alan tani @ alantani.com fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial what's coming off the bench......
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« Reply #435 on: November 28, 2018, 04:08:15 AM »

We are approaching are busiest time of the year.  Last week we received an 80 pc order from Alaska and a 60 pc International order from NJ.  These large orders set us back about 2 weeks! 

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« Reply #436 on: November 28, 2018, 10:04:47 AM »

here is an "old" penn international 30 vsw with 550 yards of 130 pound braid, a 75 yard topshot of 100 pound mono, 30 pounds at strike, 50 pounds of drag at full. this is what i'm talkin' about!


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« Reply #437 on: November 28, 2018, 12:03:44 PM »

Ref the large boxes of Penn reels. They sure know how to treat them with tender loving care .
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« Reply #438 on: November 28, 2018, 08:41:47 PM »

Ref the large boxes of Penn reels. They sure know how to treat them with tender loving care .

   I imagine those reels are being sent to Penn for the only love they have or will see for a while.
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« Reply #439 on: November 29, 2018, 07:46:33 AM »

Ughhh, painful to see, lol.  Cry  Guess they must've taken some damage in transit all bunched up like that.
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« Reply #440 on: November 30, 2018, 07:54:56 AM »

I usually get them in 5 gallon buckets. When they are finished they are individually bubble wrapped and boxed carefully.
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« Reply #441 on: November 30, 2018, 07:29:42 PM »

You’re a saint and care more than they do. I hope it’s appreciated.
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« Reply #442 on: December 13, 2018, 02:01:27 PM »

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« Reply #443 on: December 15, 2018, 06:38:46 PM »

shimano graphites are still a favorite of mine.  the TR2000 was serviced and loaded with 175 yards of straight 30# mono, the TR1000 was serviced and loaded with 200 yards of straight 20 pound mono, drags set to 30%.  nice reels!


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« Reply #444 on: December 15, 2018, 07:25:52 PM »

More great information,,,, Cheesy people have told me how much thay like the international cs Grin
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« Reply #445 on: December 15, 2018, 07:33:59 PM »

the venerable penn 320 gt2!  another one of my favorites.  i still run four of these.  you do need to address a few issues, though.  one is to shim the line leveler pawl.  for this, i used a teflon dot that i punch from a sheet that is 10 thousandths of an inch thick.  your average milk jug plastic is 20 thousandths of an inch thick, so that should give you an idea.  use a leather hole punch to get the right size.  the other problem is that the pinion gear will rust to the spool shaft.  this is where you need the double screwdriver trick.  if you have one of these reels, pop off the right side plate and lube both bearings and the spool shaft as soon as you can!


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« Reply #446 on: December 15, 2018, 11:30:53 PM »

I do love the 320 GTI/2/whatever. Follow Alan's tutorial, get rid of the level wind and you are off. An easy way to get a fast Squidder.
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