Daiwa TDR Reel lubrication

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ado5times

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Just got hold of a used Daiwa TDR 3012. Just wondering if there is a specific lubricant I should use as it is in need of a bit of TLC? I normally just use good old WD40 but should I use something a bit more specific on a reel of this quality! I think the internals need a bit of oiling!
 

Adzee

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shimano provide a small container of reel oil with thiers, maybe worth getting in contact with your local shop and seeing what they have in stock
 

greentura

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don't use wd40 for anything but cleaning it as it dries out. use 3 in 1 mineral oil and lithium grease after cleaning the old grease and oil out[:T]
 

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As greentura says, only use WD40 for freeing off or cleaning as it does dry out.

Myself, after cleaning the reel throughout, I use Vaseline on the internals, have done it for years
 

ado5times

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Thanks for the advice. I will steer clear of WD40, but dont know whether to go to my local tackle dealer or Boots!!!
 

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If you're going to Boots, get their own Petroleum Jelly, it's cheaper than Vaseline.
 

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better off going to halfords and getting some 3-in-1 lithium grease spray. much smoother running than petrolium jelly or, as i used to use, silicone grease. sprays on as a liquid then goes to a grease when its got into all the moving parts [:T] also means you don't have to make any explanations for having vasaline in your box[;)]
 

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i read a thread on here that told me o use chain wax brill well pleaseed with it !!!
 
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