Steez Gear Mods

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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by hoohoorjoo » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:06 am

fishonsc wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:35 am
I used the brass 6.3 gear set out of a sv103. I put them in my Steez SV 103. Worked like a charm. You will need the drag stack to. They are different sizes.
Correct, the 1st gen Steez SV reels are the same frame as the original Steez SH reels, as are the TN and LTD versions.
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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by Slevins » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:57 am

Looks like I was unlucky to order from yahoo the only one modification that do not has brass gears in stock right now :(
Will appreciate if someone see tdz brass set for 103hl version and will tell where I can get them -/

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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by hoohoorjoo » Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:06 pm

Slevins wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:57 am
Looks like I was unlucky to order from yahoo the only one modification that do not has brass gears in stock right now :(
Will appreciate if someone see tdz brass set for 103hl version and will tell where I can get them -/
There is a 7.1:1 gear upgrade that will fit the TDZ 103ML, and I'm not 100% sure, but I think it will fit the LH Steez 103HL, also. The Tackle Trap had them, but not sure if it is in stock. They will ship anywhere, just call them. Their reel tech, Spanky, can likely tell you for sure if the swap will work.
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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by Slevins » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:40 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:06 pm
Slevins wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:57 am
Looks like I was unlucky to order from yahoo the only one modification that do not has brass gears in stock right now :(
Will appreciate if someone see tdz brass set for 103hl version and will tell where I can get them -/
There is a 7.1:1 gear upgrade that will fit the TDZ 103ML, and I'm not 100% sure, but I think it will fit the LH Steez 103HL, also. The Tackle Trap had them, but not sure if it is in stock. They will ship anywhere, just call them. Their reel tech, Spanky, can likely tell you for sure if the swap will work.
thx, but do not want to change gear ratio, I have order 2016 Steez SV TW with 7.1 gear ratio.
Looks like we need again someone extremely experienced as BARRAMANIAC. Does there any options to use millionaire or any other reel gears with the same gear ratio?
If not i will go with new stock gears and will use reel for light weights up to 1/2 oz

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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by Salty Parrot » Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:39 am

Still trying to figure out what brass gears would fit in my Steez A, I would like to be able to use a brass pinion too instead of the stock Steez A pinion

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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by BARRAMANIAC » Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:31 pm

Salty Parrot wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:39 am
Still trying to figure out what brass gears would fit in my Steez A, I would like to be able to use a brass pinion too instead of the stock Steez A pinion
the OG zillion brass main gear fits but have to stay with the Steez A pinion due to the way its machined and where the slot for the yoke is. So have to stick with ratios available in both reels eg. 7.1:1 , 6.3:1 ,

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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by LowRange » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:55 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:06 am
fishonsc wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:35 am
I used the brass 6.3 gear set out of a sv103. I put them in my Steez SV 103. Worked like a charm. You will need the drag stack to. They are different sizes.
Correct, the 1st gen Steez SV reels are the same frame as the original Steez SH reels, as are the TN and LTD versions.
But wouldn't that mean that the LTD couldn't come in an 8:1? Weren't the early Steez limited by a small gearbox that was enlarged in later years?

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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:11 pm

LowRange wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:55 pm
hoohoorjoo wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:06 am
fishonsc wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:35 am
I used the brass 6.3 gear set out of a sv103. I put them in my Steez SV 103. Worked like a charm. You will need the drag stack to. They are different sizes.
Correct, the 1st gen Steez SV reels are the same frame as the original Steez SH reels, as are the TN and LTD versions.
But wouldn't that mean that the LTD couldn't come in an 8:1? Weren't the early Steez limited by a small gearbox that was enlarged in later years?
1st gen H series Steez has the small gear box. The 1st gen SH has 7.1 gears, and shares its frame with the Steez EX, Steez SV, SS SV, SV Light LTD, 105XH LTD and T. Namiki LTD reels.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Steez Gear Mods

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:13 pm

hoohoorjoo wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:11 pm
LowRange wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:55 pm
hoohoorjoo wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:06 am
fishonsc wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:35 am
I used the brass 6.3 gear set out of a sv103. I put them in my Steez SV 103. Worked like a charm. You will need the drag stack to. They are different sizes.
Correct, the 1st gen Steez SV reels are the same frame as the original Steez SH reels, as are the TN and LTD versions.
But wouldn't that mean that the LTD couldn't come in an 8:1? Weren't the early Steez limited by a small gearbox that was enlarged in later years?
1st gen H series Steez has the small gear box. The 1st gen SH has 7.1 gears, and shares its frame with the Steez EX, Steez SV, SS SV, SV Light LTD, 105XH LTD and T. Namiki LTD reels. IIRC, the Steez 103 debuted in '05 and the SH was introduced the following year, in '06.
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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