Reel Repair

Old 02-09-2021, 09:46 AM
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Looking for someone who does reel repairs in the Wilmington area? I used to take my reels to Tex's Tackle but they no longer offer the service. Just spoke to Tex a few days ago. Intracoastal Angler does not have anyone either. I want to have the level winds removed from two of my Okuma T20 Titus reels. Thanks in advance.

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Good luck finding local, if you have to ship, call Rick
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Originally Posted by Ken T View Post
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Agreed! I cheated on Rick and dropped off 2 reels at a local guy’s shop that has a great reputation. My reels have been there for 7 weeks now. If I had it to do over again, I’d have shipped to Rick and had my reels back by now.
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I had an old Swedish-made 2-Speed Abu-Garcia that Rick would not take (he said he had only seen one before and it took him two hours to figure out the auto-shift). He did recommend Nutter Rod and Reel in Georgia. I called and they stated it could be 2 weeks before they got to it. Two days later they called and said, "All done!" Complete cleaning and repaired a problem with the anti-reverse for under $40. (This was last week. These folks are top notch!)

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Someone gave me a head up on this thread...I appreciate the info, however I have not serviced Okuma reels in ages and dont bring them in here..
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Call EJW in Morehead City. Not sure if they work on Okuma, but have done good reel work for me in the past

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