8 Steps to Getting It "REEL" Right for Tight Lines
This is the best time of year to prepare for fishing trips that will give you a lifetime of memories about which you can wax nostalgic! When the wheel starts to grind and the drag is not smooth it is definitely time for a cleaning. Follow these steps that guide you to a thoroughly clean, lubricated and smooth -spooling reel.
- Gather your essential supplies including specialized reel cleaning agent (non-petroleum based), reel lubricating oil and microfiber cloth.
- Note the parts number and the order in which you disassemble them.
- Remove the spool by carefully sliding it away so you can use a different technique.
- After tightening the drag to make it watertight, clean it with a soft sponge without submerging it.
- Using a clean microfiber cloth and fresh water remove clogged debris.
- Spray the special lubricating oil on a clean microfiber cloth instead of spraying the oil directly on the reel.
- Using the same process and supplies clean and oil the spool.
- When reassembling loosen the drag to prevent excessive pressure on the washers.
Still having the same reel problems? Well, everything has a shelf-life and it just might be time to replace it. We update our inventory frequently and we believe you will find the right one for you from our collection – because it is always a good time to…
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