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   Shimano Baitrunners - fixing broken spool clicker
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   Old Thread  #30 5 May 2020 at 7.31am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Where to buy the needed clickers (stronger spring) ?
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   Old Thread  #29 4 May 2020 at 3.17pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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apparently the clickers (stronger spring) on the older models can be fitted and will fix the problem. i think it only affects power aero, ultegra ci4 and the new techs.
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   Old Thread  #28 4 May 2020 at 6.56am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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All the service /upgrade guys out there surley its possible to modify the spools and fit a different clicker system, for example I owed the fox mags for a while they had the traditional spring type. Is it someway possible to put these in the spool of shimano ones
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   Old Thread  #27 13 Nov 2019 at 3.05pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yes that's exactly how I remember it.
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   Old Thread  #26 13 Nov 2019 at 3.03pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks stu, yes that makes sense if you bend them in it puts more pressure on the clicker arm/pin
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   Old Thread  #25 12 Nov 2019 at 10.17pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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having thught about it im pretty sure you bend the arms in towards eachother. the more you bend them in the trickier it is to fit them back but it gets easier with practice.
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   Old Thread  #24 12 Nov 2019 at 10.00pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks , it was just a thought
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   Old Thread  #23 12 Nov 2019 at 9.39pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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sorry mate can't remember I sold them on a while back cos of this, bending the springs back only worked for a few months then they had to be done again.

I'm sure someone else will know.
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   Old Thread  #22 12 Nov 2019 at 9.33pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Sorry to revive old thread stu but can you remember how the spring was bent? to increase the tension ive got an idea but i can no longer see the pics from the thread of how the spring was bent
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   Old Thread  #21 27 Aug 2018 at 1.19pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Had the following response from Felindre Innovations

Hi Jamie,

We have them for sale on our ebay site, but they only come as a kit. - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/163205530088

Ordered a few spares for myself.
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   Old Thread  #20 26 Aug 2018 at 5.01pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks - Ive sent an email - hopefully I can get a few spares too.

Swapped over the ones from my spare spools for now - bit fiddly but found it easier to assemble on the top of the screw driver and hold the spool above, so gravity holds the spring and screw and bracket together. You have to be careful as theres also a tiny shim that goes around the screw thread and inside the turns on the spring.

They're called "torsion springs" - tried googling for them to no avail - need a micrometer to measure the thickness of the spring - could probably make one with spring wire too - with a bit of patience

I'll try tacklebox on Monday too - but will probably need to sell a kidney for whatever they knock them out for - you never know though - could be pleasantly surprised LOL
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   Old Thread  #19 26 Aug 2018 at 3.28pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Try Felindre in Swansea mate
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   Old Thread  #18 26 Aug 2018 at 3.22pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Contact the tackle box in dartford Kent they was ordering some clicker kits spring ,clicker plate and screw from Holland when I spoke to them last week you canít buy the springs on heir own from Shimano service centre in Nottingham I was told this last week when I spoke to them or have a look on eBay shimano felindre were selling some clicker kits which might fit your spools drop them a message on eBay on their
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   Old Thread  #17 26 Aug 2018 at 3.20pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks all, finally got around top opening them up to see whats going on. In my case the spring itself is broken:



I can see from one of my spare spools what it should look like - guessing yours is a different model or revision ?




Does anyone have any details for where you can get these springs from ? ....the Shimano leaflet in the box only has the breakdown for the real and lists the spool as a whole part. I guess I can cannibalise my spare spool but this is a trivial fix for a component that should really be pennies. Agree its a bad design - hopefully I can source the springs from somewhere ?

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   Old Thread  #16 25 Aug 2018 at 8.26pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Will just update to say they clicked hard for a few months before I had to bend them again. Shame cos otherwise great reels but I fish a lot at night and need to hear the click when playing fish. Sold them on.
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