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Wayne B.
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I am rebuilding an older Penn 349. I have a set of three drag washers that look like automotive brake pad material. Should I lube then in any way? The ones that came out had what appeared to be a grease coating. What is the proper way to install these “brake pad” drag washers?
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Wayne, unless they are “grease washers,”,you want to install them dry. The normal washers swell in drag grease and will freeze up the drag.
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And that’s probably not good. Thanks, John.
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