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Quantum CSP50PTsE Cabo PTsE Spinning Reel

Quantum CSP50PTsE Cabo PTsE Spinning Reel

Quantum's Saltwater Reels are engineered to last. Choose from a range of Quantum fishing reels specific to your requirements..

Price: $209.95

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Model
TD Code
Gear RatioLine Capacity
(yds./lb)
Inches
Per Turn
Max DragBearingsWeightPrice
CSP50PTsE
QUA-0298
5.3:1225/123635lbs7+113.6oz$209.95 USD
The Cabo PTsE Spinning Reels represent the absolute pinnacle of Quantum saltwater tackle, and is built to take on whatever tries to take you on! Cabo PT reels feature our legendary TiMAG II titanium fail-proof bail with magnetic trip, as well as 8 PT bearings and our exclusive SaltGuard II multi-layered corrosion protection finish. The new Quantum Cabo PTsE Spinning Reels have the ultra smooth drag that Cabo’s have always been known for plus can achieve up to 65 pounds of drag power. With a triple supported shaft and the only forged and machined stainless steel drive gear in the industry, you can trust it will handle more than the guy holding it can.
  • 8 PT bearings (7 + clutch)
  • Sealed Magnum CSC ceramic, stainless steel and carbon fiber drag system
  • Sealed Magnum clutch
  • TiMag II titanium fail-proof bail wire with magnetic trip
  • SaltGuard II multi-layer corrosion protection finish
  • SCR aluminum body and side cover
  • Designed specifically for saltwater use
  • Withstanding The Salt Assault: Working with corrosion experts, we developed our own multi-layer SaltGuard finish to keep PT saltwater reels looking and performing their best.
  • Line Management System: Quantum's exclusive LMS Line Management System, available on every Quantum PT spinning reel, is re-designed for 2009 to allow your line to be directed to the line roller even more smoothly upon retrieve.
  • Pour On The Sauce: Quantum Hot sauce contains a special, proprietary blend of synthetic and organic additives to provide the ultimate balance in performance, protection, durability, and smoothness in both grease and oil for all fishing equipment.
  • Timag II Bail: The only spinning reels with a Nickel-Titanium bail wire that never gets bent out of shape. And unlike traditional bail springs, our magnetic bail trip will never wear out — and it's guaranteed for life.
  • Customized Bearings: Most reels use stock bearings made for other applications. Not ours. We designed our own high-grade stainless bearings to exact specs to minimize vibration and friction. Then we fit them in a special polymer cage for added sensitivity and corrosion protection.
  • Ceramics Take The Heat: PT drag systems feature ceramic washers to dissipate heat during long runs. We also use ceramics to reduce wear in our baitcast levelwind systems.
  • Unyielding Metal Construction: All PT reels begin with single-piece aluminum frames, each machined with computer-guided precision, to hold all critical components in perfect alignment. We use special high-strength grades of aluminum to yield lightweight reels that will not flex even during heavy cranking.
4 Stars based on 7 reviews
By JEFFERY G.
Mandeville,LA
Great Little Reel
July 5, 2019
I decide to set up two combos for my kids, for snapper fishing in the shallow rigs paired with a G Loomis Pro blueit it is lite enough for the to fish for a few hours and still got the power to stop some decent snappers.
ProsGreat Price ,great drag overall a great value for your money.
By Flatoutyakin
Florida
2 Anti Reverses later
July 10, 2017
I am an off shore kayak fisherman, I demand durability and survivability from the products i use the Cabo lacks both. I have Penn battles both first generation and second generation that have been dunked in the salt, drug through the sand, caught huge fish been put through the proverbial ringer and have never not once not even given the hint that they were going to fail, I've got a 39.99 reel that i use for bait fishing that has held up better than this piece of garbage. I love Quantums design but their quality and durability falls off hard on this one, do your self a favor and go with any other manufacturers reels.
ProsPros: Light High Drag Good Line capacity great spool design
Cons cons: * IT BREAKS * I've replaced the anti-Reverse once already and this last weekend while fighting a very nice cobia it failed again and busted my nuckles up, also almost made me lose my fish * it rusts * it's not truly sealed
By Alan R.
Stoughton mass
Carbo pt 50
December 19, 2016
This is my second PT 50 this year . There light , cast well , and 36# of drag is great. This is a great reel for stripers,blues,snook,or red fish
ProsLight weight 36#s of drag and it casts very smooth.
ConsNone
By D
Delaware
Cabo 50
November 23, 2016
Cool looking good amount of line capacity good drag light weight but it back reels and smashes your fingers when setting the hook on a fish or at least mine does will be sending back.looked into problem and it seems I am not the only one if you got one that didn't have any issues then you have a nice reel
By Peter
Galveston, Tx
Excellent Reel
March 8, 2016
Good bearings and the drag is very smooth.
By John
Chatham NJ
Great Reel
June 8, 2015
Just fished this last weekend in in Hudson where we slammed a variety of stripers from 20-40lbs and this reel did a great job. While my friends struggled with their drags mine was as smooths as silk in getting the fish on board.
ProsLightweight, great drag. A very fun reel to use.
ConsNone
By Fred
Webster, FL
Quality and value
May 24, 2015
Well balanced on several of my 7' rods. Very smooth reeling and far more drag than needed but nice to have. Liked it so much ordered an 80 series for heavier tackle
ProsHard to beat
7 Questions & 7 Answers
John21:6
from Florida asked:
January 9, 2019
I have a Quantum CSP50PTsE Cabo PTsE Spinning Reel that I want to pair with a Penn Battalion Inshore rod. Which rod of the series would be a better match for the reel: (1) the BATIN1220S76, which is a 7'6" medium heavy rod rated for 12-20 lb. monofilament and has a 1/2 to 1 1/2 lure weight rating or (2) the BATIN1530S70, which is a 7' heavy rod rated for 15-30 lb. monofilament and has a 3/4 to 2 1/2 lure weight rating? I expect to use the rod to throw jigs in 20-60' of water for flounder and bottom fish for snapper and black seabass. I might even try the rod for smaller, but legal-sized cobia.
1 Answers
The heavy would be the better choice, it will also allow you to use heavier weights in deeper water as well when the current is running fast.
Bernie
on January 28, 2019

