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Old Abu Garcia reel

Discussion in 'Tackle Talk' started by Slikster, Jul 27, 2005.

  1. Slikster

    Slikster Shore Bound

    I have an old Ambassedure FIVE baitcasting reel that is probably 15 years old if not older. This has been my longtime big lake/catfish reel since I got it. Casts like a champ! I love the sound of hearing the reel spin when I let loose with a monster cast. I'm not positive, but I might possibly love this reel more than I do my woman! LOL

    Unfortunately, over the years the drag has gotten worse and it's time to look into getting it fixed or replacing the reel. If I had my choice, I'd get my reel fixed. My question is, does anyone know of someplace where I can send the reel to have it fixed properly considering it's age? Does Abu Garcia have a repair program?

    I don't know about anyone else, but I'd hate to give up on a perfectly broke in baitcaster thats given so many years of service.
  2. littleking

    littleking Crossing Lines LIKE A PRO

    from what i have found they carry parts for a good majority of their reels, check into it at their website

  3. UFM82

    UFM82 The one others want to be

    1,268 Tell Connie or Killer that UFM82 sent you there. They'll do a super job of repairing and cleaning up your reel. It will be like new when you get it back. They've been friends for a long time and they are super people. Last May they drove all the way from Lake Fork to fish with a big group of us in Dunkirk, New York. That's a LONG drive with a boat to see friends. They are super.

    It'll be worth the money spent if you want the best.