Abu Cardinal 6 - date of manufacture?

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Duebel
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Abu Cardinal 6 - date of manufacture?

Post by Duebel » Tue May 16, 2017 5:05 pm

I know there are some Abu experts amongst you gentlemen.

A friend gave me his granddad's Abu Cardinal 6. It's cosmetically challenged but runs very smoothly. It has been a user and I will keep it this way.

I know that the number on the reel foot helps telling the date of manufacture. It's 780400. Any ideas, gentlemen?

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It is my first ever Abu Cardinal. It will probably be good for some pike fishing I guess.
Greetings from Bamberg
Martin

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Re: Abu Cardinal 6 - date of manufacture?

Post by Big_Tench » Tue May 16, 2017 5:48 pm

Hello Duebel,

780400 corresponds to April 1978.

Have fun with the new Cardinal!

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Re: Abu Cardinal 6 - date of manufacture?

Post by Duebel » Tue May 16, 2017 5:51 pm

Thanks and fun I will have!
Greetings from Bamberg
Martin

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