Conventional Reels - Gear ratio describes how many spool rotations completed with one full rotation of the handle.
Spinning Reels - Gear ratio describes how many rotor rotations completed with one full rotation of the handle.
The PENN Squall® II Level Wind builds off the successful first generation and adds key technology to make these the best value level wind reels on the market. Now featuring PENN's® proprietary Fast Gear Access Sideplate, maintenance is more angler friendly than ever. The Squall® II Level Wind reels also feature a 3+1 shielded stainless steel ball bearing system and HT-100™ carbon fiber drag system, entirely surrounded by a lightweight graphite frame and sideplates. Available in 4 sizes from 15 to 50, with key line counter models included, the PENN Squall II Level Wind has a model for everybody.