alan tani @ alantani.com fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial Fin Nor part dilemma
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« on: May 08, 2018, 06:00:09 AM »

For nearly two months, I have been trying to order a crank shaft for a Fin Nor MA12.

After five shipments trying to adapt wrong parts sent, I have finally given up.

Anglers Central Australia insist that they have sent me the correct part till I sent them a photo.

I am ordering by part number but they would have me believe that parts can be upgraded for a reel and apparently retain the same part number.

I cannot accept this. How can two different parts bear the same number? Chaos would ensue.

Has anyone ever heard if such a thing? Are there any Fin Nor experts here that can shed any light on this?
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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2019, 11:23:10 PM »

I have the same problem with a marquesa 16. But the part numbers are not the same. Mine is BF008-02, the one sent (as listed on the website) is BF008-01 - I didn't notice the change of part number - just ordred part 46 from the schematic. The handle end is different. Perhaps the handle has been redesigned and I also need to buy a new handle? cheaper than a new reel.
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2019, 11:14:32 AM »

I don't know the reel.  Was it made before the Zebco/Bradley Holdings take-over in 2005?
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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2019, 03:03:48 AM »

Couldn't get the original part so I bought the handle for the supplied crankshaft. My supplier only charged me half price which was great. Everything fitted perfectly and the reel appears to be like new. But I need to test it.

The date on the box the reel came in is 2009.
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2019, 07:31:15 PM »

Couldn't get the original part so I bought the handle for the supplied crankshaft...

Is the handle part number BF318-01?

https://www.tackleservice.com/Consumer/product_detail_m.aspx?ProductID=4522
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« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2019, 03:53:52 PM »

so, we've got a guy (well, actually a gal!) that works at zebco.  i've contacted her twice and both times she has come up with obscure parts.  zebco really is a great company!!!!!!!!
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