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Penn SLAIII7500 Slammer III Spinning Reel

Penn SLAIII7500 Slammer III Spinning Reel

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Price: $319.95

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DescriptionBraid CapacityMono CapacityMax. DragGear RatioInches Per TurnAnti-ReverseWeightPrice
Slammer III Spinning Reel440/50330/2050 lbs.4.7:138 in.Instant w/ Back Up29.2 oz.$319.95 USD

The Penn SLAIII7500 Slammer III Spinning Reel is a part of the relaunch of one of the toughest spinner lines known to guides and captains the world over. Utilizing Penn's new CNC Gear Technology, with improved IPX6 sealing, and their proprietary Dura-Drag System, the Slammer is finally back!

Penn SLAIII7500 Slammer III Spinning Reel Features:

  • Full Metal (Diecast Aluminum) Body/Rotor Construction
  • CNC Gear Technology (All Brass)
  • Sealed Dura-Drag System (IPX6 SEALED)
  • Improved Gear Box Sealing (IPX6 SEALED)
  • Spare EVA Handle Knob Included in Box
5 Stars based on 33 reviews
By Jack
Georgetown, S.C.
June 15, 2019
Know wonder it won 2016 icast for saltwater I have 3 and they are great
By Ayman M.
Makkah, Saudi Arabia
True this is the Saltwater Fishes Slammer !!
April 9, 2019
Heavy duty spinning reel for larger species, almost water proof (IPX6 Sealed body and spool design)
The winner for the best new product at iCast in the category of “Best Saltwater Reelâ€.since 2016 !
Slammer III is the first spinning reel to offer the Dura-Drag material. Dura-Drag is a proprietary material that is even stronger than the HT-100 keyed carbon washers that you find in the Slammer Drag on the Penn Spinfisher V reels.
Pull your big fish with confidence !
By Matthew
Grand Haven, MI
Hard to Beat
January 26, 2019
Bought as my surf casting reel when i travel to throw teasers from the beach fly fishing. Very solid reel at an unbeatable price.
By Highland F.
Great Reel
January 25, 2019
Smooth, strong and surprisingly light. So far so good. Will update in the future.
By Don
Goldsboro nc
Awesome power and light weight
December 30, 2018
Love this reel over the Saragossa and saltist and that's hard to do.
By Don
Goldsboro nc
Best reel I've used to surf fish with over saltist and Saragossa . So smooth and built very well. Watch video of comparison of slammer 3 vs Saragossa or saltist. And I'm a Diawa man
November 17, 2018
Best spinning reel for heavy salt and strong drag system. I've used many penn and other companies reels and by far my favorite. Put a 4500 slammer on an 8' star stellar surf 1pc rod n enjoy. I've got 9-11 ft rods but prefer this setup over any. Love the slammer III 4500.
ProsAll is great
By Neil W.
Superior Reel
October 20, 2018
Smooth, durable, great drag. And even in the 3500 size is big enough for most big fish.
By Jay
Falfurrias, TX
October 10, 2018
Slammed some reds on this thing and handled it no problem. Can’t wait to take this to the jetties
ProsLight, good looking reel, not buttery smooth but smooth for a workhorse reel.
By Brian
Port Saint Lucie Florida
August 3, 2018
What more can you say?? It’s a slammer
By Canucmenow
Really tough for the money!
June 26, 2018
I bought a 3500 model and paired it with a Calico Jack 8’ MH stick and 20lb PP line. The reel is overkill for most inshore fishing unless you are targeting large stripers, bull redfish, large tarpon, or possibly sharks. That being said, it is a heavy reel for a 3500 size, but it’s built like a tank and offers a really heavy drag for this size reel. The only downside is the 220 yard of 20lb braid if you are looking for a light tackle option for tuna or possibly sailfish, especially on a regular basis. I can throw a Mirrodine XXL a confirmed 67 yards though, and it’s quite smooth to boot. Yes, a Van Staal VS can hold twice the line and weigh less...but it also costs 4x more. All that being said, every reel is a compromise. I Spinnfisher V 3500’s as well as larger offerings from Penn. When I want to throw larger lures to 30lb+ fish and I don’t have to worry about them running deep, this is my “go to†rig. Well built, well supported, great price point, and looks good to boot.
