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Old 12-21-2010, 11:47 PM
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Default Re: okuma slv setting up help

Originally Posted by Frank Whiton View Post
Hi morphius,

The answer is to put on as much as it will hold. If you don't think 150 yards is enough you can use one of the backings made from Spectra or any like Gel-Spun.

I would agree. Put as much on it as it will hold without it being able to pinch between the spool and reel frame.
I own this exact reel and while it probably isnt a bad value, be careful about dropping it etc. It is stamped and not machined. I barely touched mine to some pavement and it put a pinch in the reel frame against the spool. Thankfully some quick work with a leatherman bent it back in place.

This is my backup reel in that size class. I am running it with 200 yds of 45lb tuffline braid and a 9wt full sink line.
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