The Battle’s striking cosmetics, durable design, and silky smooth drag is a few of the many reasons why so many anglers fish this reel. The Battle’s full metal body construction allows it to maintain precision gear alignment under severe punishment while its Techno-Balanced™ rotor ensures a smooth retrieve. From tuna to trout, the Battle was designed to perform and engineered to last. Superline Spool™ No backing is needed because of the rubber gasket keeps superlines from slipping. HT-100™ Drag Washers HT-100 drag washers provide smooth drag under heavy loads Full Metal Body A full metal body and sideplate keep precise gear alignment under heavy loads.