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Is Buying A Spooling Station Worth It?

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I am thinking about buying a spooling station so that i can get my line tight on my reel. Any suggestions on what i should do to get my line tighter on my spool?

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I love my Berkely spooling station, and use it to spool all of my reels - casting, spinning, and fly.

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I use one if the aluminum portable ones that has the suction cup in the bottom. Probably one of the best investments I've made. Although I did have toodify it slightly to get the results I wanted.

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I don't use one, I use my hand or my girlfriend's hand.

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I don't use one, I use my hand or my girlfriend's hand.

that came out wrong... She holds the spool, that's what I meant. Haha.
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i never seen the point of one iv always used a pen or something stuck between couch cushions if no one was around to hold it and just pinched it between my fingers as it went onto my reel. after all its only gonna be wraped on there nice and perfict till u use the thing then that first cast its goneand comes back on the spool the same way wether i used a station or a pen wedged in some thing. maybe im mistaken but thats my take on it

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I love my Berkely spooling station, and use it to spool all of my reels - casting, spinning, and fly.

X 2 = I like mine also.Good tool for the money!

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My wife used to be my spooling station. She's happy I purchased the Berkley :) Works very well!

i used to do the same thing I thought i don't need any spooling station!! until i got one and now i will never go back lol

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I never even thought about buying one. I due what I heard a long time ago. I run the line through some heavy books.

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Get the Berkley Spooling Station. Well worth the money and a real time-saver.

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I don't have one, but I think it's a worthwhile investment, especially for mono lines. At present I just want to get the line onto the spool, I always soak my line in warm water before spooling, then before my initial use I go the inlet(fast moving river or stream would work too) troll my line out and it's perfect.

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Never used one. Just lay the spool on the ground, and pinch the line between my fingers as its reeled in. Halfway give a spray of L&L, then finish reeling in the rest. Never had a problem for 15 years. Spend your money on better stuff.

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Here's my spooling station.

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Wish they made one with a line counter.....that way you could figure out easier how much you have used on a spool and then know if you can fill another spool or are gonna run short....

Jeff

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Never used one. Just lay the spool on the ground, and pinch the line between my fingers as its reeled in. Halfway give a spray of L&L, then finish reeling in the rest. Never had a problem for 15 years. Spend your money on better stuff.

x2 for 30$ I could get 20 bags of hand poured soft baits from my tackleshop. Or I could get some sweet line spools.

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Not a fan, but I spool from 3000yd or 1 lb spools most of the time, those little spools can be a pain in the ****.

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Wish they made one with a line counter.....that way you could figure out easier how much you have used on a spool and then know if you can fill another spool or are gonna run short....

Jeff

Just get a clip on line counter. That's what I use.

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Just get a clip on line counter. That's what I use.

link?

Jeff

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Thanks! I always thought those were for trolling, but guess they can work both ways huh? Dummy me!

Jeff

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Yep, just flip it. If you have two of the same reel, start with 75 yards of braid. Then join the backer and fill it. Then transfer to the other reel. Take measurements of the backer as well, for the other reel.

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