Saltwater Fishing Reel Repair (With 2nd Chance Tackle)
Want to learn how to repair your own reels?
Then you’ve got to see this video with one of the best reel repair guys on YouTube!
Dennis, from 2nd Chance Tackle, has been fixing reels for over 20 years.
And in this video, he’s sharing the history and common problems of:
- Conventional reels
- Level wind reels
- Spinning reels
- Lever drag reels
From mistakes people make when taking apart their reels, to why reels break, he covers everything!
You can watch the video version of this podcast below (which I definitely recommend), listen to the audio version by clicking the play button underneath it, or listen to it on iTunes, Stitcher, or Spotify.
Saltwater Reel Repair [VIDEO]
Saltwater Reel Repair [PODCAST]
- KNOW YOUR REEL SIZES (PROS & CONS OF 1000 VS 2500 VS 3000 REELS)
- IS YOUR SPINNING REEL REALLY MADE FOR SALTWATER? FIND OUT…
Here’s a timestamped table of contents from Dennis’ videos about fishing reel repair:
2:06 – Different fishing reel types (including a fishing reel from the 1800s)
3:36 – The basics of how conventional reels work
5:48 – What can go wrong with conventional reels
10:34 – How retrieve rate works
12:28 – The history and basics of level wind reels
15:15 – Internal components of level wind reels
16:44 – Failure points on level wind reels
24:41 – How to get better at repairing reels yourself
26:12 – The history and basics of spinning reels
29:28 – The internal components of spinning reels
34:33 – Common failure points on spinning reels
39:04 – Lever drag reel maintenance
What an awesome video!
Dennis clearly knows his stuff and it was great to hear the history and common failure points of the different types of reels.
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Any brands or types of reels you’d like to learn more about?
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