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  1. Reel Repair and Maintenance
    Looked good, performed bad, maybe a simple fix Had these reels for 3 or 4 sessions, and they started locking up !!! I would have to keep flicking between backwind and not, take the spool off, and mess about during my cast to get them to reel again ! Took the whole thing apart , cleaned and...
  2. Beginners and Improvers
    Hi, I'm pretty new to sea fishing. I mainly enjoy spinning, but I'm interested in catching a conger this year. ----------------------------------------- For some context, I currently have three rods: 1) https://www.gooutdoors.co.uk/15899897/svendsen-epv2-sea-quiver-rod-9ft-40-200g-15899897...
  3. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi folks im looking for a decent reel to go with the afore mentioned rod, im thinking a 3000 or 4000 size reel an was considering a kastkings one of Ali express but wouldn't mind hearing what your all using on this rod or similar
  4. Reel Repair and Maintenance
    Hi there im wondering if any of you can help i have a Daiwa Opus E5000a and im needing to track down an spare spool, Does anyone have one lying about or know where i could get one? I would prefer this to be the metal one however if only a plastic one was available I would take that instead...
  5. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi All, I am after recommendations for a fixed spool boat reel for general fishing with braided mainline and up to 10/12 oz leads. Don't want to spend a fortune as I need 2. Any recommendations please? Many thanks.
  6. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi, folks, I have the above reel but I'm looking to replace it with something the same size in a similar price league has anyone out there got any suggestions? i would love another e5000 but there doesnt seem to be any about. The reel will only be used for flatties and some spinning. cheers
  7. Reel Repair and Maintenance
    Hi, folks need to pick your minds here. got the above-mentioned reel here for my friend the bail arm assembly spins while the handle is being turned yet the spool doesn't move in and out as it should. Does anyone know how to fix this problem? it's not a problem to disassemble the spool its...
  8. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Ive been using fixed spool for a while now but want to change over to multiplier! Any advice on best multiplier for a beginner at a reasonable price please? Thanks
  9. DIY Tackle
    I have an old spare damaged spool for my surfblaster 850 and have turned the lip down on the lathe to give a shallower braid spool. Has anyone else tried this ? Lots of trial and error with tool profiles and speeds as its die cast ally and not the best for machining. Is anyone doing any other...
  10. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi, I'm finding selecting reels abit tricky! I will be predominantly using the reels for shore fishing with heavy leads so I need something upto the task. I have a budget of £80 per reel, I originally was looking at daiwa scorecast reels but am having second thoughts, I would get second hand...
  11. Shore Angling
    Hi, I'm finding selecting reels abit tricky! I have a budget of £80 per reel, I originally was looking at daiwa scorecast reels but am having second thoughts, I would get second hand reels if I knew what to get? Can anyone help or recommend any decent fixed spool reels? They will be going...
  12. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Gonna try braid on my new Akios Cobalt 80, either 50lb/60lb straight through or 30lb and leader (over clean to mixed ground) Could someone please tell me what the best knot is for tying... A: braid to tapered shock leader. B: braid to a Gemini Genie Link. Or should I stick with 15lb mono for he...
  13. Newbie Introduction Forum
    Hello all. Just getting back into sea fishing after 20 years on the fly. I had some decent sea gear, but my ex chucked it out when we went separate ways. Gives me anow excuse to treat myself to some new gear though, which I need help with! I'll mainly be fishing off piers, harbour walls and...
  14. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    I'm going to order the Imax 15ft surf twin tip rod and I also wish to get a feel with it but I'm stuck between the tronixpro envoy mag and the Shimano beast master xsa , both look like good reels but I cannot make up my mind ! what reel should I chose ?
  15. Beginners and Improvers
    I've been using a fixed spool reel since in started fishing and only ever used a multiplier on a boat. But I want to make the move to a multiplier from the shore. I understand using a multiplier without a level wind is best, so what's out there that's fairly cheap without a level wind but also...
  16. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    I'm interested in buying a couple of Leeda Icon-M Match but they state they are rung for multipliers, I know you can use fixed spools on some multiplier rods but has anyone used fixed spools on this particular model?
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