See this link that I had started on Open Forum. I found that the ABU 6500 reel they sell at WalMart was made specifically for WalMart and had slight differences from the regular reels. Not much but I found the 'original' for the same price at BPS online. I'm not sure if that's true for their other reels. I did pick up a 7' Berkeley Lightning rod that I've enjoyed for schoolies and small stuff. ABU 6500C3 vs. 6500CL3
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