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Old 01-18-2009, 07:14 PM
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Rowdy, I have a couple of fenwicks also so I understand your comment on reel weight same as rod designated weight. The old and most the new glass are allot heavier than plastic though.
Now I will add the BBS is a killer reel, and the Mid Arbor for those in the cooler areas as less pigtailing.
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Who brought up politics? I like American made reels. Ross and Lamson.

You brought up politics.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:49 PM
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I was just recalling the old days when a Pflueger Medalist was good enuff!
Nowadays it's a "fashion show" on the streams. Everybody has the latest "Jewel" locked into their reelseat..
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I was just recalling the old days when a Pflueger Medalist was good enuff!
Nowadays it's a "fashion show" on the streams. Everybody has the latest "Jewel" locked into their reelseat..
I still use the Medalist on cane rods. (old ones) Too bad they're made in Asia now.
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For me, it is English Old Orvis, and Airflo, and GERMAN: Vosseler.

But I like the jewelry LOL
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I can't stop spinning these Ross Evolution reels I bought last night!
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Old 01-18-2009, 08:06 PM
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Dang Frank are you rich? I'd like to get one of those too!
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For me, it is English Old Orvis, and Airflo, and GERMAN: Vosseler.

But I like the jewelry LOL
English yes. I do like the old J.W.Young reels. Tough as tanks.
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I decided to save every dime possible for 2008, and found these reels on
closeout for $200 each. Now I have to be frugal again
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I have a guitar addiction that keeps me broke all the time!
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