broken abu 6000

Discussion in 'Reel Repair and Upgrades' started by slimdaddy, May 25, 2009.

  1. slimdaddy

    slimdaddy Well-Known Member

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    State:
    Nelsonville, Oh
    Name:
    Keith
    last nite when i was leaving my fishin hole i slipped and fell and landed on my reels and it broke the reel off the rod the reel seat broke off the reel can i braze this back on or should i get a new frame or send it to abu and if i send it in how long does it usally take to get it back thanks
     
  2. slimdaddy

    slimdaddy Well-Known Member

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    2,600
    State:
    Nelsonville, Oh
    Name:
    Keith
    i fixed it i just drilled a couple small holes where the weld was and put screws in it
     

  3. Ken D

    Ken D New Member

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    Well done. I do both. I pin with some 4-40 screws, and then silver solder, with the low-cost 3% silver content.