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#12804690 - 06/25/18 11:44 AM Centrifugal Brakes Problem
5PounderOnAFrog Offline

Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 354
Loc: Conroe
I have a couple old Revos and Bantam Curados with centrifugal braking systems and am having a bit of trouble with the settings staying in place. I usually like to have only 2 brakes engaged but after a couple long casts I start losing distance and can tell that more of the brakes have engaged. So after every 30ish minutes of casting I will end up having to take off the side plate and turn off the (usually 2 extra) random brakes that kicked on. Then of course my feel for the reel is all messed up so usually the first cast after readjusting leads to a huge bird nest.

Is there something I am doing wrong? I always turn on the brakes so that they are symmetrical even though I don't think that would cause this. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

#12811706 - 06/30/18 03:24 PM Re: Centrifugal Brakes Problem [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
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Registered: 01/08/04
Posts: 229
Loc: Houston, TX, USA
do they click in place? if not they may be worn and need to be replaced.

#12812438 - 07/01/18 11:32 AM Re: Centrifugal Brakes Problem [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
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Registered: 08/02/11
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If u don’t need them, take the brake weights out completely.....
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