Diplomat® Mooching Reel

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Diplomat® Mooching Reel

Model#DIPLOMAT
$349.95 $262.46
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  • Fully machined frame and spool
  • Hard anodized surface finish
  • Large arbor spool design
  • 2 stainless steel HPCR™ bearings
  • On/Off anti-reverse switch
  • Power Disk™ drag system
Rock-solid construction and a steady drag are hallmarks of the Diplomat® Mooching Reel. The Diplomat® is built to last in harsh environments with a fully machined frame and spool combined with a hard anodized surface finish. An On/Off Anti-Reverse switch allows for on the fly depth adjustments while a Power Disk™ drag system supplies smooth performance without line creep.
Diplomat® Mooching Reel
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    $349.95 $262.46
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    Reel Handle Position
    Right
    Gear Ratio
    1.1:1
    Bearing Count
    2
    Weight
    17.60
    Mono Capacity yd/lb
    350/30
    Drag Material
    Synthetic
    Max Drag lb
    15lb | 6.8kg
    Reel Spool Material
    Aluminum
    Anti-Reverse Feature
    Instant Anti-Reverse

Product Reviews

Diplomat Mooching Reel is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Looks good, but does not perform well. I received this reel as a gift and was really excited about trying it out. After the very first fish (39lbs Chinook), the reel had a failure and stopped the clicking noise when the line was being pulled out. It was returned to the distributor with confirmation of a broken spring. After almost a year I got the reel back. Giving the reel another chance and the same thing happened on the very next fish (15lbs Chinook). So, two fish and two failures. Not great. Also very disappointed with the line creep when fishing on a down rigger. To prevent the creep, the drag has to be cranked down to an unacceptable level.
Date published: 2020-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful craftmanship Living in the Pacific Northwest, I have had the opportunity to “play” with some other center pin salmon mooching reels that price out at almost 6 figures. The Abu Garcia Diplomat mooching reel is comparable in every facet to these reels at a 1/3 of the cost. Thank you Abu Garcia for competing in a niche market with a beautifully crafted reel and keeping the cost to where the “average joe” can afford it.
Date published: 2020-07-03
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