Marine Deals Help Centre

Product Care FAQs

All about Reel Servicing
How often should I service my fishing reel?  We recommend people should have their reel services at least annually, depending on the use. Servicing reg...
Wed, 1 Jun, 2022 at 12:04 PM
Graphite Rod Care - and why they break.
We receive a lot of broken and damaged rods back for warranty claims. Unfortunately, a lot of the time, the cause of the damage is actually due to owner mis...
Tue, 10 May, 2022 at 2:59 PM
Caring for Multi-Piece Rods
Multi piece rods allow us to transport and store longer rods in our vehicles and houses. However, there are a couple of important things to remember when us...
Thu, 12 May, 2022 at 3:17 PM
The Watersnake Kayak Motor Bracket
People love the motor, but sometimes struggle with the bracket! For a lot of people, they don't feel they can get the bracket tight enough - and - ...
Tue, 24 May, 2022 at 11:41 AM
Hutchwilco Fender Valve Replacement
The valves in the Hutchwilco Fenders can be easily damaged if you use a needle style pump nozzle on them. Repairing/replacing them is fairly easy tho...
Tue, 24 May, 2022 at 11:41 AM
Installation of Gas Water Heaters (Califonts)
It is very important to understand that only Califonts installed as per the manufacturer's instructions will be warrantable. Additionally, installing t...
Tue, 24 May, 2022 at 11:41 AM
SplashDrone Battery Issues?
The SplashDrones are rugged, waterproof drones perfect for dropping those lines a long way out to sea! The batteries on the units need a good nudge to ...
Tue, 24 May, 2022 at 4:04 PM
Help! My new Lowrance Fishfinder doesn't have GPS!
It probably does. But. We find the terminology can get a little confusing. The Lowrance Fishfinders, in particular, the Hook Series, are great value...
Fri, 27 May, 2022 at 4:16 PM
Please. Inspect your new rod when you get it from us.
Purchasing online and having a new rod turn up at your house is a great thing. Marine Deals prides itself on this service, and we do all we can in regar...
Thu, 2 Jun, 2022 at 11:10 AM
Is my fishing reel waterproof?
It's a very common misconception, subtly fueled by marketing. But no. Your fishing reel isn't waterproof. They are getting close though - but that...
Thu, 30 Jun, 2022 at 9:42 AM