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#12447550 - 09/29/17 11:59 PM Abu Garcia question
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On most of my reels the level wind moves when casting, but I noticed that my Abu morrum started casting like [censored] and the level wind does not move. I know some reels the level wind does not move and I'm not sure if mine stopped or never moved, or what would cause it to stop working. It moves fine when reeling.
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#12448146 - 09/30/17 07:20 PM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
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Turn the reel over. On the front under the level wind arm is a channel with a shaft with grooves inside the channel. There is a slotted cap on the bottom of the level wind. Inside the nut is a pawl that runs in the groove of the shaft. It may be worn or broken or the nut may be loose or missing. Olsens in lake worth will rebuild most reels. Southwest in Dallas does also.

Sorry just reread your post. I see it reels fine. I don't know about the moving when casting on a that reel.


Edited by jbobo (09/30/17 07:22 PM)
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#12451215 - 10/03/17 08:37 AM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
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I can't remember Shane Davies handle on here but I think he used to run Morrum's a lot. I'm sure someone knows his screen name, I'd ask him. It's yakinyota or somethin like that.
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#12451410 - 10/03/17 10:47 AM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
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I would replace the pawl. I doubt your worm gear is worn out. Youtube it. It is cheap and easy.

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#12451861 - 10/03/17 03:15 PM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
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A very easy fix. i go get the parts from Southwest parts in Dallas. Off of Irving blvd. And do it myself. I have had some ABU Garcia reels for over 15 years. All I change is the whole level whine parts.
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#12452193 - 10/03/17 07:47 PM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: Sirjet]
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Originally Posted By: Sirjet
A very easy fix. i go get the parts from Southwest parts in Dallas. Off of Irving blvd. And do it myself. I have had some ABU Garcia reels for over 15 years. All I change is the whole level whine parts.


Yup, worm gear and pawl
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#12453580 - 10/04/17 09:36 PM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
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Sounds like you need a new pawl to me. It's somewhat of a common problem with Abus but is a very cheep and easy to fix. I stocked up on a bunch of them for less than a dollar a piece and have them stored in a special drawer at home. If one goes out I can fix it that day and have the reel back in operation the next day.
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#12453625 - 10/04/17 10:30 PM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
MercuryJump Offline
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I cleaned it up and there's no visible damage. Is it the prawl and worm gear or just the prawl?
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#12453629 - 10/04/17 10:35 PM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
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Replace the pawl first...if it doesn't fix it then it's ur worm gear.
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#12454007 - 10/05/17 09:47 AM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
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Could just do a CS conversion too CT and just scrap the pawl and worm gear ninja



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#12454031 - 10/05/17 10:02 AM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: Magged Out]
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Originally Posted By: Magged Out
Could just do a CS conversion too CT and just scrap the pawl and worm gear ninja



Your thumb becomes your levelwind nuts





+1 thats what i do too all of my abu's
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#12455507 - 10/06/17 11:21 AM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
captain steve barnes Offline
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Originally Posted By: MercuryJump
On most of my reels the level wind moves when casting, but I noticed that my Abu morrum started casting like [censored] and the level wind does not move. I know some reels the level wind does not move and I'm not sure if mine stopped or never moved, or what would cause it to stop working. It moves fine when reeling.


What Morrum reel do you have?
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#12456179 - 10/06/17 08:41 PM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: MercuryJump]
rsmith Offline
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my morrum reels the line guide doesn't move going out but winding in it works that's the way the ones I have are supposed to be

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#12465021 - 10/13/17 10:39 PM Re: Abu Garcia question [Re: captain steve barnes]
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