Abel Super Series #7/8N Slate ReelThese are simply the best fly reels you can buy. Whether you need super low start up inertia for the finest tippetts to the truck stopping power needed for Tuna and Kingies. These handle the harshest conditions the planet can throw at them and just purrr with delight. If you are not a believer come on in and take out the 6N or the 7/8 and see what you think.
2012 marks the 13th year Abel has made Large Arbor Super Series Reels.
Reel frame, spool, drag knob and foot are 6061-T651 cold finished aerospace grade aluminum.
Teflon sealed bearings are ISO9001:2000 and AS9100 Certified FAA TSO C149 Aircraft Bearings.
Cork Drag System is made entirely in our factory. We use a superior high grade Portuguese cork with a little neat’s-foot oil on it.
Double Pawl System: Super Series reel sizes 6 and larger are built with our recently upgraded double pawl system. Advantages include: increased reliability, back-up strength and unique sound.
FlexABELity: Interchange both Large Arbor and Standard Arbor spools.
Made in the USA.
7/8N Wt 6.8oz, Spool Dia 3.9in, Spool Width .85in, Backing #7 225yrd, #8 200yrds 20lbs