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 Post subject: Last time 306 drive gear
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 11:25 am • #  
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Okay guys won't bother post this problem again. BUT I STILL CAN'T GET THE GEAR OUT :devil . I in fact have (2) 306 housings, and can't get either gears out. 1 I have the handle off one, the other is buggered and won't come off. I have soaked them with penetrating fluid, inside the housing for two days. Any suggestions?? To lift them out. :help:

May your lines always be tight, Don


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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:02 pm • #  
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Hey Don!

I am not a reel mechanic, but I will offer a suggestion for your consideration...

Is there a way you can rig up a pressure type of situation that will allow you to press it out???

Sort of like a reverse gear puller, if not a power press or an adaption to a drill press that would allow downward pressure...

I think slow continuous pressure coupled with something like "Gum Out" or another strong solvent might work, include heat here too...

Trying to help,
Reely

P/S: Naturally you would not use an open flame around inflammables...Even if you are desperate!!! :sHa_lol: :sHa_lol: :sHa_lol:


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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 6:30 pm • #  
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reely,
I am not a reel mechanic either, I am quite the novice. There is no where to grip to pull it. Also there is a 2nd gear for the reverse under it. I don't think any of the loosener, is getting to the shaft.
I'll clean it up and try a heat gun on it.
Thanks for your help!

May your lines always be tight, Don


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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2018 8:05 pm • #  
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Don,

The pinion on the 306 comes out the front of the body. sometimes you have to take a small hardwood dowel and place one end of the dowel on the pinion gear inside the body and tap it forward....actually, sometimes it takes a few good whacks. Sorry to be late to the game - at Camp in Maine for the last two weeks fishing..no connectivity! Hope this helps.

Regards,
Chris


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