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Avet SXJ 5.3 MC Single Speed Lever Drag Cast Reel Left-Hand Silver

Avet SXJ 5.3 MC Single Speed Lever Drag Cast Reel Left-Hand Silver

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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 L/H Silver
AVE-0304
Left-Hand10-25 lb.15/320
20/220
25/200
30/700
40/570
50/420
Strike: 9
Full: 14
5.3:130 in.14 oz.Silver$229.99 USD
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.
  • 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)
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, and is a standard feature on the Raptor Series Reels (excluding the HXW Raptor). 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, M.C. Cast control, 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 212 reviews
By mark stevens
Winder, Ga.
September 20, 2018
Great reel
Great Reel, got to use it over labor weekend. Surfed fished with caught a few .First time I've ever used a bait casting surf rod and reel/ Loved it
ProsGreat quality
By RALPH E GALLO
PA
September 16, 2018
Second Avet Ive purchased
Great reel at a reasonable price. Made in the USA and extremely durable. This model has a smaller spool width so take care not to add too much line. If the reel is over wound it tends to bind if you don’t keep the line retrieve even and allow it to bunch on one side. Matced this with a Tsunami TSSPJC-681H and the rig weighs around 20 oz's
ProsSmall size and weight make it easy to fish for extended periods of time without fatigue
Cons This model has a smaller spool wudth so take care not to add to much line. If the reel is over wound it ttends to bind if you dont keep the line retriveeven.
By Jessie
nj
July 1, 2018
Best reels on the market in my opinion and magic cast makes them better!
I have three Avets and I have used many....many..... more reels over the years! My buddy owns a charter boat, and another works on a party boat, plus i have my own boat, and bring guests all the time so i have the fortunate luxury of getting to try all kinds of reels and poles. Nothing really compares to these guys. They cost more money but it is worth it by a mile. These are reels that you buy if you want to hand them down to your kids and they hand them down to your grand kids! Just bought a 30/2 wide to add to my collection for sharking and WOW! no comparison! This line of reels is the New Penn in my opinion!
Prosgreat quality. Best drags on the market. Line capacity. Last years. tough as nails. beautiful finish. smooth reel action. cast as far as........Ahem....not going to say the next word out of politeness.
Consone, unless you are a person who does not like to catch fish.
By Jessie
nj
July 1, 2018
Best reels on the market in my opinion
I have three Avets and I have used many....many..... more reels over the years! My buddy owns a charter boat, and another works on a party boat, plus i have my own boat, and bring guests all the time so i have the fortunate luxury of getting to try all kinds of reels and poles. Nothing really compares to these guys. They cost more money but it is worth it by a mile. These are reels that you buy if you want to hand them down to your kids and they hand them down to your grand kids! Just bought a 30/2 wide to add to my collection for sharking and WOW! no comparison! This line of reels is the New Penn in my opinion!
Prosgreat quality. Best drags on the market. Line capacity. Last years. tough as nails. beautiful finish. smooth reel action. cast as far as........Ahem....not going to say the next word out of politeness.
Consnone, unless you are a person who does not like to catch fish.
By Jessie
nj
July 1, 2018
Best reels on the market in my opinion. Want to grab one of these pink ones for christas for the girlfriend
I have three Avets and I have used many....many..... more reels over the years! My buddy owns a charter boat, and another works on a party boat, plus i have my own boat, and bring guests all the time so i have the fortunate luxury of getting to try all kinds of reels and poles. Nothing really compares to these guys. They cost more money but it is worth it by a mile. These are reels that you buy if you want to hand them down to your kids and they hand them down to your grand kids! Just bought a 30/2 wide to add to my collection for sharking and WOW! no comparison! This line of reels is the New Penn in my opinion!
Prosgreat quality. Best drags on the market. Line capacity. Last years. tough as nails. beautiful finish. smooth reel action. cast as far as........Ahem....not going to say the next word out of politeness.
Consnone, unless you are a person who does not like to catch fish.
By Jessie
nj
July 1, 2018
