Custom Penn 4/0 observations

From a purely functional perspective I have noticed the following attributes of the new reel: Brick Shit house solid and strong Dizzyingly  long free spool (I used spool bearings instead of brass bearings) Drag strength and smoothness is unmatched Comfortable ergonomic handle and knob Corrosion resistance at a maximum Weight is what you would expect…

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Tuning the Penn 501 (The Green Hornet)

With the holidays rapidly approaching and with some extra time on my hands I dove head first down the Penn reel rabbit hole.   Here is a quick run down of the upgrades for the project code named “The Green Hornet” Stainless Steel Guts from Pro Challenger Cortez Conversion side plates Bearing cup   5+1…