Originally Posted by billydafish
Any shop worth it's salt should rip it for free and mine spools it on empty's for free for me...
When I worked in the shop of a large box outdoors store we used to keep dozens if not hundreds of empty fly line spools after the line had been spooled on reels. If asked we would simply give them out. I think more shops will do the same. Otherwise I like the suggestion from FAE.