new reel

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by caden, Jul 7, 2013.

  1. caden

    caden New Member

    i ordered a reel off ebay and it spins grate and feels like a nice solid reels but i was just wondering if anyone els knows about a chi tian reel
     
  2. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    Never heard of it.
     
  3. Porter

    Porter Active Member

    Nope.
     
  4. IveofIone

    IveofIone Active Member

    .......sounds like it's made in Chicago..........;)
     
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  5. chewydog

    chewydog Active Member

    If it spins "grate" I would be worried. Great on the other hand...
    Not to be a spelling nazi, but grate, like in cheese grater, does not mean the same as great, as in quality reel.
     
  6. Porter

    Porter Active Member

    Chicago....um...yeah! ;)
     
  7. Jim Darden

    Jim Darden Active Member

    Hey...I've got a number of "no name" reels....as long as they do the job, be happy! I remember a time when all the Christmas Island guides wanted to know what kind of reel I was using because it was so much better. The Abel guys were puking over my $100 bargain......
     
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  8. Danielocean

    Danielocean Steelhead Virgin


    Dude, that made me laugh.
     
  9. Eric Denny

    Eric Denny It's summer time I'm fishing!!

    I am on ebay all the time and there is always some reels on there that you will never hear of, but I agree with Jim if you like it and it works then be happy you got it for a cheap price. And unless you are going after big fish 20"+ Then all the reel does is hold the line its not like they are going to run you into the backing. Unless you catch a 17 on a 3 wt.