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Reel service after storage
Jun 20, 2021 22:37:48   #
Ben Bragg Loc: Dayton Ohio
Getting ready for a musky excursion
Didn’t use my Tranx 300 at all last year and maybe once the year before that ( I’ve been pretty busy)
Question is …
Should I do a full service clean and lube or no.
This is like 2 1/2 years since it’s last service. And it only had one light season on it when I serviced it last.

Your thoughts?

Jun 20, 2021 23:14:51   #
Spiritof27 Loc: Lincoln, CA
Can't hurt can it?

Jun 20, 2021 23:20:18   #
OJdidit Loc: Oak Creek Wisconsin
Give it a thorough inspection as you have too much at stake!

Jun 21, 2021 00:13:29   #
Rutinbuck Loc: Haysville, Kansas
Yup Ben it sure couldn’t hurt. Probably wouldn’t take more than 2-3 hours to disassemble, clean, inspect, grease, oil and reassemble. If nothing else I’d give you peace of mind knowing that your good to go.

Jun 21, 2021 01:12:16   #
Sinker Rig Loc: Tampa area
Just do a quick dust-off and visual, lubing sparingly.....tie on a 3oz sinker and make 3-4 casts while feeling and listening during the retrieve. If it feels and sounds normal it's ok

Jun 21, 2021 05:33:07   #
bknecht Loc: Northeast pa
Ben, from what I gather by reading all of your posts and replies you appear to be meticulous with your equipment. I would do it or you’ll have that nagging doubt in your head. Good luck with the muskies, hope to see some pictures.

Jun 21, 2021 09:18:22   #
Gordon Loc: Charleston South Carolina
Get a DIY video off Youtube. Makes it easier.

Jun 21, 2021 11:49:19   #
Jeffchow88 Loc: San Francisco
I may depend on how you store your reels. I keep all of mine in a box, in my garage. Kept cool and in the dark. I may grease/lube before I put them away after use (after cleaning) or before I used them again.

Jun 21, 2021 18:10:30   #
Chuck56 Loc: Texas
If it was stored properly, then probably not.

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