I dont know a alot about gear ratio but i know some. the only thing i know or think i do is that the higher the first number the faster the retrieve of the spool for less crank of the handle. So can somebody explain gear ratio's to me? like i see gear ratios like 5:3:1, 3:0:1, 4:2:1 and many others so if somebody could explain what all the numbers mean? also i hear people say the pann has a bad ratio , and i have seen penn's with a 3:0:1 and 4:2:1 so is that a bad ratio??