Started by alantani, March 05, 2011, 04:57:27 AM
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Quote from: alantani on November 20, 2015, 04:52:33 PMif 60# hollow is an option for you, go with that. it's much better to be able to cut and splice that to have to tie double uni's or double bimini's.
Quote from: Tiddlerbasher on November 21, 2015, 10:46:49 AMI like the new dogs - much better idea - maybe they could be retrofitted I f you fit a spool sleeve - doing away with the clips on the shaft - it makes it simple to install the bellevilles ()() and clip
Quote from: Tiddlerbasher on November 21, 2015, 01:02:03 PMMudmanAll of my lever drag reels have spool sleeves. 2 reasons 1-Easier to re-assemble 2-usually better free spool (you must get the length spot on)Access to a small lathe helps but its not essential.With a correct length sleeve there should be no play between sleeve and spool bearings. Also not so long that the bearings 'float' back and forth. A couple of thou too long is ok but nothing too short (cos it won't work)
Quote from: Tiddlerbasher on November 22, 2015, 10:39:24 AMThis photo from maxpowers should give you an idea - The brass tube (on the shaft) between the 2 spool bearings is the sleeve:http://alantani.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=12466.0;attach=9489;image
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