Originally Posted by sageandonion
The spool release on the Abel Super is a joke. I've no doubt Abel are superb quality reels - and I love the look of them - but that detail alone made me sell mine (Super 3N and 4N) and go for Bauer.
You have to think of an Abel or Tibor as a one piece reel. I don't consider the Abels to have a spool release.