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To set the drag on the spinning reel you adjust the knob that holds the reel in place. The same knob you use to take the reel off to clean and oil. It will hold the reel in place and as you thighten it down it will increase the drag.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If the knob is not stripped, replace the drag washers under the drag knob.
Replace key #'s 6 and 56T with 3x 6-155 carbon drag washers, available here: http://www.mikesreelrepair.com/product_info.php?products_id=7806
this will bring your drag back to better than new condition!
Here's a schematic: http://www.mikesreelrepair.com/schematics/displayimage.php?pos=-4123
Best of luck!
Posted on Nov 13, 2009
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Posted on Dec 07, 2009
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What do you want to know? How to set it up for first time?
1. Spool on some line (start w/mono is not familiar w/bait casters)
2. Installl reel on a rod
3. Set the mag brake to 0
4. Tighten the Cast control nut (next to the star shaped drag control) so it's tightened all the way (don't go crazy and use a lot of force, just set it to the tightest position)
5. Tie on a 3/8 - 1/2 Oz weight or lure - Lure/weight should NOT move at all when you let it go
6. SLOWLY loosen the Cast-control nut (very slowly) until the lure/weight drops slowly about 1/2 turn of the spool
7. Set the Magnetic brake to 5
8. Go practice casting and adjust cast-control and mag brake as needed until you can go without a birdsnest, and you don't ahfve to use all the much thumb control to stop the spool at the end of the cast
9. Practice, practice, practice...
This is what I got from a Daiwa Rep at the Eastern Fishing Expo this weekend in Worcester, Ma and I'll be doing exactly these steps once it warns up enough to go our and play with the new reel and rod (Quantum Energy PT Med/Hvy (6'6").
Posted on Feb 16, 2010
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