alan tani @ fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial Shimano US-3
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wailua boy
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« on: February 11, 2020, 12:44:53 PM »

This reel just came in, I believe it was only released in Japan. It features a stainless steel spool and seems to be a quality reel. I’ll post some pics of the insides once I'm home. It was bought from a seller in Japan and took nearly 3 months to deliver but on the upside it was purchased for $3 plus shipping. If anyone has any  info please share. Thanks

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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2020, 09:52:38 PM »

very curious if these spools would fit original 3-digit Baitrunners (maybe, 300 or 350)

EASY UPGRADE (33% more drag surface):
  • find a compatible modern drag knob w/ internal coil spring
  • get rid of the wavy spring washer
  • replace it w/ another drag washer (polish bottom of drag well)

if you also upgrade all 3 to CF, the improvement should be significant!
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2020, 11:05:18 AM »

Sorry about the out of focus pics my phone was dropped and now camera won’t focus. Upon closer inspection, the quality might not be as high as expected but for $3; im not complaining too much. This reel came paired with a MIGZ no.0, i try to get some pics of that reel next.

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