(http://bobsbaitandtackle NULL.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/2011_battle NULL.png) The battle is a new reel this year for penn. Gear ratio is 6.2:1. Has a full metal body, sideplate, and rotor. Machined and anodized aluminum spool with a superline spool. Machine-cut alloy main gear. HT-100 drag system and a heavy duty aluminum bail wire. A great smooth, tough reel. This reel has been a good seller already this year.