What tools I need for repairing SF V 4500?

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Hi there,

The last storm brought a broken rod with Spinfisher V 4500.  While it's pretty beat up outside I still want to try to restore it; not that I don't have enough projects lol. So I wonder do I need any specific tools for taking it apart or generic set of screwdrivers would be OK?



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Fun little project, however as fox says the cost in parts alone to get it back to function normal would cost more than a new reel.  Right off the bat every bearing will need to be replaced, A/R, drag washers (top and bottom), handle, bail wire, most likely gear and pinion.  Basic tools will be all you need, but I expect you to have trouble removing the screws from the corrosion that most likely settled in. 



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