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Old 07-22-2001, 12:46 PM
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A few tips:

- never grease the drag surface for delrin style drags unless the manuf. says

- consider a dab of lithium grease on the little click pawl especially if it's a spring device

- relieve drag tension on natural cork drags while storing, oil to maintain cork


- make sure you rinse the spool attachment mechanisms, they are often little metal clips that rust out and sometimes lock your spool to the reel

- rinse the line too

- remove the reel from the rod once in a while to rinse out the salt in the seat

Most Importantly...

follow the manufacturer's directions for maintenance.
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