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.
Better than ever- Abu Garcia engineering at MAXimum performance in the Abu Garcia Max Z baitcast reel. This high-performance reel features a custom designed reel seat with integrated polymer comfort grip for ultimate comfort as well as a 6 bearing system for ultimate smoothness. Pair that with a high-speed 7.1:1 gear ratio and a machined aluminum spool, and you have a quality reel you can always count on.