191592▲
33-16VS Clamp, Rod Clamp with Ring (Thick) (Iron Alloy) (Grey)

REPLACES ORIGINAL NUMBERS 33-16S, 33-TRQS ON SOME REELS

$19.90 More Info
33-TRQ In Stock 33-TRQ
033-1290729▲
33-TRQ Clamp, Rod Clamp (Thick) (Aluminum) (Black) $1.50 More Info
33-TRQS In Stock 33-TRQS
033-1365544▲
33-TRQS Clamp, Rod Clamp (Thick) (Aluminum) (Silver) $8.50 More Info
33C-16VS In Stock 33C-16VS
033C-1191604
33C-16VS KIT: Clamp, Rod, Graphite Clamp Kit With Two Wrenches $23.20 More Info
33C-16VSX Backordered. Still In Stock. Limit 2 33C-16VSX
033C-1191605
33C-16VSX Kit Clamp, Rod Clamp (Thick) (Iron Alloy) (Grey) (9pc Kit with Wrench) $26.50 More Info
34-16VS In Stock 34-16VS
034-1182786▲
34-16VS Screw ONLY, for Rod Clamp (uses 2) $5.00 More Info
34C-16VS In Stock 34C-16VS
034C-16VS☀
34C-16VS Screw With Nuts, for Rod Clamp (uses 2) $9.50 More Info
35-16VSX In Stock 35-16VSX
035-1191666
35-16VSX Tongue, Click Tongue $8.50 More Info
35N-16VS In Stock 35N-16VS
035N-1202916☀
35N-16VS Tongue, Click Tongue (AFTER) $5.85 More Info
36-16VS In Stock 36-16VS
036-1191693
36-16VS Knob, Click Knob $19.90 More Info
36-700 In Stock 36-700
036-1183014☀
36-700 Nut, Locking Nut

REPLACES ORIGINAL NUMBER 36-710 ON SOME REELS

$2.05 More Info
36A-16VS In Stock 36A-16VS
039A-1191711
36A-16VS Click Cam Follower $1.15 More Info
36C-16VS In Stock 36C-16VS
036C-36C-16VS
36C-16VS-B Button, Click Button Complete Assembly (BEFORE) $31.50 More Info
36C-16VS In Stock 36C-16VS
036C-1202932
36C-16VS Click Assembly Kit (AFTER) $27.60 More Info
36N-50 Backordered. Not Available 36N-50
036N-1183047☀
36N-50 Button, Click Button (ONLY) (New Version)

MULTI USE See Description

REPLACES ORIGINAL NUMBER 36N-50 ON SOME REELS

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36S-16VS In Stock 36S-16VS
036S-1191714
36S-16VS Cap, Click $1.15 More Info
36S-80ST In Stock 36S-80ST
036S-1183051☀
36S-80ST Cap, Click Button Cap $1.15 More Info
38-16VS In Stock 38-16VS
038-1191723☀
38-16VS Screw, Plate, Handle Side Plate Screw

Multiple Quantities See Description
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
38-710 In Stock 38-710
038-1183157☀
38-710 Nut

MULTI USE See Description

$1.15 More Info
39-16VS In Stock 39-16VS
039-1191739☀
39-16VS Screw, Plate, Non-Handle Side Plate Screw
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.20 More Info
41-60 In Stock 41-60
041-1183327☀
41-60 Spring

MULTI USE See Description

$1.20 More Info
41-109 In Stock 41-109
041-1183329☀
41-109 Spring, Bearing Spring $1.70 More Info
44-710 In Stock 44-710
044-1183459
44-710 Screw

MULTI USE See Description

Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
50-30VS In Stock 50-30VS
050-1191964
50-30VS Shield $5.35 More Info
52-16VS In Stock 52-16VS
052-1191987
52-16VS Ring, Retaining Ring (E-clip) $1.35 More Info
54-16S In Stock 54-16S
054-1183850
54-16S Lug, Harness Lug (uses 2) $2.65 More Info
54A-16VS In Stock 54A-16VS
054A-1183865
54A-16VS Plug, Harness Lug Plug (uses 2) $4.05 More Info
62-50 In Stock 62-50
062-1184022☀
62-50 Spring, Click Spring $1.20 More Info
63A-16VS In Stock 63A-16VS
063A-1192088
63A-16VS Screw, Rivet, Handle $1.50 More Info
67-16VS In Stock 67-16VS
067-1192093
67-16VS Washer, Pinion Gear Washer $1.15 More Info
67-30VS In Stock 67-30VS
067-1184105☀
67-30VS Ring, Retaining C-Ring f/Shifter $1.35 More Info
69-12VS In Stock 69-12VS
069-1192105
69-12VS Pin, Locating Pin (uses 2) $3.00 More Info
69-16VS In Stock 69-16VS
069-1192106
69-16VS Ring, Retaining Ring for Click Button $3.00 More Info
69C-245 In Stock 69C-245
069C-1184133☀
69C-245 Ring, Retaining Ring $2.55 More Info
81-16S In Stock 81-16S
081-1184201
81-16S Ratchet

