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    Default Question regarding a reel.

    I inherited my great grand fathers reels and rod and am wondering what weight line the Olympic 460 is built for? Any help is appreciated.

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    Default Re: Question regarding a reel.

    Hi BM1,

    What is the diameter and spool width? Generally a reel in the 3.5 inch diameter range is meant for 5 - 6 lines with some backing. The bigger the diameter & width the bigger the lines and backing capacity. I'm not familiar with this particular Olympic but have had a few some years back.

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    Default Re: Question regarding a reel.

    Thanks. I will have to measure it and see.

    ---------- Post added at 12:26 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:52 AM ----------

    The spool is 3.5'' so a 5-6 then. Thanks.

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    You could email these folks, as they have one in their museum.

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    Default Re: Question regarding a reel.

    Thanks William I will contact them.

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