Avet HX 5/2 Two-Speed Lever Drag Casting Reels Silver

Avet HX 5/2 Two-Speed Lever Drag Casting Reels Silver

Price: $409.99
TD Code
RetrieveLine ClassMono Capacity
Braid Capacity
Max Drag
Inches Per CrankSpool WidthWeight
HX 5/2 Silver
Right-Hand30-60 lb.40/380
Strike: 22
Full: 28
H: 5.4:1
L: 2.4:1
H: 47 in.
L: 21 in.
2-7/8 in.26 oz.Silver$409.99 USD
Avet HX Reel Features:
  • Precision machined 6061 T-6 marine grade aluminum and stainless steel components.
  • Anodized for superior corrosion resistance and beautiful finish.
  • True one piece frame for the ultimate in strength vs. weight.
  • Powerful lever drag system with adjustable strike pre-set.
  • Precision machined stainless steel gears.
  • Avet's patented, indestructible, silent dog and gear anti-reverse system, the most reliable in the industry.
  • Reliable Avedrag dry carbon fiber drags for superior stopping power, smoothness and wear resistance.
  • 8 sealed stainless ball bearings.
  • Alarm clicker.
  • Offset machined handle arm to reduce centerline profile and cranking wobble.
  • Large comfortable soft touch handle knob.
  • Stainless steel harness lugs, reversible to store within reel when not needed (except HXJ models).
  • Wide spool design for large line capacities.
  • Matching machined aluminum rod clamp. (Excluding Non-Raptor SXJ Models)
  • Designed, machined and assembled in USA.
  • HX Reel diameter: 3-3/8 in.
  • HX Crank handle length: 3-3/8 in. w/ oval knob (HXW Raptor has T-Bar knob).
  • MC Models - Magic Cast Control System.
    • Prevention of backlash and as a line out adjustment for live bait fishing.
    • 1 through 5 Cast Control knob setting for multiple weight casting applications.
    • MC Cast is a standard feature on Raptor models (HXW Raptor excluded)
Avet Single Speed Reels
Avet single speed reels include industry leading features unlike any other reel on the market. Featuring an adjustable strike pre-set lever drag system, precision machined 6061-T6 aluminum and stainless steel components, 8 rubber sealed stainless steel ball bearings, stainless steel gears and Avet's smooth, powerful Avedrag dry drag system. Avet single speed reels are at the peak of quality and performance. All Avet single speed reels are available with or without their M.C. Cast control system. (except HXW)

Avet 2-Speed Reels
Avet 2-speed reels include all of the quality features of our single speed reels, with 2-speeds. The simple, yet reliable gear shift mechanism built into the 2-speed models is so easy to operate that it becomes second nature almost immediately. The push button located at the center of the handle arm permits shifting between the high and low gears without your hand ever leaving the handle knob, and can be shifted with or without pressure, so you can shift while cranking, or when a fish is running. All Avet 2-speed lever drag casting reels (SX-HX) are available with or without their M.C. Cast control system.

Avet M.C. Cast Anti-Backlash / Cast Control
Avet's revolutionary M.C. Cast (Magic Cast) adjustable magnetic anti-backlash cast control system is available as an option on all of their single and 2-speed casting reels, SX through HX. The M.C. Cast control system incorporates Avet's Patented Adjustable Intensity Polar Amplification Technology to create the most efficient and easy to use cast control system for a conventional style reel. From the lightest bait to heavy lures, the M.C. Cast Control System is simple to use, even if you have never before cast a conventional style reel. Simply place your thumb on the spool to cast, swing, remove your thumb from the spool and let it fly! You will only need to thumb the spool when the lure hits the water.

Avet Raptor Series Reels
Avet Raptor Series Reels are the cutting edge in compact large game reels. These reels are consistently landing shockingly large fish in relation to their compact size. Designed for use with the ultra thin, super strong superbraid lines available today, it's now possible to target large game species with a reel half of the size and weight compared to a reel traditionally designed for similar monofilament line and drag capacities. And the Raptor has the drag and cranking power to back it up.

