Posted by. CURRENTLY SOLD OUT. Pflueger Supreme Fly Reel 1795 New In Box. Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Reel Model1494. It has a metal cover over the spool release, replaced in later versions by plastic. The first models were click drag only in the 1930s. Pflueger Medalist 1495 1/2 Fly Reel And 1494 Round Line Guard Fly Reel. Free shipping . I have taken photos of the spool detached from the reel so you can see that gears and … Then in the 1980s they went to Japan, Hong Kong and China. I am sure I could clean and lube mine up that are here on the shelf and go catch anything on them. One of my favorites. Pflueger 1494 line capacity question. The real old ones had a machined steel drag disc inside. These are the models I am familiar with: The older ones had 6 rivets holding the spool together. Pflueger Medalist … Moderator: Ken M 44. Vintage Thompson 100 Fly Reel. But, what is "Diamolite?" So, I'm not sure if you guys have your facts entirely correct regarding these reels and their capacities. If I notify ther seller soon I will probably be able to change models. This reel is good condition with some rim rash and loss of finish, see photos for details. by tight loops » 09/30/11 03:31, Post Brand: Pflueger. ↳   Information About Makers and Manufacturers, ↳   Appraisals & Identification of Bamboo Fly Rods. 5.0 average based on 4 product ratings. (Pflueger … Share. 1494 flycasting reel, with a wide spool perfect for 5 or 6 weight line, aluminum allow spool and frame, push button quick-release spool, a full I got it from Chico Fernandez. 2. The listing you're looking for has ended. The dual click patent was awarded patent number 2,059,765. This reel is a narrow spool and has good capacity, seems to be about right for a 4 or 5 weight line. 4 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 4. As the name indicates, Pflueger's current flagship fly reel model is the Supreme. It needs a proper cleaning. I still like to fish with some of my old ones. My next new one was a ’1495″ that I put on a Fenwich FF85 which was an 8’6″ #6/7/8 line fiberglass fly rod for light Steelheading. The older ones had 6 rivets holding the spool together. 9/10. $49.99. 2. This reel has a lightly adjustable click and pawl drag. The 1950's and 1960's Pflueger Medalist Example Shown 1494 "Made in Akron" 1959 was a year of great changes. Anyone who flyfishes will know that a Level Fly Line is junk (always use a Weight Forward Line), only cheaper to manufacture. Today we really don’t need many of the screws but I think you can get them from One Pfoot. Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor 2+1 BB with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body and Spool in Fly Reel Sizes 5/6,7/8. Pflueger Medalist 1494 ~ WF6F Fly Reel VG! Condition:--Ended: 14 Nov, 2017, 15:10:42 GMT. 2 Early Skeleton Fly Fishing Reels Shakespeare Feather Weight Pflueger Progress. Shakespeare Speedex 2800 3 ½â€ 6.09 20. The reel frame has the painted black finish. I called Shakespeare who bought the company and they said we did not need those SAE frame screws anymore. OnePfoot also produces a new reel foot for the older reels. Vintage Pflueger Fly Reel Medalist … I recently purchased a new-in-box Medalist 1494 AK (made in China). For sale is a vintage Pflueger Medalist 1494 fly fishing reel and spare spool, made in Akron, Ohio in the 1960s. It was set up for left hand crank and had a plastic drag disc and I think 6 rivets holding the three peice spool together. 4 product ratings. Kind of like "real Corinthian leather?" “Pflueger Medalist Reels” by Fly Angler Online, 1494: #4-5 line (adjustable disc drag from here down). by bulldog1935 » 10/20/11 06:19, Post by bulldog1935 » 09/30/11 04:39, Post Initially I went for the 1494 over the 1494 1/2 because of the weight difference, but I'm starting to get concerned about backing capacity. Pflueger Medalist No 1494 Question. Mint* Pflueger Medalist 1494 1940-1959 Fly reel spool only USA Leather Case. by tight loops » 10/19/11 22:31, Post The later models after about 1960 had 3 rivets. 2- Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1495 Spare Spool. 9/10. Shared by: Leslie Bridges from EBAY. ↳   Rod makers history, value guide and general discussion, ↳   Link to Orvis Database by Greg Reynolds, ↳   Link to EC Powell's Mechanics of fly casting, http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v728/bulldog1935/ocean%20city/medalist/akron/akron4.jpg. 0 users rated this 4 out of 5 stars 0. As a result, the Medalist's weight/line capacity ratio changes drastically throughout the range. Same for the 1498, often used as a trolling reel back in the day. Pflueger Progress Brass Oren-O-Matic Balanced Vintage South Bend Finalist Vintage Shakespeare Silent Tru Art Automatic Medalist 1498 1837 Model Pflueger Medalist Model Matic Balanced Shakespeare 1822 Pflueger Medalist 1495 1 2 Heddon