|August 23, 2011|
Abel Automatics, Inc
165 Aviador Street
Camarillo, CA 93010
For Information, Contact:
Jeff Patterson, Director of Sales
NEW ABEL LINE NIPPER
BUILT TO LAST FOREVER
CAMARILLO, Calif. â€“ An innovative anglersâ€™ nipper, remarkably guaranteed to last and cut forever, has been developed by Abel Reels. The precision machined aircraft grade aluminum leader nipper has replaceable jaws â€“ similar to Abelâ€™s award-winning pliers â€“ made from a superior grade stainless steel.
â€œThese modern nippers are total departure from traditional line cutters which are usually just an adaptation of old fashioned nail clippers . . . just the kind of creative, 21st Century thinking anglers expect from Abel,â€ said Don R. Swanson, president.
Tests were done on line weights from 7X fly-fishing tippet material to 100-pound test mono. Shop tests indicate the nippers are good for thousands of cuts of monofilament line and tippet material
The nipper comes with a two year limited warrantee on the replaceable jaws.
The Abel Nipper is 1-3/4 inches long, 3/4-inch wide, tapering to 1/2-inch wide at the jaws. It weighs seven-tenths (0.7) of an ounce. A bodkin-style needle used to clean hook eyes is integrated into the jaws.
â€œThe critical cutting edge jaw is Crucible CPM S35VN, an American-made and developed premium grade stainless steel created especially for knives. It is powder-made steel with a uniform carbide distribution and clean steel properties. The steel is heat treated and hardened to a Rockwell factor of 58-60. As a blade material, it offers excellent corrosion resistance and superb edge qualities,â€ said Swanson.
Abel Nippers are designed to be attached to an available Abel parachute cord Nylon lanyard, any retractable spring-loaded device or clipped to a fishing vest.
The Abel Nipper is priced at $50 in black and solid colors, with hand-painted fish graphic versions at $100.
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