Quantum Cabo PTsE Spinning Reels

Quantum Cabo PTsE Spinning Reels

Quantum will be introducing all new Quantum Cabo PTsE Spinning Reels at the ICAST 2014 Show in Orlando, Florida. Available now for pre-order.

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Gear RatioLine Capacity
Per Turn
Max DragBearingsWeightPrice
5.3:1230/103330lbs7+113.2oz$199.95 USD
5.3:1225/123635lbs7+113.6oz$209.95 USD
4.9:1300/143745lbs7+124oz$219.95 USD
4.9:1330/204155lbs7+125oz$239.95 USD
4.7:1430/205060lbs832.6oz$299.95 USD
4.7:1530/2050657+133oz$319.95 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
4 Stars based on 8 reviews
By Dan
Sarasota, FL
Powerhouse with Smooth Drag
August 19, 2019
I purchased a Cabo PTS60 for tarpon and heavy structure pier/dock fishing and it worked so well that I decided to give the PTS 120 a try for offshore bottom fishing. It has become my favorite offshore reel and I own a much more expensive conventional Accurate Daughntless 600 as well, but the stopping power and speed of retrieve with the Cabo 120 is unmatched. I highly recommend this reel.
ProsPowerful drag and fast retrieve
ConsIt's heavy
By Jessie
We use these for pier fishing all the time.
July 18, 2018
y buddy has three of them, and seeing as how i do most of my fishing from off a boat, and how if i buy another reel my girlfriend might disown me, i use his every once in a while. I have a couple of Penn spinners, but it disappoints me to say the Penns take a lot of maintenance. I have used both his cheaper model from a different store more tuned to freshwater and they have worked great.
By Sam
Florida ,
Good reel
September 29, 2017
The Cabo is a good reel with a crazy amount of drag . The reel is relatively smooth and can hold a ton of line and the handle is really ergonomic.
ProsA lot of drag, good line capacity, relatively smooth
ConsNo place on the spool to wrap your line around. The anti reverse isn't the best.
By aron
feels good
July 22, 2017
line capacity and drag, Great! Only gripe and its a big one for me is that the bail wire radius is so big that the bail whacks my knuckles as I retrieve. It goes du du du du du du du du du du across my fingers. I have never had a reel do this. it sucks I have to grip the rod further back behind the handle. very unnatural feeling
By michael
Malabar, FL
Great real except for weak drag springs
April 6, 2017
I have had 2 of these reels and both have snapped the drag springs ( the part that makes the clicking noise). I purchased 3 springs from quantum and have already used 2. Besides that the reel is very smooth and easy to handle
ProsLight weight smooth Looks sharp
Consbad drag springs and components
By Fred
Webster, FL
Solid quality
May 24, 2015
Only a 4 star because I haven't tested it yet. As smooth as all the others in Cabo series I am sure it will work out as well. It is heavy and so far it doesn't balance as well on the rods I planned on using but it wasn't bought for all day casting so it should be fine. If you can find a nicer reel for the money or the job, buy it but I thiink you'll be searching for a long time.
ProsGreat value. Solid reel
ConsWish they made a surf series in this size
By Eugenia
Pozzuoli, Italy
Great Reel
May 19, 2015
This is a very powerful and smooth reel. I did have a problem with anti reverse but quantum was very good about repairs. I do like this reel a lot and I highly recommend it!
By Cristian
Lake worth, FL
January 28, 2015
Love the colors and max drag on this reel
14 Questions & 14 Answers
from sacramento,california asked:
August 28, 2018
what is the pinion gear made of?
1 Answers
Stainless Steel
on August 31, 2018

David Gilder
from Mobile,Al asked:
March 16, 2018
Where are the Quantum Cabo reels made?
1 Answers
The Quantum Cabo reels are made in China.
on March 17, 2018

from Brooklyn, NY asked:
March 14, 2018
I'm looking at either a Cabo 50 or 60 for plugging the surf for stripers and blues. I already have an 11ft Daiwa Emcast MH spinning rod and looking to possibly upgrade or just get another rod. Any suggestions on size, power and tip? Maybe a St. Croix, Tica, Star, etc...thanks for the assistance!
1 Answers
The St Croix MOjo 10'6'' Surf rod would be a good rod to look at. The action Moderate and Medium power would be great using it for striped bass and blues while plugging.
on March 14, 2018