Automatic Diamolite Line Guard Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1492 Medalist 1494 1 … Vintage Rare Pre-1918 -2 Screw Pflueger German Silver Unmarked Trade Reel Jewels. I have an old ’1495 ½’ that I bought used. There are 220 lakes […], Powered by  – Designed with the Customizr theme, 50 Years in the Sporting Goods Business – Semi-Retired. Very Good … This … I'll apologize right off the bat because I'm using my phone to type this up. The spool spins well. Relaunching America's most iconic fly reel. 2. Hardy St. George (early) 3” 6.05 19. Has line on it. That's all I have now, not even a 1494 1/2 anymore although it is a great … Add To Cart FREE STANDARD SHIPPING on Orders Over $50 Description. That really  pissed me off. The drag is "kind" of adjustable. The fine print All items are sold AS IS. They used them at the Fenwick Fly Fishing schools in the 60s/70s so many of them are still around. In the ’80s Pflueger went to metric screws. A few years ago, when I thought a Pflueger was a Pflueger, I offered a guy $20 for it. 5. 4 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 4. We use some big 1498 models for holding demo lines for large saltwater fly rods and Spey rods. by tight loops » 10/20/11 04:58, Post Is it a real (or reel) thing? PFLUEGER "MEDALIST" 1494 FLY REEL AND LINE!. by LeeB » 10/20/11 05:22, Post ↳   Ephemera, empherma and Ephemerella..... ↳   Photos, paintings, written stories and talents. 3. The good ones were made in the USA from 1930 to 1980. I sold and used the old Pflueger ‘Medalist’ fly reels for over 40 years now. Made in Toledo,Oh. Actually we don’t sell them anymore but you can get very nice old ones on eBay, fly fishing classifieds and at garage sales. At one time they were the standard fly reel for most fly fishers in the USA. I converted it to right hand crank because I thought it felt better. Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Reel Model1494. Re: What is "Diamolite?" The spool width is 3/4". 8 … How to change from right hand to left hand retrieve utilizing the click and pawl drag system. Pflueger Purist Fly Reel 1394 - Single Action - Free Shipping 🇨🇦 $35.23. I'm sure of the backing quantity because I have a machine in my fly-shop which measures the amount of backing as it spools on to a reel. The ‘One-Pfoot’ company has many after market parts for the Medalists. 1494 1/2: #5-6 line; 1495: #6-7 line (my favorite size) 1495 1/2: #8-9 line; 1496: not many around; 1496 1/2: fairly rare ; 1498: #10-12 line . **They made the Pflueger ‘Supreme’ anti-reverse big game models in two sizes too with a solid machined aluminum spool and disc drag. This is a single-action, dual click-pawl, adjustable drag reel, for use as right or left hand retrieve (currently set up for right hand retrieve). Pflueger Medalist 7/8. The reel will hold a weight-forward 2, 3 or 4 fly line and about 50 yards of 12lb Dacron backing. For years I sold ($20.00) machined naval bronze reversible drag disc that I bought from Herman Voss of Pompano Beach, Florida. What do I do? This was put on a new Fenwich FF805 2 piece fiberglass fly rod for trout. Pflueger Medalist No. 5. Here are the Pflueger Medalist line and backing capacity tables for double taper and weight forward floating lines. Mel Krieger and many of his friends have them still. (The best, IMO, is the 1495 1/2, which holds a WF10 and 200 yards of 20 lb. If you can find old ones that have not been “used up” they are a nice fly reel, ______________________________________________________. I some advice please. I caught big Rainbows in New Zealand with it in the late 1980s. This year, the Medalist underwent a few more changes. Close. Right Hand Wind/Round Line Guard: 1492, 1494, and 1496 Right Hand Wind/No Guard: 1392, 1394 Left Hand Wind/Round Line Guard: 1594. 14 posts • Page 1 of 1. tight loops Guide Posts: 318 Joined: 06/05/06 23:00. Fly Logic FLP 567 3 ½â€ 5.6 15. We have selected this product as being #3 in Best Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel 1494 1 2 of 2020 View Product #4 . Now off you go for a saucer of warm milk. json select. Pflueger Medalist 1494 1/2 M Excellant condition loaded with weight forward 4 wt floating line Please see my other listings Vintage PFLUEGER 'Medalist 1494' Fly Fishing Reel & Line (USED but XTRA NICE) This earlier Medalist model is in very good condition. 1495 1/2 Diamond Line Guard Fly Fishing Reel This has some cosmetic issues. 4 product ratings. Over 1976 suppliers can give you a quotation. Weight forward 6wt Cortland 333 fly line. I need about 50 meters of 20lb backing to be on this reel behind the DT 6 floater. Thank you for looking. The reel features a 3 rivet drum spool Home / Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel. The ones made from 1940 to 1960 where best. Bill’s specialty is old Hardy fly reels made in England but I believe he will work on most anything. Saracione Mark I, Model 3 ¼ 3 ¼â€ 6.03 17. I caught big Steelhead with it on the Dean River in British Columbia in 1983. I got them some time ago from Bill Franke's OnePfoot website. It is rated for 6/7 weight line. I have a one piece machined solid aluminum spool for a Pflueger ’Medalist’ 1492 1/2 that was made by Herman Voss. The One-Pfoot Company has lots of good after market parts for Pflueger Medalists. $68.99. 