Pair of nice Penn 975’s upgraded and ready to slay some salmon up north this year.
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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 […]
A gentlemen calls today and asks if I can service a reel meant for his son’s birthday. A Penn 209 pretty dirty but serviceable. His son’s birthday is Friday and wants to know if I can get his reel up and running before then. Nothing is better in my opinion than introducing a […]
Ultrasonic cleaning is a process that uses ultrasound (usually from 20–400 kHz) and an appropriate cleaning solvent (sometimes ordinary tap water) to clean items. The ultrasound can be used with just water, but use of a solvent appropriate for the item to be cleaned and the type of soiling present enhances the effect. Cleaning normally […]
Hopefully, we all have a routine for annual reel service. For some, it means complete tear down, inspection, ordering parts, oil and lube, drag washers and assembly. For others, it might be less. Obviously how the reel is used and how much of that time was in saltwater, determines the optimal service intervals. Basic after […]
Progear 255 Reel
Newell’s still amaze me on their strength and weight. Even this big 646-3 weighs only a fraction of what a comparable Penn weighs. Got a couple of 300’s and 200’s in with a big 646-3. I will put some upgrades into the 646-3 to bring it up to speed. Build List: Bryan Youngs Ultimate Drag […]