alan tani @ fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial Baja Special fix just for future reference
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« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2015, 09:16:39 AM »

that exactly noise happens on my 113h if the left side bearing its not tight.
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« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2015, 09:19:52 AM »

what Sal didnt told ya it that you will never moved even if you want to... its already welded in there.

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« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2015, 08:26:00 PM »

well, for sometime I though it was normal, but it was until my friend caugh a big fish then the reel couldnt stopped but the problem was that this reel seemed to have 5# drag at the most and the grinding noise was present while the line was getting out the reel.

another culprit could be your left side bearing that could be to "open", the spool should have a minimal play .

the way to check this play is to put your reel in free spool and try to move the spool sideways, its there are a lot of play then than could be de cause of your problem.

tight the left side bearing all the way until you feel not play at all, then just back up the screw a bit util you feel a play but minimal, after that try to repeat the steps on where you have this noise.

The left side bearing seems to be adjusted correctly. I have taken both reels apart to rotate handle position and checked that I have the stronger part that you id'd as the culprit in your friends reel. These reels are nearly brand new, no issues when fish on, so again, can this be considered normal behavior for this reel.

Also had to fix the free spool lever which got stuck, any one ever have this issue? Now repaired but seems much less smooth when using than my other.

that exactly noise happens on my 113h if the left side bearing its not tight.
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