Cleaning and Lubrication Tutorial for ABU 6500 CL3 **This outstanding Tutorial from Jeremy is also available as a PDF Document complete with Pictures that can be downloaded to your computer and printed off for your convienance*** since this is a very popular model on the B.O.C. i thought ide document the dis and reassembly of this model for the folks whom are not confident enough to open up the baitcasters. this is for the abu 6500 cl3 models. 1. remove the screw on the plastic cover on the retrieve handle. pop the cover off. take an abu tool or small screwdriver and remove the tiny retaining clip on the end inside the nut. remove the gold nut and slip handle off. there will be a small spacer on next. remove it. leave the star drag on so your drag washers stay in. that will come later. your reel should look like this. 2.next loosten the three knerelled knobs on the plate shown in pic #2. they will not fall out so loosten all the way and remove gear cover. the spool will also slip out the same side. 3.set aside peices and remove the three screws on opposite side and these are screws and will come out. be careful not to loose. then remove the plate carefully and watch the two rubber peices on the clicker posts. 4.slide off the rubber peices and slide off the clicker mec. 5. removel of the level wind. slide thin retaining clip forward and loosen and remove the cap on the bottom of the slide where the line goes through. the pawl cap. remove pawl from the bottom and the worm gear will slide from the insert tube.