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· Tex-shooter
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I have a couple of older spinning reels, one before the WWII, but this is the only one that I could put my finger on right now. I just got this one and to my surprise it was unused. The grease in side had turned to Tar and I had to remove some of it before it would work right. I added a couple of drops of oil so that the leftover old grease will rejuvenate some. This one is probably about 1950 era As you can see it also has a velvet drawstring bag. Just a beautiful old reel by a american legend company. This little conveyance of thought with little squiggly lines is one of gods miracles that we use every day.

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Really nice find Tex. I've always got my eyes open at estate sales. I ran up on this old Johnson a while back. Not perfect but it works great.
Well here is a tidbit, many years ago I sent Johnson a idea about using magnets in fishing reels! Well I never heard from them, but they used the idea. Never had much use for them after that!
 
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