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Old 02-04-2018, 07:32 AM
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Wonder cutter

Guys,
If youíre looking for a decent set of cutters thatíll get though absolutely any braid, leader etc, I have found the answer.

After many many frustrating years using sub-optimal cutters, I bit the bullet.

You wonít find a better line cutter/nipper than the Abel.

If you have the opportunity to pick up a set, close your eyes and hand over the $, I guarantee youíll be impressed. Hereís a pic of mine with a DIY lanyard I knocked up. Abel lanyard en route

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Old 02-04-2018, 08:04 AM
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:16 AM
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https://abelreels.com/nipper.html

I picked mine up at Compleat Angler in Villawood
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:31 PM
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Engineering looks fantastic, price is stratospheric
Home made lanyard is pretty neat.
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:38 PM
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The price was definitely a hard pill to swallow, hence black and not hand painted

Havenít run into anything I canít cut yet

As soon as I got hold of it, I went straight to the shed to cut up all different outfits, nil issues as yet
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Old 02-04-2018, 09:18 PM
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This is another along the same lines
http://www.orvis.com/p/orvis-nippers/2j7k
Pesonally the price tag is just too much and I use berkley braid scissors
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Old 02-04-2018, 10:31 PM
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I wonder if these things would "cut it"

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Banner-P...-/121562133208
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Old 03-04-2018, 03:27 AM
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Man that's a pricey little unit
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Old 03-04-2018, 03:29 AM
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Undoubtedly

Thankfully it cuts well
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Old 03-04-2018, 10:08 PM
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It looks pretty good. Just wondered what the thinnest braid you managed to clip cleanly was?
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Old 03-04-2018, 10:34 PM
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Unitika Aorika in 6lb

PE 0.5 I think it is from memory

This wasnít the best cut compared to other lines, but it proved easier to do than with other cutters

Couldnít cut flaccid (for lack of a better word) line, had to have some tension on it for a decent cut and it was slightly frayed
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Old 03-04-2018, 11:11 PM
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Interesting to see how long it last as its point on point contact, not a materials engineer but having to push the two edges against each other over time would affect the cutting edge I would have thought.
Also Owner scissors cut limp braid clean even thin ones, mine now need some grip pressure as in holding scissors with the kinda grip that pushes the shear motion tighter, but still cuts limp braid (2 years old) Didn not need to do this when new.
The surecatch ones were great but not quite as sharp but they were 5 bucks still cut clean limp braid but would last around 6 months.

https://www.tacklewarehouse.com.au/o...-scissors.html

https://www.hookedonline.com.au/tack...raid-scissors/
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Old 03-04-2018, 11:42 PM
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Replaceable blades and a two year warranty make me
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Old 04-04-2018, 03:48 AM
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How much are the abel replacement blades?

Out of interest only, out of my price range for line cutters given I'm lazy with them and tend to lose them.
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Old 04-04-2018, 05:32 AM
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Not a clue

Worry about that down the track
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