To decrease the amount of line you use on your reels, at the halfway full mark run electrical tape around your spool. Fill remaining spool with your new line to about 1/8 inch below top of spool.
Here we used 2 1/2" rain tight hubs for electrical service panels and offset threaded pipe to create this graph mount. You can swivel it face to the bow or stern. SWCT Custom
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