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Old 12-02-2009, 10:30 AM
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Default Re: Reel Love, the fly reel thread

My fishing partner sent me these pictures of his new reel yesterday.
He's been building his own bamboo rods for about 10 years and I guess he need a homemade reel to go with them.
The reel body was made from a brass door kick plate. The only power tool used was a drill

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That should work...
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