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Offline Johan1241

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Carbontex washers
« on: September 12, 2018, 07:01:23 pm »
Hey guys,
Just wanting to get some expert opinions on carbontex washers and your thoughts on them for the multipliers? If you use them, do you think its worth it or just another thing we dont need, where do you get them from (Kingfisher stocks for the daiwa models only) etc

Ive been contemplating getting an upgrade on my Torium 30 as its going to be exclusively used for ineds  :brnz: (The joys of having TA means you have a reel for any occasion :crzy )

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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 07:14:41 pm »
It is worth it.
Shimano stock them for a lot of their reels +27 (0)11 794-6950
« Last Edit: September 12, 2018, 07:15:02 pm by fishatic »

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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2018, 07:33:56 pm »
It is worth it.
Shimano stock them for a lot of their reels +27 (0)11 794-6950
Thanks Fishatic ill give them a shout

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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2018, 08:08:24 pm »
Especially on the old Toriums. They have Dartanium washers as standard, which are really junk if you're targeting ineds.

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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2018, 08:10:02 am »
It is worth it.
Shimano stock them for a lot of their reels +27 (0)11 794-6950

Thanks Fishatic ill give them a shout

If you want and can wait u can try the downrigger shop at http://www.downriggershop.com.au/carbontex-drag-washers.html. Cost for a sheet of carbontex is under R250 and u can make enough for at least 4-5 reels, using a holesaw.

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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2018, 09:02:38 am »
It is worth it.
Shimano stock them for a lot of their reels +27 (0)11 794-6950

Thanks Fishatic ill give them a shout

If you want and can wait u can try the downrigger shop at http://www.downriggershop.com.au/carbontex-drag-washers.html. Cost for a sheet of carbontex is under R250 and u can make enough for at least 4-5 reels, using a holesaw.

  On my second sheet, I use a punch set and scissors  :rck"
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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2018, 11:51:06 am »
I purchased from Downrigger Shop back in May and it took around 3 months to arrive.  The product is good and it revived my old Torium 14 - but you are going to have to be patient.

It is worth it.
Shimano stock them for a lot of their reels +27 (0)11 794-6950

Thanks Fishatic ill give them a shout

If you want and can wait u can try the downrigger shop at http://www.downriggershop.com.au/carbontex-drag-washers.html. Cost for a sheet of carbontex is under R250 and u can make enough for at least 4-5 reels, using a holesaw.

  On my second sheet, I use a punch set and scissors  :rck"

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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2018, 06:24:14 am »
Just make sure the SAPO is not involved... Get it by courier... Fedex or the like. I have a parcel from China that is caught up in the postal system and it's proving a nightmare to get anyone in SAPO to respond.
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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2018, 07:56:03 am »
Just make sure the SAPO is not involved... Get it by courier... Fedex or the like. I have a parcel from China that is caught up in the postal system and it's proving a nightmare to get anyone in SAPO to respond.


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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2018, 01:06:55 pm »
Thanks for the link guys, I think Ill try order a sheet and see if I can make them :tkx: Luckily my washers arn't completely useless yet so the reel will still work in the mean time. While I have a sheet I can probably replace my other torium to  :rck" In terms of sizing when cutting them, do I just use the ones I take out of the reel as a size gauge im guessing?

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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2018, 10:26:23 pm »
It is worth it.
Shimano stock them for a lot of their reels +27 (0)11 794-6950

Thanks Fishatic ill give them a shout

If you want and can wait u can try the downrigger shop at http://www.downriggershop.com.au/carbontex-drag-washers.html. Cost for a sheet of carbontex is under R250 and u can make enough for at least 4-5 reels, using a holesaw.
http://www.downriggershop.com.au/carbontex-drag-washers.html  this link works
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Re: Carbontex washers
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2018, 08:15:39 am »
Thanks for the link guys, I think Ill try order a sheet and see if I can make them :tkx: Luckily my washers arn't completely useless yet so the reel will still work in the mean time. While I have a sheet I can probably replace my other torium to  :rck" In terms of sizing when cutting them, do I just use the ones I take out of the reel as a size gauge im guessing?
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