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Old 05-25-2002, 01:56 PM
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you have a couple of options on the ML series aside from selling them:
1. Replace the drag washer with one from a standard AL series. It is larger in diameter.
2. Form a cork drag washer the same diameter as the drag plate portion of the sleeve.

I've replaced the standard drag washers on the AL series reels with cork, per a recommendation from John Brazelton at Redington. Over time, a combination of grease/oil and debris on the standard drag plate reduces drag capability. That is why I went to cork.
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