Visually pull apart the inner components of a fishing reel, and you’ll see 141 precise and sometimes tiny parts that work together to help the tool cast and catch. See what kind of engineering and craftsmanship goes into the reel’s aluminum alloy frame in this episode of the Science Channel’s Machines: How They Work.Watch these next: How to make a DIY ‘drone’ with balloons & a fishing rod, machining a cube in a cube in a cube from a single metal block, and how does a retractable ballpoint click pen work?
Bonus: All kinds of fishing.
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