Originally Posted by Jackster
As far as quality and good 'ol American craftsmanship and engineering goes, on that Charlton I pictured, the only fasteners are the two screws holding the reel foot on!
Dang I love good metalwork!
I've been considering adding a Hatch reel to my collection when I purchase another Spey rod. The only screw (it's a grub screw) on the reel locks the drag assembly in place. The reel foot and the reel frame is only one piece.