Upgraded Penn 9500SS Spinning Reel

There are many high end, large capacity spinning reels on the market today.  They all come with a big price tag.  Some require expensive maintenance to maintain their performance.  Add into the purchase equation planned obsolescence in manufacturing and parts availability you get a very expensive reel with a short life.  However, they are technologic…

DAM these are nice!

Recently came across a pair of DAM Quick reels from a fellow reel aficionado on Alantani.com.  Both have been serviced with new drags washers and the normal greasing and oiling.  They both were considered micro for their day.  The first is a 1967 DAM Quick Finessa 110 Microlite.  It was introduced in the 60’s.  Great…