Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter
Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter
Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter
Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter
Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter
Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter
Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter
Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter

Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter

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Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter

The palm-able Line Counter reel features our synchronized level wind system as well as the smooth pulling Carbon Matrix™ drag system. Each reel is constructed with three shielded stainless steel ball bearings and a corrosion-resistant instant anti-reverse bearing for solid hook sets. The mechanical line counter measures the feet line as it pulls out for extreme trolling and/or downrigging accuracy.


  • Two stainless steel ball bearings + 1 roller bearing provides smooth operation
  • Carbon Matrix™ drag system provides smooth, consistent drag pressure across the entire drag range
  • Power Handle
  • Counts in feet
  • Line out alarm


  • Reel Handle Position: Right
  • Gear Ratio: 5.3:1
  • Retrieve Rate: 25.5
  • Bearing Count: 3
  • Spool Capacity (Mono): 14lbs / 245 yds
  • Spool Capacity (Braid): 30lbs / 630 yds
  • Drag Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Anti-Reverse Feature: Instant Anti-Reverse
  • Max Drag LB: 15

The Abu Garcia, AMBS-6500LC Ambassadeur S 6500 Line Counter is one of the world's most advanced round reels. The combination of lightweight materials, durability, and precision engineering make Abu Garcia® THE choice for serious anglers around the globe. Pros widely use this reels tournament circuit, guides, record-seeking experts, and anglers who demand the very best from their equipment. Rely on Abu Garcia® quality and dependability to keep the fun in fishing.

Additional Specifications:

  • Max Drag: 15 lbs
  • Handle Position: Right
  • Gear Ratio: 5.3:1
  • Bearing Count: 3
  • Series: Ambassadeur
  • Retrieve Rate: 25.5"
  • Style: Baitcast Round
  • Box Dimensions: 4"H x 5"W x 7"L WT: 1.2 lbs
  • UPC: 036282862418


Just like any precision product, the Abu Garcia 6500LC Ambassadeur Line Counter will require regular maintenance. First, gently rinse the reel with fresh water, wipe it dry, and occasionally lubricate it as per the accompanying oil and grease points. Once every while,  your reel ought to be dismantled for careful cleaning and re-oil. Allude to the detonated parts view provided with your reel. Reel maintenance kits can be purchased at your local tackle store and include everything you need properly service your reel to properly service your reel properly. In the event that you don't wish to perform this work yourself, you can go to any nearby Abu Garcia Service Center to get this work done on your behalf.  

Step 1: Disassembly

Begin disassembly by unscrewing the three thumb screws located on the handle side of the reel. Remove the handle side plate to access the spool. Remove the spool. 

Step 2: Lubricating

Apply one drop of PRECISION OIL to the spool shaft.

Apply one drop of PRECISION OIL to the line guide.

Apply one drop of PRECISION OIL to the bearings.

Apply a small amount of PRECISION GREASE to the line guide gear (opposite side of the spool shaft).

Apply a small amount of PRECISION GRwon'tto the brass main gear (located inside the handle side plate – access hole).

Step 3: Final Step

Reassemble the reel and use a clean, soft cloth to wipe off any debris or excess oil and grease.


How to Adjust the Centrifugal Brake System:

Depending on the model, most ambassadeur reels feature a four or 6-pin centrifugal brake that maintains consistent brake pressure throughout the cast when engaged. After removing the handle side plate, look for the centrifugal brake located on the
Spool facing the handle side plate. To disengage the centrifugal brake system, push each brake block towards the center of the spool until it "clicks" into place.

Any combination of brake blocks can be engaged or disengaged. To engage, slide the preferred number of brake blocks away from the center of the spool. Each block will click into position. Once activated, the brake blocks will be able to move freely up and down the pins.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For maximum casting distance and the minimal tendency of line overrun, it is necessary to also adjust the tension knob to match the weight of the lure and angler preference.

How to Adjust the Tension Knob:

With the rod-reel-line-lure properly assembled, place the tip of the thumb on the line to hold the spool. Depending on the model, depress the thumb bar or push the button with the pad of your thumb to disengage the gear. Allow the lure to drop to the ground.

If the lure does not fall when the thumb bar is depressed, turn the mechanical brake knob counterclockwise to reduce tension on the spool. If the lure falls to the ground and the spool continues to rotate, the mechanical brake is too loose. Adjust accordingly.


This "limited warranty" has been drafted to follow the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act, which is viable for any merchandise produced on or after December 31, 1976. For the period demonstrated, Abu Gabuyer'sll, at its choice, fix or supplant the damages and cover things viewed as flawed in material or workmanship at no charge, with the exception of delivery costs. Abu Garcia will have no other commitment and won't be responsible for coincidental or likewise consequential damages. Abu Garcia makes no inferred guarantee of merchantability or readiness for any period past the expressed length of each Limited Warranty. This Warranty doesn't cover harm by addition or alteration of the item, incidental harm or loss, misuse, inability to give sensible and fundamental maintenance, or typical anticipated wear. Damage not entirely settled to be of this nature will be fixed at the buyer's expense. This Limited Warranty also doesn't extend out to items that are put to business or rental use.

This Warranty extends only to the original buyer of the reel and gives no entitlements to some other individual. A few states don't permit prohibitions of coincidental or consequential damages or impediments of the length of inferred guarantees, so the above prohibition and constraint may not concern you. This Warranty gives you explicit legal privileges, and you might have other rights which shift from one state to another. Do not try to send money or checks to take care of the expense of fix for items on which the Limited Warranty time frame has lapsed. Abu Garcia's Authorized Repair Centers will notify you of the amount due, including handling and shipping charges. Wholesalers and dealers (unless an Abu Garcia Authorized Center) are not authorized to make in-warranty repairs or adjustments on behalf of Abu Garcia. The provisions of the Guarantee can't be changed besides being recorded as a hard copy by an official employee of Abu Garcia. Abu Garcia poles or reels requiring guarantee fix ought not to be gotten back to the store of procurement.

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