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« on: March 02, 2019, 02:33:35 PM »

I know many of you fix and maintain reels for a living or side job. Me, I like doing the maintenance on my Ambassadeurs almost as much as fishing with them. I've recently returned to fishing with reels and have been on a minor buying spree between Evilbay and a local fishing forum. I now have 3 6501 C3s, 3 5501 C3s 3 4601 C3s and 1 3500C. I might fish 2-3 days each month, mostly beach casting for perch and off the jetties for rock cod and lings.

Do I have a problem?  Grin  Maybe this is the wrong group to be asking after reading through the thread on collections... Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2019, 02:36:50 PM »

yeah, wrong group......   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2019, 02:46:19 PM »

You obviously have a problem but a few more reels will help.
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2019, 04:25:10 PM »

Yup. Sounds like you have a pretty serious problem. A good solution for you would be to head to your nearest BPS or Cabela's and pick yourself up a nice, new Ambassadeur...
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2019, 04:58:25 PM »

You never have enough reels.

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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2019, 05:29:14 PM »

Simple rule - I need what I have + One more Grin
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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2019, 06:30:31 PM »

Yes,,,,, my friend you got a small problem,,,,,,you have no idea of how far it goes,,,,,, Grin
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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2019, 07:27:36 PM »

A new or used-old-stock reel is fun, interesting, stimulating, even a "new adventure" of sorts. There's alot of cool stuff that comes along with it: Old stock; history/ possible collectability, ratings, service, repairs, possible upgrades and your own construction & performance ratings. NEW; ratings & reviews, evolution, pre-fishing service, personal performance & engineering ratings.
Lately, I'm startin to get the itch: DAM Quick?, an Italian or English spinner model? An old Fin-Nor? My first Penn International?...
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« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2019, 09:31:38 AM »

Naw brother....it's not a problem......YET!   Grin. Bill


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« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2019, 11:58:43 AM »

you could definitely benefit from one more.
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« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2019, 12:23:51 PM »

I agree with Lee, a few more reels will help...  Wink Grin
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« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2019, 12:56:26 PM »

I disagree with some of the others.  Huh? You absolutely do not have a problem.......YET........You need to indulge quite a bit more heavily, as Bill B referenced!  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2019, 02:18:49 PM »

Only you can judge whether or not you have a problem —

Plus, if you think you have a serious issue — it is already too late — so you might as well just continue.

I hear tell that about 90% of the things in the world — are much worse than collecting reels.

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« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2019, 09:32:46 AM »

I heard about a 10 or 12 step program for an addiction like this. Guess 10 or 12 steps to your computer and get on ebay and buy some more.
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« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2019, 09:37:20 AM »

You don't have a problem. I only counted 10 Ambassadeurs. I have at least 20 (at last count) and I don't have a problem. Roll Eyes

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