Avet SXJ 5.3 MC Single Speed Lever Drag Casting Reel - Camo

Avet SXJ 5.3 MC Single Speed Lever Drag Casting Reel - Camo

Reg Price $304.99
Our Price $274.49
Model
TD Code
RetrieveLine ClassMono Capacity
(lb/yds)
Braid Capacity
(lb/yds)
Max Drag
(lbs)
Gear
Ratio
Inches Per CrankWeight
(oz)
ColorPrice
SXJ 5.3 MC Camo
AVE-0446
Right-Hand10-25 lb.15/250
20/175
25-topshot
20/350
30/300
50/230
Strike: 9
Full: 14
5.3:130 in.12 oz.CamoReg Price $304.99Our Price $274.49
Avet SX 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.
  • SX, SXJ Reel diameter: 2-3/8 in.
  • SXJ spool width: 1-1/8 in.
  • SX spool width: 1-1/2 in.
  • SX crank handle length (except Raptor models): 2-3/4 in. w/ oval knob
  • SX 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)
5 Stars based on 118 reviews
By Jose
New York, New York
Best reel in the game
May 13, 2020
Worth every penny
By Lou
Cape May, NJ
Avet Reel
April 27, 2020
This is my second reel and love it. Perfect for bottom fishing or jigging. Paired with a Shimano Trevala rod.
ProsLightweight and compact. I like the drag.
ConsNeed to put friction or hockey tape on spool before putting on braid. My Penn reels have a rubber seat but no big deal, tape works fine.
By Devon
East Hampton, CT
Feels Right
April 24, 2020
I bought this reel for a lighter tackle jig set up as it was on sale. The construction is great, it feels solid. fits comfortably on the rod and the handle should provide plenty of power. the lower profile will make this a great all around rod for the north east.
By ChuckD
Clayton, NC
Made to Last!
April 2, 2020
No matter what kind of fishing you do, these will endure whatever you throw at them. These come with hard to beat quality at a respectable price point.
ProsTough
ConsNone
By Shawn
Hollywood, Florida
Good light weight reel
March 17, 2020
I got the sxj for my girlfriend because of how light and small this reel is. And it's still strong. I am a big avet fan after my lx g2 and sx g2. Just ordered the hxw raptor for my trip to the middle grounds this summer
ProsStrong, lightweight, and durable
ConsNone
By Tim
Long Island, NY
Excellent quality
January 29, 2020
Great quality versatile reel
By Sancho
Metro Manila, Philippines
Great Reel and fast delivery
January 20, 2020
Reel was as expected. Heard many good things about this reel Can't wait to try it here in the Philippines.
By Vincent
HUNTINGTON NY
Works great
January 18, 2020
very compact and easy to travel with and holds a lot of line for the size.
By Dave
Pasadena, Maryland
Sweet little reel!
December 30, 2019
I have only use this real one time fishing for Seabass. It was smooth as butter and did a great job hauling up fat Seabass two at a time. Fits perfectly in your hand and cast pretty well too.
ProsUse in many fisheries.
Consnone so far.
By Donnell P.
Humboldt,California
GREAT BUY!
October 16, 2019
This was an outstanding purchase I have to say I’m extremely pleased with its small but strong ability. This little reel packs a big punch as usual with the ever great Avet reels. If you are looking for a smaller reel with great capabilities this is it.
ProsSmall Durable Smooth Perfect amount of drag and line cap
ConsN/A
By RG
Colorado
Great Reel Great Service
October 10, 2019
I was very happy with quick delivery time for this purchase. This is my second Avet reel and will not be the last. Thank you
By Big B.
Long Island NY
Excellent small powerful reel
October 5, 2019
I have been a customer of tackle direct for a while and appreciate their excellent service and quality products sold by them. I am also an Avet fan ; with most reels having been purchased from tackle direct . The Avet SXJ single speed reel while being compact in size has excellent line capacity and power which equals or exceeds larger
Products , I have used it on many of my fishing trips as a primary or backup reel . I can highly recommend the Avet SXJ to any one who is
Either a beginner or more experienced fisherman. it’s ability to capture a variety of
Fish will not disappoint users .
ProsCompact Powerful Good line capacity
ConsNone
By Michael
Barnegat NJ
Great Reel
September 29, 2019
Love this reel plenty of power in a small package. Primarily use for fluke in summer and stripers in spring fall.
ProsLight weight
ConsNone I’ve found
By Mike
MA
customer service nonexistant! When working reel is great. wears and breaks easy
September 2, 2019
When functioning this reel was so impressive I bought two more. They cast like a dream and never backlashed. I wish they had a line guide but when chunking or bottom fishing with them it is not needed. What I found out is that after a season of catching lots of fish they break. I clean them religiously after every outing and baby them in cases until they go on rods. They always come inside after use/cleaning and hang out in a temperature and humidity controlled room like all my sporting equipment. Breaking is no big deal, I kind of expect it when they take hits from several or more 30+ lb fish daily. Problem with these reels breaking is that means dealing with customer service of avet (communication is non existent to my requests for repairs). It says in their manuals the reel should be serviced after a certain number of outings (I believe 28). I definitely exceeded that number but didn't think it would be a big deal due to other cheaper reels of mine lasting longer. As of right now I can not reccomend this reel due to the poor customer service. My Abu c3s and c4s have held up to 10 years+ abuse under the same circumstance and conditions with out fail. My ABU's do not cast as far but reliability Trump's casting in my book (it's not like the avets out cast them by that much despite being much easier to cast). If you like to feel like your begging to get a reel serviced avet is your company. If you want a tank that will handle big fish with out breaking go to ABU c3 and c4s . I will continue to try contacting Avet for assistance but, I've kind of lost faith in them at this point seeing as it's my second season of them being broken and my requests for assistance go unanswered. When paying for a quality reel I expect it would also come with quality assistance, this so far has not been the case with my avet. Tackle direct if you could help me out getting my two reels repaired and serviced that would be amazing.
ProsWhen working reel is smooth, strong and a pleasure to cast/use
ConsTerrible customer service from Avet
By Christopher
North Bellmore, NY
Great reel
July 4, 2019
Awesome reel would recommend
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