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#12543675 - 12/19/17 11:41 AM bait cast reel free spooling????
steven gillock Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/15/06
Posts: 300
Loc: fort worth,tx
I have a shimano lexica (green) that everything works fine but if I take my hand off handle it will free spool. What might be the cause this to happen?
thanks,Steven

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#12544061 - 12/19/17 03:45 PM Re: bait cast reel free spooling???? [Re: steven gillock]
LearnedHat Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/16/03
Posts: 483
Does the thumb bar click back up (engage) after you cast and when you start to reel?

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#12544101 - 12/19/17 04:30 PM Re: bait cast reel free spooling???? [Re: steven gillock]
steven gillock Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/15/06
Posts: 300
Loc: fort worth,tx
Yes---everything works normal as long as I have by hand in reel handle.
It is like when you are using a spin caster and you flip the anti reverse lever.

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#12544616 - 12/20/17 05:32 AM Re: bait cast reel free spooling???? [Re: steven gillock]
jig_n_pig80 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/24/10
Posts: 69
Loc: lake fork, tx.
Sound like your antireverse bearing is not working correctly. I had a antireverse bearing go out once on a hook set. What a mess that made!!

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#12545504 - 12/20/17 05:58 PM Re: bait cast reel free spooling???? [Re: steven gillock]
cadman Offline
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Registered: 06/02/17
Posts: 47
Loc: IL
Like everyone mentioned, probably your (ARB) Anti Reverse Bearing. Most of them don't go out, they usually need to be cleaned. Take it out, clean in lighter fluid, preferably ultrasonic cleaner. Once it is clean, let dry overnight to get any moisture out, and then lightly with a cotton swab, coat the inside needle bearings with thin oil. Do not over oil. If this all fails, get a new bearing and put it in. Make sure if you get a new bearing, to mention L.H or R.H crank.
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"Practice, practice and more practice, and if you think you're good practice some more". circa 2006, Cadman

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#12546089 - 12/21/17 07:59 AM Re: bait cast reel free spooling???? [Re: steven gillock]
steven gillock Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/15/06
Posts: 300
Loc: fort worth,tx
Thanks for info.
I will post results afterwards.
Steven

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#12552582 - 12/27/17 01:08 AM Re: bait cast reel free spooling???? [Re: steven gillock]
Kathy Bthomas Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/21/17
Posts: 5
Yes, bait cast reel free spooling. every works normally as long as I have by hand in reel handle.When you are using a spin caster if do you prefer and you flip the anti-reverse tool.

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