Fly Fishing X System. Manufacturers use a simple rating system denoted by the X that describes the breaking strength and diameter of the fly fishing leader and tippet material. Find great deals on eBay for system fly reel.
Ranging from 0X to 8X as the X-number increases the tippet diameter and subsequent breaking strength decreases. Acrylic Fly Display Fully Loaded. Check out the table below.
The higher the number the thinner the tippet.
The Brembo brakes of fly fishing reels. For a given tippet diameter there can be a huge variation in lbkg breaking strain. Coupled with hybrid ceramic bearings the reel delivers less than 1 startup inertia at all drag settings. It features twice the drag surface in a dual-action brake configuration.