0 users rated this 2 out … Reactions: bhudda. Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Reel. by Southbranch » 10/20/11 16:08, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. Reel shows very little signs of wear. by LeeB » 10/01/11 02:40, Post Perrine No 51 Automatic Fly Reel. 0 users rated this 2 out … Line weight: 5-7. Stamped on reel and on box. Was "Diamolite" just some marketing hype? I think I bought a new ’1494′ from Thrifty’s Drug in south Sacramento for $14.88. Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Reel: $20. It was built in the 1940s. All metal parts with and round line guard and 6 rivets on the spool. Posted on: 2014/8/28 8:56. $135.00 + shipping . In good condition, and loaded with a new Orvis 5-Weight floating line, backing, and protective cloth bag. 6 years ago. I have a collection of old Medalists that are just for memories now. The first models were click drag only in the 1930s. The models were as follows: Right Hand Wind /Round Line … Years ago I use to install dozens of screws in them every summer for customers. He didn't think that was right, so he gave it to me. 0 users rated this 3 out of 5 stars 0. The later models after about 1960 had 3 rivets. Reference Price: null. Maybe stainless steel? Share - Pflueger Medalist Fly Fishing Reel With Spare Spool 1494. Vintage Pflueger Medalist 14941/2 Da Fly Reel. Get … 0 users rated this 3 out of 5 stars 0. Help...! To put it into perspective, in 1959 the unemployment rate dropped to 5.5%,and popular TV programs included "Rawhide", "Bonanza" and "The Twilight Zone". Then in the 1940s they went to the … Hand Retrieve: Right or Left-Handed. Pflueger Medalist 1494 3 ¼â€ 5.54 14. $451.00. It included a browning something something (I forget the model) 6 weight … These are not much good for anything. They called me years back for the Voss brass drag disc and Hardy counter balances. Mint 1494 AK PFLUEGER MEDALIST Fly Fishing Reel w/backin. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. by henrysdad » 10/20/11 06:00, Post Â. This is a bid for a near-untouched Pflueger Medalist No. u/Rob-MyR. 4. Jul 13, 2012 #5 e-Bay always seems to have them, from old … Pflueger Medalist No 1494 Question. Pflueger 1494 line capacity question. $170.00 . The "new" version of the Medalist. 4. ↳   Rod making, restoration, repairs and discussion on those related topics concerning bamboo rods.  H&H used to have a Medalist capacity chart, but no longer, since the reels are discontinued. Avoid this product. I have just purchased a Pflueger 1494 reel which I plan to fish with a rod that enjoys a DT 6 floating line. For the size fish you are going after, I would recommend the 1494 reel. Well the 1494 1/2 arrived yesterday. We put head cement on the screw heads to keep them from coming loose and falling out. 1938. This is fine capacity for an ultra-light outfit, but for heavier fly lines or more robust applications it lacks capacity. I bet if sales figures were available, the edge would go to the 1494, the ideal palm-of-the-hand midsize trout reel. I know the 1594s from that era are scarce but I watched two on that auction site sell for over 300 the last couple of days. See photos and ask any questions. C Hines Pflueger Comstock Style Flying Helgrammite 2 Lure. We have selected this product as being #4 in Best Pflueger Medalist … Certainly not looking to enter this fray, and I have no experience with trying to fit a DT6 on a 1494. Stuffing a 4wt line onto a Pflueger 1492 will result in a tightly coiled line that must be stretched before fishing, but … The frame pillars were actually not removable on the ones made before 1940. Pflueger Medalist 1594rc Fly Fishing Reel. My first new ones were bought locally around Sacramento, California in the 1960s. They would vibrate out. by LeeB » 10/01/11 07:19, Post Reel type: Single Action - Conventional. With the same reel I was ‘spooled’ (~150 yard of backing to the end) wading at Christmas Island by a rather large Bonefish in 1986. I use a 1495 for my DT6, and it holds a fair amount of backing too. However, if someone later is trying to learn about Medalists and line capacity, and finds this post, felt it would be good to provide a resource. If you used 50 meters of gel-spun backing instead of the usual stuff, wouldn't there be plenty of room for a DT6F line on a 1494? The finish shows paint chipping on the high wear areas. … Pfluger should be ashamed to sell this junk, a decision likely made by upper management