I save the linen if it is old enough... gad if it is still pliable and comes off of an 1800s Irish reel? Only use braided line on these older reels. Post Turn it counterclockwise to remove it, and then pull the handle off the reel. The Pflueger SkillKast 1953 Reel is a reel that seems to have transcended the years. A rugged reel, it features 1-Screw Take-Apart, polished Diamolite over Nickle Silver, metal bound Bakelite side plates, multiplying, free spool, a … I wish there was a website that showed how to take apart different reels, and clean them, plus photos of each reel. by john elder » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:46 am, Post This one is a large PFLUEGER CAPITOL No. You now can remove the side … I'm a budding old Summit collector and was very interested. Akrons from this time period have a ton of plating on them and usually polish up well. If there were S/N's on these reels it might be easy to date them. Let’s start with … Site customizations by DavidIQ, hey guys a friend of mine gave me a pflueger supreme 1573 baitcaster along with oil and some piece of cork no instructions or box i went on there website and the 1573 showed built in 1935 i took it apart and oiled and cleaned it put some 10# mono on it i went outside and casted it it went maybe 10 yards what am i doing wrong?i did have a 1/2 oz weight on it any advice would be great 8), In talking with Bill Sonnett, I believe that 10 yards is about as far as he's ever been able to cast a Supreme. Screwdriver. by Warren Platt » Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:19 pm, Post Remove the side of the reel that is opposite the handle. 1989 Surf Cast Reel. In all the summits I have I know I have some duplicates (boxed and unboxed)but I always tried to look for the difference in the scroll work, foot, or whatever...It truly is a sickness... John...As far as "serial numbers" go I know that some earlier Supremes had a serial number on the tail plate (I have 2 of them). The Pflueger doesn't do anything different from other reels in terms of line twist. Pflueger Akron No. The only thing I would add to Santa's comment is a caveat with regard to swivels. I did look up Pflueger Progress 1774, but did not come up with all my questions answered on those posts. Use thin oil on the end bearings and on the double-threaded shaft of the levelwind mechanism and under the handle nut. John is right on the "L" as designating a lightweight aluminum spool however there was one 1993L that came with a plastic spool. by el Lawrence » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:39 pm, Post I thought I posted this last night, but I'll try again. About seven years ago, on a cold winter day, I tried taking the entire reel apart to give it a deep clean. They were the best selling reel of my boyhood. ORCA Online Forum - Feel free to talk or ask about ALL kinds of old tackle here, with an emphasis on old reels! Take apart your Daiwa baitcast reel and clean it at least once a year. by Jerry J in OK » Sun Dec 13, 2009 3:06 pm, Post Don can give you the complete skinny on how that works. In An Angler's Guide to the Pflueger Medalist, Part One we explored the history and evolution of the Pflueger Medalist fly reel, including the smallest sizes - the 1492 and 1492½. Do I need to buy the book or something. The is done by backing out the bottom screw on the cover and the top screw on the side plate of the reel as in the first picture. From the limited sample of Pflueger Summit reels in my possession I find there are no "serial numbers" on them anywhere. Locate the nut or screw that holds the handle on the reel. Bob will fill us in on all the holes we have left so far. The one video I found online of a guy taking his apart showed his just popping off super easily but mine is definitely resisting and I don't want to … Find the knobs or screws that hold the side of the reel opposite the handle to the body. by Araye50 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:51 am, Post Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Vintage Pflueger Akerite Model 2068 Quick Take Apart Conventional Fishing Reel at the best online prices at eBay! If not there could be several reasons. by john elder » Sat Dec 12, 2009 3:44 pm, Post It was manufactured by the Enterprise Manufacturing Co., Akron, Ohio U.S.A., circa 1930’s/1940’s. Maybe I can help emphasize El's advice about removing line (but of course she got to this before I finished typing!). Thing is, the adjustment is internal and I need to take the reel apart ... How hard is it because I have clumsy fingers and would hate to stuff the reel up when I take it apart. Make sure the anti-backlash is off by turning the adjustment knob counter-clockwise until it stops. Respectfully, whatever you wrote in a column does not alter the fact that Pflueger Summit reels in my posession do not appear to have serial numbers. by Araye50 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:19 pm, Post Are these boxed reels from Arkansas hard to come by? Introduced as new in 1941 the lure would be produced until into the 1970’s. Warren objected to my doing this in his boat. Pflueger continues to combine pride in craftsmanship and commitment to new technology to create a line of superior fishing products. It should be something like lubraplate which is … Pull the cover off the back side of the reel. by Araye50 » Sat Dec 12, 2009 10:23 pm, Post by Jerry J in OK » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:08 pm, Post IMO Pflueger Summit reels are all "very interesting" regardless of whether they are early or late versions. Hey El! by RAM » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:11 am, Post Get it off! XV No. Now for your reel, we know it is not a Delite because it is not marked as such. by Jerry J in OK » Sun Dec 13, 2009 3:02 pm, Post I rate the reel as being in GOOD … Pflueger President Spincast Fishing Reel – Best Spincast Reel. However "the older, earlier versions are almost always harder to find & worth more". It includes a step by step process that applies to most reels of this era. I'll try to dig out my pics of inserts and try to find the one with the plastic spool designation. by john elder » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:11 pm, Post I have a few old Pflueger casting reels new in boxes. I would guess that three quarters of the reels I saw bank fishermen using in Ohio in the … Make sure the anti-backlash is off by turning the adjustment knob counter-clockwise until it stops. Probably no make of reel has had more written about it than Pflueger. I am not sure off the top of my head which models they are. Fly Fishing Reels - Pflueger And Eagle … Site customizations by DavidIQ. thanks alot i'll strip off that mono i didn't put the cork on now i know what it's for there's a knob with numbers and a arrow