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  1. Lightbulb Abu Record 2100 Sport tournament casting reel

    Always popular, with minty examples in high demand, the Record Sweden 2100 Sport reel is a work of art. Produced 1945-73 and hailed as Abu’s World Champion Tournament casting reel, with many records set and broken by Swedish tournament caster Ake Dalberg. It was the first reel to be fitted with a centrifugal brake, a [...]
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    Default Re: Abu Record 2100 Sport tournament casting reel

    I bought one of these in 1975 after reading Dave Stewart’s book on Roach fishing (from the Osprey Angling Library series of books) where he wrote that he used one just for fun when trotting for big Roach. I still have mine although I haven’t used it for years.

    As you can see in the pic below where it’s pictured next to my Abu 506, it is a lovely small multiplier which although it was often used in tournament casting competitions it could also be pressed into use for long trotting when in freespool mode with its ultra light magnesium spool.



    Keith
    Last edited by Keith M; 02-02-2019 at 11:09.
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