alan tani @ alantani.com fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial Penn Reels - just as you find them
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« Reply #1980 on: August 18, 2019, 07:56:17 PM »

Thanks very much my friends,,,,,,, Cheesy this reel is so smooth and tight,,,,, Wink it's going on the self,,,,but one day it might go fishing,,,,,,, Grin
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« Reply #1981 on: August 18, 2019, 09:32:01 PM »

Flip the hood latch.

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« Reply #1982 on: August 19, 2019, 12:40:17 PM »

   A while back, I had posted some shots of some reels I had picked up....one was a 209, that I didn't* think * was anything special...until it was pointed out that it was an "early issue". I went on a search to find some "age appropriate" parts...mainly a handle. The only handle I saw, that was in the ball park, was on another 209....and it, too, looks to be an 'older example", so $31 bucks later, I STILL have a 209 that lacks level wind parts, and a handle, BUT, I have one "complete" to clean up ! In the pix, the "handle less one is the original that I had posted, earlier. Roll Eyes


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« Reply #1983 on: August 19, 2019, 03:26:20 PM »

Nice 209.  I'd be tempted to buy a nice old one like that for the knob alone.
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« Reply #1984 on: August 20, 2019, 05:53:17 AM »

Well, first of the two I picked up is back together, Cal's grease on the drags and gears, ReelX oil everywhere else. I splurged and went for Carbontex drags. This sucker is smooth Smiley









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« Reply #1985 on: August 20, 2019, 06:09:27 AM »

nice work!  did you end up using the rubber band trick to get the levelwind assembly lined up?
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« Reply #1986 on: August 20, 2019, 06:24:53 AM »

Great job ! It looks like a new(only better, inside !) reel.
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« Reply #1987 on: August 20, 2019, 07:10:06 AM »

My favorite scenario, going into a pawn shop or yard sale and coming up with a gem on the cheap....

I spy a 113HL in UNUSED shape behind the counter...USA made....

Price Tag says: "AS IS!! DOES NOT WORK! $29".

Me says: "REALLY, now....as it happens, I know a guy..."

It wouldn't go into gear properly so I suspected some misalignment of the pinion- never been wet, so about impossible to actually be broken, and in any case I know a guy with parts bins Smiley

I crack it open...five yards of mono inside wrapped around shaft...in and out in five minutes and works perfectly...


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« Reply #1988 on: August 20, 2019, 07:22:26 AM »

My favorite scenario, going into a pawn shop or yard sale and coming up with a gem on the cheap.

   I hear ya John...I love a good pawn shop buy...great score!
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« Reply #1989 on: August 20, 2019, 07:29:56 AM »

Great find !
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« Reply #1990 on: August 20, 2019, 12:35:16 PM »

I like this 1,,,,,, Cheesy Great job,,,,,,,, Grin
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« Reply #1991 on: August 20, 2019, 07:55:01 PM »

You stole that reel!
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« Reply #1992 on: August 20, 2019, 09:38:26 PM »

The best kind of deal...……….
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« Reply #1993 on: August 20, 2019, 11:20:42 PM »

Luv your form John, great score......

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« Reply #1994 on: August 21, 2019, 04:52:43 AM »

Good things happen to good people... well deserved, bud!
How the heck did 5’ of line get in there?
Score!!,
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