See the nuts and bolts of a spinning reel.
Maybe you’re looking to start doing your own repairs. Maybe you’re curious how it works. No matter the reason, this video is worth a watch.
Think of all those fish that wore out that gear and caused all that damage. Totally worth it. Speaking of totally worth it, lubing up and greasing your reels from time to time will prevent this from happening. Berkley makes an excellent product for this for relatively cheap.
It’s also handy to know how to fix the anti-reverse system. I’ve broken that on several reels. Now instead of just replacing the reel I can fix it. Or make it worse, which is more likely.