Bought my first in 95′, then several more over the next year. Shimano Curado CU201 are light, cast light weight with easy and enough drag with an upgrade to stop steelhead. Wonderful reels to fish.
How-to: Polish Shimano Trinidad Drag Surfaces
Shimano Trinidad reels have huge drag surfaces and drag washers. Once you upgrade and grease new carbon fiber drags its best to invest some time on the areas of the gear that come in contact with the new drag washers. Take a few minutes and polish the surfaces of the gear. The photo’s below show […]
Always amazes me the engineering that went into these old reels. This Penn 350 is weird by today’s standards. Then turn to a bucket of Shimano Tekota’s Last on the list this weekend is a badly corroded Shimano Torium 30. This has been a project as every step of the way corrosion has ate at […]
How-to: Shimano Tekota Reel Preventative Maintenance
We are fortunate to see many of these reels through the shop. Most are used for trolling for salmon in the Pacific Northwest in the saltwater. The the 600 series seems to be the right line capacity for the fishing application. Some are line counters some are not. These are great reels for this application […]
Shimano Tekota Weekend
Shimano Tekota Fishing Reels – Excellent level wind reels in a good range of sizes.
To all our customers, family who support us and friends that encourage us, thank you! 2017 was truly a great year for us here at supertunereels.com. We want to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season! Good luck in 2018 finding that fish of a lifetime!
Effective today you will be able to drop your reels off and pick them up at Outdoor Emporium in Seattle, 7 days a week! Invoicing and communication on estimates will be handled through supertunereels.com. Outdoor Emporium is the largest independently owned and operated sporting goods store in Seattle with a huge selection of the […]
Shimano Chronarch 201E7
Low profile casting reel with high speed gears and 7 bearings. Local reel that has been used hard and dunked in the local glacial streams more than once. Outside looks dirty and silty if that is a word. Worm gear is filled and every crevasse is filled. Im not optimistic about the inside at this […]
Shimano 1500LC Trolling Reel
Shimano 1500LC is a great salmon trolling reel. Direct drive with a line counter. No longer being made and parts are hard to come by but these old reels are valuable to the salmon angler in the Puget Sound. Two ball bearings and a simple drag. Not many parts on these reels. Bearings need constant […]