Posted on 2016 Dec 7th
Our friend the Gasping Gurami has done a nice job overhauling an old Ryobi V-Mag levelwind, check it out!
For anyone interested in repairing, yes that means YOU.... this blog is a really good read. Not to mention it's written by a really nice fellow, this blog covers complete teardowns of various reels. A good read!Gasping Gourami - on all matter of consequence, big or smalla few links from the site:Servicing - 2015 Daiwa [...]
Felt. That fibrous, seemingly tough material that used to be everywhere but hard to find now, now resides mostly under the furniture feet to protect your floor. Feet and drag washers....what a material lol.While felt is a decent padding material for those feet, it makes only a so-so effort at a drag material. Yes, it [...]
Hello everyone! I had originally posted this in the Dec/99 issue of the Reel Angler Magazine and had forgot about it for awhile. Still pertinent info to this day!- Mike Everyday someone will come into the shop with a reel that has the gears stripped out of it; and the common complaint that goes with [...]
Hello all! If you haven't noticed the new format by now, maybe you need another coffee :)First off, if you are a current customer, you will need to change your password. Passwords are one of those things that are encrypted and can't be moved, hence the need to reset it. (and a good time to [...]
Many customers come to us with their favorite rod which they have broken in some way, shape or form with the hope that we can work a small miracle on it. In most cases we can accommodate their wishes, but in some cases, if your rod is toast or not worth fixing, we will be [...]
If you have a reel that is older and parts are unavailable for it, our machinist might be able to make a part for you! We make new handles and mainshafts and other components for any make of fly, centrepin, mooching or other types of reels at a very reasonable cost. Even a broken fly [...]
We carry a fairly large selection of the following manufacturers parts, many which have long been discontinued. 80% of our vintage parts supply is brand new. Occasionally we need to use a used part because of availability. If we need to, you would be notified first and given a choice. If you have a surplus [...]
This can be a tricky one. Just remember the hook end of the spring pushes on the hook end of the dog. The other end of the spring pushes on the inside of the sideplate.
Our shop has received factory training from Daiwa and as a result, we are now a Daiwa Dendoh Electric Reel Warranty center!Service rates (subject to change) are as follows:Complete teardown & cleaning:Single Speed Reels $65.002 Speed Reels $85.00Simpler repairs:Single Speed Reels $252 Speed Reels $35Extra Charges:Salt Charge (reel very salted and alot of corrosion [...]
All prices are in USD.