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  1. Question Battenkill Mid Arbor

    Whats everyones opinions or personal feelings on this reel? I am looking at it for a backup reel. Seems reasonably priced just wondering if anybody has any experience or other recommendations. Thanks
    Curtis

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    Not a bad reel. It is nice at the price point it is at. Have you asked Steve what kindo deals he can hook you up with?
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    I have the Battenkill BBS reel in a 3wt and really like it. I suppose the mid arbor reel would be just as good.

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    The mid arbor is a completely different reel from the LA or the BBS, or the traditional. Thew drag is metal/cork and the others are gear. I think they are a little on the heavy side. Alright for 5wt and up IMO.

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    I use the Battenkill mid arbors and Large arbors as my primary reel on all my rods. I really like them and have never had a problem. I only fish 4, 5, and 6 weight. I think you would enjoy it.

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    I have Battenkill mid arbors II & III and Battenkill Large arbor I. The local Orvis store was going out of business so I went crazy. All in all they are great reels. Plan to use them all this weekend.
    Thanks,
    Terry
    "Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after"
    Henry David Thoreau

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