Abu Garcia® Abumatic® SX Spincast

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  • S-Matic™ Casting Design
  • QuadCam Pickup System
  • 3 Bearing System
  • Ultra smooth drag system
  • Pre- spooled with Berkley Trilene XL
Modern design and advancements in spincast fishing reel technology make the Abumatic SX spincast reel stand out from the crowd. Construction starts with a graphite frame and stainless steel front cone. A snubberless casting system challenges traditional spincast design by utilizing the pickup pin to initiate casting instead of pinching the line against the cone. This equates to an increase in casting efficiency and a reduction in line wear. The QuadCam engagement mechanism initiates faster line engagement on the retrieve. Pre-spooled with Berkley® Trilene® XL® monofilament fishing line.
Abu Garcia® Abumatic® SX Spincast
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    Abu Garcia® Abumatic® SX Spincast Zoom
    Reel Handle Position
    Gear Ratio
    Retrieve Rate
    23" | 58cm
    Bearing Count
    Mono Capacity yd/lb
    Drag Material
    Spool Applied
    Max Drag lb
    8lb | 3.6kg
    Reel Spool Material
    Drag Type
    Dial Drag
    Reel Size
    Anti-Reverse Feature
    Instant Anti-Reverse

Product Reviews

Abu Garcia Abumatic SX Spincast is rated 2.4 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well worth the money Just added my first Abumatic SX to my collection of 20 plus rods and reels,very smooth and crisp operating reel.Works well on a Jimmy Houston Pro XLS,will definetly watch Wal-Mart for more deals
Date published: 2016-05-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very disappointed. Every reel I've had up until this one has been a $15 or less reel from WalMart. Finally treated myself to a "name"- Abu Garcia- and spent $30 on a reel. 2nd time I used it to reel cover came loose on a cast. Once I got the massive "birdsnest" unraveled/cut loose I found that the cover (top half) wouldn't neatly fit back on to the bottom half and tighten down. The slotted grooves that it should slide into and rotate to lock on were barely indentations, and poorly aligned. The reel has been nothing but trouble since then. Line jams all the time, doesn't release freely upon casting, and in general has been a very poor performer. I honestly expected a lot more from an Abu Garcia. Darned shame with a $10 Shakespeare can out-perform something costing 3 times as much.
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Abu Garcia Abumatic SX Spincast Reel I finally got around to obtaining one at Walmart (wanted two, got the last one). Got a sweet deal. The SX has a sweet cast and retrieve. The line release button is in the perfect place (unlike the Abumatic 170) and helps me retain a good solid grip on the rod while casting. The drag is also in the right place on the reel and is easy to operate with your thumb. Because of the SX's setup, I've become a major fan of it over the Abumatic 170 (and I like it a lot). I currently have my SX on a Spincast rod that together provides the right balance and makes casting and retrieving a joy. With 8 pounds of Trilene XL line on the SX, I caught several large size fish on my first outing with it. For all of the Anglers that fish from banks, the SX is a great addition to your reel arsenal. Purchase one today and see for yourself.
Date published: 2016-07-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from dissapointing reel I bought two of these reels to take to CO trout fishing. Very disappointed. One reel would not release to cast properly and kept jamming. The reels came spooled from the store, but line got over the front of the spool and jammed the reel so that the handle couldn't turn or release. Piece of junk for such a high price. Would not recommend.
Date published: 2016-07-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from piece of junk reel I bought this reel at walmart for my son for christmas well it only lasted 2 months and that's because the lake was frozen. We went fishing after it thawed out and this reel is garbage! the line kept getting stuck in the reel and the finger that reels the line in kept slipping and it wouldn't reel in the line. I spent $30 for nothing the other Abu Garcia reels are good but this one is a total piece of trash don't waste your money for nothing with this reel
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Was hoping for more I bought this today replacing a 25 y.o Zebco. I got it out of the package Got it ready to fish The handle was floppy I unscrewed the plastic nut thinking it was a cover for a reel screw. Nope the plastic piece is the screw. It casts as expected. I started reeling and where I have large hands it was difficult finding a secure grip. While reeling the screw cover rubs my hand. After the first cast the reel sounds like the pick up pin is scraping on the inside of the front cover It reels ok but the noise is concerning. I did catch a bass with it.
Date published: 2016-07-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed I’ve used this reel twice and it stopped casting - I used the prespooled line- but what seems to be happening is the pin that releases the line stopped engaging and I can’t figure out how to fix it - I’d love if someone can tell me how to fix it - paid $30 at Walmart the other day and now I’m just frustrated!
Date published: 2018-05-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Would be zero stars if allowed I purchased this reel from sportsman’s warehouse for my with two weeks ago. Made this purchase because she wanted a left handed option. Using the line supplied on the spool I mounted the reel and switched the handle to the left side. First cast was a huge disappointment but retrieval was very jerky with binding. After about 3 casts it will not release line. Only a $30 reel so I do not expect it to perform like a high end baitcaster but a $10 reel from zebco at least does its job. Abu Garcia should be ashamed of this product line.
Date published: 2019-07-21
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