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Super 5N (narrow) 5/6 Reel by Abel

Super 5N (narrow) 5/6 Reel by Abel
Super 5N (narrow) 5/6 Reel by Abel
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Super 5N (narrow) 5/6 Reel by Abel
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Code: 4878-5N
Price:$575.00



Model:
Fly Reel For: 5-6wt
Weight: 5.7oz.
Diameter: 3.500"
Width: .750"
Capacity: WF5+125
 
Anodized Finish**:
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Drag Plate Finish:
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Abel has machined Large Arbor reels for over 10 years, making Abel a pioneer in the field.

Most Super Series Reels spools are 100% interchangeable with spools of comparably-sized standard Abel Big Game Reels. Abel calls that InterchangeABELity. You'll call it a miracle. Essentially, it gives you two totally different reels with different line capacities at the price of 1-1/2.

Example: Consider a Super 8 reel and Big Game #3 spare spool. The Super 8 holds an 8-weight line with 200 yards of 20# backing, the perfect weapon for bonefish, school stripers and reds; while the interchangeable #3 spool will hold a 12-weight line plus 250 yards of 30# backing, or 500 yards of 50# Spectra, for tarpon and sailfish.

Nothing else can compare. No other reels have the ability to interchange spools and frames and no other has the Abel drag system that gives you the ability to Stop-a-Sub.

All Super Series reels are ported (ventilated) using a "rounded oblong" design that maintains total strength and rigidity in the metal. They're light, yet retain all of Abel's traditional strength and integrity.

Abel reel frames and spools are machined from cold finished 6061-T6 aircraft quality aluminum. Cold finished aluminum is significantly more expensive than extruded aluminum, but the cold finishing process dramatically increases the molecular density. It creates a stronger material. Reels are then precision machined (not die cast) on C.N.C. lathes and mills.

They are then both machined and hand de-burred, hand polished, cleaned and inspected.

The end result is a lightweight reel that's tough as a Marine drill sergeant and destined to be fished by you, your children, grandchildren and theirs!

Abel Reels are available in Customized Finishes

Abel reels are available in over 25 custom anonodized finishes.

Each artistically anodized reel is one-of-a-kind. No two are alike because each is anodized individually using our own artistic metallurgical process.

***Black Finishes are readily available. Custom finishes can take up to 8 weeks.

Reel Weight Diameter Width
Super 5N
Narrow
(5wt-6wt)
5.7 oz. 3.500" .750"
Backing Capacity
5wt - 125 yds of 20lb.
6wt - 100 yds of 20lb.
  • Frames and Spools machined from cold finished 6061-T6 aircraft quality aluminum
  • Hand de-burred, hand polished, cleaned and inspected
  • Super durable cork drag system
  • Ported using a "rounded oblong" design that maintains total strength and rigidity in the metal
  • User-convertible from right- to left-hand retrieve by following the enclosed instructions; or, your Authorized Abel Dealer (burfish.com) will change it for you at the time of purchase.
  • Abel Reel Drag Conversion Instructions
  • Made in the USA
Specifications:
  • Lock Nut: 303 stainless steel knurled to tighten with your fingers and slotted for a penny, dime or screw driver.
  • Drag Knob: 7075-T6 cold finished aluminum. Roll-formed threads for strength. Stanless steel detents. Anodized and laser engraved.
  • Main Shaft: 303 stainless steel. Machined and precision ground to +/- .0003 diameter tolerance to fit inside bearings.
  • The Frame: 6061-T6 cold finished aluminum bar stock. Machine and hand deburred and polished. Corrosion-resistant anonodized.
  • The Foot: Machined from solid 6061-T6 aluminum bar stock on C.N.C. lathes and mills. Hand de-burred and polished.
  • Screws for Assembly: 303 stainless steel. Machined and slotted on an automatic screw machine in Abel's shop; all thread sizes are precision gauged.
  • Pawl: Laser cut from 303 sheet stock stainless steel. Machined on C.N.C. mills for right- and left-hand retrieve.
  • The Drag Plate: Machined on C.N.C. lathes and mills. The universal square design pawl teeth and click-out detail is individually machined. Cork is glued on with waterproof epoxy. Inside bearing installed with light press fit. A Neoprene™ O-ring holds the drag plate in place.
  • Spool Bearings: Precision sealed, waterproof, made to Abel's specifications.
  • Out Going Click Spring: 303 stainless steel point press-fit into spring for audible click. Removable for silent line outtake.
  • Spool: 6061-T6 cold finished aluminum bar stock. Machined and hand deburred and polished. Corrosion-resistant anodized.
  • Spring Retainer: 303 stainless steel. Machined from solid bar stock on a Swiss-type automatic screw machine.
  • Main Spring: Stainless steel wire. Manufactured to Abel's specifications of size and strength.
  • Draw Bar: Machined from 303 stainless steel bar stock on Swiss-type automatic screw machine.
  • Counterweight: Machined from solid bar stock on a Swiss-type automatic screw machine to establish exact weight for perfect balance of the spool.
  • Handle Post: 303 stainless steel. Exact weight controlled for perfect balance.
  • Handle: Machined on automatic screw machine from seven layer laminated wood. Hand polished to high luster finish.
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