Best reels on the market in my opinion
I have three Avets and I have used many....many..... more reels over the years! My buddy owns a charter boat, and another works on a party boat, plus i have my own boat, and bring guests all the time so i have the fortunate luxury of getting to try all kinds of reels and poles. Nothing really compares to these guys. They cost more money but it is worth it by a mile. These are reels that you buy if you want to hand them down to your kids and they hand them down to your grand kids! Just bought a 30/2 wide to add to my collection for sharking and WOW! no comparison! This line of reels is the New Penn in my opinion!
Prosgreat quality. Best drags on the market. Line capacity. Last years. tough as nails. beautiful finish. smooth reel action. cast as far as........Ahem....not going to say the next word out of politeness.
Consnone, unless you are a person who does not like to catch fish.pleae make these in Dorado.
By Jessie
waldwick, nj
July 1, 2018
Best reels on the market in my opinion
I have three Avets and I have used many....many..... more reels over the years! My buddy owns a charter boat, and another works on a party boat, plus i have my own boat, and bring guests all the time so i have the fortunate luxury of getting to try all kinds of reels and poles. Nothing really compares to these guys. They cost more money but it is worth it by a mile. These are reels that you buy if you want to hand them down to your kids and they hand them down to your grand kids! Just bought a 30/2 wide to add to my collection for sharking and WOW! no comparison! This line of reels is the New Penn in my opinion!
Prosgreat quality. Best drags on the market. Line capacity. Last years. tough as nails. beautiful finish. smooth reel action. cast as far as........Ahem....not going to say the next word out of politeness.
Cons none, unless you are a person who does not like to catch fish.pleae make these in Dorado.
By Jessie
nj
July 1, 2018
Best reels on the market in my opinion
I have three Avets and I have used many....many..... more reels over the years! My buddy owns a charter boat, and another works on a party boat, plus i have my own boat, and bring guests all the time so i have the fortunate luxury of getting to try all kinds of reels and poles. Nothing really compares to these guys. They cost more money but it is worth it by a mile. These are reels that you buy if you want to hand them down to your kids and they hand them down to your grand kids! Just bought a 30/2 wide to add to my collection for sharking and WOW! no comparison! This line of reels is the New Penn in my opinion!
Prosgreat quality. Best drags on the market. Line capacity. Last years. tough as nails. beautiful finish. smooth reel action. cast as far as........Ahem....not going to say the next word out of politeness.
Cons none, unless you are a person who does not like to catch fish.pleae make these in Dorado.
By Tony
Pasadena, MD
June 29, 2018
Great Little Reel
Perfect light weight all around reel. I use it for jigging, flounder fishing in the bay, and live bait fishing. Holds plenty of 30# braid.
By Tony
Pasadena, MD
June 7, 2018
Powerfull Little Reel
This reel is very strong and durable. Great reel for 30# braid. I use it for flounder and other inshore and back bay fishing.
Proslight weight and strong.
By Kyle
Pittstown, NJ
April 11, 2018
AMAZING
Best reel I own. This reel is bullet proof and looks amazing, Feels super great in your hands to
Proshigh line capacity amazing drag system looks looks looks durability
By Mike
Connecticut
March 9, 2018
Love this reel
Have been loving this reel. It's extremely easy to use, never have any issues. Should last years as long as it's maintained.
By davidk
Union City, CA
January 25, 2018
great reel
compact yet powerful with good line capacity.
By Leo Fahmie
Los Angeles
January 25, 2018
Avet reel
it is a very nice reel
Proseverything
Consnone
By Jim G
Sarasota, FL
January 22, 2018
Avet SX 5.3 Excellent reel
I use this reel for snapper fishing. Excellent reel
ProsGreat reel for good price.
ConsNone
1 Question & 1 Answer
Don Rohrke
from San Diego asked:
August 7, 2015
what does the "J" mean? this is $30 more than the SX without the J.
1 Answers
The J on this reel means that it is the jigging version with the more narrow spool. The reason that that particular reel is $30 more is because it has the magic cast feature, which allows it to be efficiently casted. There is a standard option for this reel that is $10 cheaper than the regular SX, shown here: http://www.tackledirect.com/avet-sxj-53-single-speed-lever-drag-casting-reels.html
David
on August 7, 2015

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