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KastKing Brutus Spinning Reel Freshwater Spinning Fishing Reels Graphite Frame CNC Aluminum Spool 5 0 1 Gear Ratio 4 1 Ball Bearings

Last Updated: October 2, 2019 (Refresh Now)
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Price
 119
reel, money, beat, value, buck
+100%
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" ...  Excellent for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a quality reel for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  For the money , very good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent price, feel and quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice reel, very smooth and a very good price.  ...  "
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" ...  This reel can’t be beat for the price point.  ...  "
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" ...  The reel is very smooth and a great reel for the price!  ...  "
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Build Quality
 54
feels, smooth, sturdy, rod, looks
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The only wishes I have are that the reel handle is plastic (good quality sturdy plastic) but metal would likely be sturdier.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, well built and seems durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Spooling up and everything seems very sturdy so, far!  ...  "
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" ...  Seems sturdy so far.  ...  "
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" ...  It's smooth lightweight and castability is top notch and can hold it's own.  ...  "
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" ...  However, this reel feels and looks like a much more expensive reel and the quality of Kastking shows for it.  ...  "
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" ...  The spool also has good ridges on them to hold braided line and prevent it from slipping.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the way it feels and how sturdy it is  ...  "
Overall performance
 41
reel, drag, casting, well built, super
+100%
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" ...  Solid and smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth, strong and light.  ...  "
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" ...  Reeling is extremely smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth operation and consistent drag.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth and very attractive.  ...  "
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" ...  The excellent reel I just acquired the second of these for its excellent performance and resistance, I worked a tarpon of about 10 kilograms with a 2000 Brutus without inconvenience, I am delighted.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth action Looks to be built well  ...  "
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" ...  Super smooth and very lightweight !  ...  "
Shave Quality
 21
reel, value, sturdy, reeling, really
+100%
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" ...  Smooth and works exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth reeling and really easy to take apart and maintain.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth as can be when reeling and has a nice heftyness to it.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth and well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Its very smooth and just really nice all around.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great and smooth reel.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth reel and great value for the money.  ...  "
Size
 21
lightweight, smooth, weight, reel, super
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It's smooth lightweight and castability is top notch and can hold it's own.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, smooth and tough.  ...  "
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" ...  I started with the 2000 size.  ...  "
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" ...  You can really feel the difference betwen other cheap brands compared to this one (Size 2000) .  ...  "
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" ...  The 2000 series was smaller than I was expecting, which is just going to make it a lot nicer for storage and travel, and I was impressed did the box came with exploded diagram and manual for being a $20 reel.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight and sleek looking.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a nice weight and the perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  Super smooth and very lightweight !  ...  "
Design
 21
feels, smooth, red, black, sleek
+100%
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" ...  A very sleek design.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks, functions, and priced perfect on an Ugly Stick.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well, looks good  ...  "
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" ...  It is very good looking with black and grey base and scarlet red accents.  ...  "
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" ...  However, this reel feels and looks like a much more expensive reel and the quality of Kastking shows for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus it looks great!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good and it’s super light.  ...  "
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" ...  Reel looks awesome and feels very smooth!  ...  "
Comfort
 15
smooth, like, feel, reel, looks
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Feels great like reels that cost much more.  ...  "
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" ...  Great feel and quality  ...  "
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" ...  I caught a lot of trout with it, and the drag feels great when the fish are fighting.  ...  "
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" ...  Have only cast it around in the yard as I just got the feel today but it looks and feels great.  ...  "
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" ...  It's smooth lightweight and castability is top notch and can hold it's own.  ...  "
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" ...  You can fish all day without fatigue.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks good, feels good .  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, smooth, feels pretty tough.  ...  "
Weight
 10
reel, light, size, nice, smooth
+100%
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" ...  A little heavier then thought very smooth reel and cast great  ...  "
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" ...  Good reel, light weight, great investment  ...  "
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" ...  Love the weight of the reel.  ...  "
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" ...  This reel is very light weight and sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  nice light weight spinning reel, smooth action  ...  "
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" ...  It is a nice weight and the perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  It's super smooth and feather light for the size.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a nice weight and the perfect size.  ...  "
Fit
 10
