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Old 10-30-2013, 03:44 AM
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Default Re: What is important to you when buying gear?

Originally Posted by taylorreels View Post
Hey everyone,

I have a simple question that I wanted to ask. What are some of the important factors for you when purchasing a new piece of fly fishing gear? All of us have different values and concerns so I wonder if there are any commonalities among us. Some examples may be made in the USA, price, warranty, design, colors, performance, style, etc... What do you want from your fly fishing gear?

Matthew Taylor

Taylor Reels
0) Homemade.
1) Made in the USA, always read the page from the manufacturer: "About" where the manufacturer tells the story of how it began their productions, ideas, what prompted the creation of things... If I like what the manufacturer says about himself, I make bookmark & placed in the right category such Fly Reels, Fly Rods, Fly Fishing & others. in the future to know where to go to look first! to reduce the time of selection I go for company who produce only in the United States! I also like when a company supports something good for the fish and the nature! you bought the item and made an investment in preservation population Bull Trout, as example!
Good article "Made in the USA" in the latest magazine Nov/Dec 2013 "Fly Fishing in Salt Waters" ( Fly Fishing in Salt Waters Articles, Photos & Gear Reviews | Fly Fishing in Salt Waters ) page 60 by editor John Frazier
1а) warranty & service ^
2) appearance
3) design
4) performance
5) in the Internet Age, all search and information first you take from the web > and if a web site the company is built correctly it is nice to have a visit on if not I just close the page! How presented and illustrated product, sometimes I'd love to see a full detailed picture all parts (because I can not pick up and touch the thing)
6) Proverbs and Sayings: "stingy pays twice..."

and by the way I have been on your site Taylor Reels:: Quality and Affordable Fly Fishing Reels
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