The H2O XPRESS Mettle HD Baitcast Reel features a 1-piece aluminum frame for durability and the 7.1:1 gear ratio for fast retrieves. Ten ball bearings provide smooth performance. The forged anodized aluminum spool adds strength and corrosion resistance.
Features and Benefits
Compact 1 piece aluminum frame provides a durable foundation
Oversized magnum gearbox delivers additional fish fighting power
Forged anodized aluminum spool offers added strength and corrosion resistance
6 pin centrifugal braking system allows for incremental adjustments which help deliver longer, more accurate casts
10 ball bearings for smooth, optimal performance
Oversized handle and soft-touch knobs provide added torque with a comfortable grip
7.1:1 gear ratio retrieves line at 28 inches per handle turn
Important Product and Safety Information
Proposition 65 warning for California residents: WARNING - This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Number of bearings:
Internal Centrifugal Brake
Line Recovery (in.):
Product weight (oz.):
Line capacity (yards/lb. test):
Mono - 120yds. of 12lb./Braid - 120yds. of 50lb.
Fishing - Water:
Fishing - Species:
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H2O XPRESS Mettle HD Baitcast Reel
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Can this reel be used in saltwater ?
Asked by: Anton_713
No, the H2O XPRESS™ Mettle HD Baitcast Reel is designed to be used in fresh water.
Answered by: KenetraU
Date published: 2017-04-26
What is the max drag on this reel weight wise? Like 15-20lbs or what?
Asked by: Sam1998
The maximum drag on the H2O XPRESS™ Mettle HD Baitcast Reel is 10 Ibs.
Answered by: TaraR
Date published: 2017-05-15
what is the warranty?
Asked by: Red1988
The H2O XPRESS™ Mettle HD Baitcast Reel does not have a warranty. However; Academy Sports + Outdoors wants all customers to be fully satisfied with their purchases, and our Returns Policy reflects this commitment. You can return merchandise purchased at an Academy store or at academy.com to any Academy store for refund or exchange.