The Shimano Torium 16HGA is best know for it light weight at 18.9 ounces and its solid construction. Ideal for fishing with live bait and bottom fishing. The Torium has a gear ratio of 6.2:1 and has a 4 ball bearing count. The reel has a smooth and sturdy look and feel. If your looking for a great reel - the Shimano Torium should be considered.