JDM Metanium issue

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JDM Metanium issue

Postby cubs23 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:08 pm

I bought a Metanium last spring and really liked it a lot. But about halfway into the season it developed a grindy feeling. It just doesn't feel as buttery smooth as my other Shimanos. Since I'm afraid to disassemble a $400 reel I took it into a tackle shop/service center, along with a few other reels to get cleaned and lubed. Unfortunately it did not help. Can you please give me some advice on how to fix this problem?

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Re: JDM Metanium issue

Postby CaptPeteJ » Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:11 pm

Check out this thread : viewtopic.php?f=47&t=77338

Also might want to contact Shimano, they may warrantee it (1 year I think??)

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Re: JDM Metanium issue

Postby cubs23 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:57 am

Thanks, I called the Tackle Trap to discuss this issue and everyone with knowledge on this problem is gone until Monday. They all took a road trip to Knoxville for the BMC.

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Re: JDM Metanium issue

Postby Bantam1 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:49 am

You can send the reel directly to us for repair since this is a global model.

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Re: JDM Metanium issue

Postby fishingandfords » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:16 pm

toss in some brass gears

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Re: JDM Metanium issue

Postby hoohoorjoo » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:02 pm

fishingandfords wrote:toss in some brass gears

Just what I was thinking.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.


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