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Old 11-14-2012, 06:36 PM
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I wanted to give an update and thank everyone for their replies. Right after my last post I checked out ebay for Torques and noticed a Galvan Spoke for $212. I bid on it and won it at $212. I guess my search for a reel is over. I have successfully upgraded from my Reddington rod and reel to a Scott A3 8' 4wt and a Galvan Spoke (green). Too much reel for that rod since they say you should spend half the amount of the rod on the reel but I can always upgrade the rod in the future.
Whoever said that about what to spend on a reel/ rod sounds like the same people that claim you should spend 2 months salary on an engagement ring! I guess I can put another rod under my reel, as I spent less on my rod than the reel!

Glad to see you were able to get such a nice deal on the reel!

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Old 11-14-2012, 08:49 PM
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Whoever said that about what to spend on a reel/ rod sounds like the same people that claim you should spend 2 months salary on an engagement ring! I guess I can put another rod under my reel, as I spent less on my rod than the reel!

Glad to see you were able to get such a nice deal on the reel!

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Old 11-15-2012, 12:34 AM
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:05 PM
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I came here to get some advice on a reel for an early 1900's bamboo rod (8' 6")that I just had recently restored. I haven't fly fished for more than 40 years but decided to restore the rod and use it. I plan on using 5wt fly line to fish some local rivers and streams in Northern California. I'd like to go vintage if that makes any sense. Like I said, I'm just getting back into flyfishing. Thanks.
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