Re: "CLARK" reels?
I have one. Paid $65 for it.
It's very well made. The machining is very good, but not great. There are a few swirl marks on non-critical surfaces.
So far, I've used it about five times. It's used for smallish trout. Its click-pawl drag is just fine for this application.
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