A forum to show any of your restored or built traditional fishing reels.
- Arctic Char
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I would be keen to hear of anyones experience of using an ultrasonic bath for cleaning reels ? Or indeed any thoughts on the subject ? I've notice some are available for a quite reasonable price .
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I bought an 'Aldi special offer' one a few years ago ... and once you've found the water temperature/detergent solution mix that works for you ... they are invaluable ... not just for reel parts, but clogged up old fountain pens, air rifle pellets, small motorcycle parts, etc.
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We used to use them many many years ago during my apprentiship to clean Rotring draughting ink pens, they worked very well. I know that they are also used for cleaning jewelry.
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Same as for cleaning an airbrush for instance.
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