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Free Offer Abu Garcia® Revo® MGX Baitcast Reels

   

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REVO MGX

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7.1:1

Line Capacity:
12/115

Braid Capacity:
30/110

Ball Bearings:
10

Max Drag:
12 Lbs.

Recovery:
28" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
5.4
  • $349.99

  • SKU: 1849018

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REVO MGX-SHS

Right

7.9:1

Line Capacity:
12/115

Braid Capacity:
30/110

Ball Bearings:
10

Max Drag:
12 Lbs.

Recovery:
31" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
5.4
  • $349.99

  • SKU: 1849019

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  • Include 3 Yr Premium Accident Protection Plan

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  • Nine stainless steel HPcacCR™ bearings + one roller bearing provide increased corrosion protection
  • One-piece X-Mag™ alloy frame for a super-light yet extremely strong frame
  • Infini II™ spool design for extended castability and extreme loads
  • C6 carbon sideplates provide significant weight reduction without sacrificing strength and durability
  • Carbon Matrix Drag™ system means smooth, consistent drag pressure across the entire drag range
  • Aircraft grade aluminum main gear for weight reduction without sacrificing durability
  • IVCB-IV™ Infinitely variable centrifugal brake gives very precise brake adjustments, allowing anglers to easily cast a wide variety of baits
  • Compact bent carbon handle for a more ergonomic design that is extremely lightweight
  • Flat EVA knobs offer greater comfort and durability
  • Ti coated line guide reduces friction and improves durability
  • Recessed reel foot allows for a more ergonomic reel design
The next generation of Revo reels includes the Revo MGX from Abu Garcia. This ultra-lightweight, low-profile reel combines an enhanced compact design with Abu Garcia’s ground-breaking X-Mag alloy frame and C6 carbon sideplates. In addition to its lightweight design, the Revo MGX features a unique Infinitely Variable Centrifugal Brake (IVCB-IV) that raises the standard for cast control in all other reels. A compact bent carbon handle provides a more ergonomic design that is extremely lightweight. Its lightweight frame provides exceptional corrosion resistance and rigidity for excellent gear alignment. C6 carbon sideplates afford 54% in weight reduction over aluminum without sacrificing strength or durability.
Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 61 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by best reel i have ever owned I got this reel a couple of days ago. and i took it out on the water that day and i was so impressed. it casted so far, its the smoothest reel i have owned. its high speed, and i was hauling bass out of cover really fast. at 5.4 ounces it fitted my hand so well. May 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Reel I won this reel last year. I was concerned with it since I never used a bait caster before. Well it is very easy to use, I can't believe how nice it feels casting and reeling in. Very Smooth. I caught a couple 18" large mouth bass and this reel handled them with no problems. I would highly recommend this reel to anyone. Top Quality reel. May 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by LOVE IT! the MGX is by far the best reel ive ever fished! i Picked one up about a month and its amazing. It out casts reels twice its price, its smooth, fits in your hand like it was molded for you personally. Yes it does come loaded with grease but they all do just for protection during shipping/retail. I love the quick oil access panel. The MGX only has 12 lbs of drag but its great for most applications but I still turn to my Premier for heavy cover. I did have it paired up with a Villain but unfortunatly it snapped just below the wrap of the top eye. its now on my 7' med. Veritas with the micro guides and i love it! you can cast all day and have little to no arm/wrist fatigue, its so light and well balanced you can barely tell your holding it!!! If you have been thinking about it, go for it... you wont be dissapointed. my personal opinion however it go with the Veritas, the Villain is a light sensitive rod but the Veritas has more backbone and the micro guides are great. May 4, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by WORTH EVERY PENNY! This reel is amazing. Yes the drag is lighter then the Revo Premier but so is the reel. I have both the Premier and MGX and the MGX is the superior reel in all departments except drag. Its so light, casts a mile, smooth and fits perfectly in your hand. I have tried this reel with the Veritas and Villain and pairs up nicely with both but if you have the extra cash, go with the villain... this reel is worth double what it sells for. Because of the drag i avoid extreme heavy cover and turn to my Premier but as light as it is, it takes a little getting used to after using the MGX. THE MGX & VILLAIN IS MY NEW GO TO COMBO! little to no adjustment between lures and it WONT backlash even casting into heavy wind. I LOVE IT, WITHOUT A DOUBT THE BEST REEL IVE EVER USED. KEEP IT COMING ABU!!! April 25, 2012
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If you check out both the revo mgx and the daiwa steez, both claim to be the lightest reel. The mgx is 5.4 oz. so my question is, which reel is lighter, the revo mgx, or the daiwa steez?
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Have both reels and the MGX is a little lighter and palms a bit better the drag on the Steez is a little better but for the money I would buy the MGX again I have two and I am wanting the new MGX extreme.
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Abu Garcia is 5.4oz and the Dawia is 5.6oz
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Price, is it worth it?

