There are three main characteristics to an efficient eging reel. It must have the durability to withstand repeated aggressive jigging motions, lightness to keep fatigue at bay, and smoothness during the retrieve. The Sephia XR pursues these elements to the fullest. Lightweight and strong, the body is made of Shimano's original "CI4+" material reinforced by carbon fiber. Micromodule Gear II for smooth winding comfort. The SilentDrive system suppresses minute vibration and rattling. while the Rigid Support Drag is abel to flexibly respond to the strong pull of a squid's darting action. The Sephia XR reels are also equipped with a Long Stroke Spool to pursue long casting performance. Experience this eging-specific reel yourself!