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by CaptainNemo
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: IS THE OKUMA IMPACT 85 FIXED SPOOL REEL SEA FISHING ANY GOOD
Replies: 14
Views: 11322

Yip understand. I do give them a clean and regrease. This isn't just a lack of smoothness though. When a fish takes for example it feels like the reel wants to stop/jam at times partway through each turn of the handle. I think something in the inner workings has maybe developed too much play but I'm...
by CaptainNemo
Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: IS THE OKUMA IMPACT 85 FIXED SPOOL REEL SEA FISHING ANY GOOD
Replies: 14
Views: 11322

I had a look at the Opus 6000 online. It looks a bit like an updated version of my BF 5500 and that puts me off. The BF 5500 felt very loose from new, the bolt going through the bail arm mechanism only just seemed to catch in the nut, leaving the arm feeling sloppy. The screw that held the line roll...
by CaptainNemo
Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: IS THE OKUMA IMPACT 85 FIXED SPOOL REEL SEA FISHING ANY GOOD
Replies: 14
Views: 11322

by CaptainNemo
Thu Jul 29, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: IS THE OKUMA IMPACT 85 FIXED SPOOL REEL SEA FISHING ANY GOOD
Replies: 14
Views: 11322

I'm looking for a new reel so was interested in this thread. Having searched for the Razor 65 it looks like there are two versions and one is apparently better than the other. The two models are: the RL65FD and the RZF-65. Based on an ebay listing the latter is the better one, but don't quote me on ...
by CaptainNemo
Thu Jul 29, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Okuma Aqueios ?
Replies: 9
Views: 6372

by CaptainNemo
Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:26 am
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: Any reel advice welcome
Replies: 26
Views: 11341

Was looking for a reel and went with the Daiwa BF5500 recommended above. Very pleased with it. However after only one session of use one of the screws on the bale arm came off and the roller fell out never to be seen again. Thankfully the company I bought it from sent a new roller by next day post a...