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Backing attached


The backing is now attached to the spool. This is an open cage reel, which allows for the backing to pass into the cage after it has been attached.
If the reel has a closed rim, you will have to pull the backing through the reel cage before attaching it to the spool, and make sure it's done through the right opening in the reel.
On a ventilated reel like this one, you can also tie the backing to one of the bars in the axle.

Photo/illustration: Martin Joergensen ©2014




User comments
From: mike · michael·at·standring.com  Link
Submitted December 31st 2010

i need help....does it matter what kind of backing is ussed?? i have a ross reel fly rise 1 and i was wondering if that backing would work?



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