THIS PART HAS BEEN REPLACED BY 81-16VS on the 16VSX and 16VS reels
Click part number above for detailed explanation.
$8.00 More Info
81-16VS In Stock 81-16VS
081-1192152
81-16VS Plate, Click Ratchet Plate $7.45 More Info
82-24KG In Stock 82-24KG
082-1184219
82-24KG Shim $1.20 More Info
91-16VS In Stock 91-16VS
091-1192178
91-16VS Handle Rivet, Brass $9.95 More Info
91S-16VS In Stock 91S-16VS
091S-1207740
91S-16VS Handle Rivet, Stainless $4.00 More Info
95-16VS Discontinued. Still In Stock. Limit 1 95-16VS
095-95-16VS
95-16VS Click Tounge Bushing

LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE

$8.50 More Info
95-70 In Stock 95-70
095-1184307
95-70 Bushing. Click Tongue $6.95 More Info
95A-20 In Stock 95A-20
095A-1184310☀
95A-20 Washer, Click Bushing Washer $2.05 More Info
95A-50 In Stock 95A-50
095A-1184311☀
95A-50 Washer, Click Bushing Lock Washer $1.15 More Info
101-30 In Stock 101-30
101-1184403☀
101-30 Screw, Torx Head Screw
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
110A-30VS In Stock 110A-30VS
110A-1184440☀
110A-30VS Ring, Handle Screw Locking Ring $3.70 More Info
110B-30VS In Stock 110B-30VS
110B-1184446☀
110B-30VS Shifter Base $14.90 More Info
110C-30VS In Stock 110C-30VS
110C-1184447☀
110C-30VS Shift Button Retainer/Collar $8.05 More Info
112-30VS Backordered. Not Available 112-30VS
112-1192710
112-16VS Eccentric Lever Drag Knob ONLY $24.00 More Info
112-30VS In Stock 112-30VS
112-1184456
112-30VS Knob, Eccentric Lever Knob Assembly (Gold) $30.60 More Info
112-30VSSLV In Stock 112-30VSSLV
112-1390201
112-30VSSLV Knob, Eccentric Lever Knob Assembly (Silver) $32.80 More Info
112A-30VS In Stock 112A-30VS
112A-1184460
112A-30VS Sleeve, Drag Lever Knob Sleeve $9.55 More Info
112B-30VS In Stock 112B-30VS
112B-112B-30VS
112B-16VS Gold Knob Sub Assembly Piece Only $15.00 More Info
112B-30VS In Stock 112B-30VS
112B-1192711
112B-30VS Gold Knob Sub Assembly Piece Only $25.85 More Info
112B-30VSSLV Backordered. Not Available 112B-30VSSLV
112B-1389497
112B-30VSSLV Knob, Drag Lever Knob (Silver)

NEW ITEM, NOT YET STOCKED

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112B-70 In Stock 112B-70
112B-1184464☀
112B-70 Screw, Eccentric Knob Screw (Gold) $8.30 More Info
112B-70SLV Backordered. Not Available 112B-70SLV
112B-1389498
112B-70SLV Screw, Eccentric Knob Screw (Silver)

NEW ITEM, NOT YET STOCKED

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112C-30VS In Stock 112C-30VS
112C-1192712
112C-30VS Plate, Drag Click Plate $1.15 More Info
112E-30VS In Stock 112E-30VS
112E-1192713
112E-30VS Housing, Drag Lever Click Plate Housing $1.80 More Info
117AN-16VS In Stock 117AN-16VS
117AN-1192716
117AN-16VS Plate, Drive, Inner, Assembly $48.60 More Info
117DN-16VS In Stock 117DN-16VS
117DN-1192718
117DN-16VS Plate, Drive, Outer, Assembly $63.80 More Info
119-24KG In Stock 119-24KG
019-1184515
119-24KG Plate, Hi/Low Gear Shift Coupling Plate $7.15 More Info
124-16VS Discontinued. Not Available 124-16VS
124-16VS
124-16VS Cover, Bridge Cover ONLY

