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#12290742 - 06/12/17 06:52 PM WD-40 vs Real Magic?
Ltcm09 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/14
Posts: 244
Is real magic the same thing as WD-40?

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#12290780 - 06/12/17 07:25 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
Bassin Fever Offline
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Registered: 01/30/06
Posts: 789
Loc: Colorado City
I've wondered the same thing but it really drys faster I think. May have some of the similar ingredients though... Who knows.

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#12290859 - 06/12/17 08:06 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
Fish2222 Online   content
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Registered: 02/28/15
Posts: 420
Loc: East Texas
No.....Reel Magic is a silicone based lubricant....it won't gum up the way wd-40 does over time.
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#12290881 - 06/12/17 08:21 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
9094 Offline
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Registered: 08/11/09
Posts: 7547
Loc: Albany
WD 40 is bad for reels and guns.
It will gum up over time and it will attract every piece of dirt that floats by.

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#12291066 - 06/12/17 09:55 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
Fish docter Offline
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Registered: 10/02/13
Posts: 303
Loc: Texas
Besides the dirt collect from wd, I hate the oily feel on my hands. The magic isn't bad. I just recently started using it. I won't go with out again. It's amazing what a little line lubricant will do.
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#12291113 - 06/12/17 10:26 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
ko bass attack 27 Online   content
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 9069
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Reel magic is good stuff but I do prefer the KVD stuff better.

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#12294169 - 06/14/17 03:04 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: ko bass attack 27]
Allen Bass Fisher Offline
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Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 2197
Loc: Allen, TX
Originally Posted By: ko bass attack 27
Reel magic is good stuff but I do prefer the KVD stuff better.


+1

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#12294228 - 06/14/17 03:34 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Allen Bass Fisher]
Smithaven Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1883
Loc: Hurst, Texas
Reel Magic does a great job on small diameter braided line, which tends to ball up on spincast reels.

WD-40 contains fish oil and some folks use it as an attractant on jigs. It will gum up a reel so badly it is really hard to clean. It is OK so long as it is only sprayed on the jig.
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#12294271 - 06/14/17 04:00 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
Chris_K Offline
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Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 1353
Loc: TX
So would silicone spray work?

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#12294347 - 06/14/17 04:28 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
lipjerk Online   content
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2341
Loc: Lantana,Tx
I use KVD like it's my job, here is a small excerpt from them.

This is from the company who developed KVD L&L:
 
"Line & Lure is a special polymer blend that becomes part of the fishing line it is applied to. Other line treatments you find on the market are primarily silicone oil and solvents. Silicone oil only temporarily coats the line and solvents can damage line. Silicone oil rapidly comes off the line (on your hands and in the water), requiring re-treatment of the line after just a few casts.
The special polymers in Line & Lure are hydrophobic (water repelling) and very slippery. It doesn't allow water to draw back on to the reel spool, which eliminates the line drag that a "wet" spool has. It also protects the line from wearing out as quickly as un-treated line because it resists the abrasion that wears line out.  It contains no oils or solvents as in Reel Magic that can build up and collect dirt like silicone/oil treatments will". 

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#12294766 - 06/14/17 08:27 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
hookedon Offline
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Registered: 05/28/12
Posts: 658
Try Reelsnot

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#12295455 - 06/15/17 09:42 AM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: lipjerk]
Lucky Al Offline
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Registered: 08/17/04
Posts: 2472
Loc: Rio Grande Valley
Originally Posted By: lipjerk
I use KVD like it's my job, here is a small excerpt from them.

This is from the company who developed KVD L&L:
 
"Line & Lure is a special polymer blend that becomes part of the fishing line it is applied to. Other line treatments you find on the market are primarily silicone oil and solvents. Silicone oil only temporarily coats the line and solvents can damage line. Silicone oil rapidly comes off the line (on your hands and in the water), requiring re-treatment of the line after just a few casts.
The special polymers in Line & Lure are hydrophobic (water repelling) and very slippery. It doesn't allow water to draw back on to the reel spool, which eliminates the line drag that a "wet" spool has. It also protects the line from wearing out as quickly as un-treated line because it resists the abrasion that wears line out.  It contains no oils or solvents as in Reel Magic that can build up and collect dirt like silicone/oil treatments will". 

THIS!

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#12296048 - 06/15/17 03:34 PM Re: WD-40 vs Real Magic? [Re: Ltcm09]
Rattlin Rick Offline
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Registered: 02/25/12
Posts: 16
Go to Walmart in the auto dept next to WD-40 is a 11oz red and white can of CRC Heavy Duty Silicone spray for $2.28

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