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Old 12-03-2012, 04:48 PM   #1
chuckg
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Frozen Pflueger Hawkeye

I recently purchased a vintage Pfleuger Hawkeye fly reel that is frozen solid, I got the clicker to work by soaking in wd4o but cannot get the spool to turn. the crank is really too delicate to exert any real pressure, I am spraying the inside of the spool bells with wd40 but that does not seem to do the trick. A friend said to soak it in gasoline for a couple of days but I am not certain if that will damage the rubber (or Bakelite, not certain) side plates. Any info would be helpful. How about an ultrasound machine? But I don't know what type of solvent to use...
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