These Penn battle II spinning reels are easy available at affordable prices. The reels are well made with soft touch knobs that make the handling comfortable and easy. In market these reels are available in 8 sizes ranging from 1000 to 8000. Every model has medium high gear ratio, model with size 1000 is the lightest among all with good pick for freshwater use.
The full body of this reel is made up of metal with 5 sealed stainless steel ball bearings, super-line spool, HT-100 carbon fiber, side plate and rotor. As compare to ordinary reels, peen battle II provides you maximum drags, more range and smoother start up. It is suitable to handle everything from Snook, trout, redfish to cobia, tuna and tarpon.
Techniques and StrategiesImproved Corrosion Resistance: Paint job has been improved by Penn which will help in preventing any damage to the frame against all the chemicals and sprays used in the previous versions. Penn has fixed the most reported problem in its previous versions.
5 Sealed Ball BearingsNumber of ball bearings is same as in 1. However, this time Penn has used sealed stainless steel ball bearing instead of the shielded ones. In result the durability has been increased as it prevents water intrusion in salt water.
Increased Drag PressureWhen compared to previous versions increased drag pressure has been achieved by using same system. This is achieved by keying drag washers with HT-100 trademark, into the spool. This will allow usage of both sides of washers.This resulted in twenty percent increase in maximum drag. Most of the times max drag is not used, but it is good that you should know that it is available.
Line Capacity RingsMost of the manufactures are now adding this innovation to their equipments. This feature helps angler to know how much line on reel is left. It is important when fishing at dead stop or when hooking big fish.
As per the above Penn Battle II Spinning Reel Review it seems that there is nice upgrade from 1st version. Hopefully the durability is improved with bearing upgrades. Overall smoothness of the reel can be felt right away due to increased drag pressure.I hope this Penn Battle II Spinning Reel Review have helped you in deciding your next spinning reels.
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