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By Yaklash
#2252215
I have one reel that I've never really been able to fully disassemble and put back together again properly, so I had to find someone to do that. I read on this site about Tackle Hut on W Little York and took him that reel over a year ago and just now took it back in for some work and a good cleaning.

Reasonable prices, good work, 2-3 business day turnaround and those guys are a pleasure to talk fishing with.

I recommend Tackle Hut for reel cleaning and they have tackle and gear too (seems a little more tilted towards freshwater than salt).
By hipshot
#2252219
Tackle Hut also does rod repairs; I broke a stripping guide on the ten weight and they fixed me right up. Good folks indeed; very friendly atmosphere in that shop.
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By Yaklash
#2252226
TexasJim wrote:Fisherman's Place on Ayers in Corpus is a good reel service also. TexasJim

Thank you. I open the floor for any others to recommend who they use and what the work quality, cost and turnaround time are.

I think a fair number of us couldn't handle being without our reels for a month while the big shops held them in cue. I think FTU does great work, but their turnaround time was just too much for me, so I started doing my own with the Chronarchs.
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By crusher
#2252246
I read on this site about Tackle Hut on W Little York and took him that reel over a year ago

That was from me I think. I still use them - quick turn around, seems like good work, and really pleasant guys to talk with and learn from. If you're liking their work Yaklash, I'll just take that as a validation.
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By Yaklash
#2252262
larry long shadows wrote:WOW... those guys have been around for a very long time . I remember going there years ago in the early 80's .. Great lil shop

It's tiny and out of the 5 times I've been there, only twice was there another customer there. And some of their inventory is years old. I am not saying that's a bad thing, because you can find stuff there that may not even be made any more. But I am amazed they've stayed in business so long with what appears to be so little traffic.
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By Yaklash
#2252278
larry long shadows wrote:whatever happen to the tackle shop in Pasadena of Strawberry i think ...they cleaned reels also

Don't know. I wasn't ever a Pasadena guy. I grew up closest to the original Cut Rate on Telephone Rd.
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By LocoSeamonkey
#2252280
larry long shadows wrote:whatever happen to the tackle shop in Pasadena of Strawberry i think ...they cleaned reels also
I have been working in Pasadena for the last 13 years and I don't ever recall seeing anything like that on Strawberry Rd, or anywhere in the city (of Pasadena) for that matter. Not to say it wasn't or isn't there and I missed it but I don't know of it.

When was the last time you went there?
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By larry long shadows
#2252309
LocoSeamonkey wrote:
larry long shadows wrote:whatever happen to the tackle shop in Pasadena of Strawberry i think ...they cleaned reels also
I have been working in Pasadena for the last 13 years and I don't ever recall seeing anything like that on Strawberry Rd, or anywhere in the city (of Pasadena) for that matter. Not to say it wasn't or isn't there and I missed it but I don't know of it.

When was the last time you went there?

it was in the 80's
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By texnomad
#2252315
There was a couple of reel repair/cleaning places in Pasadena in the 50's and 60's. Both that I knew about were shift workers getting a bit of extra fishing money. I think they both had a small but steady clientele from the local folks/co-workers. Of course this and me is ancient history now.
By tastywavescoolbuzz
#2252481
will be sure to mention yaklash upon pick up. maybe you will get a discount on something in the future. i have tried many stores for repairs. hopeful on this attempt ,as I tear up most tackle I use. thanks for the reference.
By hipshot
#2252546
"whatever happen to the tackle shop in Pasadena of Strawberry i think ...they cleaned reels also"

Not sure, but you may be referring to Cut Rate, the forerunner of FTU.
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By Yaklash
#2252550
"[/quote]"whatever happen to the tackle shop in Pasadena of Strawberry i think ...they cleaned reels also"[/quote]

hipshot wrote:Not sure, but you may be referring to Cut Rate, the forerunner of FTU.

Original Cutrate store was on Telephone Rd (SH-35) at Almeda Genoa Rd.

May be thinking of the old Marburger's location??
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By larry long shadows
#2252569
Yaklash wrote:"
"whatever happen to the tackle shop in Pasadena of Strawberry i think ...they cleaned reels also"[/quote]

hipshot wrote:Not sure, but you may be referring to Cut Rate, the forerunner of FTU.

Original Cutrate store was on Telephone Rd (SH-35) at Almeda Genoa Rd.

May be thinking of the old Marburger's location??[/quote]
Marburgers was what i was talking about are they still around
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By Yaklash
#2252576
Marburger's Sporting Goods is now located in Seabrook, conveniently located next to the Whataburger on 146 just north of Nasa Road 1. I haven't been there in a while but last time I was they had reel maintenance services, but I did not use them, so I couldn't say whether they were doing it, contracting it out or what their turnaround time is.
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By Backlasher
#2253206
There was a small tackle shop in Pasadena on Strawberry near Southmore Junior High. I used to hang out there in the middle 60's. That's probably before everyone's time.

yea 20 mins in i was glued to the screen lol

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