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#11720302 - 07/13/16 09:18 AM Can the H20 Mettle Gear Ratio be upgraded?
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Sorry if this is a dumb question. I do not know a lot about how reels operate.

I have one and really like it, but I want to speed it up and use it for a flipping and pitching reel since it re-engages the spool when you depress the thumb button. The 6.3:1 is decent, but I am curious if it can be increased?
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#11720881 - 07/13/16 01:41 PM Re: Can the H20 Mettle Gear Ratio be upgraded? [Re: Rhino68W]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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Ive already answered this for you but the shorter answer is maybe lol. It would just require alot of research

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#11721115 - 07/13/16 03:42 PM Re: Can the H20 Mettle Gear Ratio be upgraded? [Re: Rhino68W]
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I mean surely someone has done this already lol
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#11722124 - 07/14/16 09:17 AM Re: Can the H20 Mettle Gear Ratio be upgraded? [Re: Rhino68W]
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Buy another one.

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#11722510 - 07/14/16 12:46 PM Re: Can the H20 Mettle Gear Ratio be upgraded? [Re: Rhino68W]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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Originally Posted By: Rhino68W
I mean surely someone has done this already lol


I actually really doubt that lol

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#11722600 - 07/14/16 01:37 PM Re: Can the H20 Mettle Gear Ratio be upgraded? [Re: Nathan "Bull" Montgomery]
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Originally Posted By: Nathan "Bull" Montgomery
Originally Posted By: Rhino68W
I mean surely someone has done this already lol


I actually really doubt that lol

You don't say that
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#11746444 - 07/28/16 09:48 AM Re: Can the H20 Mettle Gear Ratio be upgraded? [Re: Rhino68W]
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This is from another forum I follow. Detailed breakdown of the Mettle)from 2012 so maybe some slight changes since then). Doesn't look like it is feasible to do the upgrade for that reel as the Menace or Manic is in the same price range and has a 7:1:1.

http://www.ultimatebass.com/bass-fishing-forum/index.php?topic=104068.0
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