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

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

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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 Blue Camo
AVE-0476
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.Blue Camo$224.99 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. (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 219 reviews
By David
Pasadena
January 27, 2019
Mighty-Mini!
This is actually my second sx reel. I use my narrow reel so much I decided to get a second reel with more line capacity. These reels can handle pretty large fish.
By Brett
Cape Cod
January 11, 2019
Great Option for a Custom Rod
Building rods for my daughter, Avet makes it easy with all the options they have available on these quality locally constructed reels.
ProsColor options on a quality product
ConsA line feed to the spool for young anglers would be nice to avoid tangles.
By Kurt summer
Jacksonville, Florida
January 10, 2019
Workhorse
Bought the six 5.3 was worried about not having the mc. Haven’t used a bait caster in about 5 years. Not a problem with this little guy. Cast farther than any reel I have. Only backlash once. I have been catching a lot of oversized reds out of my kayak. The reel handles big reds with ease.
ProsYou won?t find a quality reel for the price. Light weight and easy to cast.
ConsNONE!
By L Jackson
Washington
January 10, 2019
Nice reels
Just what you expect from Avet.
ProsSmooth and strong drag, durable.
ConsNot sure how well the MC actually works. You can turn it into a birds nest, not a great casting reel.
By Dan
Mass.
January 6, 2019
Great reel
Used my friends sx last fall for sea bass and fluke and absolutely had to have one!
ProsEverything about this reel is top notch!
ConsHave yet to find one.
By Bryan
New Jersey
January 3, 2019
Avet
Nice smooth reel.
By Alex
Socal
December 20, 2018
AMAZING!
I took this reel on a half day trip in Socal. I have 50lb braided line with 20lb top shot. I can't say enough about this reel, smooth and so powerful. I caught bass, bonito, yellowtail, halibut and 50lb bat ray. The Sx is exceptional.
By Mark
So Cal
November 29, 2018
Avet SX
I have several Avet reels and I think they are awsome. I wanted a lighter class set up for my arsenal and the Avet SX surpassed my expectations.
ProsPower to handle larger fish while being very compact.
ConsNone
By Brian
Connecticut
October 19, 2018
Avet 5.3 lever drag
I bought this reel to pair with a Shimano Trevala medium rod for jigging Striper and Blues along with night Bass eeling, I have used this combo for a few weeks now and absolutely love it, The reel feels great in my hand holds plenty of line to let the the fish run with no worries of getting spooled b4 tiring ,the drag is smooth and reel feels strong while under Battle. I plan on purchasing another Avet soon based on the few trips I have taken it out on I feel that it is a must have in my arsonal
ConsI only own 1 of these currently, None great reel for the price point
By ismael diaz
ny
October 5, 2018
https://www.tackledirect.com/avet-sx-53-mc-single-speed-lever-drag-casting-reel-blue-black-camo.html
hands down only reel i use for casting from the beach.
Prosstrong takes a beating
Consdrag cant be heard so you have to watch your rod
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.
2 Questions & 2 Answers
David
from Ludlow, MA asked:
November 13, 2017
I notice this reel is on sale like most of the avets with blemishes. Is this reel blemish free as it is not noted in the description.
1 Answers
Hello David, This Avet is blemish free.
Bernie
on November 15, 2017

Punsak
from Bkk asked:
November 26, 2017
Do you have left hand? This reel.
1 Answers
We do, but not in blue camo. The left handed Avet reels are only available in sliver. The reel you would be looking for is the SXJ 5.3 L/H. (TD code AVE-0304)
Devon
on November 28, 2017

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