who has never casted a fly rod. ‘Baby Tarpon’ or ‘Mangrove Tarpon’ are normally considered to be around 5 to 30 pounds but they can be much smaller (12″) […], You can visit Belize any time because the weather does not change all that much through the year being located so close […], Location The American River starts at the top of the west slope of the Sierras heading down through the foothills into Folsom […], Date: June 2003 I have read about these wonderful shallow fertile trout lakes for most of my life. Call or email Bill for any help you need with any older fly reels. Thanks Bulldog. Ogden Smith Zefer [Dingley] 3 ⅛” 6.1 21. From ”Fly Fish Ohio” – the best articel I have found so far. Pflueger … Is this the right model or should I rather have gone for the 1494 1/2 reel. Today we would use Loctite to hold them in. The foot on the older reels was thicker and did not fit the new rods very well. Archived . The purpose of this board is to discuss, ask questions about, and give answers concerning fly reels, their makers and their history. From $124.95. This reel does not come with a case. The new Pflueger® Medalist standard arbor fly reel, redesigned with full machined aluminum construction and multi … CURRENTLY SOLD OUT. I landed a 40 pound Tarpon on an 8 weight rod at the Rio Chico lagoons in Venezuela with it in 1985. Pflueger Superex No 755 Reel. The purpose of this board is to discuss, ask questions about, and give answers concerning fly reels, their makers and their history. Read more. 3. by bulldog1935 » 10/20/11 02:47, Post shipping: + $15.23 shipping . Pflueger Medalist 1495 (round guide) 3 5/8” 6.0 16. Shipping weight is 1 lb. Feel free to contact me for any help as well. Spend the extra $50 and get a real starter kit. Has the exposed spool drag, which is working well. This is an early Pflueger Medalist fly reel #1494. 5.0 average based on 4 product ratings. Old ones had metal drag knobs and metal caps on the center of the spool where the latch was. Finish is worn, still 80% or better. Curiously I was able to fit a WF7 F Scientific Anglers GPX line plus 150m of 30lb dacron backing on it (with room to spare). Young Beaudex 3 ¼â€ 6.04 18. Bill Archuleta has the number one fly reel parts and repair business in the world. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . And I noticed that both have "Diamolite Line Guard" stamped on them. I didn't mean to offend your sensibilities - I was just questioning your earlier assertation (and I still am). I have 2 old Pflueger Medalist reels sitting around. Post Cheap MINTY PFLUEGER 1494 DA MEDALIST WITH LINE AND CAS,You can get more details about MINTY PFLUEGER 1494 DA MEDALIST WITH LINE AND CAS:Shopping Guide on Alibaba.com Piscifun Flame Spinning Reels Light Weight Ultra Smooth Powerful Spinning Fishing Reels. The 1495 and '95 1/2 are great reels, too, but not so much for the mid-line weights. Was the last Medalist reel in the store, and the manager said they had no more on order, so I think I might have gotten the last new one that was available in Grays Harbor. Made in USA. I haven't yet figured out how to post full size images, so click on this image to enlarge, then zoom in on it: TB Member. The ‘One-Pfoot’ company made accessory for the Medalist that were machined aluminum foot assembly, drag discs and counter balances. Here is a link to Bill Franke's site... that is a very good link, but I take exception on fitting a DT6 with backing on that spool. Share - Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Reel Model1494. Has the sculptured pillars, line guide ring, Butterscotch bakelite handle. Short story my parents are moving and found bunch of old fishing gear my grandfather had given me at some point. Then in the 1940s they went to the adjustable disc drag. backing, but weighs just 6.5 ounces empty.) For sale a Pflueger Medalist No. We only see a few every season now. Post by tight … by bulldog1935 » 10/20/11 05:45, Post Not sure weight. by palexius » 10/01/11 15:00, Post South Bend Oren-o-matic Model B Fishing Reel Vintage. Model: Medalist 1494 AK. Share - Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Reel Model1494. 100 yards of backing. The main one was the adjustable drag under Patent number 2,059,763. I needed something on which to spool a clear intermediate line for lake fishing. The cover reads "PFLUEGE...from 2145142 The Medalists are all but gone from the scene today. by bulldog1935 » 10/01/11 03:58, Post $65.50. Amazon.com: Pflueger Medalist Fly Kit, 9-Feet 0-Inch: Sports & Outdoors Skip to main content ... 13/16-Inch spool width, up to 7 Fly Line Medalist 1494 metal fly reel 30 yards of weight forward fly line 4X tapered leader Braided dacron backing Customers also viewed these products . I sold product from a small company that made after market parts for the Medalists. But works nicely. 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