I have been eyeing up this reel for a little while, as I wanted to add to my options while on the water. I fish for smallmouth with most of my spin casting reels and usually use a Mitchell 308 (NEW MODEL). After reading other reviews of this product, I was still a little skeptical given the price difference. I ordered and received in a timely manner the Mela 3000 model, which from what I could gather was very close to the Mitchell 308. After receiving this reel, I was blown away! Impressed at the fact that it seemed to be made just as well as the Mitchell, if not better! I would highly recommend this reel for those looking to have a quality product, at an affordable price.
Very happy with the reel so far. They hold up well in saltwater and have the best drag system for the money. I have only used this reel a very small amount. It is a powerful, smooth spinning reel. Finally go to use it yesterday with no issues. It is light enough for crappie and bluegill. Well worth it.
This reel came with bad threads in the reel body and cannot be repaired straight out of the box. But they easily refunded me and i bought a bigger one instead.
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