Chris
from Brooklyn, NY asked:
April 20, 2018
Would 50 lb Maxquatro Power Pro braid be sufficient on a Cabo 50 reel? The reel specs say 325 yards of 30 lb braid. I’m mainly plugging for Stipers and Blues from surf. Any recommendations on line and a rod to match would be greatly appreciated...thanks!
1 Answers
The 50 lb Maxquatro would be a good size line to use for the Cabo 50 fishing for Striped Bass and Blues from the surf.
Donald
on April 20, 2018

Mike
from New Port Richey FL asked:
December 17, 2017
What rod would you recommend to go with this reel?
1 Answers
This depends on your target species and technique. A good option that could effectively be used for multiple applications is the Shimano Teramar model number TMSE70H.
Devon
on December 19, 2017

Tim
from Langhorne Pa asked:
April 1, 2017
Are all rotors for the cabo PTsE family made of plastic?
1 Answers
All of the Cabo PTsE rotors are aluminum.
Devon
on April 3, 2017

Ashok Vashisht
from India asked:
December 27, 2015
What is the material of construction of the rotor and gears of the Cabo 50 PTsE ?
1 Answers
The main gear is a cast zinc alloy. The 50 size rotor for this reel is made of plastic.
David
on December 30, 2015

Ashok Vashisht
from India asked:
December 27, 2015
I need a saltwater reel for inshore/light offshore work. Something I can pair with a 8 feet rock/pier rod and 2/3 Oz lures and braid upto 35 lbs. Is this reel good for such an outfit ?
1 Answers
This reel would work fine for that. Some other good options would be the Shimano Saragosa and the Penn Clash.
David
on December 28, 2015

Nektarios Aristidou
from Cyprus asked:
November 16, 2015
I have a heavy spinning rod(xzoga shore game 2.90m,l.c 15-80 gr,240 gr w.t,pe 1,5-4)and i am looking for a reel to make it set with my rod.i like lots of your reels and i dont know which is the one for my rod.1)Quantum Cabo PTsE 40PT or 50PT,2)Penn Spinfisher SS3500 or SS4500,3)Okuma Vsystem V-40a,4)Okuma Cedros CJ45S or CJ55S and 5)Okuma Azures Z-40S.(or if you can advice me another reel to be similar with price or power like them.)I WANT THE REEL TO BE FOR SALT WATER,TO BE POWERFUL AND HAVE IT FOR MANY YEARS.....Thanks!!!!!!!!
1 Answers
If you are looking for a reel that will last I would check out the Penn Spinfisher V and the Shimano Saragosa. They are both great reels that are semi sealed and last for a long time with care. If you are looking for a more bulletproof surf reel, you could also check out the Van Staal and Zeebaas reels.
David
on November 17, 2015

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