The swivel is machined of solid brass with ball bearings for smooth operation. The reel is made of heavy steel; nothing less than 12 gauge, with a dark hunter green baked on powder-coat paint that is completely weather resistant. The reel will hold 150 feet of 5/8" hose with a 3/4" inlet hose included to connect reel to water source. Wall plates are included and are designed so that the reel can be easily removed for winter storage. Hose and spray nozzle not included.