alan tani @ alantani.com fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial New Guy over in the sf peninsula and problems with 2 long beach 60's
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« on: September 16, 2018, 09:54:32 AM »

Hello all! I have been a long time lurker on this site ever since I first bought a penn 309 at a garage sale for 3 bucks. Using Alan's amazing tutorial on the 209, I quickly learned how to put the thing back together. The posts on this site are very informative on reel topics that you don't usually find on google. So far I have acquired at least 5 more penns and other older reels. I've so far gained  a collection of a 140 squidder with newell spool, an abu 6501c3, 309, peerless 9, and 200 surfmaster, 2 longbeach 60s, DAM 5001, and a few other freshwater reels.

On to the next topic, I have acquired two long beach 60's for a steal of $10. It seemed like a good deal, but after cleaning and reassembly, the 3 piece spools seem to be wobbly and there appears to be at least some rubbing against the side plates. Is there any way to fix this?

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« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2018, 10:13:44 AM »

Good question, and welcome Reel Newbie.
Troubleshooting with a known 'true' spool will help narrow down the problem.
As for fixing the spools others may chime in.
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« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2018, 01:14:59 PM »

Welcome from salem va  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2018, 03:28:44 PM »

Hi.

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Hi, my name is Lee and I have a fishing gear problem.
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« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2018, 05:06:16 PM »

Welcome.  An aluminum spool is probably the way to go.
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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2018, 04:15:52 AM »

Welcome.  An aluminum spool is probably the way to go.

Aluminum 29L-85 spools are hard to find and he might have to use a chromed brass 29M-60 spool.
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« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2018, 10:12:26 AM »

Welcome.  Dominick, San Mateo, CA
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« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2018, 10:23:15 AM »

Welcome aboard, Kevin!

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« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2018, 09:21:58 PM »

If the spools are three piece, and there was mono on it, they are most likely toast and need to be replaced....Bill
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« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2018, 12:15:34 AM »

Welcome!
Make sure the bushings and, or, the spool shafts aren't worn-out. If those are ok and the side-plates are even(i.e., same distance apart around the whole circumference), your spool's 'er probably tweaked, inwhich case Bill's right; they're toast.
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