Best reel lube

 hi all, want to find out what grease people are using for servicing their reels.

ill be servicing some overheads (daiwa ld40, tiagra) and interested to know what you guys have success with (and where you got it from).



Posts: 790

Date Joined: 22/07/10

 Cal's light or heavy.use

Fri, 2018-01-05 06:54

 Cal's light or heavy.use sparingly.

Posts: 147

Date Joined: 26/11/13


Fri, 2018-01-05 07:07

l use Inox grease and oil 

Jackfrost80's picture

Posts: 7656

Date Joined: 07/05/12

I got Cals purple for my 1000

Fri, 2018-01-05 11:51

I got Cals purple for my 1000 & 2500 and Cals tan grease for my bigger reels. Also use the tan for my drag washers.

I tried Quantum Hotsauce but it felt like too much friction. Cals is waaaay smoother.


If catching wrasse is cool, consider me Miles Davis

Posts: 558

Date Joined: 24/04/11


Sat, 2018-01-06 04:13

ive ordered some cals tan and purple ....will see how it goes.