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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: August 20, 2019 (Refresh Now)
9.1
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
213
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
18
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289.17 grams
WEIGHT
8132 meters
SIZE

Review Summary - 195 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Price
 81
reel, money, value, beat, smooth
+100%
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" ...  Great reel at a good price.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, this reel is a great purchase for individuals on a budget.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the second one of these which I ordered and it seems to be a smooth and quality reel, especially at this price point  ...  "
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" ...  Really good reel for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Great reel for the money. ... Casts like a reel twice it's cost.  ...  "
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" ...  A steal for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  good for price  ...  "
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" ...  This reel can’t be beat for the price point.  ...  "
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Build Quality
 44
feels, sturdy, smooth, looks, reels
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Light, value of money, feels pretty smooth .  ...  "
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" ...  Time will tell how this will hold up and if it retains its quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks good, feels good .  ...  "
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" ...  Seems sturdy so far.  ...  "
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" ...  I was unsure of how a 20 dollar reel would feel but out of the box it feels really smooth and surprisingly solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels super smooth and as good as an other reel worth 3x the price  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted to try another brand reel that seemed sturdier.  ...  "
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" ...  if your just starting out or have an extra rod laying around, this is the perfect reel for you.  ...  "
Overall performance
 27
reel, drag, well built, action, sturdy
+100%
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" ...  Solid and smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this one for a back up reel and am satisfied with it's performance.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth operation and consistent drag.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth drag is good .  ...  "
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" ...  The reel runs smooth in both directions and it is built tough and sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it in the 4000 size, and though it is on the small side for a 4000, it gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth and very attractive.  ...  "
Shave Quality
 19
reel, value, sturdy, reeling, really
+100%
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" ...  Its very smooth and just really nice all around.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth and fluid motion.  ...  "
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" ...  Over a week of fishing I found it smooth, lightweight, and reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth reel and great value for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth as can be when reeling and has a nice heftyness to it.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great and smooth reel.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth reel and great value for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very smooth.  ...  "
Design
 18
feels, smooth, red, black, sleek
+100%
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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 appears very well made, and the fit and finish are great.  ...  "
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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 sleek red and black design makes it a whole lot cooler.  ...  "
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" ...  Reel looks awesome and feels very smooth!  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth and very attractive. ... Looks like my Penn reels and definitely operates as such  ...  "
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" ...  Great for crappie and microfishing I really like KastKing the product looks very high quality and feels high quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a nice looking and feels sturdy.  ...  "
Size
 13
weight, lightweight, smooth, reel, super
+92%
-8%
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" ...  It's super smooth and feather light for the size.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight and sleek looking.  ...  "
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" ...  Should be great for hiking and such where weight is a factor and size.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth and very lightweight reel!  ...  "
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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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" ...  It is a nice weight and the perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the weight of the reel.  ...  "
Comfort
 11
smooth, like, feel, reel, looks
+91%
-9%
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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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" ...  I was unsure of how a 20 dollar reel would feel but out of the box it feels really smooth and surprisingly solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Great real feels very well made  ...  "
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" ...  You can fish all day without fatigue.  ...  "
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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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" ...  For what your paying for you couldn't ask for me, feels amazing and works like a charm  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, smooth, feels pretty tough.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks good, feels good .  ...  "
Weight
 8
reel, light, size, nice, smooth
+100%
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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.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 7
easy to use, quality, easy, cast
+100%
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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.  ...  "
Bass
 7
reel, fishing, well, smooth
+100%
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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.  ...  "
For Travel
 6
fishing, used, update, trips, trip
+100%
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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.  ...  "
Fit
 6
well, fit
+100%
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" ...  I really like how much line can fit on the spool as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits snugly on almost all my rods.  ...  "
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" ...  It appears very well made, and the fit and finish are great.  ...  "
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" ...  Casts long ways,fits my pole nicely.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 5
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.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Delivery
 4
today, received, product, ordered, 2000
+100%
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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
 3
rod
+100%
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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.  ...  "
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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Specifications

Body
Weight:  289.17 grams
Size:  8132 meters
289.17 grams
WEIGHT
8132 meters
SIZE