alan tani @ fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial DAM Quick and Stripped Screws
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« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2020, 03:21:08 AM »

The line kinda looks like it's building up on the top of the spool, too. Maybe needs a slight tweak to raise up the spool. Possibly that might correct the "shudder" at the bottom of the shaft movement.
Is the spool able to be shimed on the 330? Prolly not, so you might gotta shim the bottom of the shaft, if possible, where the curved arm attaches.
Yeah, I love that "elegant and simple" DAM engineering. It looks so durable.

Which one you like better; the 330 or the Super?

Actually, I bought that spool with the line already on it, but good catch in any case!  The reel originally came with the wrong spool, a "junior".  In terms of the engineering, I like the Super better so far.  You can also easily get at the drag stack too.  I have not fished either one yet.  I did fish a 550 for the first time last weekend and really liked it.  Absolutely no wind knots and I was worried I might have had a tad too much line on the spool, whereas on a Mitchell I am usually due for one wind knot under similar conditions.

I tend to agree about putting a shim somewhere.  It has to be something minor.

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