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#10807507 - 04/29/15 06:56 PM New accurist instant backlash
Jigflippa Offline
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Registered: 03/24/15
Posts: 86
Bought a new accurist on a combo. Had 12 lb mono on the combo. First cast was a massive backlash. Had to totally respool it with different line. Instant backlash again with spool tension cranked and magnetic break fully engaged. Wtf? I'm livid

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#10807549 - 04/29/15 07:14 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2019
Loc: Arlington
Try it on a different rod or distant weight lure. My experience is that those rods on the combos are pretty crappy.

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#10807569 - 04/29/15 07:22 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
Donald Harper Offline
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Registered: 01/25/08
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Just push the button and let the lure fall to the floor. If it free spools off to the floor then it is not adjusted properly. Keep fooling with it until you have to shake the rod tip to get it to fall a little then it will stop. Shake it again and it will fall a little farther; then it is set properly.
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#10807806 - 04/29/15 08:51 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
ForkedJames Offline
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Registered: 08/21/11
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Loc: Mansfield, Texas
I don't know if Accurist is this way but some reels have to have switches flipped before the mag brakes work. Remove the side plate and see. Like I said not sure.
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#10807928 - 04/29/15 09:29 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
Chance22 Offline
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Registered: 03/04/15
Posts: 8
I own one I will never own another seems like I never quit having to adjust it! I rarely pull it out of the rod box anymore I will stick with my lew's.

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#10807995 - 04/29/15 09:45 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
SAKS Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 653
I don't have any Accurist but I do have some Quantum's and they too are very difficult to cast and set up. I don't know why but they gave me trouble with the same thing. Just could not set them up for casting. They do work ok as a pitchin reel though.

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#10808106 - 04/29/15 10:33 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 5545
Loc: DFW
I bought a new Accurist too. . .I've never had to screw with a reel so much to get it dialed in. Like someone said, I'll just stick to my Lew's. I've always liked Quantum but the last few years have really disappointed me.

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#10808435 - 04/30/15 07:53 AM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
Undertaker56 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 212
Loc: Victoria Texas
Lews all the way set mine once and done.... banana
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#10808450 - 04/30/15 08:00 AM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
SpiderJig Offline
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You get what you pay for bolt
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#10809239 - 04/30/15 11:51 AM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: SpiderJig]
GoArmy Offline
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Registered: 09/11/02
Posts: 5471
Loc: Dallas, TX.
Originally Posted By: SpiderJig
You get what you pay for bolt

Stupid!
Have any of you removed the side plate? There is a second adjustment on the spool.
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#10809272 - 04/30/15 12:05 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
Xrod Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/26/15
Posts: 7
Same thing here. Finally looked inside the side plate, there is a THIRD dial for adjustment. Casts fine now.

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#10809281 - 04/30/15 12:07 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: Jigflippa]
Chasin Hogs Online   content
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Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 2624
Loc: Earth
Mail it to me and Go buy a lews.

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#10810554 - 04/30/15 10:12 PM Re: New accurist instant backlash [Re: GoArmy]
SAKS Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 653
I have removed every plate turned every knob and for some reason my two Quantums just give me trouble. Like I said though I found a good use for them as pitching reels so I don't worry about it anymore.

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