Charlton 8550C Fly Reel with Tarpon Spool [SALE PENDING]
A superb Charlton 8550C fly reel with a tarpon spool. Set up for RHW. Good used condition with moderate rim rash along the frame edge, spool edge, and a little bit on the drag adjuster dial. No major dings or gouges though, just typical wear from honest use. Mechanically the reel is perfect, as you would expect from these bulletproof Charltons. 4 1/2" diameter with a 1 3/16" spool width. The capacity for this model is listed as WF 10 and 400 yards of 30 lb backing. Serial #8550-9030. The sealed carbon fiber disk drag is self-adjusting and has over 9-square inches of surface area. Excellent all-black type-III hard anodizing except for the center medallion and the counterweight which are done in chrome. The reel is packed in the original blue cordura pouch. A highly sought-after Charlton model here, it doesn't get much better than this for chasing large saltwater species.
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