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The price is over $149.99 more than new Abu Revo3..STX at $199.00..Is it worth that extra $149.00 dollars to buy the MGX Revo bait caster?..to beat the STX, the MGX better do everything but tie on a lurer...
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YES! I have 2 STX reels and the MGX is well worth the extra money. It casts easier, farther, and is much lighter
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you can definitely feel the difference in quality between the 2 reels, i own both and love both of them.. casting and retrieving the MGX is like butter
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Get the STX. I bought the MGX then the STX and i love both. but stx is just as good quality as the mgx. both smooth,look great and have really nice drag .youll love eaither or. I did blow my braking system to peices on my mgx however on a cast...which abu couldnt explain to me how it could happen... maybe a one in a million thing..
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The MGX is well worth the expense I have several Abu reels and they will nest up more often than I like the MGX will cast a mile and hardly no nests except casting into the wind with a light lure.
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If weight of reel and size is important to you, then, "yes", it is worth the additional money. I have a Shimano Calcutta, 200, in the silver version and which costs about
$150 less, which is outstanding, but weighs about 3 or so ounces more. And, dollar for dollar, is better selection.
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I would say yes because of the wide range breaking system the MGX has. I tell what though, the new revo premier is super close to the MGX in preformance but instead of $ paying $149.00 the new premier is $299.00 $50 cheaper than the MGX, its has the exact same breaking system as the MGX plus higher drag at 20lbs. versus 12lbs.
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the weight of line has more to do with what rods and lures your trying to throw
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I have tried lighter lines and I can cast them but they dig in too bad if you make a big hook set and or get hung up.
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I thing when using line less that 8lb you should use a spinning reel. I have used 8lb line for fishing jerk baits and cranks to get them deeper. Typical your using very light lures with 4lb line (1/32,1/8 oz or lighter). This reel cast 1/8oz lures very well though.
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I have been using this reel since it came out. The line sizes i use are 6 and 8lb test with no problems at all. I wouldn't see why you would have an issue. This reel is simply the best reel I've ever used!
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I dont think so
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In Europe you can get the lefthand model.
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No, only right hand now according to the Abu web site.
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best bet would be a Medium-light or Medium, fast action rod, perhaps a St. Croix Avid, 6'8 or '6'9", or a St. Croix Mojo Inshore, 7' Medium or Medium-Light, Fast Action. I do not own an Abu Garcia Veritas or similar rod, but I have read those rods work well also with that reel.
The St. Croix, Medium, extra-fast, Avid, are super!
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I have tried it on the Vendetta and the Verdict Rods and the Verdict 7' Medium Extra fast is by far the best combo I have found...
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No Question; Kistler Helium or Z-bone
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legend extreme, g.loomis NRx, or kistler
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I used a couple of rods out there but I Purchased a Quantum Smoke, perfect match!
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the abu garcia villain rod was made to pair with the mgx, it goes for 180.00
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