Cheap and easy mod to use - 6000 or 6500

Discussion in 'Reel Repair and Upgrades' started by catBob, Sep 15, 2007.

  1. catBob

    catBob New Member

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    For some of you guys that have these reels with bearing take your bearing out and take a small and i mean small flat head screw driver and pop the shileds off of the bearing it works get dose help proformace or you can just buy aftermaket bearing i done this to a old 6500 hundred i have with a level wind i put the reel on a 11'6 rod and i was throwing around 400feet hope this is useful
     
  2. H2O Mellon

    H2O Mellon New Member

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    Are you saying to just take it out completely or to replace it?
    Thanks
     

  3. catBob

    catBob New Member

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    ok its real simple now some cheaper modles have smaller bearings in them so it a little harder take your bearing out the bearing are behind the bearing shiled cover they are one on each side its just a super thin peace of metal find the little notch and place the super small flat head and pop it out i wish i could upload some pic but im not the good on pc