Strong metal construction. Rigid metal frame will not flex under heavy loads so drive train stays in perfect alignment. Comfortable wooden grip. High performance drag with combinations of Teflon® and stainless steel washers. Folding handle for easy storage and transport. Corrosion-proof hard anodized finish. Rugged, precision gearing and stainless steel mainshaft. Three stainless steel ball bearings. Silent left/right hand retrieve.