alan tani @ alantani.com fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial A Randy Pauly T3N just finished, ... SWEET!
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« on: July 13, 2018, 02:03:10 PM »

I've had a pair of these for months and just getting around to finishing the first one. Shop is crazy busy as usual!

All of these that Randy has worked on with Tiburon, TN's and TXN's make a really sweet reel. Thanks for bringing them to us RP.

No matter which model and what combination,  ....   stock plates, CC plates, etc., they go together like clockwork and I haven't had a single problem whatsoever.

Custom in house Purple Acrylic knob to match the Purple Frame, Adam F's star and Alan T's handle arm jeweled, 5:1 SS gear set, Alan T's SS gear sleeve, Keta's SS dog and a shop made 5 stack for drags make up the internals. All chrome was polished with 5000G, 3M Trizact.

I'm also working on the T60XN as time allows and its really staring to shape up. This one will have a purple frame, the wide body star, Black plates, and a Custom shop poured, Purple Acrylic and hopefully a few new custom made goodies to round out the build.

Kudo's to Vintage Offshore Tackle and looking forward to the P21XN.

All have a great evening,  ..  Lou


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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2018, 02:04:01 PM »

One more.


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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2018, 02:06:23 PM »

That is sooooo sexxxxxy Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2018, 05:11:15 PM »

That is sooooo sexxxxxy Smiley

Agreed!

Talk about an eye catcher.
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« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2018, 05:20:46 PM »

Lou, that knob is the most beautiful thing that I have ever seen on a reel.  Thanks for the kind words about the Tiburon projects, but they are just products.  Your knobs are masterpieces that belong on an art museum!

There have been a lot of great components developed by and for the Ohana, but you have truly raised the bar.
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« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2018, 05:31:59 PM »

Beautiful reel Lou, the knob and the tooling on the star and blade really set it off. The only problem with the knobs is you don't make enough of them!
One of these days we need a group picture of all your purple reels,that would be something, if they'd all fit in the frame.
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2018, 05:35:15 PM »

Wow, what a masterpiece Lou!
I love the jeweled handle blade and star!
And that knob!  Shocked
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« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2018, 09:46:07 PM »

Beautiful
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« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2018, 04:47:40 AM »

That knob is a perfect match Lou, I really like the purple and black combination.

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« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2018, 06:17:59 AM »

What a reel, Lou!

Thanks for showing us...

Best,

Fred
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« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2018, 10:47:46 AM »

Wow....that is GORGEOUS!!!
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