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#11395309 - 02/05/16 06:41 PM Shimano Citica HG
LukeAnderson Offline
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Registered: 05/10/15
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Loc: Grapevine,TX
I unspooled my citica and put some ardent crease inside the gear and now it's like I got the breaks on. Even when I loosen the cast control it still throws stiff. Can't flip at all. Hopefully I didn't F up my reel. Any suggestions are helpful Have any of y'all experienced this?
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#11395312 - 02/05/16 06:41 PM Re: Shimano Citica HG [Re: LukeAnderson]
LukeAnderson Offline
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Loc: Grapevine,TX
Grease
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#11395551 - 02/05/16 08:32 PM Re: Shimano Citica HG [Re: LukeAnderson]
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Loc: huffman tx
Take it back apart and clean all the grease out of it. That should cure the problem.
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#11395915 - 02/06/16 04:42 AM Re: Shimano Citica HG [Re: turtdogg]
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Registered: 11/24/15
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sounds like you got grease in the pinion gear or your anti reverse is dragging on the drive gear
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#11400151 - 02/08/16 09:50 AM Re: Shimano Citica HG [Re: LukeAnderson]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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You should never add grease in the way you just described. Some guys will put a very small amount of oil on the spool shaft but you do NOT want grease on it. That will kill the performance quick.

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#11424371 - 02/18/16 10:43 PM Re: Shimano Citica HG [Re: LukeAnderson]
LukeAnderson Offline
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Registered: 05/10/15
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Loc: Grapevine,TX
I cleaned it all out and she throws smooth again! Man. Lol I was a bit worried
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#11426050 - 02/19/16 07:17 PM Re: Shimano Citica HG [Re: LukeAnderson]
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Great reel! You'll enjoy it.

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#11456839 - 03/04/16 07:39 PM Re: Shimano Citica HG [Re: LukeAnderson]
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Registered: 04/17/14
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Loc: Denton,Tx
Awesome reel!
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