Gear Review

Equipment Review: Lew’s Pro-Ti SLP

Western Outdoor NewsPublished: Sep 07, 2018

The lightest, toughest reel to date
from Team Lew’s


Some people spend their entire life chasing perfection. With the new Team Lew’s Pro-Ti SLP, they just might have caught it.

As soon as the general public caught a glimpse of the new Team Lew’s Pro-Ti reel at the 2018 Bassmaster Classic in Greenville, SC, the phones at Lew’s Customer Service were ringing off the hook. Anglers around the country wanted to know how and when they could get their hands on the new reel from Lew’s, which was rumored to be the best combination of both lightweight and tough than any other Lew’s reel created to date. At the time, the only Pro-Ti available was given away to a lucky Bassmaster Classic Expo attendee through a drawing in the Lew’s booth. Now, the Pro-Ti SLP is available to anyone ready to step up to the plate.

Combining a one-piece aluminum frame and aluminum side plates with Titanium composition, this reel is the lightest, toughest reel ever produced by the legendary Lew’s brand to date. Hard aluminum alloy Speed Gears that have been cut on the finest Hamai CNC gear hobbing machine provide precision gear mesh that maximizes smoothness and durability. A premium 11 bearing system with double-shielded Stainless Steel ball bearings and a Zero Reverse one-way clutch bearing add to the smoothness and durability of this reel.

Not only is the new Pro-Ti SLP light and tough, but it’s also extremely user friendly to make the angler’s day on the water a success. The proprietary brake shoe geometry of the externally adjustable 6-pin, 27-position QuietCast Adjustable Centrifugal Braking System (ACB) means a quieter and smoother braking system. The exclusive and patented Speed Dial line indicator means no more forgetting what type of line is spooled on each reel, and the patented Speed Keeper hook keeper provides a convenient place to keep baits at the ready when not in use.

The new Team Lew’s Pro-Ti SLP is offered in both left and right-handed models with a 7.5:1 gear ratio and sells at an MSRP of $349.99.

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