Abel Pliers - The Compleat Angler

Abel Pliers

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  • The award-winning Abel Pliers are famous for being the first machined pliers produced for the fishing market and setting the standard for quality when it comes to fly fishing tools. Newly redesigned, the Abel Pliers now feature a more ergonomic shape, which adds grip and keeps your hands away from curious fish. A new, machined-in loop-tightening hook has has been added to help with rigging those hard-to-tie-knots.

    A machined stainless pivot bushing that highlights the Abel® logo is new this year, reducing the number of parts and increasing resistance to both saltwater and all other elements. Abel's time proven replaceable jaws are remaining the same, still able to cut anything from braided line all the way down to the tiniest tippet. All pliers will also now be shipping with a full-leather custom fit sheath and coiled lanyard, making for a secure and long-lasting way to carry them.

    SPECIFICATIONS:

    • One size at 6.5 inches long, and weighing 4.5 ounces
    • Spring loaded handle opening
    • Handles are machined from 6061-T651 aluminum
    • Integrated steel bottle opener
    • User replaceable jaws, tested to make over 1,000+ cuts of 80lb mono wire and 250lb nylon-coated braided wire and retain ability to cut 7x mono
    • Jaw pattern also designed to tightly grip wire, mono and tippet to aid with rigging 
    • 100% full-grain leather sheath included
    • Made in USA 
  • Shipping:

    We ship all of our items via the United States Postal Service or FedEx and most items will go out within 48 hours of the order being received. If you have any special shipping questions or concerns please contact us. Our shipping rates are as follows and are subject to change without notice.

    Standard Domestic Shipping (USA)

    Item Value 
    Shipping Cost
    $0-49.99 $6
    $50+ Free

    Expedited Domestic Shipping (USA)

    Item Value 
    Shipping Cost
    Any order size $30

    Overnight Domestic Shipping (USA)

    Item Value 
    Shipping Cost
    Any order size $75

    International Shipping (Ex-USA)

    Item Value 
    Shipping Cost
    $50 and up $55

    Returns & Refunds: The Compleat Guarantee

    Our Compleat Guarantee offers a 7-day return period on all fly rods and a 30-day return window for all other tackle. Items returned during this period will recieve a full refund provided that they are in the same condition that they left our shop. Please note that the Compleat Guarantee does not cover custom items, special orders, items marked "final sale", or bamboo fly rods. Return shipping is the responsibility of the buyer.

    Other Terms

    For international orders, please note that any international customs duties (such as VAT, etc.) are the responsibility of the buyer. Connecticut residents must pay a 6.35% sales tax on all purchases.

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