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Lew's Team Gold Carbon Spinning Reel - $129.99

Delivering high-end tournament-caliber performance, the Lew's Team Gold Carbon Spinning Reel is packed with Lew’s most advanced features.  Very lightweight, it’s advanced carbon C40 high strength body and side cover feature Lew’s sealed body engineering for greater corrosion-resistance and protection of the reel’s inner workings. It also features a sealed zero-reverse one-way clutch bearing, plus 9 stainless steel bearings (three of which are sealed in key locations). This 10 bearing system combined with the reel’s digi-balanced graphite rotor and aircraft grade aluminum main shaft keep the Team Gold Carbon Spinning Reel impossibly smooth.

Also equipped with an oversized titanium line roller and wide spool, line twist is kept to an absolute minimum. The Lightweight double anodized aluminum spool with carbon graphite inserts also features a braid-ready system that includes rubber arbor adapter to help you easily attach braided line. Extremely corrosion-resistant and smooth, the Lew’s Team Gold Carbon Spinning Reel also has the power and finesse you need to tame the biggest fish on the lightest lines.

-Lightweight Carbon C40 High-Strength Body and Side Cover
-Sealed-Body Engineering
-Premium 10-Stainless Steel Bearing System
-Zero-Reverse Sealed One-Way Clutch Bearing (plus 3 Sealed Ball Bearings in Key Locations)
-Digi-Balanced Graphite Rotor
-Stainless Steel Lightweight Hollow Bail Wire
-Parallel Line Lay Oscillation System
-Oversized Titanium Line Roller to Reduce Line Twist
-Lightweight Double Anodized Aluminum Spool with Carbon Graphite Inserts
-Braid-Ready System includes Rubber Arbor Adapter
-Carbon Teflon Multi-Disc Sealed Drag System
-Quality Solid Brass Pinion Gearing
-Aircraft-grade Aluminum Main Shaft
-External Stainless Steel Screws
-Machine-cut Aluminum Handle with Lew’s Performance Handle Knob
-External Lube Port
-Designed for both Freshwater and Saltwater Use

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Offering lightweight, tournament-caliber performance, the Lew's Team Gold Carbon Spinning Reel is packed with performance features including an oversized titanium line roller and wide spool to keep line twist to an absolute minimum.

Comments: Picked up the 3000 series. I am very happy with this reel. It came over lubed but other than that the performance has been exceptional. TW service is fantastic.

From: Doug: WA 6/27/14

Comments: Hands down this is the absolute best reel ive ever used in my life! Just going by the specs was enough for me, i purchased the 4000 and put it on a 7ft 3 mh carrot stick, spooled with 12lb Nanofil with a 24 inch 12 lb flourocarbon leader. I just use it for my soft plastics and it is ultra quiet and very smooth. Paired with the carrotstix, it casts a 5 inch Senko 50 yards easily! My fishing buddies are jealous but wont admit it! I have checked on every other reel similar to this one going by just the specs, and the closest one i found was a Stella, wich costs $750! Lews hit a grand slam with this one.

From: William: Springfield, MA 6/20/14

Comments: Its a good reel in par with shimano Ci4. Out of the box is not as smooth but after relubrication and removing excess grease from gears and pinions it is fairly as smooth as the Ci4. A great cheaper alternative with same quality and specs.

From: Dave: MN 4/4/14

Comments: These are decent for the price BUT not near as smooth as the Lew's baitcasting reels.... would be really nice if these were.

From: Chuck: NC 3/6/14

Comments: Hands down the best spinning reel i own to date.  I usually use shimano products but have been trying to but american made products as of late.  My buddy mentioned Lews bait casters so i thought i would give them a try.  Just complements all around for this gold spin.  Extremely light very comparable to a pt smoke or the like. Incredible drag and an unnoticed feature that i really enjoy is the crank handle. I do not believe anyone would reject this as a world class spinning reel for a price that could be more, but lets hope they don't change that.  Will be buying more.  Check one out. Not the most beautiful reel but really who cares. I would rather have a quality product than a perfectly matching cosmetic setup.  Props to LEWS

From: Ben: MO

Comments: At last! I have been waiting for Lew's to release a spinning reel of this grade. The low price point left me a bit skeptical at first. Clearly, I have been fooled. This is one fantastic reel at an incredible price. Spinning reels are intended for finesse tactics (light line, lighter weight, and finesse plastics). So, what would one expect out of a reel designed for those applications? Light in overall weight? Check. Smooth casting and retrieve? Check. Line management? Check. The ability to handle both fluorocarbon and braid? Check. A drag that is smooth, yet can handle big fish without question? Check. Compare reels $150-$300 range to the specifications on this Team Lew's Gold Spin. I own the TL3000H (which is the same size as other manufacturers that offer 2500s). You will not find a spinning reel of the same size that is lighter, smoother, or stronger than this particular reel. Not to mention that this reel shares the qualities of, and performs as well or better than, reels more than twice its price. Did I forget to mention that it has 15lb of max drag? It's really an unbelievable reel for $130. Anglers really do not know just how good Lew's reels are until they have them in their hands! Lew's truly has set the bar!!!

Comments: Outstanding reel and just bought it today.  Had to hand line a five pounder when the handle in my 230 sx US reel skipped and could not turn the fish. turned out I had metal shavings in the gear handle.  The build quality of the Lews products are incredible. Very smooth and cannot eeven hear it.  For the price it is a superior product and performed as advertised.  Casts beautifully and very light with a Gloomis shakey head rod.  I would buy again tommorrow. 

From: Robert: Raleigh, North Carolina USA

Comments: This reel would be ok if it didn't have the same two piece bail like pfluegers that chew your line up. If you use light braid you will have problems with this bail.

Comments: I have only got to take it out once and was very impressed. The reel is not the prettiest but it seemes to be a real performer. The drag is smooth, its very light and the bail in my opinion is the best I've ever experienced. Oh yeah I really dig the paddle knob it feels very comfortable and natural. Like many spinning reels I've purchased it was a little rough on the retrieve so I'm hoping that smooths out without the help of any oil but I'm a bit picky about that, others may not even notice. I give this reel a 8/10 and for this price point I would say this is a steal and would put this on par with the $200 reel selection.

From: Tony: Fenton, Mi, USA

Comments: Just got my Lews Carbon and I dig it! I've owned many spinning reels and this is on par with the reels in the $200 plus range. Its very light weight, smooth, and the bail is one of the nicest I have used. The knob is also my new favorite of any I have thumbed. I cant say enough good things about this reel. The only negative I have on the reel is its not the prettiest but thats not what fishing is about. This reel is a real performer. On a side note the picture is a bit misleading as its more of a flat grayish color with some shiny black accents. I also like the lube port! Get this reel you wont regret it unless your just looking for a reel that looks cool.

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Lew's Team Gold Carbon Spinning Reel

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Model Retrieve Gear Ratio Weight Bearings Line Capacity (Test/Yd.) Price Stock Qty
TL2000H Right/Left 6.1:1 7.3 9SS + 1RB 8/140 $129.99
TL3000H Right/Left 6.1:1 7.4 9SS + 1RB 10/140 $129.99
TL4000H Right/Left 6.1:1 8.5 9SS + 1RB 12/160 $129.99

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