Originally Posted by Hardyreels
And Richard, let's not forget all those Hardy Featherweights along with a spattering of other models that bear the Made For Abercrombie & Fitch along with the old Alnwick scripts
Honestly, as I've ran across these reels over the years, their bearing that A&F on the backplates tended to turn me away from purchasing them.
Just me there,
I've got one of those -- my dad's old 2-screw line guard Featherweight silent check that is still paired with his Orvis Battenkill cane rod bought at the same time.