avet drag upgrade

Discussion in 'Reels' started by Smitty 20, Jun 30, 2009.

  1. Smitty 20

    Smitty 20 Junior member

    i was just wondering if anyone knew where or who to send this reel to so i could have the drag "beefed" up a little bit. or should the out of the box drag be just fine. this HX will be used for bluefin jigging but with the bigger class of fish around, it has me doing some thinking..

    let me know please
  2. BretABaker

    BretABaker Guest

    contact chris (tunatoys). if you need the email, PM me. he upgraded my trinidad and ocea with cals plates, drags and upgraded bearings.

  3. gimmedeal

    gimmedeal Senior Member

    Avet already uses carbon fiber drags and since you're talking about the W model I think between the existing max drag and the big line capacity you're covered. Within reason.......

  4. pwcrab

    pwcrab Senior Member

    you must weigh 600lbs or just not really understand
  5. BretABaker

    BretABaker Guest

    Hx max drag at strike is 22lbs. this is OK for tuna up to 120lbs, but more would be better for larger fish.
  6. Stryper

    Stryper Senior Member

    Just get an Accurate, hell a 270 will put out 22# , and you won't be blowing bearings.