Reel feet protectors

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Reel feet protectors

Post by Big-Bass » Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:54 am

Can anyone recommend a protective cover for reel feet so that I don't mar them up with the locking nut of some rods? I think Shimano used to include a few with some of their Mg reels but are there any for Daiwa that you recommend or can purchase? I assume most are universal and if you know of a place to find them, that would be helpful. Thank you!

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Re: Reel feet protectors

Post by surge » Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:55 am

I use masking tape.

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Re: Reel feet protectors

Post by ss30378 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:04 am

I fold a small piece of electrical tape over the foot and its worked for me.

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Re: Reel feet protectors

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:45 am

ss30378 wrote:I fold a small piece of electrical tape over the foot and its worked for me.
Same here, works fine.
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Re: Reel feet protectors

Post by africanbass » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:46 am

The rubber Daiwa ones look cool,however once you lock down the nut,you rip em' up
Not worth the bucks!
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Re: Reel feet protectors

Post by africanbass » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:58 am

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Re: Reel feet protectors

Post by Slazmo » Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:57 am

Heat shrink has been well used in the past. Just not the glue lined gear unless you want it permanently on.
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