"Kattobi" Spool Bearing Kit - AIR CERAMIC - 【1150AIR & 1030AIR】 for 15 CALCUTTA CONQUEST 300,400series,

"Kattobi" Spool Bearing Kit - AIR CERAMIC - 【1150AIR & 1030AIR】 for 15 CALCUTTA CONQUEST 300,400series,

Our Selling Price: US$37.18

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■Description of the product

"Kattobi" Tuning Kit is special bearing for bait casting reels.
It is a 2-pack set.
Bearing size : 1150AIR (5mm x 11mm x 4mm) & 1030AIR (3mm x 10mm x 4mm)

With English instructions, even the beginner can easily replace bearings.
Please enjoy the upgrade of your reel!!

To replace spool bearings, you need a "HEDGEHOG STUDIO Spool Bearing Pin Remover".
If you do not have one, please purchase from the following link.
> http://www.hedgehog-studio.co.jp/product-list/2

AIR bearing

This is super-high rotation bearing working well for "finesse fishing" with a bait casting reel, which manages some lure weight between about 1g to 28g (1/28oz to 1oz).

By the adoption of a small-diameter ceramic ball and high-strength molding housing, you can cast lures of the MAX 1oz class, not to mention what is most suitable for finesse fishing with baitcast reel.
The bearing is NOT a tender design for exclusive use to finesse fishing with baitcast reel.
Having a rotary response by casting an ultra lightweight lure, you can taste the same sense as the use of normal bearing.

Once you try the "AIR" and cast it, you can feel the difference.
Please experiance the ultimate rotation performance of "AIR bearing".

* "AIR Bearing" is Designed & Trademark patent of HEDGEHOG STUDIO Co.,Ltd.


■Product features

AIR bearing
AIR bearing
Lure Weight


■Compatibility

・18 BANTAM MGL PG, NORMAL, HG, XG

・17 EXSENCE DC XG

・18 ANTARES DC MD XG
・16 ANTARES DC NORMAL, HG

・16 METANIUM MGL NORMAL, HG, XG

・15-18 CALCUTTA CONQUEST 300, 301, 400, 401

・15-16 OCEA CONQUEST 300PG, 301PG, 300HG, 301HG

・17 GRAPPLER 300HG, 301HG

Bearing exchange method of 16 ANTARES DC



16 Antares DC spool body and the DC unit replace the there since it has a bearing is mounted on the inside.


■For further details, please visit the following link.



Bearing exchange method of 16 METANIUM MGL



16 Metaniumu MGL is different from the 13 Metaniumu, replace the there since it has a bearing is attached to the spool. ※ side cover plate side, this is the same as the 13 Metaniumu.


■For further details, please visit the following link.



Bearing exchange method of 15 CALCUTTA CONQUEST 300,400



Calcutta Conquest is the size and exchange point of the bearing is changed by the count of the reel, but 15 Calcutta Conquest 300 and 400, replace the spool shaft portion and the side cover the inside of the bearing.


■For further details, please visit the following link.




■HEDGEHOG STUDIO Spool Bearing Remover

HEDGEHOG STUDIO Spool Bearing Pin Remover

To replace spool bearings of most DAIWA and ABU GARCIA,
you need the special tool to remove the pin of the spool shaft.
> http://www.hedgehog-studio.co.jp/product-list/2


■FAQ

Q. Is it necessary to clean Hedgehog bearings before attaching to reel?

A. No, it isn't.
Generally, bearings available on the market for industrial use and hobbies have no good rotation very often, because relatively hard grease is often clogged up in the inside of the bearing and some dust get inside of the bearing.

Haven't you purchased the bearing of such low-priced editions, washed the them yourself and used them up to now?
Have you ever experienced to heard some noise or felt some rumbling from bearings after cleaning them thoroughly?
You never get good results no matter how many times it its washed, as long as the accuracy of bearing is bad.

All bearings of HEDGEHOG STUDIO are tuned up and coordinated "Just for fishing reels".
All the bearings are selected one by one by our craftsman's hand after assembly, and only the bearings with excellent rotation performance pass the checks.
And they are filled up with the "Alchemy Oil" developed only for the bearing, and are shipped.

Therefore, it is not necessary to clean or to lubricate oil of a different manufacturer since our bearing condition is the highest in performance when they arrive to you.
You will be able to get the best performance by just opening the package of bearings and setting them to your reel.

Q. What is the rating of your (HEDGEHOG HOG’s) bearing in the ABEC (Annular Bearing Engineers' Committee) scale?

A. It is the question we get most often from overseas customers.
Because the bearings of HEDGEHOG STUDIO are Japanese-made products developed exclusively for reels, it is not applied to the ABEC scale which is an American Standard.
However, the performance is the "non-standard" quality and precision which exceeds ABEC9 rating.

Q. Is it easy to replace the bearing?


A. Yes, it comes with installation instructions in the kit, so you can easily replace the bearings the first time.
Moreover, the bearing currently attached in the inner part of the spool shaft is also replaceable by using the spool bearing remover of HEDGEHOG STUDIO.

Q. Does it cause backlash easily because the spool becomes high rotation?

A. On the contrary, it causes backlash less. Casting softly gives rise to sufficient rotational force so that you can make a cast by utilizing the bending of the rod.
Especially, among professional anglers on tours day after day,
There is also much evaluation of being very hard to get tired since useless energy is not nesesarry for casting, and becoming easy to carry out thier control.
However, each person has its own habit in their cast. For anglers who had cast with all thier might up to now, we suggest setting up the brake somewhat stonger at the bebinning then gradually getting used to it.

Q. Is oil lubrication necessary for bearing?

A. Except for some bearings, HEDGEHOG STUDIO's bearings are lubricated with proper amount of Alchemy Oil and then shipped .
(* Alchemy Oil Ultra Light is used for baitcast reels.)

After the purchase, when attaching bearing to reel at first, there is neither necessity for degreasing nor oil lubrication.
However, since the oil film becomes gradually weak after going fishing several times, in that case please put one drop of the Alchemy oil into the bearing, so that the initial performance will last much longer.

Alchemy Oil is a special oil for ultra-low friction.
When lubricated by mixed with a lot of frictional resistance oil of others, there is a fear that bringing down the initial performance.
We recommend lubrication of Alchemy Oil.