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  1. explorer posted a new thread.

    Paint

    Hi ALL, I am looking to spray paint a Stella Knob to match the color. I used it on a different reel. Which type I should use that...

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    Forum: Reels

    Nov 24, 2020 at 10:43 PM
  2. explorer liked Quint's post in the thread Need some input on new Shimano reel for jigging rod Saragosa or Stella.

    Bnz- I’m usually getting out 12 times give or take a year for bft depending on weather and time. explorer- very true! Also a thought, i...

    Nov 24, 2020 at 7:30 PM
  3. explorer liked a1flyfishr's post in the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    I know MEK was banned in some of the US but I’m not sure if Canada banned it? San, call a few places before you head out Benny

    Nov 24, 2020 at 7:20 PM
  4. explorer liked lite-liner's post in the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    OH NO! :( Well, it's gotta come off, so might as well go for broke and put some heat to it.... the hardest lessons are the easiest...

    Nov 24, 2020 at 6:32 PM
  5. explorer liked redgarvey's post in the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    If MEK not available soak it in 'Lacquer thinner' or acetone 'nail polish remover'

    Nov 24, 2020 at 6:32 PM
  6. explorer liked Kim's post in the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    Home depot carries MEK in the paint department. West Marine carries it as well.

    Nov 24, 2020 at 6:32 PM
  7. explorer replied to the thread Need some input on new Shimano reel for jigging rod Saragosa or Stella.

    If it’s mine, at cost? I will Stella for sure. Enjoy the best, take care of it, in a few years (or 10)......sell it and you might not...

    Nov 24, 2020 at 12:50 PM
  8. explorer replied to the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    If I recall....... I was out fishing when the Tbar came lose.... Buddy passed me the Loctite and I squeezed “ whatever” and went back...

    Nov 24, 2020 at 12:45 PM
  9. explorer replied to the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    I don’t quite remember:(.... been awhile ..... let me try with the bottle of acetone for now cos I couldn’t find the MEK that Kim...

    Nov 23, 2020 at 10:43 PM
  10. explorer liked a1flyfishr's post in the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    A lot dependS on which Loctite you used. If it was the red it’s going to be tough with heat. I think you’ll need to heat it up to or...

    Nov 23, 2020 at 10:39 PM
  11. explorer attached a file to the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    This? [ATTACH]

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  12. explorer liked Kim's post in the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    OK I got a little sideways on this. To take care of the locktite soak the assembly in MEK overnight and in the morning it shouldn't be...

    Nov 23, 2020 at 7:51 PM
  13. explorer liked a1flyfishr's post in the thread Time to start sharing those good Black Friday or year end deals you see!.

    Good chance to get a couple of SPJ rods. Buy one get one!...

    Nov 23, 2020 at 11:36 AM
  14. explorer liked jiggingnut's post in the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

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  15. explorer liked jiggingnut's post in the thread 2008 Stella SW10000.

    Well, I do not know what would loosen up a loctite. But if I’m in your situation, I would have 3 ways of removing that. First is to...

    Nov 23, 2020 at 8:21 AM