Screeching Zillion HD

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Screeching Zillion HD

Post by 1nutinthewater » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:47 pm

Started screeching today when casting- did not notice any effect on distance- Salmon season about over anyhow so almost time to tear it down. Safe to use for another trip or 2?
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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by RMCatchNrelease » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:56 pm

Drop of oil on the spool bearings should take care of it.

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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by Slazmo » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:42 pm

Inductor come loose?

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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by poisonokie » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:52 pm

Oil or lightly grease the spool shaft ends.
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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:03 pm

Slazmo wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:42 pm
Inductor come loose?
He said it's not affecting the casting, so this is doubtful. If the rotor cup popped loose, the reel would blow up the entire spool of line on the first cast.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by Slazmo » Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:53 am

I guess that's dependent on how many gorilla's you put into the cast.

I had 2 Z200H's with loose inductors, they made funny noises but casting wasn't all that affected other than the noise.

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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by hoohoorjoo » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:07 am

Slazmo wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:53 am
I guess that's dependent on how many gorilla's you put into the cast.

I had 2 Z200H's with loose inductors, they made funny noises but casting wasn't all that affected other than the noise.
:lol: The few reels that I've seen with a loose rotor came to me with a spool full of birds nest.
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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by 1nutinthewater » Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:03 pm

Drop of oil on the spool bearings took care of it........ :big grin:
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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by RMCatchNrelease » Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:32 am

Got two new Catainlas from TTT and they were bone dry. First time I had a reel squeal right out of the box.

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Re: Screeching Zillion HD

Post by 1nutinthewater » Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:54 am

Well I thought the drop of oil took care of it but I probably just could not hear it on the river- Tore the reel down today for a thorough cleaning and lube, put it back together and there's that screech again really only noticeable on a really "hard" cast. Reel was new this fall and probably put 250 hours on it and 50 hard fighting salmon.
Any other ideas?
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