Originally Posted by RobS
nice work and of course lightens the reel significantly
The reel is aluminum so its not that much weight that is shaved off. Mabey an oz or two at most and I think that being generous.
The bail arm removal I think saves more that the drilling but then again the bailess kit is heavier that the screws holding on the bail assembly.
But overall its a freaking cool reel that turns heads.