Avet MXJ 5.8 MC Single Speed Lever Drag Casting Reels Gold

Avet MXJ 5.8 MC Single Speed Lever Drag Casting Reels Gold

Reg Price $249.99
Our Price $212.49
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MXJ 5.8 MC Gold
AVE-0138-1
Right-Hand15-30 lb.15/430
20/300
25/270
30/970
40/800
50/580
Strike: 9
Full: 14
5.8:138 in.17 oz.GoldReg Price $249.99Our Price $212.49
Avet MX 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.
  • Specially designed rod mounting foot to fit most graphite trigger seats as well as standard rod seats.
  • Matching machined aluminum rod clamp. (Excluding Non-Raptor SXJ Models)
  • Designed, machined and assembled in USA.
  • MXL, MXJ Reel diameter: 2-3/8 in.
  • MXJ spool width: 1-7/16 in.
  • MXL spool width: 1-7/8 in.
  • MXL, MXJ crank handle length (except Raptor models): 2-3/4 in. w/ oval knob
  • MX Raptor crank handle length: 3 in. w/ oval 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 111 reviews
By glen
Saint James, NY
there is no better reel than Avet
August 11, 2022
Well made reel, imo none better than this. Smooth, lots of adjustment for fishery specific strikes and lock downs. Plenty of drag. I have 4 of these reels.
Pros
  • very well made reels.
Cons
  • None
By joseph
Seattle
Excelente carrete para jig ( Excellent jig reel)
July 13, 2022
Recomendado para jig y divertirse un rato (Recommended to jig and have some fun)
Pros
  • Mucha fuerza (a lot of strength)
Cons
  • Ninguno (None)
By SauceBoss
thibodaux, LA
Great reel for the money, used for slow pitch jigging
June 28, 2022
so great I bought two of them
Pros
  • light
  • strong
  • power full
Cons
  • might need longer bolts for rod clamp
By Tbonne
thibodaux, LA
Great reel for the money, used for slow pitch jigging
June 27, 2022
Very strong and light reel, compact and comfortable, drag is smooth and the gears are very sturdy
Pros
  • light weight
  • strong
  • well built
Cons
  • you may need longer bolts for the reel clamp
By Justin
Lighthouse way
Good reel quality made item
May 19, 2022
Beats my 500 dollar other brand. This avet got me hooked on this brand. Good quality
By Ulric
Mission Viejo
Well built!
May 15, 2022
Getting ready to go on a long range trip for wahoo and tuna in June. Looking forward to having this reel in my arsenal. It's well built and beautifully put together.
Pros
  • This is a nice sized reel for smaller bluefin.
Cons
  • None that I know of.
By Brandon
Okinawa, Japan
Late to Avet but impressed so far
March 12, 2022
AVET MXJ 5.8 MC
PE #4(65lb) Shimano Ocea Jigger MX4 ~500m
Shimano Grappler Type J B60-5

Perfect setup so far for jigging. I may remove some line for using artificial lures but want to test this setup first.
Pros
  • Line capacity and size. If this works out I may upgrade to MXJ G2 for more drag.
Cons
  • None yet.
By Todd
Bay Area
Amazing little reel
February 9, 2022
You can't go wrong with AVET! Made in the USA, they back their product. If you're looking for a workhorse that can do it all this reel is for you.
By Steven S.
Medford
Avet MXJ
January 18, 2022
Smooth drag light weight can wait to use it
Pros
  • Avet made light weight smooth drag
Cons
  • None
By Fishaholic
Rio Grande, NJ
Quality at an Excellent price
January 13, 2022
Fourth AVET have owned and as usual it came out of the box in perfect condition. Handle is very comfortable and overall functionality is smooth. Feature of this reel is the magnetic control setting which helps to prevent those dreaded back lashes and time wasted fighting with unsnarling the mess.
By Bruce
Manning, SC
Versatile and Robust
January 11, 2022
This reel comes with awesome anodizing in whatever color you order the black is very nice. This reel fits 500 yards of 65lb PowerPro very nicely. The lever drag is not super precise but it is a cheaper reel than the version with the drag plate so it is an even trade off. For the size of the reel the drag is fine.
Pros
  • Good capacity, attractive, decent drag
Cons
  • Mushy drag settings
By Eric D.
FL
Avet MXL 5.8 reel
December 12, 2021
The Avet MXL 5.8 single speed is an excellent reel for inshore fishing in South Florida. I run these reels on a 12-20 or 15-30 Connely rod. For top line fishing for kings, Mackerel, they are perfect. We also use them for inshore reef fishing, Yellow Tail Snapper, small grouper, sheepshead, Mutton etc. Great overall reel, light weight in your hand, plenty of drag and smooth uptake.
Pros
  • Light weight, durability, good drag for its size.
Cons
  • Single speed if you need a faster uptake.
By Julian
Atlantic Beach Florida
Cast like a dream
December 9, 2021
Took this reel right after wind it with 500 yards of 40lb braid and 100plus of 30lbs mono top shot. After adjusting the magnet to half way this baby cast 100 yard with just a little loose line when no using my thumb to cero when I stop it with it. I use a Daiwa 10 ft Emcast with 4 ounce weight.
By moto
north bend
Hauls in large tuna
November 21, 2021
great for all day fishing tuna. Works great in Salt water
By Endofparalysis
Little Italy
MXJ
November 21, 2021
Got this one in green. Looks great and has held up over time.
Pros
  • Strong, better, smoother free spool than Penn Fathom. Great 30-40# reel
Cons
  • None
1 Question & 1 Answer
James Montgomery
from Asheville N.C asked:
July 16, 2022
Is this reel a g1 or g2 reel
1 Answer
Hi James, The Avet MXJ you are inquiring about is the Generation 1 of the Avet reels. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with!
Submitted by: Huy - TackleDirect Customer Service on July 19, 2022

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