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Old 11-20-2011, 01:37 PM
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Default Re: spare spool vs. whole new reel

Originally Posted by Rip Tide View Post
For me it's just easier to change out the whole reel rather than change just the spool. Not that I don't have reels with extra spools too, but if a spool for one reel cost as much as what I can get another whole reel for, guess what I'm going to do.

I recently picked this reel up at a yard sale
It's an LLBean "Double LL" made by STH
great point on price, and duly noted. also, great looking reel!

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Originally Posted by Hardyreels View Post
For achieving sink rates take a look at the leader construction I described on the bottom of this thread; I don't use sinking lines or tips any longer but get it done by changing the length of head in the middle of my leader. By varying the butt length and tippet length along with the length of the braided head you can fish just about any depth you want without using specialty lines.
excellent, thanks! reading through the thread now.
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