So if you have a Penn with a wooden handle, it's probably pretty old. Production began in for this real. Make a new post there for your reel.
Unfortunately my reel only has one lever so my reel and box don't match. Your reel is a non-convertible model only one control lever on the head plate displays that. If the end caps are ruby colored, points dating those are called jeweled caps for decoration. Other cases they issued a code for one year than the next year they made major changes and issued another new year code.
How can i find out the age or year range for certain Penn Senator reels
Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Now I could use help understanding what I have. You might also check eBay to see if any of them are offered there and for how much. There what l call a narrow Senator unless you're dealing with the out of states wide spool made for South African market.
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Flyguy is a platinum member veteran at Fishing Talks. Not to many reel manufacturers had a coding system that I am aware of? Don't see what you're looking for? Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The model of reel and line used makes a difference.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Penn reels have always been about function and durability for me rather than rarity and collectibility. If you ever see a picture of the green or grey Penns, you'll quickly realize why those colors didn't last for more than a few years.
- When most people think of a Penn conventional reel, they picture the dark burgundy, later year brighter red, or black side plates.
- It means that year was the start of production.
- Maybe I am not understanding your question.
- One of these items ships sooner than the other.
- Using handle color or style to identify age is not accurate due to the interchangeability of the handles.
- All you have to do is ask.
While at a flea market the other day I found an unusual rod and I brought it home. It is also marked Model on the foot. He made it pretty clear that it can't be dated without the box and paperwork. There are several different date codes for this reel. Customers also shopped for.
- Does anyone remember the old Rush Creek Test stream?
- Took it home cleaned and lubed her up and she is a beauty.
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- Pinching the line as I have trained myself to do makes them all pick up the line and wind it better.
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Your dating code help solve the mystery. Would have been nice if Penn had stamped a production date on each reel, but that didn't happen. The Penn Senator quickly became a popular reel used for world record catches. Gone are the embossed fishing scenes found on the sides of older Penn reels.
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How old is my Shakespeare reel and what is it worth? This feature allows the fisherman to feed out line using the handle, rather than just putting the reel into free spool mode. Penn Reels became the mainstay of charter boat captains and serious anglers for their performance and reliability. There are a massive amount of quirks about the brand.
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What if your Shakespeare Favorite has no letter code? It's good old all round made in the U. Some Shakespeare Owner's Manuals.
Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Would you know the year for this? Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime. From around back to around the early they stamped the whole four digit year it was made in the logo information on the bottom of the reels foot. Pages with related products.
Take the reels out and catch some fish. Apparently the green and gray reels are very scarce and collectors go after them with a passion. See questions and answers.
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Jim dustyjoe is much more knowledgeable than I when it comes to the baitcasters. With vintage tackle, condition is a major factor. Product arrived in good condition and on time. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Still a bit confused, boaz dating and hope you can help me.
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He was followed by many others in Kentucky like B. Basically converting the reel to a auto or non-auto reverse reel. Penn actually made some models for a few years that were green and grey.
Does this make this particular reel rare? This is my third Penn and they all work flawlessly. Let me know what else you would like to know about this reel. Pflueger President Low Profile Reel.
It helped me to win a bet with my wife. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Some of the old Penn reels don't even have words or anything at all stamped or molded into the clicker-side side plates! Boxes have changed over the years too. Too big for Salmon, Steelhead, or any of the fishing I do.
Since I retired a couple years ago my hobby has become an obsession. Read Wayne's answer above. Can pull in some lunkers without any problems at all. Learn something new everyday!