The Avet Raptor Series comes standard with Avet's innovative 2-speed gears and a ratcheting drag lever with a positive stop strike button to prevent accidental advancement past strike. Featuring Avet's patented DUAL DIRECT DRIVE Full Surface Caliper Brake System, Raptor models put out nearly twice the drag pressure of the original Avets! There's a Raptor model that will stop any fish in the ocean, yet small and light enough to cast. If you find a fish too big for a Raptor, you probably wouldn't want it near your boat! The Raptor Series reels are the same sizes as the original Avet reels, with enhanced line capacities, and each are engineered and built to fish several line classes heavier than the original Avet Reels.
5 Stars based on 61 reviews
By Jessie
Born in the U.S.A. !!!!!!!!!!!
June 28, 2018
Considering how perfect this reel is, and Tackle Directs proximity to where Bruce Springsteen was born, and the reel being made in the U.S.A. I couldn't resist the chance to throw Born in the U.S.A. as the headline. These reels are absolute beasts. Period. Spend your hard earned money on something like an Avet if you are looking for a superb quality product! I had the opportunity of finally seeing the Dorado pattern at a swap meet my uncle drug me to in ny state. Thing blows away expectations as far as functionality and especially looks.
  • Gorgeous anodizing. Born in the U.S.A. ! in my opinion unparalleled quality.
  • zero
By josh
Fantastic reel
October 15, 2021
Love this reel for trolling diving plugs
By Art m.
October 11, 2021
Awesome reel , smooth drag, highly recommend.
By Curtis
HXW Raptor
September 21, 2021
I really have enjoyed using this reel because it has impressive cranking power in low gear and good speed in high gear. The reel has a lot of power for the size.
By Michael
Jacksonville, FL
Piece of art
August 26, 2021
This is a very beautiful and bad ass reel! I took it out bottom fishing couple times and they feel so good. Very smooth and has an unbelivable amount of drag.
By Tristen
Great Reel
August 15, 2021
Just got this HX and love it. Tons of drag, landed 2 80lb bluefin on it loaded with 100lb jerry brown to 80lb fluoro. My only critique is it is a little tough casting live bait. Might be the line but heavy jigs cast ok and baits dont fly well. Also i will upgrade to an aftermarket T handle for the hard fighting bigger fish. Averall 4 stars.
By Ante
San pedro, CA
Absolute beast
July 19, 2021
A fantastic peace of machinery. Just a beast for large game.
By Fishy
Avet HX power
July 10, 2021
This review will simply sound like all the other positive reviews so going to save you the trouble. If you want a Damn good reel for trolling, reef fishing buy the HX . had almost bought the hxj for the narrow spool for jigging glad I didn’t IMO the HX works just fine
  • Light , easy functionality , well made
  • None yet
By Drew
Rock solid
June 14, 2021
Rock solid reel. Great drag to weight ratio. Wish Avet would tighten up the handle slop for jigging but still an awesome reel.
By Booyaa
Pago Pago
Sexy workhorse
June 4, 2021
This is a beast of a real for the overall size and weight. Works as good as it looks with smooth consitant drag.
  • Light but powerful
  • I'm abdicated to Avet .
By Kirk
Mobile, AL
Great reel
February 6, 2021
First time Avet buyer and I am blown away with the quality. Definitely happy with the reel and will be buying more Avet reels in the future.
  • Quality made in the USA. Even the reel seat clamp is machined aluminum!
  • The packaging could be improved so the reel doesn?t bounce around during shipping.
By Elizabeth
Lower Florida Keys
It’s a beast!
January 24, 2021
I love this reel so much I bought two. I put them on a couple bent butt 50-80 lb rods and trolled with them yesterday for the first time, solo high speed for wahoo. Well yes I did hook up to a 36lb wahoo! The reel did a great job. Strong drag and pulled it it in low gear. Forget Accurate, buy an Avet.
  • Made in the USA
  • Quality
  • Strong drag
  • Great customer service with Avet
  • 2 speed beast in a small package
  • None
By Fatdawg
Jacksonville beach Florida
January 21, 2021
This reel was out of my price range but tackle direct had it on sale I purchased it for my daughter she absolutely loves it. Fast Retrieve and the two speed is real nice when you have a big fish close to boat and it made in the USA
Abilene, TX
Made in the USA
January 7, 2021
I paired it with a Super Seeker 2x4 rail rod. Spooled with more than 500 yards of 100 lbs hollow core, it is now ready for cow tuna. I cannot wait to go to San Diego in July. I have several Shimano products (reels and rods) but recently started buying domestic products like Super seeker, Calstar, and Avet to support the local (domestic) industry - coming from a naturalized US citizen that should be worth something. This is my second Avet, the other one being Avet HX MC Raptor, which I used to land 70 lbs BF tuna last July. Avet is not as smooth as Shimano Talica II, but it casts better than Talica.
  • Powerful and holds plenty of line to fight cow tuna and casts well; price is reasonable
  • Gears are not as smooth as Shimano Talica
By kevin W.
crowder ok
Made in the USA
January 3, 2021
great reel. I have 6 Avet. this is #7
  • Best reel for the cost. great 2speed
  • it’s not a big deal but you can’t reset the primary drag under load
1 Question & 1 Answer
Michael Beckwith
from Anchorage asked:
May 24, 2019
Are these available in Color Blue ? 
1 Answer

It would be a custom order and they have an up charge for anodizing 

Avet is changing over warehouses and is not making reels right now try back in a couple of weeks

Submitted by: Andrew Montagna on May 24, 2019


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