Baitcast/Overhead Maintenance Tips

BEFORE YOU BEGIN...

TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING

DO NOT:

  • Loosen cast control and star drag before washing as water might penetrate into the body.
  • Rinse overhead/ baitcast reel on high pressure water.
  • Dipping/ soaking your reel in fresh water.
  • Place under direct sunlight after washing.
  • Wash your reel in an upside-down position.
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1. Tighten cast control cap and star drag before washing

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3. Rotate spool and rinse for 15-20 seconds

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5. Use a tube brush to brush reel seat and line guide to remove salt content is removed

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7. Use a dry cloth to wipe the exterior of the reel

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9. Loosen the star drag and leave it in a cool and dry place

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2. Rinse reel under low pressure water

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4. Use a toothbrush to brush handle and star drag area

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6. Spin the reel quickly to channel excess water out
 

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8. Remove the side cover and wipe off excess water

Recommendations

  • Remove line after deep sea fishing to wash down spool or if intending to keep in storage for long period.
  • Avoid placing your reel on boat side rod holders when boat is travelling to prevent sea water from being splashed onto reel.
  • Put 1-2 drops of oil on Spool shaft /cast control bearings /handle knob bearings /side cover bearing and screws after 2-3 times usage.
  • Send for servicing every 6 months if reel is used frequently.