J W YOUNG & SONS Beaudex

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Clint
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J W YOUNG & SONS Beaudex

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Any Beaudex experts out there? I’d like to figure out the year this may have been made. Are there any parts out there available or just hit eBay?

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The Young Valdex has the month/year stamped inside but I think the Beaudex needs more analysis. I fish with a 3" wide Beaudex that was converted to LHW for me and it's a sweet little reel, from the late 1940s, I believe.

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Let me guess. You need a latchcap. You may be better off trying to find a donor reel.
This one was on ebay:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/255075634753?h ... SwOydhCGeg

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Sorry I'm late.
Your reel with that finish was made in a narrow window, late '46 to about '48.
Here's a cherry.
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You can get the aftermarket parts from Garry Mills in UK, former line supervisor at Redditch.

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I had no idea it was that old.

Thanks for your input!

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you're welcome

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