This ABU CS Rocket model is specifically designed for heavy duty use. Its body construction is made of brass. ABU Sweden sometimes release reproduction models of its classic models, and these ABU CS Rocket reels in Apple Red color are released only for Japan market in 2017.
These reels are the reproduction of classic 5500 and 6500CS Rocket with instant anti-reverse system, originally released in around 2001. These brass framed CS models have been quite popular for both freshwater and saltwater fishing, for improved durability than aluminum-framed C3 C4 models. 2 point classic centrifugal brake is employed to cast longer. Therefore, Japan market asked ABU to make it back to 2 point old style. Please do not miss this beautiful and practical reels. The reel has heavier brass frame than regular ABU, and you may feel the difference when you hold it in palm instantly.