My Latest Cleaning Project ....

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My Latest Cleaning Project ....

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The line residue on this reel was just about the worst I had ever seen and once I got it all off (with rubbing alcohol) the spool was loaded with scratches. Thankfully they were not deep and came out with light wet-sanding ...which of course put a zillion very light scratches in the soft aluminum that I removed with a toothbrush and some Noxon.

All other metal parts were rough cleaned with Noxon and then final cleaned with Flitz. The back plate was already gorgeous, so I left it as is. The front plate was dull and had a very slight touch of browning, which I cleared up with Flitz.

So, I now have a collection of two reels.

It's growing like wild fire ...totally out of control !

:lol:

Dean.

ps: Sorry the pictures are all different sizes ...I didn't bother to size them. The "before" pictures are by the seller.

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Post by Jacob : salmonfisher03 »

Whoa, you really got this reel to look new again.
Great work :wink:

Beautiful reel, just such a reel I need for my collection :D

Best regards
Jacob

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Nice (as usual), Dean. What will you use to fill in one of those doubly-struck patent dates?

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Steve wrote:Nice (as usual), Dean. What will you use to fill in one of those doubly-struck patent dates?
Spackle ?

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Gorgeous, Dean!

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Beyoootiful :!:

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Thanks guys !

So ...who has an aluminum JVH fly reel for sale ?

:lol:

dean.

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A beauty Dean. I've always admired your talents!

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