Abu Garcia C3-6500STSPC Ambassadeur Striper Special Reel

Abu Garcia C3-6500STSPC Ambassadeur Striper Special Reel

Price: $149.95

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Model
TD Code
Mono CapacityBraid CapacityMax DragGear RatioInches
Per
Turn
WeightBearingsHand RetrievePrice
C3-6500STSPC
GAR-0383
14lb/275yds30lb/310yds15lb5.3:12611.6oz4Right$149.95 USD
The Abu Garcia C3-6500STSPC Ambassadeur Striper Special Reel offers anglers a unique package backed with proven components.

Features:
  • 3 stainless steel ball bearings + 1 roller bearing provides smooth operation
  • Carbon Matrix drag system provides smooth, consistent drag pressure across the netire drag range
  • Extended bent handle for increased cranking power
  • 6 pin centrifugal brake gives consistent brake pressure throughout the cast
  • Synchronized level wind system improves line lay and castability
3 Stars based on 2 reviews
By ci11iateddustweeper
santa cruz CA
junk. unreliable. plain and simple
December 4, 2019
After 3 months of medium duty saltwater, the drag totally gave out. It cant even retrieve a sinker. It required constant maintenance and cleaning to keep it functional, and let me down more than once on fishing trips. If you're in doubt, read the reviews on the Garcia website. I experienced pretty much everything described in the 1 star reviews. I returned it to Abu Garcia.
By Michael
Boynton Beach, FL
great for stripers
April 27, 2015
Really good drag overall solid reel
4 Questions & 4 Answers
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from hutch Minn asked:
November 8, 2017
I am looking to use this reel for pike fishing, and I want to throw 1½ Lures like swimbaits and x raps. I would be using 50lb. Sufix. Your input is greatly appreciated.
1 Answer
This reel would be a good fit for your application, but using a 50 lb braid will limit your line capacity. I would ESTIMATE that the reel will hold just under 200 yards of 50lb braid, which you could most likely get away with. As of right now this particular model is not available from our suppliers, but the other models of the Ambassadeur in the 6500 will suit your application.
Submitted by: Devon on November 10, 2017

Silvia
from Houston texas asked:
August 30, 2015
Where do you put the oil
1 Answer
Please follow this link to the Abu Garcia website, and it is a chart that will show you where to oil your reel. Look at the model labeled "Round Baitcast" http://www.abugarcia.com/AbuGarcia-ae-grease-oil-maintenance-points.html
Submitted by: Kaitryn on September 29, 2015

norm
from jacksonville, fl asked:
May 4, 2015
how does this reel compare to the other 6500's for casting ability, please rate
1 Answer
Norm, The 6500 Striper Special will cast and handle the same if not better than Abu's traditional 6500's.
Submitted by: Frank on May 5, 2015

Ed
from Modesto, Ca asked:
July 21, 2014
Is this reel going to be available in Left hand (6501) configuration? If so, would like to have two of them. Thanks for your time. Ed
1 Answer
At this point, we do not know about the availability of this reel in a left handed version.
Submitted by: Customer Service on July 22, 2014

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