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#10875066 - 05/27/15 09:05 AM DFW area Reel Repair
marschall Offline
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Registered: 03/12/09
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Loc: Venus Texas
Anyone no and have the contact for anyone who does Reel repair around the Mansfield area?
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#10875069 - 05/27/15 09:06 AM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
marschall Offline
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I called Southwestern and the turn around was 2 months ! It is an Abu Garcia
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#10875125 - 05/27/15 09:31 AM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
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Originally Posted By: marschall
I called Southwestern and the turn around was 2 months ! It is an Abu Garcia
yep. They are slammed. Have you thought to call Abu and just get the parts you need and fix it yourself? It isn't hard.
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#10875247 - 05/27/15 10:04 AM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
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fishin world on lovers lane has a guy that they ship them out to....can get them done pretty quick
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#10875268 - 05/27/15 10:12 AM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
04champ Offline
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If you know what's wrong with it, buy the parts at Southwestern and do it yourself.

I was always scared to open them up and mess with them, but I repaired 2 Revos myself this spring and everything went great

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#10875434 - 05/27/15 11:13 AM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
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Southwest repaired my reel in less than a month under warranty. Pretty fast turn around in my opinion given it was not an everyday kind of Abu reel.

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#10875594 - 05/27/15 12:16 PM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
catslayer Offline
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
I have an ardent and a lews that need work, do they work on them? the website doesn't list them
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#10876336 - 05/27/15 04:41 PM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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What kind of Abu is it? I can do it no problem would be a couple of weeks before I can get to it though. I have about 6 more curados to clean first and another 9 abu round reels after those (but that guy isnt in any hurry) and im pretty close to Mansfield. Your next best bet would be 03svtsnakevert on here and he also has a reel repair thread in the rod and reel section.

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#10876356 - 05/27/15 04:49 PM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
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Might check the rods and reels forum, a couple of guys in there.

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#10876502 - 05/27/15 05:48 PM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
marschall Offline
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Loc: Venus Texas
Thanks for all the advise , I braved it and took the side cover off and found the gear stripped out that makes the devise go from side to side. The guy at southwestern has one in stock for $2.38. !! Lucky for me it was on the opposite side of the crank handle.
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#10876944 - 05/27/15 08:27 PM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: marschall]
Brian Kerbaugh Offline
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Registered: 06/20/08
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Loc: DFW , Tx
lots of videos on youtube for reel cleaning
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#10877210 - 05/27/15 09:40 PM Re: DFW area Reel Repair [Re: catslayer]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: catslayer
I have an ardent and a lews that need work, do they work on them? the website doesn't list them


Yes they do. Or at least they are an authorized seller of them. It's where I buy all my Lews reels.
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