Litespeed Micra 5 Now larger and narrower in each line weight versus all prior generations. This means faster retrieve and easier line handling. Lighterand stronger than the prior generation Litespeed in each line weight. This was achieved, in part, by machining the drag cassette (female cone section) into the solid frame and adding material back to the spool and frame. Larger drag knob that is easier to grip Uses "Micralox" anodize finish. This is a proprietary and patented finish not used in fly fishing. Micralox is an exceptional quality finish that is just as hard and durable as our Type 3 Hard Alox but is more corrosion-resistant.