What is a baitcasting reel?

Answer A baitcasting reel has a bearing-supported revolving spool located on the top of the rod. Baitcasting reels come in two types; low-profile and round. Composed of either graphite or aluminum, these ... Read More »

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How to Clean & Oil a Daiwa Freshwater Fishing & Baitcasting Reel?

Daiwa fishing reels are not the cheapest reels around, and the anglers who purchase them typically hope to use them for as many seasons as they can. The best way to make sure your Daiwa freshwater ... Read More »

How to Find Sony Reel-to-Reel Tape Decks?

For true audiophiles, no digital recording can come close to recordings made with old-fashioned reel-to-reel tape decks. Vintage Sony reel-to-reel tape decks, originally produced both for the amate... Read More »

Reel to Reel Tape Archiving?

Reel-to-reel tape recording was predominately used between 1948 and the 1980s and many recordings of music and news broadcasts are still stored on audio tape. Archiving these tapes provides histori... Read More »

How to Connect a Reel to Reel to a Computer?

A reel-to-reel tape deck with audio output jacks can be connected to a computer for transferring delicate, old audio tapes to a digital format for storing on the computer's hard drive. The setup re... Read More »