The Ardent Edge Elite Baitcast Reel offers premium American-made performance and tournament-caliber features and components. 12 ABEC stainless steel ball bearings produce incredibly smooth retrieves and long casting capabilities. Helical Aircraft-grade Aluminum Drive Gear offers reliable functioning. Center-handle line indicator helps you keep track of what size line is on the reel. Smooth Carbon/Smoothie Double Drag System features patent-pending "Drag Tracking Technology" system, allowing the levelwind eyelet to track parallel with the line location on the spool. Greatly reduces chance of line breaks by eliminating sharp angles caused by the levelwind eyelet being out of sync with the line location on the spool. 7075-T6 Aluminum Triple Bearing Spool. Power Carbon Fiber Handle. Instant Anti-Reverse Bearing. 6-pin Centrifugal Brake System. Stylish carbon fiber finish won't chip or fade. Made in the USA.