Penn 430SS Main Gear Needed

Started by handi2, October 20, 2019, 06:48:14 PM

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oldmanjoe

Grandpa`s words of wisdom......Joey that thing between your shoulders is not a hat rack.....    use it.....
A mind is like a parachute, it only work`s  when it is open.......
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foakes

Here is what it looks like, Joe —-

A 716/714 will also fit and work —- except the A/R dog on a 716 is spring-loaded —- and the dog on the 420Ss & 430SS is one with friction ears.  So on the 8-420, the A/R ratchet wheel is slightly raised to accommodate the lower friction ear on the springless A/R dog.

I think it could be made to work with a 716 dog & dog spring —- but it might get...complicated, I don't know.

I have a private source that should have the right gear in stock —- but by the time I order it, get it shipped, and ship it to a member —- it might be $35??

These quality Penn parts are beginning to dry up in certain models.

The best bet might be to find a parts reel on eBay.  These are not as expensive as the greenies, as of yet —- but stay tuned, they will be.

Best, Fred
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oldmanjoe

 :)    Ok  it`s a worm drive gear , i though it was like the 440ss
Grandpa`s words of wisdom......Joey that thing between your shoulders is not a hat rack.....    use it.....
A mind is like a parachute, it only work`s  when it is open.......
Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.   Alto Mare