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Dingley Glen Fly Reel

I did make a comment about various reel made by Walter Dingley after he left Hardy Brothers and eventually starting his own reel making company. Someone commented that he had searched google and found no mention of any of the … Continue reading






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Westley Richards Rolo Reel made by Walter Dingley

Walter Dingley is generally accepted as the inventor of the Hardy Silex reel. Having moved from David Slater’s factory in Newark sometime during the later half of 1893 he quickly established himself as a master reel maker.  Westley Richards Rolo … Continue reading






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