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Rebate Abu Garcia Revo MGX Baitcast Reel

   

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REVO MGX

Right

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
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  • 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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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.

  • 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
Abu Garcia Revo MGX Baitcast Reel 4.8 5 67 67
Wow I received this real as a gift, first day out with it and the side cover came of mid cast and sank to the bottom in over 12' of water. I would have lost the spool too had it not been for the trail of braid it left as it to went to the bottom. I own nothing but Abu reels and this is the first time I've been disappointed. It seems the one and only screw holding the entire side cover on worked loose and fell off. For a $300.00 plus reel it surprised me that it blew apart in that manner without any warning what so ever. Beware and check that screw non stop!! Once this happens the reel is useless as mine is now. February 14, 2015
Good reel but not what it is advertised After doing some research and video watching I bought 2 MGXs about a year ago. The product video advertises the "Carbon Matrix Drag" system as on all Revo reels but that is not the case. The MGX has only 1 carbon drag washer and is not built to leverage big fish out of cover as advertised. I gave the reel a 3 star rating for all day fishability and for casting lighter lures but the reel lags in power. If you fish finese baits in open water it works well but if you fish any structure where big fish lurk this is not the reel for you. I am an Abu fan, I've purchased two Gen 3 Premiers but I have had some issues with their products lately and serious considering switching back to Shimano. January 13, 2015
Excellent Reel MGX is light and responsive. Not made for a rookie. Cast control and breaks are key to usage to everyone who cannot thumb a bait caster. Paired the reel with a abu villain. Could not be happier with the combo. Together they weigh under a pound. July 29, 2012
Best Love this reel i do a lot of wacky worm fishing doesn't matter what size of worm your using it just cruises also when you throw it you don't have to put a lot of effort for it to go far BEST REEL EVER!!! August 5, 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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The Abu Garcia Revo MGX Baitcast Reel weights 5.4 ounces.
The Daiwa Steez Baitcast Reel weights 5.5 ounces.

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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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