Daiwa SV103 Help Needed

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Daiwa SV103 Help Needed

Post by Cyacnba » Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:09 am

Hi everyone,

I've had my SV103 for a few months now, but I only used it less than 10 times. After a few trips, I noticed the drag was slipping, but I thought it was due to using a 30# braided line. Whenever I tried to pull my line by hand, it would just slip even if I tightened the drag to the max. However, whenever I hooked a fish, there were no issues. A week ago, after pressing the thumb bar, it got stuck. I tried to turn the handle, which was hard to turn, and after a few tries, it started working again. After some more casts, the thumb bar got stuck for good, and the handle won't even budge. I have no clue on how to disassemble a casting reel, so if anyone has any idea on how to proceed from here, it would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Daiwa SV103 Help Needed

Post by Cal » Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:18 am

It's less than a year old. Try calling Daiwa and sending it in for service/repair.
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