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Old 06-24-2018, 04:17 AM
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: Once again Rick hit it out of the park. Took a Shimano Charter special lever drag from a wimp to winner. replaced clunky gears, drag washers and handle.

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Old 06-24-2018, 05:19 AM
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There is only 1 reel repare guy
Rick the man
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That Shimano Charter Special is a favorite reel of mine. Have caught many big deep fish on it with too heavy a braid on it, still kicking. Was looking at mine this morning, and now I know where to send it to be refreshed.
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Default A level of service that shouldn't go unmentioned

The test of a business is not whether problems arise (sooner or later they always do) but how they are dealt with.

I just had several reels serviced by Rick and I've got to say: he did great work, was fast and a pleasure to communicate with. What bumps in the road there were, were made to disappear.

Thanks Rick!
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Agree!
Can't resist the old baitcasters for sale there either.
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Forget about what he does for your reels. Its a no brainier for him. He's a pro at it. What's important is he is a hellva business man and a great person!
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Just send it to Ricks.
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Originally Posted by DarcizzleOffshore View Post
Agree!
Can't resist the old baitcasters for sale there either.
I keep reading where yer gonna hand deliver me some of your fishing gear....

Promises.....promises....

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Originally Posted by slper View Post
Forget about what he does for your reels. Its a no brainier for him. He's a pro at it. What's important is he is a hellva business man and a great person!
Thanks Scott...ck's in the mail...

Ck out your picture on my new site.....

http://www.ricksreelservice.com
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I keep reading where yer gonna hand deliver me some of your fishing gear....

Promises.....promises....

LOL, usually ends up Brian bringing them down. I'll be sure to join him next time. I think I was in the car once! He does love that lil baitcaster he bought from you.
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Site looks great Rick!
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My reels are world wide web famous!
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I've got three with Rick at this moment. He is fantastic to deal with and the service is top notch!

So many other businesses could take a lesson or three from his operation.
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Originally Posted by DarcizzleOffshore View Post
LOL, usually ends up Brian bringing them down. I'll be sure to join him next time. I think I was in the car once! He does love that lil baitcaster he bought from you.
Who is Brian..? And I dont service or sell baitcasters...

So many men...so little time,.....I get it...

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What’s the turn around time on two reels Rick? I have two Tld 25’s that need upgraded drags and power handles?
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Originally Posted by gatorbait154 View Post
What’s the turn around time on two reels Rick? I have two Tld 25’s that need upgraded drags and power handles?
Ditto that. Same here
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Originally Posted by gatorbait154 View Post
What’s the turn around time on two reels Rick? I have two Tld 25’s that need upgraded drags and power handles?
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Ditto that. Same here
Still have some gear rolling in here late...most of the rush is over the winter...but I am still close to three weeks for turnaround.

For anyone interested in a service...log onto my site,complete my contact form, and send to my address here in Brooksville Fl.

Keep in mind that I dont service everything nowadays. Most of what I dont service has to do with parts issues (Okuma) or they are just crappy, and the bills exceed the value (cheap Penn spinning reels). Or over the years I have found that when certain reels come in here the amount of time it takes to break down, service, assemble and make feel right is not worth what I can charge ( low profile baitcasters, many Daiwa spinning reels)

I will usually email you when I see the contact form pop up (its an E-form), again when your reels arrive and again as I am working on them. I usually wont call you unless there are problems or issues.

And that's the way it works, folks....
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Thanks Rick. I've been searching around trying to piece the process together, so its great to hear the whole thing in one fell swoop straight from the horses mouth.
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Went up to Rick's in Brooksville to pickup some of the reels that Rick recently serviced. There were 3 Avet HX 5/2s and 2 Accurates.

What a great job of servicing, in addition to them functioning correctly, the Avets looked like new as Rick managed to buff out some of the reel rash.

A big thumbs up to Rick for great work......
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You guys been up late drinking.....??

Thanks for dropping by Nigel...good meeting you and the crew. Hope we can put that trip together!

I appreciate the kind words...

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