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Post  essox_lucius1 on Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:42 am

i have shimano 1000s and i cannot rate them highly enough get loads of hammer and have never let me down. I did get an okuma interceptor as a freebie and its fine as a back up though it did freeze solid in adverse weather lol Very Happy
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Post  esoxjeff on Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:44 pm

essox_lucius1 wrote:i have shimano 1000s and i cannot rate them highly enough get loads of hammer and have never let me down. I did get an okuma interceptor as a freebie and its fine as a back up though it did freeze solid in adverse weather lol Very Happy

well said mate,if its not broke, why fix it.
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Post  noodle on Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:47 pm

essox_lucius1 wrote:i have shimano 1000s and i cannot rate them highly enough get loads of hammer and have never let me down. I did get an okuma interceptor as a freebie and its fine as a back up though it did freeze solid in adverse weather lol Very Happy

id be changing the grease

my spanky new longcasts did that when i got them

it was one of only two fualts i could pin on them

teh other

how heavy does a reel need to be
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Post  nickcarpy on Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:56 pm

love my longcasts..not frozen yet?was it the grease noodle,?can you get a grease that dont freeze?
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Post  esoxjeff on Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:31 pm

nickcarpy wrote:love my longcasts..not frozen yet?was it the grease noodle,?can you get a grease that dont freeze?
yes you can Nick, its all down to how much Lithium is in grease, and wether you use low or high load ratings.
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Post  nickcarpy on Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:34 pm

whats differance between high an low?
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Post  esoxjeff on Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:38 pm

nickcarpy wrote:whats differance between high an low?
ones high in Lithium the other
is low in Lithium
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Post  nickcarpy on Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:41 pm

lol! not that one is a denser grease than the other?
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Post  esoxjeff on Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:30 pm

nickcarpy wrote:lol! not that one is a denser grease than the other?

sorry Nick.....one has a high load capacity, only suitable for heavy bearings and the like.
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