Arnel Alerta
from Abu Dhabi City, United Arab Emirates asked:
February 24, 2017
All Quantum Cabo are left-handed?
1 Answers
All Quantum Cabo reels are interchangeable between left and right hand retrieve.
on February 24, 2017

from Charleston SC asked:
January 8, 2017
Hello I'm looking to pair a 12 ft. surf rod for casting for sharks off the beach. The eyes need to not be small because I need to be able to cast a 80lb mono top shot through them. I have around 200 to spend. I have a cabo 120 spinning reel to pair with it. You got any recommendations on a rod that people use for this application. It needs to throw a minimal 8oz. Thank you.
1 Answers
Casting an 80 lb topshot will be difficult given the size of the knot at your leader connection. I would recommend downsizing the weight of the topshot if you would be comfortable doing so. Twelve foot rods in that price range that have larger guides are the Tsunami Airwave and Trophy series as well as the Tica TC2.
on January 10, 2017

from new jersey asked:
January 6, 2017
what is the braid capacity for these reels?
1 Answers
The size 40 fits 230 yards of 40 lb braid, 50 fits 225 yards of 50 lb braid, 60 fits 300 yards of the 65 lb braid, 80 fits 300 yards of 80 lb braid, 100 fits 480 yards of 65 lb braid and the 120 fits 500 yards of 65 lb braid.
on January 6, 2017

from South Padre Island, Texas asked:
August 26, 2016
What is the physical difference in size between the 40 and 60 size reels?
1 Answers
The 40 is much lighter and appearance wise the 60 has a larger spool.
on August 27, 2016

from Gibraltar asked:
October 9, 2015
what is the physical difference in size between the 60 and 80 size reels, are they the same apart from the spool? thanks
1 Answers
The body of the reels is the same size. The different part is the spool, and the rotor are both bigger with the 80 size.
on October 9, 2015

from NJ asked:
July 23, 2015
Can this reel be put under saltwater??
1 Answers
This reel can take a splash but I would not go swimming with it.
on July 24, 2015

from Ludlow MA asked:
July 10, 2015
Whats the difference between the Cabo 60 series PTSD's and the PTSE's
1 Answers
Hello John. The PTSE model is the newer replacement for the older PTSD which is no longer made. The only difference is in the newer models, there has been slight improvements made to the gearing for better reliability. The only other differences are purely cosmetic.
on July 24, 2015

from DE asked:
April 24, 2015
I have a Cabo 60 and would like to get a rod for inlet fishing down @ Indian River, DE. Any rod suggestions of a mid price rod?
1 Answers
Eric, I would recommend you take a look at the star Paraflex Boat rod 7' ft medium STA-0304.
on April 27, 2015

ben hedgecock
from tampa, fl asked:
March 30, 2015
looking for a good combo for jigging for grouper and aj's in florida gulf deep water split between a cabo and sara gosa and not sure what size reel and what rod to put with price range 500.00 down for a good combo
1 Answers
Ben, I would recommend Going with a 10,000 size Saragosa and a 6'0" Heavy Travala Jigging Rod.
on March 31, 2015

from Sarasota, FL asked:
November 4, 2014
Hi can you tell me about the weight and the drag and birded line size for both model the 100 and the 120 Quantum Cabo PTsE Spinning Reels Sincerely SAMI
1 Answers
Unfortunately, Quantum has not released the information you requested.
Customer Service
on November 5, 2014

from Bradenton, FL asked:
July 30, 2014
how much does it weigh? How much drag does it have?
1 Answers
According to the Quantum website; Model Gear Ratio I.P.T Line Capacity Max Drag Bearings Weight CSP40PTSD 5.3:1 33" 230 yds / 10 lb. 30 lbs. 7+1 13.9 oz. CSP50PTSD 5.3:1 36" 225 yds. / 12 lb. 35 lbs 7+1 13.6 oz. CSP60PTSD 4.9:1 37" 300 yds. / 14lb. 45 lbs. 7+1 24 oz. CSP80PTSD 4.9:1 41" 330 yds. / 20 lb. 55 lbs. 7+1 25 oz. These reels have not been released yet.
Customer Service
on July 31, 2014


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