Van Staal VS Reels offer the highest level of performance, quality and craftsmanship available in a spinning reel today. The formula at Van Staal is simple: superior engineering combined with the most advanced materials and a passion for excellence in saltwater angling - resulting in a range of reels of uncompromising strength and simplicity. The frame, rotor, and spool of every Van Staal reel is machined from the highest grade of metals available anywhere. The patented waterproof maintenance free drag system runs on two stainless steel ball bearings for silky smooth drag performance under the harshest conditions, while the main gear and pinion are hardened stainless steel. If you are in the market for the very best spinning reel available today, Van Staal is your only option!