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Will this still work good ? #13253508 08/20/19 04:21 AM
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I just bought this combo today at Wal-Mart but the knob is missing can this still be used or should I take it back to Wal-Mart [Linked Image]

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Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13253513 08/20/19 04:27 AM
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You won’t be able to adjust the fall rate of your bait and it will be much easier for “junk” to get inside your reel. I would try to exchange it. If they don’t have any more, you could call the manufacturer & see if they will send you one.


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Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13253619 08/20/19 12:07 PM
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Need a knob...

Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: NickHasty] #13253636 08/20/19 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by NickHasty
Need a knob...


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Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13253659 08/20/19 12:48 PM
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What brand is the reel. Sometimes you can get lucky and use one from an old reel you are not using.

Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13253802 08/20/19 02:17 PM
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Call Shane at Southwest parts or take it in there....They will have one that fits.


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Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13253811 08/20/19 02:26 PM
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take it back to WM and exchange it for one with a knob.


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Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: ReelSlow] #13253885 08/20/19 03:23 PM
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Does it matter if I already spoiled line on it ? If so should i take the line off before trying to exchange

Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13253915 08/20/19 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Catfanman
Does it matter if I already spoiled line on it ? If so should i take the line off before trying to exchange


If it's good line no, if it's spoiled line, I would take it off.
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Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Huckleberry] #13253943 08/20/19 04:10 PM
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Lol typo I ment spooled

Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13253950 08/20/19 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Catfanman
Does it matter if I already spoiled line on it ? If so should i take the line off before trying to exchange

If you lost the knob it is not right to take it back .

Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: slim 285] #13254255 08/20/19 08:06 PM
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I didn't lose rye knob it was not on there when I bought it

Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13254280 08/20/19 08:23 PM
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you need the knob.. reel won't work right with out it. If you don't take the line off of that reel and take it back, you will lose that line.. You may be able to talk them into taking the knob off of another combo and giving it to you without having to take the line off.. but not sure they would do that. Otherwise, go buy a new knob.. you need it.

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If you don't like that line, take a 1 ounce bell sinker and go out in your yard and cast as hard as you can. That will be the end of that line. And maybe a condor can have a new nest. Everyone wins.

Re: Will this still work good ? [Re: Catfanman] #13254520 08/20/19 11:42 PM
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Thanks y'all. I went ahead and took y'alls advice and they exchange for a gift card and I got a cheaper one it's the Abu Garcia black max [Linked Image]

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