Northeast - Penn Int'l 50W

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Legal Bill
03-01-2010, 10:46 AM
I'm looking at some used gear and I was wondering of the Penn Itn'l 50W has any known problems. Any reason to avoid these? Thanks, guys.


PtJudeRI
03-01-2010, 11:49 AM
Nope, I have 8 of them. The newer Intl. II's have the unibody construction which structurally is stronger in comparison. You will get lots of wear and tear out of them.

taJon
03-01-2010, 11:49 AM
nope. find the one thats in the best possible shape and you'll be happy. 2 speeds are even better


Legal Bill
03-01-2010, 01:05 PM
Thanks guys. If they are not unibody, should I avoid them?

LI32
03-01-2010, 01:12 PM
Thanks guys. If they are not unibody, should I avoid them?
Keep in mind if they are not T's or two-speed (S), which have the 1 piece frame, they are 28 or more years old. Not saying they won't work, but the likelihoood is if they have been fished, the frames may not be 100% true, and they don't develop the drag that the one-piece units do.
Personally, other than my old 12T's, I've gotten rid of all my single speed trolling reels, and I think most everone would agree two-speeds are the way to go.

Legal Bill
03-01-2010, 08:05 PM
Thanks, LI



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