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Dive Rite Slide Lock reel ?

Discussion in 'Lift Bags, SMBs and Reels' started by cmrangel, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. Billy Northrup

    Billy Northrup ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Key Largo / Norcal
    I use one for my backup reel because it fits in my pocket along with a backup SMB. I prefer to crank on a larger light monkey on assent but given your estimated use of 30 feet it would be fine.

    I haven't had the inadvertent line like described above but that's a reality for sure.

    Most reals ship with some kind of gate clip attached to the frame or double ender. I put in a small loop of 550 cord so it's not metal on metal and my hand can get a full gloved purchase between the body of the reel and the gate clip.

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