grease/neatsfoot oil mix

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Posted by Honolulu Gator on 2011-08-25 21:18:31 in reply to Abel reel start up drag question posted by Rhett Roy on 2011-08-25 17:59:52

I have found this common on Abel reels that are lubed with the Abel grease and neatsfoot oil combo. The two have a way of getting mixed up on the drag, and making a glue.

What cured this problem with me was cleaning all Abel lubricants off the reel, and then using Lubriplate white grease on all of the parts that need lube. Then, spread a thin amount of lock graphite powder on the drag. Then it will be silky smooth.

Dan Hall

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