ProsGreat drag We?ll supported by Penn Great price point for this type of gear Sealed system
ConsLittle heavy for this line capacity
By Lonnie
Penn Slammer III
June 18, 2018
This is the most expensive reel I've ever purchased. Worth every penny. I don't care what my wife says.
ProsVERY smooth operation. The drag is incredible.
ConsBig gold knob takes a little getting used to.
By stephen
South Portland, ME
April 30, 2018
This reel is gorgeous. Paired with my st croix avid surf 8ft it’s a match made in heaven. Another couple weeks start putting it through it’s paces.
ProsSmooth, power handle is very nice
By Christopher
Johnston, RI
Great reel
April 3, 2018
Amazon reel great for catching stripers always had good luck with penn reels
ConsOn the heavy side
By Rudy
Florida Panhandle
Good first impression
March 23, 2018
The reel makes a good first impression, but the test will be its durability and its sealing against water intrusion. Comfortable. Smooth. I was prejudiced against the big handle initially, but it is a great idea and very comfortable. Good, level wrapping of the line on the spool. I like the bail design, which is unlikely to snap shut automatically with powerful surf casts. Balances well with my ten foot surf rod.
By Edhead
Ocean City NJ
About Time
February 9, 2018
Penn has finally come up with a quality waterproof system for surf fisherman. This reel is it with numerous seals and top of the line drag system similar to offshore reels along with brass gears they finally got it right. The average joe can now afford a quality reel that won't seize up after a couple of dunkings in the surf or sand. Monster blues in the spring have proven this reel to be the master of the beach. I have the 6500 and wanted a Van Staal but saw this in a demo online and said what the heck so far so good. This reel will last just like all Penn products if you wash and wipe down after use. I have all Z series that I still use today due to proper storage and maintenance.
ProsSmooth drag big handle Brass gears
ConsMaybe spool holes for drainage and manual pickup bearing option.
5 Questions & 5 Answers
from Middlesex County NJ asked:
June 5, 2018
I have a St Croix Mojo Jigging 6'6" MH spinning rod. i fish off party boats here in NJ for blues and strippers. I will be fishing with mono. what size reel would would i need to match this rod.
1 Answers
I would recommend the 5500 or the 6500 when it comes to the Slammer III
on June 6, 2018

anthony g smith
from FL asked:
May 27, 2018
Which size Slammer lll reel do you recommend for amberjack fishing in the gulf of mexico off the west coast of florida. I will be pairing this up with an 8ft star stellar lite rod 15#-40# and a 8ft stellar lite 30#-50#.
1 Answers
I would recommend sizes from 6500-8500 depending on the size of the fish.
on May 28, 2018

Chris C
from St. Augustine Fl asked:
April 15, 2018
which rod would you recommend pairing the slammer 7500 with. Will be used for tuna and cobia grouper in NE Florida. thank you Chris
1 Answers
The Shimano Terez H Spinning model would pair well with the Slammer 3 7500 for the application your using it for.
on April 18, 2018

from Charleston SC asked:
June 3, 2017
Slammer 6500 or 7500 to pair with a St Croix mojo 10'6" mhmf2 surf rod
1 Answers
I'd suggest the 6500.
on June 5, 2017

Lisa Antonucci
from NJ asked:
November 29, 2016
What size Penn slammer 111 real would you recommend for shark fishing off the New Jersey coast line?
1 Answers
The Penn SLAIII8500 Slammer III Spinning Reel would be a better fit for shark fishing in New Jersey.
on November 29, 2016


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