Often asked: How To Dismantle, Clean, And Lube A Shimano Calcutta Reel?

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 do you deep clean a baitcaster?

Clean any visible dirt and debris from exterior of reel with cotton swabs or toothbrush and isopropyl rubbing alcohol. Dirt, debris, salt or sand leads to wear and tear. Clean the inside of pinion gear with a cotton swab for optimal freespool and casting performance.

How often should I oil my baitcaster?

Lubricate your reel bearings every 2-3 weeks to keep them in smooth functioning condition.

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