alan tani @ alantani.com fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial Daiwa 47H Reel Handle Broken from Donnyboat in AU Jan. 2020
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« on: January 31, 2020, 06:16:26 AM »

Everyone,

this from our AU member of good standing Don -

he asked if I would post this for him,

Don you are now posted, take it away.

Wayne

Hi Wayne & Jennifer, hope your both keeping well, Wayne old mate buddy pal,
if I send you some photos of the internal construction, of a handle of off a Daiwa 47SH self levelling fishing reel, could you place it on the forum, under the general procedures section, & I will take it from there, I might contact Sal, first just to see, if he can give me any info on making a new handle.
The story is I brought this reel, from a bloke in South Australia, he posted it without any packing around it, & the handle finished up broken in half, so the pics will show many of the members the internals of a handle that they have never viewed before,
hopefully I can construct one from a rubber push bike handle, filled with two pack epoxy, on an angle, if I coat the shaft of the internals with marine grease, then that should stop the epoxy for setting on the internal shaft, allowing the new handle to pivot, thanks Wayne will contact you soon, if that will be okay, cheers Don.






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« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2020, 07:04:19 AM »

Don, if you don't sort this one to your satisfaction I might have one of these- I will try to look this weekend. If I have its yours, NC.



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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2020, 07:20:10 AM »

That's a great cross sectional view of knob structure that I've never seen. Thanks for posting.
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2020, 08:09:16 AM »

Hay Wayne thanks again man, your so helpful to me.
     John thanks so much for your generous offer, but i am sure I will be able to fix it, so dont waste any of your time just now, if I need it I will PM you later.
     Yes Gfish, it is a view of the inside look of a Daiwa handle, I would imadgen not many members have ever seen before, thats why I wanted to post it.
     As I told Wayne, I have a rubber push bike handle, if I can fill it with epoxy, them place plenty of Marine grease on the centre shaft, then push it through the epoxy, then let it set, with the grease there I should be able to turn the handle after.
     I dont expect it to look to flash when I finish it, but it should be quite serviceable, I will send more pics as I advance with it, cheers Don. thanks again Wayne and John.
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« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2020, 08:12:16 AM »

   It almost looks like a clean break where you could drill a few small holes and use little pins and epoxy to press it back in place. I'm betting someone here can hook you up with a replacement though if your fix doesn't pan out. Good luck Don! Cool
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« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2020, 08:32:45 AM »

Good thanks Mike, yes I thought of your idea, but I brought the rubber handle, a few months back to do the same with another reel, but it was a cheaply made reel & some of the inturnals were to warn to worry about going further with it.
     This Daiwa 47SH is in really good order, so I would like to have it going good, this reel is about the same size as a Penn Senator 3/0,  but the original handle was very small anyway, cheers Don.
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« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2020, 08:52:59 AM »

Don, I bought six of those as a package deal a few years back for $180 USD, only issues were two missing badges which most Sealines were prone to anyway. I don't think I ever even opened them up- put new line on them and have been using them as downrigger reels every summer for striped bass- NO ISSUES. Well made, my only call out is the same - that knob may be ok on the 27, but I want more for the  47 as I'm reeling fish in while still trolling. Just haven't decided yet if I want to  put on bigger knobs or a whole larger handle with more umph.

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« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2020, 02:46:39 PM »

Good John, yes if your trawling with them, them more umph is the word, 6:40 am here now so I  will get onto it soon, they are forecasting 29C here today, a good moderate temp, then it is jumping to 38C for 3 days, so I might go crabing on Tuesday & crabing & net fishing on Wednesday, I will keep everone posted on the progress with the handle, cheers Don.
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« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2020, 11:10:59 PM »

If you have access to any Jigmaster power handles, a replacement can be had by just reworking the round ends of the handle shaft hole; needle files will do the trick. The amount of rework is self-evident when aligning the handle holes of the 47SH against the Jigmaster power handle.

This the result on my 47SH:


**UPDATE Feb 02, 2020**
Hooked up to a suspected black seabass on the 1/2-day boat out of Oceanside, CA. Fought for 15+ minutes before it spit the hook after multiple runs (terminal gear and knots were retrieved all intact). Would not have wanted any part of that fight if the handle was the original Daiwa 47H/47SH handle.
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