Responding to tremendous angler demand the tournament-driven Helio baitcast reel family has been upgraded for 2013 now including a larger gear box high speed 7.3:1 gear ratio and models in both right hand and left hand retrieve. Building upon a base of superior components that include an aluminum gear system ABEC-5 spool bearing and full Carbonite drag system new Helios models include both right-and left-side aluminum side plates for rugged durability while maintaining an incredibly lean 6.3 ounces of total weight.
- ALC: Rigid diecast aluminum frame and sideplates - CRC: Corrosion-Resistant Coating process - A6061-T6 machined aluminum anodized spool - Heavy duty aluminum gears and shafts - Multi-disc carbonite drag system - Micro-click drag star for precise drag settings - 8BB+1RB stainless steel bearing drive system - Precision Japanese ABEC-5 spool bearings - Quick-Set anti-reverse roller bearing - New light weight 7-position Velocity Control system - Ergonomic handle design allows cranking closer to body - Easy change left side plate access port - Lightweight at only 6.3 oz. - Zirconium line guide inserts for use with braided line
- Retrieval: Left Hand - Gear Ratio: 7.3:1 - Bearings: 8BB + 1RB - Weight: 6.3 oz - Line Retrieve: 31.5" - Max Drag Pressure: 14 lbs - Monofilament Line Capacity Diameter (In/mm): 160/10 (0.29) 130/12 (0.33) 95/14 (0.37) - Frame: AL - Right Sideplate: AL - Left Sideplate: AL - Spool: AL