the drag i guess i don't think it works because there's no tension when i pull the line to set the drag. ... Pflueger Echelon 4LPEC 19 01 Baitcast Reel Schematic. Free shipping for many products! I came over from Joe's to see the wonderful pictures, and they are no longer here. On the Supreme model, you just have to remover the screw in cap on the Tail Plate and you can take the Line Guide and Tube & Double Threaded Feed Shaft out for cleaning and repair. The less loose parts you have at any one time means you have fewer parts to lose and fewer reassembly steps to forget. by el Lawrence » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:10 pm, Post by john elder » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:17 pm, Post by ROGERHENLEY » Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:17 pm, Post I just bought a Pflueger Trion Round Baitcaster and am looking to adjust the internal centrifugal braking system. by john elder » Mon Jan 25, 2010 2:09 pm, Post While its possible I've missed serial numbers on these reels I did not "speculate". by Phil » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:19 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited, Absolution style by Premium phpBB Styles This is always a safe strategy. by Reel Geezer » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:12 am, Post 1)pflueger parts reel model 6740-spins but bail is broken.no spool or handles/parts(1)model6930 makes a noise when it is turned-parts reel only,no handle or spool-parts only-thanks for looking,checkout all of our many fishing items~we do combine shipping~we will be listing 100's of fishing reel parts in the weeks ahead~ 4 July 2005. Bottom Line, Pflueger reels hold up well, I used to have issues getting parts for reels and their customer service was difficult as I have lost pieces to a few spinning reels, but now they seem to have fixed issues, The Trion is a great budget reel in spinning and casting, I don't trust the Purist only because it comes in a … I can't recall exactly how the tensioner works on the supreme, but it indirectly applies pressure on the spool to slow the spool down when tightened. This is another nice feature of Pflueger reels, the fact that you can remove the LW parts without taking the reel apart. Article and Photographs by Joe Cornwall . by Don Champion » Mon Jan 25, 2010 3:06 pm, Post No question about removing mono from my reels - off it goes! Items you will need. Hi guys...The "M" designation tells one that the spool is made for monofilament line. by Teal » Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:06 am, Post Post On occasion I've had to actually use swivels to prevent line from twisting due to spoons, live bait or dodgers that can spin while trolling if the speed isn't perfect. Pflueger products are world famous for their innovation, dependability & attention to detail. Thank you for the reply. IMO all Summits w/"MODEL NUMBERS" are "later models" as are all chrome examples. In other words, after taking the line roller apart and cleaning it, put it back together before taking off the other end of the bail. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site. When it comes to cleaning old reels, there are various methods to boot for doing so, it depends on the material being cleaned and also the amount of rust or dirt. We repair rods, reels, trolling motors, depth sounders, downriggers and Coleman Outdoor products. If there is a dial, spin it counter-clockwise until it is loosened. I will share with you my techniques that have worked wonders on rusted out reels that most would toss. I wrote a column, "Serialized Pfluegers" , that should provide all reasonable answers to the questions on such, so why speculate? Spin the knobs or turn the screws counterclockwise until they are loose enough that you can remove the plate on the side of the reel. Remove the remaining 2 screws from the side cover keeping track of them, they are 2 different styles and will only go back in from where the came. el Lawrence, Twice you mention removing the line. I don't know how high the numbers went but RAM (aka Bad Bob) does. http://orcaonline.org/pdf/Pflueger-Supreme-1573.pdf. Haven't you now "mis-spoke" again by confusing model numbers w/serial numbers? Use thin oil on the end bearings and on the double-threaded shaft of the levelwind mechanism and under the handle nut. Oh how soon we forget! I don't want to ask a dumb question Sir, but where did they go? by Bill Sonnett » Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:36 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited, Absolution style by Premium phpBB Styles My reel was in pretty good shape prior to disassembly. Maintenance Tips– Spinning Reels Shimano® reels, when properly maintained, provide years of dependable high performance. Those click … Believe it or not, taking something apart is tends to easier than putting something back together. I wrote posts that attempt to clearly differentiate serial numbers, from patent numbers, from model numbers. The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Co., Akron, Ohio U.S.A (the makers of 4 Brothers, Portage and Pflueger reels). First take off the Mono and see if the reel spins freely. End cap too tight on palm plate -- there should be a tiny tiny bit of play end to end on the spool. 1893 Level Winding Anti-backlash Fishing Reels With Boxes 2. 3 Vintage Antique Fishing Reels Pflueger Bond And Others Old Collectible. Simply put, Pflueger Products Perform. If you will look closely I believe there should be a little post on the spool. by batty » Mon Jan 25, 2010 12:43 pm, Post After I take out the 2 screws holding the side plate on, it doesn't want to come off the rest of the body. by Araye50 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:02 am, Post As it is you have to study details & estimate. But if it's just braided nylon line or linen which are more likely to retain moisture, especially with saltwater reels, I'd rather not risk promoting corrosion. I think he was just jealous of the number of holes in my boat! Use grease. by batty » Mon Jan 25, 2010 3:27 pm, Post Pflueger Reels A Summit 1993l And Rocket 1375 . Full disclosure the reel doesn’t work anymore but that is completely on me. Something is wrong inside my reel so I'm trying to figure out what. Pflueger Reel Repair Parts Handle Patriarch 9535 And 9540 For These Reels Only. If the spool spins with the same tension at any setting, then you may have inadvertently disarmed it in cleaning or something may be missing. These reels are in a wood grained brown/white finish box and if memory serves me correctly were made in Arkansas. IMO serial numbers are still serial numbers, each unique to the individual reel & I don't think this terminology should have any other meaning. 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