BEARINGS: 9+1 HPCR ball
SPARE SPOOL: Yes
Weighing only 263g this is the ultimate saltwater spinning reel to add to any lure angler’s armoury. Its super-cool look only adds to the engineering qualities it possesses within and with 10 ball bearings you can expect an ultra-smooth retrieve.
The magnesium construction is what makes it lightweight but also adds to the strength. A double-anodised, machined aluminium spool means you have the ability to pile on the pressure to beat your catch, even in the toughest conditions.
Totally saltwater resistant, crashing waves and sea spray will not be a problem and with a sealed front drag, the reel is totally dependable. Other features include anti-twist titanium line roller, instant anti-reverse, spare spool and a neoprene bag to keep it protected when not in use.
Value for money: Engineering, features and looks are excellent.
Practicality: Very smooth and tough.
Would we buy it? Lure anglers should take a look.