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#12316787 - 06/29/17 11:34 AM Different ways to mark reels with # test line
Wirebender Offline
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Registered: 07/29/02
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Loc: San Angelo
How do you mark your reels or rods to indicate what # test line is on your reel?

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#12316795 - 06/29/17 11:37 AM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
96speed Online   content
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Registered: 10/12/10
Posts: 1371
Loc: Houston, TX
Brother label maker. Small font and I stick it on the reel under the handle. "20# 6/29" is what it will say. I know what reels have flouro/mono so I do not need to notate that.

I used to wrap the label around the rod but I fish coangle 98% of the time and find myself switching reels around depending on what I'm trying to accomplish.
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#12316800 - 06/29/17 11:39 AM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
the skipper Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3934
Loc: nederland, TX
I use the little white stickers that come on the line or some white tape and just write the lb test and type on it. Stick it under the thumb bar where you really never touch so it doesn't rub off or get in the way.

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#12316810 - 06/29/17 11:46 AM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
bo tbo Offline
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Registered: 03/29/17
Posts: 109
Loc: mineral wells, tx
Athletic tape around the but end of the rod and a sharpie

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#12316885 - 06/29/17 12:25 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
BMCD Offline
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Registered: 11/01/02
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Loc: Katy, Texas US
I turn a dial on my rod.

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#12316892 - 06/29/17 12:30 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
5Redman8 Offline
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I have multiple spools so i use a sharpie and write it on the outside of the spool
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#12316894 - 06/29/17 12:30 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
TEXASJIGSTER Offline
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Orange round dots that they sell at office supply places, put the lbs and the date then install them on the bottom of the reel seat.

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#12316903 - 06/29/17 12:33 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
Champion1 Offline
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painters tape just in front of the reel but not where I hold it. mark with a sharpie. Tape comes off easy and doesnt leave a residue.
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#12316947 - 06/29/17 12:53 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
basscatcher01 Offline
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Just remember what you put on

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#12317003 - 06/29/17 01:33 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
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My Lews reels have a dial for pound test and type.
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#12317025 - 06/29/17 01:48 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
pnewsom Online   content
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Registered: 05/23/05
Posts: 170
Loc: Graham Tx.
I use different color electrical tape on the rod

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#12317037 - 06/29/17 02:00 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: basscatcher01]
Ryan Boykin Offline
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Registered: 09/28/09
Posts: 661
Loc: Longview, TX
Originally Posted By: basscatcher01
Just remember what you put on


Try that with 30 or so rods in the box. If you don't have anything helpful to contribute, why even comment?

I tried my label maker. the labels stuck somewhat but the text all disappeared. I am glad this thread came up because I am re-spooling this Friday when I get home and had just decided that the only real way was to make an excel spreadsheet and print it and stick it in the rod box. May do that anyway for insurance but some good ideas here.
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#12317139 - 06/29/17 03:38 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
texasbassdude Online   content
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Registered: 05/31/08
Posts: 254
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Blue painter's tape, cut into smaller size. I put it on the reel instead of the rod because sometimes reels get changed around due to bird nests wink


Edited by texasbassdude (06/29/17 03:39 PM)

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#12317840 - 06/29/17 11:20 PM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: Wirebender]
tejasbass Offline
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Registered: 12/20/05
Posts: 883
Loc: Lewisville, TX
Brother label maker
EX: 20F or 20M
Put it on the bottom of the reel

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#12318031 - 06/30/17 07:30 AM Re: Different ways to mark reels with # test line [Re: tejasbass]
senko9S Online   content
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Registered: 10/15/03
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Loc: Bedford, TX
I just remember by what rod its on.
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