The reels offer an innovative design which eliminates the need for cross bars. It’s VERY open on top as the picture indicates. It’s low profile chassis makes the reel VERY comfortable to fish. The free floating spool produces optimum acceleration and minimal resistance. Like the SG, the capacity of the reel will allow for 300 yds of 20# mono, meaning when spooled with braid you have up to 400 yds capacity fishing 50# braid! Weight is 23 ounces, and you have the free spinning benefit of ABEC 7 Boca Ceramic spool bearings. The main gear is massive, made from 316 stainless steel. Gear ratio is 6:1, so she’s quick and the SM is designed to cast 3 to 16 ounces. There’s also a fully adjustable magnetic cast control system. And, like all Seigler/Truth/Release Reels, the new SM is backed by an unconditional LIFETIME WARRANTY.