alan tani @ alantani.com fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial Hot rod drag in another YTS for jigging
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« on: April 03, 2018, 08:10:01 AM »

Here is my second time building one of these yellow little reels.  As the guts from a penn 113h interchange it gives us a lot more options.  Stainless parts are now fairly available.  A very good reel in a small package.
    The steel factory penn gear is used in a Keta insert again.  By using my own custom cut hex cf washers I was able to get 6 again in the insert as posted with the earlier ďugly duckling 🐥 narrow penn posted.
   The .025 titanium washers are very strong.  See what you think 🤔.   Hereís the reel and my ďugly roller tip rodĒ.  Testing the final load.  I,m 😀 pleased with these inserts.   I would like a couple more if they were to surface somewhere.   This is a good option if youíre wanting more drag and can DIY.   Thanks.


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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2018, 08:25:53 AM »

The drag seemed very smooth throughout the pullout testing.  I tried to burn it in a little to seat things first by using my power line winder and making the cranking wear in the gears and disks burden down to reality first.
    This is the second static lead test,  yes fifty pounds.   Thatís more than I will ever need or try on a fish of course butt itís a max test.  Star was tight.   I donít like the factory ⭐️ star it came with and would give it to anybody who pays the postage.  Now I need to build a Sal Star,  before I can go fishing 🎣.


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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2018, 08:34:03 AM »

Good luck hanging onto that Gary Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2018, 08:52:46 AM »

   Love that testing set up Gary! Cool
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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2018, 08:55:48 AM »

That's a beautiful machine Gary!

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« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2018, 08:28:51 PM »

Thanks and yes itís better than hoped for in a project.  Every thing Iíve learnt basically has come from this forum.  Thanks to all .   😍. 🌅. Iím planning on a fishing test soon.   With pictures, 😏


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« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2018, 08:25:53 AM »

The drag star ⭐️ was spoken for, so that worked.    And for anybodyís information the spectra removed from a Tiagra12 reel is the same capacity as the YTS as it filled it fine.
   Here is another good option for a quality wax( sticky) for coating the bottom of the spool and sides.   👍. It can be used for tapping and grinding metal parts.   Great for keeping the grinding disks from plugging.  And on rotary burrs-  very easy to use.    Available at a welding supply store.    Just saying.


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« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2018, 07:53:38 AM »

Hereís the picture of the product.  First picture did not send?   🤦‍♀️  This is a good product.  Only drawback is itís industrial size.  Maybe split one tube with some other fishing buddies?   👋


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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2018, 09:41:08 AM »

These are the titanium  keyed washers that are used in the insert.  The insert is worth doing if you can find one.  Adams insert kit is the best for the average person and very high quality for the price.👍


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« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2018, 08:00:05 AM »

what plates and frame are those? Shocked
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« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2018, 12:31:13 PM »

I believe this is a Pro Gear 454..
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« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2018, 07:23:39 PM »

Thanks 🙏 yes the reel project is a 454 👋.  It of course is using penn 113h gear,bridge,yoke,jack plate, etc guts.
   The frame and spool are pg 454 YTS.  The insert is from Keta  and was a gift from Sal as was the gear sleeve, dogs, and delrin washers.  This is a very good small reel,  with great horse power.🤓
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« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2018, 08:00:41 AM »

Here is the prototype used last year.   Ive got it in the house for a tear down and inspection.  It was fished hard last year for Halibut mostly.
   I will post some pictures as progress and changes are made.   Fiss Honn! Cheesy


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