The AVET SXJ5.3 lever drag casting reel is precision machined 6061 T-6 marine grade aluminum and stainless steel components. Anodized for superior corrosion resistance and beautiful finish. True one piece frame for the ultimate in strength vs. weight. Powerful lever drag system with adjustable strike pre-set. Precision machined stainless steel gears. AVET's patented, indestructible, SILENT dog and gear anti-reverse system, the most reliable in the industry. Reliable Avedrag dry carbon fiber drags for superior stopping power, smoothness, and wear resistance. Up to 9 lbs. of drag at strike, 14 lbs. full. 8 related stainless steel ball bearings. Alarm clicker. Offset machined handle arm to reduce centerline profile and cranking wobble. Large comfortable soft touch handle knob. Light, narrow spool design for optimal jig casting efficiency and less line leveling while retrieving. Proudly made in USA.