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#11995768 - 12/20/16 07:58 PM Question about reel use
General Jigs Offline
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Registered: 02/26/09
Posts: 1187
Loc: tx
I bought a KVD PT TOUR spinning reel made by quantum and would like to know what you guys think about my using it for a half day of fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. I carry fresh water in the truck to rinse off my gear after fishing.
https://www.amazon.com/Quantum-TKVD30PTI...CA4T18NV5MTC1C1
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#11995921 - 12/20/16 09:02 PM Re: Question about reel use [Re: General Jigs]
grescobia Offline
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Registered: 07/30/02
Posts: 479
Loc: tyler,texas
go for it.you can spray it down corrosion X. It will help keep the salt off the reel.Get home and rinse the reel in the shower.wipe it dry and your ready to go.

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#11997364 - 12/21/16 05:29 PM Re: Question about reel use [Re: General Jigs]
Edwurd Offline
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Registered: 12/13/16
Posts: 18
Loc: Houston Texas
Rinse after each trip, check it monthly, and if dipped complete breakdown degrease and relubricate!!!

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#11997432 - 12/21/16 06:07 PM Re: Question about reel use [Re: General Jigs]
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Registered: 10/11/12
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don't forget to remove line and clean line and spool, some get a bad surprise there
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#11997860 - 12/22/16 12:09 AM Re: Question about reel use [Re: Edwurd]
General Jigs Offline
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Loc: tx
Originally Posted By: Edwurd
Rinse after each trip, check it monthly, and if dipped complete breakdown degrease and relubricate!!!


Complete breakdown as in take off spool and handle, line, etc...or take every screw out and turn the reel into 100 pieces, clean and reassemble?
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#12010656 - 12/30/16 08:45 AM Re: Question about reel use [Re: Edwurd]
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Originally Posted By: Edwurd
Rinse after each trip, check it monthly, and if dipped complete breakdown degrease and relubricate!!!


^ very important. Reel magic is good as well. I'll wipe them down with reel magic after the cold water rinse. A drop of reel oil in each handle bearing, and an occasional drop of bearing oil in the reel bearings (1 drop only) will keep it performing.
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