I took the reel apart again and confirmed there's no grease anywhere near the edge. Free spool test still pulls less than 6 seconds. I'm searching Youtube/Online for any videos of SX Raptor free spooling to try and compare otherwise i am at a loss. Turning the handle now do feels a bit...
Selling a Shimano Stella 5000fa loaded with 50lb P-Pro comes with Shimano bag. Originally bought it for my daughter to use but she lost interest.
Also willing to trade for 7ft-7.6ft and 30lb+ rated conventional rods.
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Not sure. I got the reel used so performed my own miantenance and didnt see anything out of the norm.
However, I did see this thread just now so perhaps not an issue?
Contemplating on buying the Boca Ceramic Hybrid kit for the reel since i can only get 5 secs or less on the free spool. I am wondering if this will fix the issue or if it's even an upgrade for the reel itself?
Can anyone chime in if it's worth it?
I was also about to post the same thing. Just did a maintenance on my SX Raptor and noticed the weird free spool symptoms. My MXL 2 spd can free spool for 30 seconds+ but my SX Raptor is less than 5 seconds.
I have not used my raptor yet so concerned about it's ability to toss dines or...