Classic Abu Reel

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Classic Abu Reel

Postby shu-bfs » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:50 pm

Here's my latest build. A tuned custom Abu 1500C. Currently working on a 2500C
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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby hysupra » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:26 pm

Wowwwww that looks amazing! I usually don't like those classic round reels but that's really classy.

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby Big-Bass » Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:51 am

Very nice!

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby PaBass75 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:40 am

Very classy. =D>
Those knobs really set it off.

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby Infidel » Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:00 am

Gorgeous! Are those knobs bearing supported? I have a couple of the Morrum Forrells and one of them had a rosewood knob that binds up when it is really cold.
Nothing like the smell of two stroke in the morning.

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby Big-Bass » Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:04 am

You should check out Iovino.com to see some cool Abu reels.

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby MINES » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:12 am

WOW! never seen a abu this nice!!

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby mylobass » Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:21 pm

Very nice. I have 4 2500c's but my only 1500 has a tweaked frame so is waiting for Shimormura to come out with one of his custom frames. If Pure Fishing had an ounce of intelligence they'd make another re-addition of these, there are a lot of us who would pay stupid money for more of them.

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby BigG » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:24 am

When the 2500C came out it was a perfect fit for the new graphite rods. Let us see the 2500C when you finish. The 1500C is awesome, great work.

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby shu-bfs » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:55 am

Infidel wrote:Gorgeous! Are those knobs bearing supported? I have a couple of the Morrum Forrells and one of them had a rosewood knob that binds up when it is really cold.


Yes they have two bearings in each knob. It's an Haneda Handle

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby LowRange » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:00 pm

I-is that a Megabass finesse spool????

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby shu-bfs » Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:56 pm

LowRange wrote:I-is that a Megabass finesse spool????


It's an Avail Spool. I have both a 2mm and 4mm.

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Re: Classic Abu Reel

Postby drift123 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:10 pm

I love seeing the classic abu's revived. So many memories fishing them for salmon steelhead in the northwest.


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