Old 05-22-2018, 11:27 AM
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coores14
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Originally Posted by Frigate Sales View Post
His point is very valid. Daiwa will not sell parts or provide service for grey market reels.
The excise tax on domestically sold fishing equipment is brutal... Got to protect the US market somehow - you do it with service.
If I called Daiwa and said, "hey I need a drag washer for a Seaborg 1200" they wouldn't sell it to me?
I've ordered parts from them in the past, they never asked where I bought the reel.

Perhaps they won't service it themselves or they won't offer warranty on it, but I don't see them denying a parts purchase over the phone.
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