Originally Posted by MoscaPescador
This reel was not made with a single piece of plastic on it. Every piece of metal (except the spring) was machined to Steve Abel's specs at the Abel factory. That includes the screws. Talk about quality control.
As far as quality and good 'ol American craftsmanship and engineering goes, on that Charlton I pictured, the only fasteners are the two screws holding the reel foot on!
Dang I love good metalwork!