REPLACED BY PART NUMBER 124L-16VS

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124L-16VS Discontinued. Not Available 124L-16VS
124L-1192721
124L-16VS Knob, Pre-Set, Assembly
Direct product replacement: 124L-12VS Bridge Cover Assembly $96.00
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128A-24KG In Stock 128A-24KG
128A-1184566☀
128A-24KG Plate, Low Gear Drive Shift Plate $6.30 More Info
133-30VS In Stock 133-30VS
133-1184602☀
133-30VS Plate, Retaining (for Shifter) $1.70 More Info
134-16VS In Stock 134-16VS
134-1192307
134-16VS Stud, Gear Stud $31.95 More Info
141-30VS In Stock 141-30VS
141-1184652
141-30VS Cam Follower $29.00 More Info
142-16VS In Stock 142-16VS
142-1192333
142-16VS Pin, Preset Knob Pin $2.70 More Info
143-16VS In Stock 143-16VS
143-1184670
143-16VS Screw, Preset Screw $14.90 More Info
144L-16VS Discontinued. Still In Stock. Limit 1 144L-16VS
144L-1192726
144L-16VS Knob, Preset Knob
This part will no longer be manufactured by Penn; Limited Quantities Available.
$26.50 More Info
149-45 In Stock 149-45
149-1184702♦
149-45 Nut, Clamp, Long, for Thick Clamps (uses 2)
Used with the graphite clamps 33-114H2, 33-340, 33N-113 and the iron alloy clamp 33i-113
$1.45 More Info
149-200 In Stock 149-200
149-1184706☀
149-200 Nut, Clamp Hex Nut (uses 2) $1.15 More Info
154-16VS In Stock 154-16VS
154-1192350☀
154-16VS Shim, Spool Shaft Shim
Direct product replacement:
$1.15 More Info
156-16VS In Stock 156-16VS
156-1192352
156-16VS Cover, Drag Cover $14.60 More Info
156A-16VS In Stock 156A-16VS
156A-1192356
156A-16VS Pin $3.40 More Info
156B-16VS In Stock 156B-16VS
156B-1192358
156B-16VS Plate $1.35 More Info
162-50 In Stock 162-50
162-1184795☀
162-50 Spring
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.15 More Info
170-30VS Backordered. Still In Stock. Limit 5 170-30VS
170-1184809☀
170-30VS Catch Assembly $10.65 More Info
171-15KG In Stock 171-15KG
171-1184811
171-15KG Shifter Plunger $7.45 More Info
172-30VS Discontinued. Not Available 172-30VS
172-1184821
172-30VS Cap, Shift Button or Plunger Cap

REPLACED BY PART NUMBER 172N-30VS

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172A-15KG In Stock 172A-15KG
172A-1184823☀
172A-15KG Spacer, Spring Spacer $2.55 More Info
172N-30VS In Stock 172N-30VS
172N-1226062▲
172N-30VS Cap, Shift Button Or Plunger Cap, Metal, Chrome

REPLACES ORIGINAL NUMBER 172-30VS ON SOME REELS

$11.30 More Info
173-16VS In Stock 173-16VS
173-1192385
173-16VS Ring, Retaining Ring -- DO NOT USE

THIS PART IS NO LONGER USED IN THE 16VSX REEL.
Click part number above for detailed explanation.
$6.15 More Info
173-30VS In Stock 173-30VS
173-1184835☀
173-30VS Plate, Bearing Retainer or Shifter Catch Plate

MULTI USE See Description

$1.35 More Info
173A-30VS In Stock 173A-30VS
173A-1184848
173A-30VS Shifter Catch Holder $3.70 More Info
183-16VSX In Stock 183-16VSX
183-1192731
183-16VSX Frame, Tube (Gold) $94.50 More Info
183-16VSXSLV Backordered. Not Available 183-16VSXSLV
183-1389504
183-16VSXSLV Frame, Tube (Silver)

NEW ITEM, NOT YET STOCKED

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195-24KG In Stock 195-24KG
195-1184954☀
195-24KG Ring, Retaining, Spiral (Low Speed Gear) $1.70 More Info
195-40 In Stock 195-40
195-1184955☀
195-40 Retaining "E" Ring
Used on multiple models in different quantities.
$1.35 More Info
302D-525MAG In Stock 302D-525MAG
302D-1185255
302D-525MAG Magnet Spring $1.35 More Info
Misc. Discontinued. Not Available Misc. 111-50 Reel Bag, Gold $0.00 More Info
168A-70 In Stock 168A-70
168A-1184806▲
168A-70 T15 Torx Wrench
FITS REELS CONTAINING "T" TORX HEAD SCREWS
$4.05 More Info
168-60 In Stock 168-60
168-1184802☘
168-60 Wrench
Fits 23-60, 23-16S knurled nuts (See details for list of reels)
$1.15 More Info
168-30VS In Stock 168-30VS
168-1184801▲
168-30VS Drag Cover and Shift Base Wrench
Fits Reels: International 16VS, 16VSX, 24KG, 30VSW, 50VSW, 80VSW, GLD50ii
$14.90 More Info
PEN SMLRC Backordered. Not Available PEN SMLRC
1178861
SMLRC Cover, Reel Cover, Conventional, Size Small

FITS REELS:
10LD, 10KG, 12LT, 12H, 12V, 12VS, 12VSX, 15LD, 16S, 16VS, 16VSX
20T, 30T, 30TW, 30VSX
113, 113L2, 113H, 113H2, 113HSP, 113H2SP, 113HLW, 113H2LW, 113HN, 113MTL, US113, US113N, US113W
220GTO, 230GTO
330GT, 330GT2, 330LD
DFN25LW, DFN30, DFN40LW
FTH25LW, FTH40LW, FTH60LW
GLD20, GLD20ii
SQL16VS. SQL25N, SQL30, SQL30LD, SQL40, SQL40LD, SQL40LDLH
WAR15LWLC, WAR15LWLCLC, WAR20LWLC, WAR20LWLCLH

$0.00 More Info
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