"spinning reels are weak and in my opinion, and really suck!"
Conventional reels are just that, CONVENTIONAL, and stronger in the long run.
With a levelwind and a lever drag? Holy sheat!
So check this out......Mix the two together and what do ya get?
A Japanese Mutant Reel.
In use......Jiggin'. (actually, hooked up to a monster)
Reel by Jig Master, Japan
(hey at least this gets ya out of your bubble, for a second huh? Welcome to Cappy Dave's World.)