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DIRECT Replacement EVA KNOB with Bearing for Shimano Stella Stradic Sustain Reel

DIRECT Replacement EVA KNOB with Bearing for Shimano Stella Stradic Sustain Reel

$19.95

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KNOB will fit reels with spindle characteristics as indicated in the description shown below. Please read carefully!

Direct Replacement - NO Drilling Needed

Includes a Ball Bearing

Handle Arm is NOT Included & is NOT Needed

 Round Black EVA Knob For Shimano Spinning Reels Fit Many of  the Following Models:

Stella FB, FD & FE

Stradic FJ, CI4 & FK

Sustain FG

Prior to your purchase, please read the notes below to ensure successful installation.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

In order to determine if the replacement knob will fit your model reel, you must first remove the knob attached to you reel.  If the knob can not be remove simply with a screw driver, the replacement knob can NOT be installed on you reel handle.

After removing the knob on your reel, you must inspect the spindle to confirm the following characteristics.

1. The tip of the spindle accepts a small screw.

2.  The base of the spindle will accept a 5mm ID diameter Ball Bearing.

3.  The spindle shaft diameter is 4mm maximum.

4.  The length of the spindle shaft is between 27.5mm and 28mm.


Please feel free to contact me if you have a reel spindle which does not confirm to the 4 points shown above.  I may be able to provide you with knob for your reel.

These Knobs are extremely comfortable & lightweight, about 1oz.  They come in 3 sizes: 41mm, 44mm & 47mm. 


Light Weight EVA Power Knob Adapter Kit for Select Shimano Spinning Reels Reels.

The Adapter Kit consists of the following components:

Round EVA Knob 41mm (1.61"),  44mm (1.73") or 47mm (1.85")
1 Ball Bearing  - 5mm x 8mm x 2.5mm
Stainless Steel Retainer
2.5mm x12mm Phillips Screw


Prior to the installation of the Adapter Kit, the original knob must be removed from the reel handle.  The removal of the original knob as well as the installation of the Adapter Kit requires the simple use of only a small phillips screw driver and some Loctite 242 Blue.

Instructions for EVA Knob for Shimano Spinning Reels

Application of Loctite Blue 242
Careful application of the Loctite to your Adapter Kit knob is necessary to assure proper operation.  Please review these following points prior to the installation of the knob.

1.  Using a tooth pick, paper clip or straight pin, push a drop or two of the Loctite down into the threaded hole of the handle spindl.  Remove the excess from the side and top of the spindle.

2.  Place some Loctite on the threads of the screw.  The Loctite should cover the entire circumference of the screw.

3.  Without installing the knob, tighten down the screw into the handle spindle, leaving about .25" of thread exposed.  Wipe off the excess Loctite from the exposed area and from under the head of the screw.  Let the screw/shank set up for several hours.

4.  Remove the screw from the shank.  There will be some resistance to the removal.  This resistance is necessary in order to keep the knob rotating freely while keeping the screw and knob from locking down.  The full setting time of the Loctite is about 24 hours.  Note, Loctite 242 Blue is not permanent and screw can be removed.

5.  Proceed with the installation.

Attaching the Knob.
1.  Remove the top cap of the knob & remove the retainer & Phillips screw from the cavity.
2.  Place the bearing onto the bottom of the handle spindle..
3.  Place the retainer into the knob cavity.
4.  Place the EVA knob onto the spindle.
5.  Install the phillips screw with washer on top of the retainer and tighten down just until the knob does not rotate freely.  
6  Then back off on the screw a bit to permit free rotation.
7.  Replace the Top Cap.

NOTE:  The knob may not rotate freely when the screw is tightened down.  This condition has been implemented by design in order to simplify the installation.  Repeat step 6. above.

If Needed, Installation Notes Available Upon Request

Sales Tax: CA Residents Pay 9.25% Sales Tax.

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