A couple of weeks ago, I posted an introductory note, as I am old at kiting, but new here on the KAP forums.
I am the inventor/builder of Strato-Spools, and based on some info I have found here on the KAP forums and some conversations I have had with members, am planning to go back into limited production of my reels.
Wind-Watcher especially has been 'keeping the torch lit' with his conversations about reels and how to improve them.
For your interest, here are some photos:
The first is the very first Strato, with a production #8
The second is a small reel I built for my young son, the first three #8's and the first two #16's.
The third is a modified old-stock #16
with an extended frame and a double web loop to allow the reel to be anchored, and an experimental #8
with a wider spool core and an extended frame.
Well, it appears I have no clue about how to post photos on this forum......stay tuned while I figure this out......
So...according to Admin, the only way is to post the images on Flickr or the like and link to them.
I will ask tech support (my Son) to help me out tomorrow.....
Meanwhile, a question for you folks:
Were I to begin building stratos' again, which size(s) would you wish to see available?
The three I was building were:
No. 8 ..... 1000' of 50-75 pound test line
No.16..... 1000' of 100-150 "
No.24..... 1000' of 200-250 "