Appendix A. MRC & Shakespeare Marhoff Patent Reel Parts (Based on “What Willy Did to Walt’s Stuff,” a presentation by Len Sawisch at the 2011 ORCA National Convention).
Appendix B. MRC and Shakespeare Marhoff Patent Reel Parts Key
Marhoff Reel Company Reel # 307 parts have RED tags.
Shakespeare Marhoff Patent Reel # 1632 parts have BLUE tags
A. Knob or grasp, made of a plastic called “Iveroid”
B. Knob screw
C. Knob bushing
D. Handle, with attached knob post and counter-weight
E. Spool, with attached pinion gear and click gear
F. Foot, with two attached foot pillars
G. Cover plate insert, with drive gear collar
H. Cover plate, made of hard rubber
I. Face plate with:
1. Thumb roller 7 position click/drag adjustment dial
2. Pawl lever and spring
3. Click/drag pawl
J. Tail plate
K. Oil (end) caps
L. Handle nut
M. Drive gear, with handle shaft and smaller level wind drive gear N. Drive gear for level wind worm gear
O. Worm gear
P. Worm gear cover
Q. Back pillar
R. Level wind line guide pillar
S. Level wind line guide carriage*
T. Level wind pawl
U. Pawl cup*
V. Pawl cup retainer screw
* MRC reel 307 did not have an original MRC carriage and threaded pawl cup. A colored drawing of the MRC carriage and cup is included. There appear to be only a handful of original MRC carriage and threaded pawl cups in the ORCA/NFLCC community.
Where are the rest of the screws?
Safely locked away because they are like socks and tend to get lost . . .
(Based on “What Willy Did to Walt’s Stuff,” a presentation by Len Sawisch at the 2011 ORCA National Convention)
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