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Old 11-28-2013, 09:47 AM
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Default Orvis Battenkill great value!!!

Ordered three of these reels before getting the updated reel. the updated reel really does work right or left hand wind. this is a great reel for my 2wt Hardy. looks and finish are great, this is in my mind a great value in a reel, imported or not. Orvis hit the nail on the head with this one after the update.
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Default Re: Orvis Battenkill great value!!!

Glad to hear it! I have a couple of the previous version and am very happy with them. Nice to know the updated one is a good value as well.
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Default Re: Orvis Battenkill great value!!!

I have the battenkill II......I love it on my shorter 2 and 3 weights..I am amazed at how light it is!!
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Default Re: Orvis Battenkill great value!!!

updated reel, inside pic, set up rClick the image to open in full size.ight hand wind

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Default Re: Orvis Battenkill great value!!!

Fished this reel Friday! works great and plenty of drag. Size 1 on a 3 wt 6'6" Winston WT. Good job Orvis, I love simple reels and price is awesome. this is what the inside should look like.

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