23-11-06

How not to lose your Halcyon reel (English)

Many people have mysteriously lost their Halcyon reel.
Most of the time it's the way the supplied double-ender is clipped to the handle.
There is indeed a good and a bad way to clip it; and unfortunately, the most obvious way is the wrong way.
The picture below shows the wrong way, clipped "from the inside out"

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The next series of pictures show how the clip gate can be accidently pushed open if the reel is twisted in the right way.

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Below is the correct way to clip a double-ender to a Halcyon reel... (from the outside in)
the other pictures show that there is now far less chance to accidently push open the clip gate.

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To close this, a small video that demonstrates the unclipping when clipped in the wrong way followed by the proper way to clip the reel.

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