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When was the Ambassadeur 5000 made?

When was the Ambassadeur 5000 made?

In 1954, RECORD Ambassadeur 5000 (no SG marking) made its debut in the United States. Variations of star drag and spool colors can be found as things were quickly changing in the early years. Earliest examples will have a solid gray spool and star drag.

Introduced to the American market in 1954, Record Ambassadeur 5000 came equipped with a standard capacity spool.

Which Ambassadeur reels are made in Sweden?

Over the years, however, more and more Ambassadeur models were being produced in Asian countries, and today, only the Ambassadeur C3 and C4 4000-7000 series are still being made in Sweden.

What is the gear ratio of an Ambassadeur 5000?

Ambassadeur 5.3: 1 Gear Ratio Fishing Reels.

What are Ambassadeur reels used for?

Look to the Ambassadeur® C4 Round Reel for one of the fastest Round Baitcast Reels on the market, ideal for casting large lures. Salmon, muskie and striper anglers love it (bass anglers who want to cast extra-large swimbaits or crankbaits do too.)

How old is my Abu Garcia?

Check the first two numbers of the serial number on the bottom of the foot. That’s your year.

Are Abu Garcia fishing reels good?

Is Abu Garcia a good brand? Yes, Abu Garcia is one of the top fishing gear brands on the market today, and their rods and reels are used by bass pro fishing legend Mike Iaconelli, as well as other professional anglers.

What is an Abu Garcia Ambassadeur?

The Abu Garcia Ambassadeur series is trusted by serious anglers who cast and troll for the biggest fish. These round baitcasting reels took the fishing world by storm when they were introduced back in 1952 – and you’ll be the Poseidon of the deep when you use one.

How much line does a ABU 6500 hold?

Compare model Specs

Model Number C3-5500 C3-6500
SKU 1292720 1292722
gear ratio 5.3:1 5.3:1
max drag lb 15lb | 6.8kg 15lb | 6.8kg
mono capacity yd/lb 240/12 320/12

Is Abu Garcia a good fishing brand?

Is the Abu Ambassadeur 5000 fishing casting reel any good?

This Abu Ambassadeur 5000 Fishing Casting Reel is very clean and functions perfectly. As with all our auction items, this will be packed appropriately so it gets to the winner bidder in perfect order. If you have any further questions that the pictures do not show, feel free to ask. This reel will NOT disappoint you.

How much pulling power does the Ambassadeur 5000 need?

I do need some moderately strong pulling power, as the whole idea of acquiring the Ambassadeur 5000 was to be able to pull 30-40 lb. fish away from nearby cover or snags. 20 lb. mono line isn’t cutting it (breaks), and so far, my experience is that with heavier mono line, I lose casting distance with spincast reels.

What is the serial number of the ABU Garcia Ambassadeur 5000?

ABU GARCIA Ambassadeur 5000 AB Urfabriken Svangsta Sweden Baitcasting Fishing Reel Serial Number 392414 You are bidding on a ABU GARCIA Ambassadeur 5000 Baitcasting Fishing Reel. Plates are in good shape but they do have rash to the top and bottom portions with some lite scratches and nic’s.

Is this model ABU Garcia 5000c black color baitcasting reel in good condition?

This model ABU Garcia 5000c black color baitcasting reel was made in Sweden and is in remarkable condition. I doubt that it was used more than a couple of times. The serial number is a very low number and it reads 037200 which is a very low by today’s standards. There are no condition issues and the reel does work well.