The Ardent C-Force Baitcasting Reels feature a super light-weight carbon fiber frame reel with side covers and handle. This high-tech design offers the strength and stability of aluminum constructed reels without the weight or potential corrosion. Weighing only 5.8 ounces, this is one of the lightest baitcasting reels on the market. This model is designed with 12+1 and 9+1 ball bearings for smooth operation. The spool is made from 6061 T6 anodized aluminum.