What does a reel do?
a reel is a place where tape containing audio is stored. The Reel to Reel player plays the tape from a reel containing a full tape to an empty reel in order to play the audio on the tape.
a reel is a demonstration of a talented persons abilities. One might have a "demo reel" which contains short segments that display that persons skills.
see also fishing rod and reel
Onmostfishing rods (spinning rods) the the reel isattachedto the rod through the reel seat. At the top of the reel (where the reel joins the rod) you will see the foot of the reel being held held on onto the reel seat with two large crew caps on the fishing rod. To remove the reel loose the screw caps until there is enough room to remove the foot of the reel from the reel seat.
A tape or movie strip moves from one reel where it's stored to another reel past a reading head and in doing so enables us to know what's on the tape or movie. An example of a reel to reel (or open reel) tape recorder is found here: http://www.oaktreeent.com/Stereo_Open_Reel-Reel_Tape_Decks_Recorders.htm A cassette tape has a similar arrangement but you can't see it so well since it's enclosed. The reel of a reel to reel machine which…
Rod and reel combinations have several ways that they are fastened to each other. Salt- and fresh-water reels typically fit in a reel seat by having the lower tab put into a slot. The reel nut is then lowered by screwing in in the right direction to secure it over the upper tab of the reel seat. Cork rods have cork-based tape wrapped around the bottom of the rod. Reels are fastened with reel clamps…