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Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:26 pm 
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Not much needs to be said about this reel. It is rarer than rare. Hardy factory records indicate only 13 were produced. How many survive today is anyone's guess, and this one is near mint, with original leather case. Please PM me if interested.

Thanks,
John




Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:51 am 
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SWEET reel JB - Let’s talk.


Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:37 pm 
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I still have this gem available. Will consider trades.


Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:52 pm 
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This reel is still available.


Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:02 pm 
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Price ?


Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:03 pm 
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Thanks to those who have made offers on this reel, some of which were very close to what I was looking to get out of it. Yesterday, I decided to give it a total breakdown, cleaning, and re-lube. When I opened it up, there was not a hint of corrosion anywhere on the insides, not even a hint of dust. I cleaned everything in mineral spirits, and re-lubed with Hot Sauce oil/grease. I then gave the exterior a light hand-polish with a fiber-cloth and Simichrome. The pictures speak for themselves.

There is always some risk associated with purchasing a reel over the mail, without being able to inspect it, spin the crank, and give it a good listen. Me personally, I always factor that risk into my offer. But I tell you what, this gem is as near perfect a Hardy Zane Grey as you are ever going to find. I've seen a lot of them in my travels, but none as nice as this one.

I am also open to trades.

Cheers, and thanks for looking!
John






Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:52 pm 
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Holy crap, John! Just beautiful! Wish I had a straight up
trade for you!


Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:41 pm 
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That is a beautiful reel., that is in terrific shape.

-Tim


Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:47 pm 
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This reel is still available if anyone is interested. It is about the nicest Hardy Zane Grey reel, regardless of size, you will ever find. For those of you who previously inquired, I have dropped my price a bit, and I am always open to trades.



Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:29 pm 
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Deepfins791 wrote:Thanks to those who have made offers on this reel, some of which were very close to what I was looking to get out of it.


Why not just put a price on it ?

Dean.


Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:14 am 
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reelsmith. wrote:
Deepfins791 wrote:Thanks to those who have made offers on this reel, some of which were very close to what I was looking to get out of it.


Why not just put a price on it ?

Dean.

+1.


Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:30 pm 
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Best offer over 8K.


Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:03 pm 
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This reel has been sold, but I do not see any way to edit the subject line on my original post to indicate such. Don't know why, but sometimes I get the edit button for the threads I've started and sometimes I don't. Anyway, this reel has gone to a nice home.


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