Abu Garcia® Orra® SX Low Profile
- 7 stainless steel ball bearings + 1 roller bearing provides smooth operation
- X-Cräftic™ alloy frame for increased corrosion resistance
- Graphite sideplates
- Power Disk™ drag system gives smooth drag performance
- MagTrax™ brake system gives consistent brake pressure throughout the cast
- Compact bent handle and star provide a more ergonomic design
- Duragear™ brass gear for extended gear life
Abu Garcia® Orra® SX Low Profile is rated out of 5 by 147.
Rated 2 out of 5 by kvdbssmstr from Good reel, poor service ability The Orra SX is a nice reel, I own the 7.1:1 model. I enjoy it for all around fishing. It is very smooth, really good line capacity, and my favorite thing about it is the weight. You can cast this all day and not feel it. Balances well with most rods. The only problem I have is I cannot seem to find a way to open the Sideplate for service on this reel. Whether it is not meant to be opened or is just something I'm missing, I don't know. But I won't purchase another Orra SX 2 because of this reason, I do love Abu Garcia and have owned and will continue to purchase Abu Garcia reels, other than this one.
Date published: 2014-05-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by Josh0330 from Good reel This is a decent reel. It's smooth and easy to cast. I've been fishing both northern pike and bass with this reel. I can crank in big bass and I have been handling up to 30 inch pike. I caught a 40 inch pike with this reel and the drag or the gears failed or something. I fixed whatever what was wrong and got the pike in but this reel is not so much for really big fish. I would recommend this real for fishermen who are looking for really big bass. This reel is also very good for the money.
Date published: 2015-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by Greg from Very impressed! I had been a Quantum fan for nearly 20 yrs. now, and always admired the Abu Garcia line of reels, esp. since the intro of the Revo series. My first baitcaster I learned on years ago was an Ambassador. I am the budget guy, but love the top end equiptment, although sadly never could fork out $200-300 a reel. I owned several Quantum Codes and earlier ACS models, but purchased an Orra SX this year... I LOVE IT! The quality and smoothness are vastly superior for a reel under $100! It's much more compact and ergonomic, lighter and palmable. I'll be replacing all my reels with Abu Garcia including spinning reels. Now all I need are a great 7.1:1 and a 5.1:1 baitcasters, and a 20 and 10 size spinning! ;-)
Date published: 2011-08-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by BillJ from Second review of this reel This is my second review of this reel, a follow-up if you will. The Orra started out as a great reel but I have been having an issue that has yet to be resolved. The anti-reverse bearings are not functioning properly, at least I believe the issue lies there. Whenever I get my bait hung up or set the hook on a large fish, the reel handle gives out and starts to go backward. I know the bearings are not stripped and I have even sent it in for repairs once and the issue still remains. I know this reel isn't exactly Revo quality, but for 100 dollars, it should not be having this issue. It should also be noted that mine is the original revision and not a second revision which supposedly has upgraded bearings.
Date published: 2011-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kantwayte from Great Reel for the Money Been a Abu-Garcia fan for years, have owned many of the round and low profile models. Bought this one to try due to the price and my need for a reel for lipless crank bait applications. Great reel, smooth operation, and well built. First trip out I caught several strippers..
Date published: 2015-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by firebass63 from the best reels on the planet....period I bought 2 Abu Garcia Orra SX reels one is 6:4:1 the other is the high speed.This reels are the best reels I've fished with,I replaced them from my Abu Pro Max,don't get me wrong I love my pro max.All of my ABU's cast a country mile I also have the orra sx spinning reel,my ABU's work better than any other reel I have owned extremely smooth running. I have used other top name reels in the past,but they cannot stand up to the ABU's no matter what Abu reel I have.... Bottom line if your looking for a great reel for the money and that will out last time go buy Abu Garcia hands down the best fishing reels and rods on the planet earth.Its the only reel you see me use.....period,like there saying Abu for Life.....
Date published: 2015-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by GeauxTigers from Great Buy My Orra SX has been through a year of heavy use and has definitely impressed me. I'll pick up my Orra just as readily as my Revo S's, and it feels equally at home in my hand. The pitch centrifugal brake system is fantastic, as is the all metal construction. Casting performance is very comparable to that of the Revo S, and i have a hard time telling the difference between the 2 while fishing them. After much searching I'm convinced there is no better reel than the Orra SX in it's price range. I plan on picking up a high speed version for a frog rod in the near future.
Date published: 2011-02-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jonathan from Worst reel I've ever owned I have 2 orra sx hs and they are the 2 worse reels I own. One has a broke shaft on the spool and my repair man has been waiting over 6 months for a new spool. The other reel has been used less than 10 outings and the anti reverse is starting to slip. For a 100$ reel I was expecting it to last longer and hold up better than it has. I have all revo gen 3 reels and they are by far the best reels on the market. The orra doesn't even seem like it's made by Abu Garcia they feel cheap and are of poor quality. I would never recommend this reel to anybody novice or pro!!!!
Date published: 2013-04-10
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