Max Drag on Abu 6500

anyone know what the max drag on these reels are?

Dogsoldier? Adam? anyone who uses them or knows them well know what it is?

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Do you really need to know

Thu, 2007-09-13 21:42

Do you really need to know how much drag this little baitcaster can produce??? Its an old design and basically built for light tackle fishing to 8kg....mono I guess. My guess would be about 4-5kg... Get a scale out and topshot some heavy mono and lock it up and test it.

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Yep 5 kg would be about it

Thu, 2007-09-13 22:35

Yep 5 kg would be about it ,not really built for skull dragging

I have a problem I'm a tackle junkie Andrew

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Yeah agree with above 5kg at

Thu, 2007-09-13 22:37

Yeah agree with above 5kg at the most IMO, I have an old one and starts to catch around 4kg mark and isn't smooth after that.