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« on: May 12, 2017, 03:33:37 PM »


 Lou has been secretly working on a couple special knobs I had in mind for a couple of my oddball reels.

 The orange jigmaster is my favorite, and leave it to the master to come up with a spectacular knob to go with it, and the dark blue knob is right up there too. Love em both !!


 Thanks a million Lou

  -Ted


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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2017, 03:47:34 PM »

I must say, without a doubt, that is one of the best looking Squidder I ever saw. Good job on that knob Lou!
I'm thinking a black spool and clamp might look even better with that orange.

Good Job Ted, did you get someone to strip the finish on that reel and re-anodize it?

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« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2017, 04:14:27 PM »

Wow, I never thought I'd be able to say it but the Orange one is stunning! It'd be even better with a power handle like the blue one.
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2017, 04:46:46 PM »

Lou --

Those are pieces of art...

You need to find a way to put your name on those -- maybe on the metal shaft.

Otherwise, 60 years from now, folks will still be trying to figure out who made these wonderful handles.

Best,

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« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2017, 05:40:19 PM »

I must say, without a doubt, that is one of the best looking Squidder I ever saw. Good job on that knob Lou!
I'm thinking a black spool and clamp might look even better with that orange.

Good Job Ted, did you get someone to strip the finish on that reel and re-anodize it?

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Orange and black SF Giants colors (although the way they are playing I'm ready to give up on them).  Both those reels look great.  Dominick
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« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2017, 06:07:54 PM »

Giants look pretty feeble this year for sure.
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« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2017, 04:53:45 AM »

Very nice reels Mr. M! I think the knob colors go together just about perfectly.  Shocked

Working on a bright yellow ribbon swirl for a customer now. Its a new shape and I didn't think I was going to like the color but its a knockout. Will post it up when complete.

Ted, keep up the great work on these one - of - kind reels. 
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« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2017, 05:07:12 AM »

Very nice!
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« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2017, 05:25:23 AM »

Ted:

Love be both, but that orange is just plain awesome!

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« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2017, 08:24:40 AM »

Ted, those came out gorgeous and Lou, your handles are SWEET!
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« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2017, 08:20:33 AM »

Simply Stunning! Smiley  A perfect marriage of colors, form, and function.   I hope these are in some new fish pictures posted soon.
   Good work.

































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« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2017, 06:20:42 AM »

 Shocked Perfection, well done gents.
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« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2017, 05:16:53 PM »

Ted,  beautiful reels, bro.  Those are what I call, showstoppers!
Lou, you never cease to amaze me... insane knobs!
Thanks for the reel porn,
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