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    Default Vintage Reels

    Does everyone have new reels? Am I the only one that's bassackwards?
    Guess I like the old stuff. These are from the '50's and up.

    Some C. Farlow's- old English reels
    The Grenaby

    The Panton


    Some J.W. Youngs
    The Pridex


    The Condex


    All click pawl and all work great!
    I think Joni posted this one before

    It's a South Bend 1110





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    Those are in wonderful shape! Is the South Bend a multiplier? I like the old stuff too. My first nice reel was a South Bend 1122 single action with the burgundy enamel finish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hardyreels View Post
    Those are in wonderful shape! Is the South Bend a multiplier? I like the old stuff too. My first nice reel was a South Bend 1122 single action with the burgundy enamel finish.
    No multiplier. Just a single action too. The Southbend is the same as a Shakespeare AuSable, or a Kalamazoo Empress. Cool reel.
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    Nice..especially the Youngs - I have a Beaudeax I use with my 6 wt Phillipson Paragon Bamboo. I love that reel. I had a nice Condex and let someone talk me out of it....sometimes you do really dumb things!!!!!!...I try to use vintage reels with my Bamboo...haven't tried them with my graphite....maybe I should

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    I too like the old stuff and use them on my glass and 'boo rods. Just seems to go right!

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    You can't go wrong with the old American made Medalists. I think I have 4 of them...you can usually pick em up on ebay for cheap and they make great backup or primary reels.

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    Nice reels guys. I have a couple of shelves filled with vintage fly reels & baitcasters.

    Nice to see they all look to be in great condition.
    "If people don't occasionally walk away from you shaking their heads, you're doing something wrong." John Gierach

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    nice looking reels! if anyone's interested, check out this section of a forum:

    Classic Fly Reels - Active Discussions - fiberglassflyrodders - Message Board - Yuku

    eric
    fresno, ca.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ezamora View Post
    nice looking reels! if anyone's interested, check out this section of a forum:

    Classic Fly Reels - Active Discussions - fiberglassflyrodders - Message Board - Yuku

    eric
    fresno, ca.
    Bulldog is one of the most knowledgable people when it comes to older reels. I'd love to see his collection one day.
    Life is not like a bowl of cherries. It's more like a jar of ghost peppers. What you eat today might burn your ass tomorrow...

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