Bauer RX Classic

Bauer

 

Bauer built their RX Classic reels specifically to balance with modern Spey rods and large saltwater rods.  The solid frame back adds some weight (for balancing on Spey rods) and also gives the RX Classic a very classic, traditional look with a polished, glossy black finish for a strikingly beautiful appearance.  The large diameter spool has the capacity to hold Skagit or traditional long belly Spey lines or plenty of backing for saltwater endeavors for large fish. 

The RX Classic reels feature a sealed drag and carbon fiber drag system for the ultimate in smooth, dependable performance.  Each reel is designed and manufactured in Ashland, Oregon. 

Color:  Glossy black frame with matte black and glossy black spool and gold hub color (as pictured). Spool colors also standard are Jet Black, Pearl Gray or Titanium and require minimal lead time.  Optional Spool colors of Agate Green, Havana Gold, Cobalt Blue, Corral Red and Copper Orange and Hub colors of Cobalt Blue or Coral Red are available at a reasonable fee.  Contact us with special color requests.

Designed, manufactured, and handcrafted in Oregon, USA. The RX Classic is simply beautiful high performance elegance.

Here is what Bauer has to say about their RX Classic reels:

Specifically crafted to balance two-handed rods and heavier saltwater rods the RX Classic features a solid hardback frame with a Jet Black handcrafted polished mirror finish. The large diameter spool assures quick line pick up and ample capacity to accommodate your line combination of choice from Skagit to traditional long belly Spey lines.

The RX 5 Classic is ideal for switch rods and 5/6 two-handed rods. The RX 6 Classic balances superbly with the 12′-14′ two-handed rods. The RX 7 Classic is designed for the largest Spey lines on the market and delivers the quickest line pick up with a 4.5″ diameter spool.


  • RX 4

    Diameter
    3.75"
    Weight
    6.4 oz
    Spey Size
    3/4/5 wt
    Capacity
    Skagit 350 grain+(100yds20#)
  • RX 5

    Diameter
    4.00"
    Weight
    9.1 oz
    Spey Size
    6/7 wt
    Capacity
    Skagit 400 grain+(150yds30#)
  • RX 6

    Diameter
    4.25"
    Weight
    10.1 oz
    Spey Size
    7/8 wt
    Capacity
    Skagit 550 grain+(185yds30#)
  • RX 7

    Diameter
    4.50"
    Weight
    11.2 oz
    Spey Size
    9/10 wt
    Capacity
    Skagit 650 grain+(225yds30#)