Cleaning your gear

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Ian White

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Hi Guys
Just woundering if anybody has any tips for cleaning rods and reels as i am going to put some taclke away for a couple of weeks .
ALL THE BEST
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Dave

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Pledge and WD40 [:)]

I use Pledge on my rods or pole and a wipe with a WD40'd cloth on my reels and both work well



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Hi,
for poles I lay them in a bath of warm soapy water to soak,I then wash off any dirt/grit and rinse.When dry I polish with Pledge.
Rods I wash in warm soapy water using an old toothbrush around rings/fittings.When dry I polish with Pledge.
Reels are washed in warm soapy water using the toothbrush in nooks/crannies.When dry I wipe them with a rag and a good squirt of WD 40.
Seat boxes are dealt with in a similiar way except I use Copper Slip on all the threads for the locking wheels for the legs.Never lost one or had one jam.(touch wood)
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i do the same guys.
my wife says to me i see you will polishe your gear but u wont polish the house,so i say well thats your job my fishing gear is my responsability ,and the house is yours. isnt that a true fact guys

poleroller2003
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AndyA

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how do you guys clean your fishy nets ?

Aaaah .... soon be fishing



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matt

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Leave them out in the garden when its raining lol[:D]
ps, I'm not joking[;)]

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AndyA

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I opened my box and nearly passed out ....phew!

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norm

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i just hoy my nets over the washing line

(but only after she has complained about the smell coming from the cupboard)

 

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quote: how do you guys clean your fishy nets ?

Take them to work and get the valeter to steam clean them.[;)][:D]

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quote:how do you guys clean your fishy nets ?

The best way to stop them smelling is to come fishing with me and the "JINX" will stop any fish ever entering them.[;)][;)][;)]

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Norm, how can a fish less net smell [?][?][?][?],you never catch owt anyway,[;)]



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Warm soapy water and then a dry cloth.I never use polish of any description as one of them reacted with the lacquer on my pole and bubbled it up.

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MrC

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Always hang your nets up for a day or so outside after each use, they wont smell so bad if you do this.
 

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Must admit, I'm a little bit of a lazy git.

Just throw all my gear to the back of the garage until the following week. I usually get my box out the following Saturday to make/check rigs and the rest just gets thrown in the car on the Sunday morning.

When there's up to 4" of mould, dead worms, rotting groundbait etc in the bottom of my carryall usually throw it away and get another one [:D]

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norm

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ooooooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhh toma

you horrible man
it`s the water that makes them smell not the fish (LOL)

 

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quote:Originally posted by Ian White

Hi Guys
Just woundering if anybody has any tips for cleaning rods and reels as i am going to put some taclke away for a couple of weeks .
ALL THE BEST
Ian White

Yeah, I find Toothpaste mixed used cowdung and lemon juice is ideal for tackling those awkward stains. If cleaning hooks i would use a less abrasive catshi* rathr than cowdung.
 

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norm
with no fish going in your net why put them into the water

tight lines.
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The best way to clean a pole is in the shower, just bung the shower-head down each section (and be amazed at the amount of sand and grit that comes out)

For keepnets, hang em over a washing line and give em a blast with the hose-pipe.

Tight Lines

Simon
 
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