Any Reel Locking Reel

The Stop or Locking Reel is a dealers' item that sells for no less than twenty-five dollars. However, here is a simple method that Fantasio uses that can transform any regular Reel into a Locking Reel without damaging the prop. Find a small piece of leather about one-eighth of an inch thick and cut a circle disc of about three-eighths of an inch diameter. Using a needle, make a hole in its center as shown in Figure 1. Pull out the Reel's thread and insert the end through the hole in the disc....