Shakespeare Spin Wondereels & Wonderspins

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Shakespeare Spin Wondereels & Wonderspins

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I gather most folks around here are interested in much older reels, but I like the old underspins.

Shakespeares here, a Spin Wondereel 1756 FC and a Wonderspin 1785 FE. The 1756 has the wrong crank/handle, I'm looking for a nice nickle/chrome one for it.

The short foot Wonderspins mounted at the rear like fly reels. No buttons, line release activated by back-cranking. That required disengaging the anti-reverse, re-engaging after the line was released if you wanted it back on.




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Re: Shakespeare Spin Wondereels & Wonderspins

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They are well built reels with smooth drags. There is an article coming out about them and their South Bend counterparts in the July issue of The Reel News.

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