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Penn SLAIII3500 Slammer III Spinning Reel

Penn SLAIII3500 Slammer III Spinning Reel

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Price: $249.95
Model
TD Code
DescriptionBraid CapacityMono CapacityMax. DragGear RatioInches Per TurnAnti-ReverseWeightPrice
SLAIII3500
PEN-1520
Slammer III Spinning Reel270/15285/830 lbs.6.2:137 in.Instant13.9 oz.$249.95 USD

The Penn SLAIII3500 Slammer III Spinning Reel is a part of the relaunch of one of the toughest spinner lines known to guides and captains the world over. Utilizing Penn's new CNC Gear Technology, with improved IPX6 sealing, and their proprietary Dura-Drag System, the Slammer is finally back!

Penn SLAIII3500 Slammer III Spinning Reel Features:

  • Full Metal (Diecast Aluminum) Body/Rotor Construction
  • CNC Gear Technology (All Brass)
  • Sealed Dura-Drag System (IPX6 SEALED)
  • Improved Gear Box Sealing (IPX6 SEALED)
  • Spare EVA Handle Knob Included in Box
5 Stars based on 8 reviews
By El-dude
MA
solid real
May 16, 2017
so far so good. it is early in the season but it is preforming very well and the new handle/knob is great.
Prossmooth very smooth and the power knob
Conscould be a tad bit lighter
By Viktor
Howell Michigan
Another Fine Penn
May 6, 2017
First Impressions: Well...Have not had the time to really test this reel in saltwater. This type of (inshore) fishing will come in the summer of 2017. But have done some Bass fishing with this item and so far so good. I really like the Slammer's Dura-Drag System which is well known for it's reliability. And the Slammer III's machined "Brass" gear system will surly add to the reel's longevity. Since I am not a great fan of plastics in fishing reels, Penn's use of a full metal body, side plate, and rotor pleases me greatly. As well as it's (fairly well) sealed body and spool. In other words the buyer is receiving a great deal of reel for a modest amount of money. This fishing product also feels very solid in the hand..And the confidence it gives me, that it will hold up with (reasonably) heavy use. Is it as good as the Penn Torque? Not really. But neither is the buyer paying more then double the cost of the Torque. Keep it properly cleaned, oiled and stored...And this Penn should last the buyer a considerable length of time. Enough said.
ProsHave said more then enough already. Read the above statement.
ConsWould like this reel to have a Line Roller Bearing, not a Bushing. Keep the Bushing clean and oiled.
By Carl D.
Boston MA
Penn good product
April 23, 2017
Just purchased the Slammer. Plan on using it the first chance I get. Read a lot of positive reviews about it and will comment on it's performance in the future.
By Jacob
Virginia
Smoothest Reel in my arsenal
April 22, 2017
Reels are monsters! PS3 7500 paired with Penn Carnage 2 loaded with 60# depth hunter for cobia, blackfin, dolphin, yellowfin, sails and the occasional white marlin to cast at. This thing gives them the business! Would never need the 50# of drag it offers but good to know if I hooked a huge yellow or even a small bft I would have a chance to stop em.
ProsSmooth as ice
ConsLittle Heavy
By Marinkeys
Florida Keys
Excellent!
February 26, 2017
I ordered 2 of these reels , they work excellant, a must buy!!!!!
ProsQuiet! Smooth!
By Daniel
Middlebury, CT
Seems good so far.
February 15, 2017
I've taken this reel out a few times, No fish but it casts well and handles like a dream!
ProsGreat cast-ability and a very comfortable cranking handle.
ConsSlightly heavier than expected but that is not a big issue.
By John Ceriello
NH
Looking forward to spring striper fishing with Slammer III
November 30, 2016
The reel will not see action until this spring. My hope is it will stand up to a few dunks in the surf and lots of wave spray.
By Mike
Little Egg Harbor NJ
Great Reel put it to the test and held up great
November 26, 2016
Great Reel put it to the test and held up great striper fishing the surf caught well over 100 bass this past week droped it in the sand several times no problems dipped it in the surf no problems reeled it under water no problems keeps on ticking hands down best reel for the price i will be buying more this is now my go to. Get Some
Proswater proof sand proof
Consnone
1 Question & 1 Answer
Robert
from Georgia asked:
February 7, 2017
The 3500 too small for surf fishing?
It's on the smaller side but depends on what you're fishing for. I probably wouldn't fish smaller than the 4500.
John
on February 8, 2017

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