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I posted this up on another forum and didn't want to forget you guys. Some of the more recent custom painted reels we've done.

We've been super tuning and upgrading reels for a long time here at the shop but there was always something missing. At first it was very rewarding to take a reel and make it the baddest preforming reel out there but that satisfaction started to fade. I guess because we've done so many that it's just a normal everyday thing. There was always something missing, something to set the reel apart, something that said "hey I'm a special reel". I took my artisan side of being a rod builder and combined it with my craftsmanship of being a reel repair tech and this is what I came up with. Here's just a few we had laying around....enjoy.

Here's one I dubbed Blue Water.













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Those are great!

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I'm finally in a position where I have some great help here at the shop.
It only took 2 years to train him lol

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Wonderful work Matt! I think they are really impressive.

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Very Kool Matt !!!

Not into skulls but very creative and talented.

Where do you find the time?

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We're pretty caught up right now... running about a week out.

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Kinda a side topic but, what's your turn around time for cleaning reels these days? If I ever slow down fishing, I've got a few that need your great service.

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Thanks... the prep work is time consuming but it makes the finished product amazing.

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Very cool, Matt!

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Impressive!!!!

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I call this one Kit from Knight Rider. I even thought about painting some red dashes on the front but I left it with the carbon fiber look. Probably a good idea since Kit wasn't carbon fiber. I also did the smaller parts like the thumb bar, tension knob, star drag, and handle.











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This one was a perfect match to the tiger wrap on this custom rod we built. Honestly, the pics don't do justice to how badass this combo looks.












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