Penn 706/704 reels question
Posted March 30 2007 - 01:25 PM
Posted March 30 2007 - 02:14 PM
If you search 704 history you will find an article at the top of the search list that may be of interest to you.
Posted March 31 2007 - 06:51 PM
Posted March 31 2007 - 09:36 PM
Originally Posted by gadabout
The 704 model didn't come out until catalog #31, which is copyright 1969. The 706 came out in the early/mid 1970s. There were other Spinfisher models made earlier, like the 700.
I'm pretty sure my aunt got hers a year or two before that. And it has the solid green medallion plate, not the blue/green wave one
Posted April 01 2007 - 01:41 PM
Posted April 01 2007 - 04:58 PM
I got my first greenie about 1971/1972. Also a green plate/medallion 704. I don't have a brushed plate 704 in my collection.
Maybe some of the shops got them in stock before the 1969 catalog went to print
Posted April 02 2007 - 11:43 AM
Posted April 03 2007 - 11:59 AM
Posted April 03 2007 - 12:37 PM
There's some good info on Tattoo tackle.
Posted April 03 2007 - 01:06 PM
Originally Posted by sc537
DJ Im almost postive that the brushed aluminum was the first sideplate.I can remember when the medallion sideplate 704 came out after mine.Dont know the year the 706 came out but I got mine arround 73/74.
Sc537, can you or someone else post a picture of a reel with the brushed aluminum sideplate?
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Posted April 03 2007 - 03:02 PM
Also, medallion plates were around since Penn came out with the 702, so it's entirely possible that the very first 704s had the medallion.
Posted April 04 2007 - 11:45 PM