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.
Hardy set new standards in 2008 with the introduction of the first high-end cassette reel system seen on the market. This year, see that bar raised yet again with the all new Ultradisc cassette reel. The all-new frame design allows significant weight saving and incorporates a built-in line guard design that effortlessly controls thin running lines. A full disc drag system provides ample stopping power with fine adjustment, and the large arbour polycarbonate spools result in rapid line recovery. Finally, the re-introduction of the much loved "CLS" locking system offers simple, fast, and reliable spool change time and time again.