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Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8216239 11/11/12 05:12 PM
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I understand wanting the longer casting freer spools, but the large majority of us use the spool brake anyhow. That defeats all the performance upgrades that allow free spool enhancement. So is this free spool test a useful gauge or just something that makes you feel that you have a better setup? I realize some people do not use the brake and prefer to thumb the spool. That takes some experience and skill to perfect.

Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8268255 11/26/12 03:55 PM
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Anyone have a breakdown of a spinning reel? More specifically a Shimano Sienna FD 2500? Anythin remotely close would be helpful at least. I need to clean this thing, been over a year since its been cleaned with all saltwater use. It is getting a bit rough to reel.

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Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8273858 11/28/12 01:13 AM
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Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8293997 12/03/12 05:42 PM
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hmmmm, looks complicated. I guess I will just wait untill I get some money and get it serviced. Thanks thoguh.



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Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8407815 01/03/13 04:09 PM
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Go see or give Matt a call from Matthew's Rod and Reel. I got some of the Rocket Fuel oil that he sells there and it is great stuff. I am pretty sure he has forgotten more about rods and reels than most people will ever know. He also did some custom work on a few rods that looks as good if not better than factory.


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Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8422550 01/07/13 03:02 PM
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nice pics Matt!

Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8507873 01/27/13 09:33 PM
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I might have missed something in the thread but using ceramic bearings (dry) makes a massive difference in attracting and/or holding dirt in the bearings PLUS the added performance is remarkable. Boca Bearings has 2 types, ABEC #5 and the ABEC #7 ceramic, which are phenomenal.


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Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8737838 03/22/13 06:43 PM
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If it slides grease it. If it rotates oil it.


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Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8761856 03/28/13 03:14 PM
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I use oil for deep frying and grease for baking.

Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #8871321 04/27/13 02:08 AM
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Has anyone tried WD-40's new lubricants? They have a dry teflon coating one, and a few other varieties.

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I use reel butter oil for my bearings and a grease from a hobby store I used for my Nitro powered R/C car and buggy that have actual differentials in them.


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Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #9168438 07/26/13 09:35 PM
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Cool

Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #9320106 09/16/13 05:53 PM
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Iím only using baitcast reels. I use Super Lube grease on the gears and Penn Reel oil (same oil as X-1R) on all bearings. On the worm gear, I usually use Super Lube oil since it has a higher viscosity than the Penn oil. Iíd rather keep oil on the worm gear and am not concerned with whatever minimal effect this oil might have on retrieve. Iíve also used Hoppeís oil on the worm gear, since it also has a high viscosity. I never use grease on the worm gear, since it tends to attract and hold sand and grit. For drag washers, Iíve been using Shimano Ace RB #2 drag grease. I have two Daiwa baitcast reels that came with special light oil for use only the spool bearings and Iíll use it on those reels until it runs out. All I know about it is that it is light oil and it works. Iíve never used WD-40 on a reel, however. Isnít it a solvent that loosens and washes out grease?

But I found the comment by LexyFishing, referencing alantani, extremely interesting and informative. Great comment. I am going to give it some thought and check it out.

Re: When to use oil? When to use grease? [Re: Tory] #9402209 10/16/13 12:57 AM
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Don't use either, I always use reel magic for everything from line, to gears, to even the rod.

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Don't use either, I always use reel magic for everything from line, to gears, to even the rod.

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