Originally Posted by Hardyreels
Light = CFO & Hardy spring and pawl reels. These have been the most reliable because I know exactly what to expect. There are no corks, gears or other parts that can malfunction so they are favorites. I also use an old Cortland LTD Graphite #60 that has a mechanical disc drag on light rods sometimes.
Hardy reels- just picked up a Cortland LTD graphite reel in real decent shape.. I found your post on a google search. I can't find anything about what cleaning and lubrication they need. Would appreciate any info along tha line