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#12355176 - 07/24/17 12:02 AM 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ?
Falcon Lake Guide Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/05/13
Posts: 114
Loc: Zapata , Texas
Landed the first one . Then the second fish spooled me and burnt the gears on the reel . The reel is ruined no longer works .



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#12355235 - 07/24/17 06:14 AM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
Rickmb Offline
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Registered: 07/07/12
Posts: 757
Loc: San Antonio
If it is still under warranty send it to them.
The drag system is 22lbs and should be able to handle it.
Can you be more specific on how it does not work? Does it disengage the spool? does the handle still turn?
The reel has a carbon fiber drag stack. The resin could have melted. The reel should still work but with a locked up drag.
If it got that hot it could have melted the nylon cage on the anti-reverse bearing and locked up the handle.
Could have baked the lubricant in the bearings.
As long as the frame and side plated are good it may be an easy fix.
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#12355242 - 07/24/17 06:29 AM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
the skipper Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 4283
Loc: nederland, TX
Send it to a good reel repair guy and they can fix it up. Might need a few bearings or drag system but shouldn't be hard to fix

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#12355477 - 07/24/17 09:16 AM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
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#12355487 - 07/24/17 09:22 AM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
COWBOYSFAN008 Offline
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Registered: 04/22/13
Posts: 321
Loc: Killeen, TX
I see you didnt skimp on the rod, the reel on the other hand....
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#12355491 - 07/24/17 09:26 AM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
Huckleberry Offline
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Registered: 10/10/07
Posts: 18120
Loc: Lake Gaston, VA
that reel and drag was made for about 10' long bass runs, not 50 yard King Fish runs.

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#12355501 - 07/24/17 09:30 AM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
BradleyMccaw Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/02/12
Posts: 45
Loc: Southlake TX
I would send it somewhere and get them to take a look. A king on a setup like that is alot for the reel to handle. Nice fish though hope its hitting the smoker for fish dip

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#12355542 - 07/24/17 10:01 AM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Huckleberry]
Txduckhunter Offline
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Registered: 02/19/02
Posts: 1940
Loc: Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: Huckleberry
that reel and drag was made for about 10' long bass runs, not 50 yard King Fish runs.


Kind of my thoughts.
While it was cool, you might have taken a knife to a gunfight......

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#12356378 - 07/24/17 07:13 PM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
Brandon Potter Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 510
Loc: Justin, TX
Had a couple of their reels, and I wont own another. just don't like them..

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#12356643 - 07/24/17 09:19 PM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
redmojo Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/02/14
Posts: 754
Nothing wrong with the reels, just my opinion. Their high end are amazing.

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#12356671 - 07/24/17 09:30 PM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
Bayou Burner Offline
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Registered: 07/26/08
Posts: 3610
Loc: Chocolate Bayou/Lake Conroe
Aluminum worm gears and main gears= junk
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#12358623 - 07/26/17 12:53 AM Re: 13 fishing concept burnt gears / thoughts ? [Re: Falcon Lake Guide]
hurricanecraig Offline
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Registered: 04/17/17
Posts: 90
Loc: Dallas, TX
13 Fishing's customer service is terrible. Good luck.

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