New Arrival - 08/30

Charlton 8500 .8 Fly Reel with Two Spare Spools


A nice Charlton 8500 Signature Series 0.8 fly reel in RHW, with two spare spools. Good used condition with a few nicks in the frame and loaded spool, some mounting marks on the foot, and some normal cosmetic rubbing on the crossbar and in a few places here and there. The loaded spool has a small chunk missing from the rosewood handle, but the other two appear to be little used. One spare spool is the standard matte-and-gloss finish, while the other is matte throughout. Perfect mechanically. Serial number SS9273. The original owner's name is etched in a white script in the drag adjuster plate. The 0.8 spool can fit a WF8+150 30# or a WF10+160 20#. Meticulously coated with a high-polished, deep black Type III anodized finish with matte reliefs. Fully machined from high-grade aluminum and steel. Has a sealed, self-adjusting carbon fiber disk drag which includes over 9-square inches of surface area and boasts five oversized aerospace precision bearings. A large arbor design gives the angler over 1 foot of line retrieve per revolution. The reel and one spool come in the original bag, while the other spare spool packs into a suede zipper pouch.
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