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#11565049 - 04/25/16 07:19 PM Can my reel handle it
formula462 Offline
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Registered: 09/08/13
Posts: 1667
Loc: arlington, tx
for a few days..i have a sage 2280 8wt and am planning a redfish trip to port oconner in a couple weeks. Can it handle the salt if I rinse well after each day or do I have to get reel specific for salt?

#11565334 - 04/25/16 08:59 PM Re: Can my reel handle it [Re: formula462]
RonL Online   content
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Registered: 07/09/14
Posts: 672
Loc: W.Texas
Rightfully Sage only makes a few reels for saltwater fishing. Myself cannot guarantee the 2280 will holdup to saltwater . saltwater reels

Edited by RonL (04/25/16 09:03 PM)

#11565592 - 04/25/16 10:55 PM Re: Can my reel handle it [Re: formula462]
Dtheg Offline

Registered: 05/28/14
Posts: 198
Loc: Wylie, Tx
Just rinse it well and oil it. rinse flys also and let air dry. I had bigger issue with books rusting than reel. If I was doing lots of salt I would buy a salt real. Iho
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