Oil your level wind with Abu Garcia oil before storage and loosen tile star drag. When storing your reel, keep it in a case or bag. or wrap it loosely in an absorbent, lint-free cloth. Change your line regularly and use only high quality lines like Cortland or TUF-Line. Annual Maintenance You've made a major Investment in your fishing equipment. To keep your Abu Garcia reels performing at their very best, it's important to maintain them properly. Good maintenance can add years to the life to your reels. For best results, use good quality tools plus the Abu Garcia Oil and Reel Lube. These instructions will walk you through the annual maintenance process. If you do not feel comfortable performing this procedure yourself, simply send your reel to an Abu Garcia Authorized Service Center. NOTE: There will likely be charge for this service. Remember, when servicing your reel, don't over lubricate.