Abu Garcia MAX® PRO Low Profile Reel
By: The Angler
Fans of Star Wars are in for a treat. This is especially true if you are one who likes the Stormtroopers. When I first saw the Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel nothing else but Stormtroopers marched through my mind. I believe they arched not just in my conscious mind but also my subconscious mind. When I slept that night I dreamed that I was fishing with a bunch of Strom Troopers.
[ The Gamorreans locals may not like it but who cares…. ]
The Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel comes in black and white the main colours of the famous Stormtroopers; with hints of gold here and there to give the reel a little more elegance. I like the way it looks. Wait, I love the way it looks. Should I be invited to fish in planet Pzob; Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel is one reel that I will bring along with me. The Gamorreans locals may not like it but who cares.
Awesome looking reel. Does it note fit the Stormtroopers.
Picking up the Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel for the first time I realize how light it is, how nicely it fits in my hands, and how lovely it looks. The Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel is also a high performance reel that is smooth and tough. It comes with Abu Garcia’s well known and highly reliable Duragear™ brass gear system that offers extra durability.
8 bearings that helps with smoothness and performance.
The smoothness of the Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel is felt when the reel is cranked. With eight bearings at work; smoothness is really good. Casting will certainly be awesome too with Abu Garcia’s proven MagTrax™ brake system control cast after cast. The MagTrax™ brake system is a magnetic braking system that uses five magnets to control the spool with the option of upgrading up to five more magnets coming to a total of ten at max.
Abu Garcia’s well proven MagTrax™ brake system.
Amongst the three Abu Garcia MAX® series low profile reels; the Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel is the fastest at 28 inches per turn. Should one be needing an extra boost in cranking speeds; the Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel is certainly one to bring on a fishing trip. It may not be superfast but it certainly is fast enough to play with lures, spoons, spinners, etc.
Want to turn heads? I meant the heads of fishes; the Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel comes with the awesome Power Disk™ drag system pushing out 15lb of drag at maximum to tire out hard fighting fishes. Holding on to the pressure of fishing lines is the very tough and durable Machined double anodized aluminum spool which is both lightweight and tough.
7.1:1 gear ratio.
7 stainless steel ball bearings + 1 roller bearing
Machined double anodized aluminum spool
Power Disk™ drag system
Duragear™ brass gear
MagTrax™ brake system
Compact bent handle and star
Recessed reel foot
One-piece graphite frame
Large co-molded soft touch knobs
Nice looking white grips.
The Abu Garcia MAX® PRO low profile reel certainly is a high performance reel to consider should one be in search of a new low profile baitcasting reel. This awesome Stormtrooper of a reel not only looks awesome but is also friendly on most pockets. They are available online too should you prefer to not visit a fishing tackle shop at this time.