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Old 08-05-2012, 05:29 PM
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Default Re: Best reel

Originally Posted by wilky View Post

I am looking for a new reel with sealed and reliable drag
i was thinking of a Lamson Velocity 4 or a Lamson Guru 4 i like the reel to be larger to allow for more backing ( better to have more than less) dont want to spend more than $275 ( i get a discount through my work )

Any suggestions
The Bauer mentioned above isn't a sealed drag which brings me to question why you wanted it sealed? The top reels, the Tibors, Abels, Bauers and some such as the Old Florida reels were unsealed, and of a cork against teflon or other slick material design. These reels account for most of the Salt Water Records and rate veery high when reels are tested.
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