well, rod, reel, hold, good
+100%
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" ...  Held strong against my first 30+ Northern and 7 lb.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits a normal rod without problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits snugly on almost all my rods.  ...  "
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" ...  But it does feel like it’ll hold up well.  ...  "
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" ...  The spool also has good ridges on them to hold braided line and prevent it from slipping.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like how much line can fit on the spool as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Casts long ways,fits my pole nicely.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits snugly on almost all my rods.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 9
easy, easy to use, quality, cast
+100%
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" ...  Easy cast and very smooth retrieval.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to switch the handle.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very high quality and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth easy casting.  ...  "
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" ...  I could cast far with this reel and would definitely recommend it for beginners.  ...  "
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" ...  Super quality reel easy to use , great value .  ...  "
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" ...  Reel seems well built and relatively easy to use.  ...  "
For Travel
 8
fishing, used, update, trips, trip
+100%
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" ...  I can’t speak to how they’ll hold up long term but I’m very happy with them after a couple of trips on the water.  ...  "
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" ...  I currently have it attached to my KastKing Blackhawk II telescoping rod for my trip to Michigan.  ...  "
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" ...  Great reel for the price point will pair perfectly with my travel rod.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven’t used it yet but so far the feel and function is great will update more after a few trips on it.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted something that would be low maintenance and if damaged while traveling easy to replace and get parts.  ...  "
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" ...  Should be great for hiking and such where weight is a factor and size.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll update my review after putting it through a couple fishing trips but I love it so far!  ...  "
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" ...  Very light reel which made an all day fishing trip very nice.  ...  "
Bass
 7
reel, fishing, well, smooth
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" ...  its sturdy, well made and I've already caught a few bass using it.  ...  "
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" ...  great for panfishing and bass  ...  "
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" ...  This is my go to reel for crappie and bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice reel catch big bass  ...  "
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" ...  Just tried it for the first time for bass fishing and it feels better than the more expensive reel I bought, smooth and quieter, worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  I have another kastking that works well when fishing bass and gills.  ...  "
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" ...  I ended up ordering the Lancelot 4000 to replace it, and downgrade this to a spare bass rod.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 6
got, ago, reel, mail
+100%
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" ...  I’ll update later when I get some use out of it!  ...  "
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" ...  Will update my review for longevity.  ...  "
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" ...  I got one of the Royale baitcasters a couple weeks ago.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked flawlessly on the panfish that I used it to catch.  ...  "
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" ...  Got the reel in the mail 2 days ago.  ...  "
Delivery
 6
today, received, product, ordered, 2000
+100%
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" ...  Seem very well made right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived in excellent condition as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Great shipping, and the product looks good out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Got the reel in the mail 2 days ago.  ...  "
Setup
 5
rod
+100%
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" ...  Also, comes with very good instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, and it feels so firm and easily to control, thus I honestly believe reels is great as far as durability is concerned  ...  "
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" ...  Essentially plug and play and easy setup and maintenance.  ...  "
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" ...  Ideal setup for panfish/trout for me.  ...  "
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" ...  First is on an ultra-lite rod setup and this one will be on a light rod setup, with slightly heavier braided line.  ...  "
For Kids
 4
one, got, son
+100%
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" ...  got one for my daughter and we are both very satisfied with the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Going to purchase one for my son  ...  "
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" ...  I got The Brutus for my sons birthday he’s 10 and it didn’t disappoint.  ...  "
Features
 3
looks, good
+100%
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" ...  Looks good and it’s super light.  ...  "
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" ...  Not only is it a looker bit it's super smooth and has all the features I want in a spinning reel.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit feels great and all features functioning beyond expectations.  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
+100%
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" ...  Very clean product, affordable, and well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Pleased with the smooth casts and clean retrieve  ...  "
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" ...  Sturdy and comes with a full diagram for reassemble and cleaning.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 3
fishing
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Perfect for fishing rivers!  ...  "
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" ...  I should've got the next size over but this one will be great for lake fishing.  ...  "
Storage
 3
good, capacity, brutus
+100%
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" ...  That said, the 4000 series Brutus reel is very sturdy and has a very good line capacity for its size.  ...  "
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" ...  In total I have four KastKing reels and the Brutus is enough to catch a good sized fish.  ...  "

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