- Lightweight graphite frame and sideplates
- Forged and machined aluminum spool with Line Capacity Rings
- Brass main gear and stainless pinion gear
- HT-100 drag system
- 4 stainless steel ball bearings
- Level Wind reels have a stainless steel level wind mechanism.
The PENN Defiance was engineered to be an extremely versatile all- around reel at an affordable price. It features a lightweight graphite frame and sideplates with stainless steel frame rings for improved rigidity to prevent frame-flex. HT-100 drag washers provide smooth drag under heavy loads. Line Capacity Rings eliminate the question of how much line you have left when fighting a fish.