KastKing Royale Legend Baitcasting Fishing Reel is light weight and low profile baitcasting reel, with excellent and improved design, it is very affordable and liked even by people who prefer spinning reels. It is suitable for saltwater fishing, too.
Due to the design, KastKing Royale Legend Baitcasting Fishing Reel comes in two versions - left handed and right handed.
Thanks to the 11 + 1 shielded stainless ball-bearings, reel is very quiet, providing very smooth operation.
Its gear ratio is rather high - 7.0:1, enabling fisherman to cover rather larger area with less fatigue.
The KastKing Royale Legend baitcaster has a dual braking system:
- a quick, easy to fine-tune magnetic brake system, with fully adjustable 10 level magnetic cast control,
- a centrifugal independent brake system.
For people accustomed to spinning reels, for short: first set fine-tune magnetic brake system to match your lure weight and than work with your thumb, when required, to stop the line.
To improve corrosion resistance, all parts are made using high quality materials: brass gears, aluminum spool, stainless steel shaft and similar. Nonetheless, weight of the reel is rather low - it weighs only 7.6 oz (215g).
Maintenance is rather simple: clean the reel with damp cloth after fishing and depending on the reel usage, periodically grease the gears and lubricate the bearings and other moving parts.
Line capacity is more than enough for reel of this type:
- Braided Fishing Line Capacity: 0.26mm/180 m,0.28mm/150 m, 0.30mm/110 m
- Monofilament Fishing Line Capacity: 10 lbs/200y, 12lbs/165y, 14lbs/120y.
Reel's drag system is based on three aluminum and four carbon washers and have maximum drag force of 17.5 lbs (~7.9 kg).
Long story short: KastKing Royale Legend Baitcasting Fishing Reel is excellent and affordable, lightweight and quiet, smooth baitcasting reel. It the hands of even non-experienced fishermen, it can land a surprisingly large fish. Thanks to the workmanship and materials chosen, it is rather low maintenance reel.
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