How do you clean a Shimano Calcutta reel?
Access the spool assembly on Shi- mano® Calcutta® and Calcutta B® via thumbscrews located on right side plate. Remove spool assembly Using cotton swabs and/or a toothbrush with isopropyl rubbing alcohol, clean the exterior of the reel. Clean levelwind system of dirt, debris and old grease.
How often should you oil your Baitcaster?
Lubricate your reel bearings every 2-3 weeks to keep them in smooth functioning condition.
Can you use Vaseline on fishing reels?
Well, if you don’t have any fishing reel oil in hand, you can certainly use Vaseline. Vaseline mainly acts as a grease. So it won’t reach the smallest part of the reel. But you can keep the parts lubed which are reachable.
Can you over oil a baitcaster?
Don’t overdo it or grease will get on the spool shaft and hinder casting distance. Place one drop of oil on each end of the levelwind shaft and one drop directly on the worm gear.