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#2115225 - 12/23/09 09:28 AM
Strikemaster Solo Video - How-to, Recoil Fix
rufishin Offline
IceLeaders.com Family

Registered: 03/05/03
Posts: 34
Loc: mn
Strikemaster asked to have the following video posted to help those of you out who have a Strikemaster Solo.

Hope it helps.
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#2115269 - 12/23/09 09:55 AM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: rufishin]
Northlander Offline
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Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 24251
Loc: Duluth Mn./Superior, Wi.
Sad that Strikemaster has these issues with their new Solo but its good to see they are all over the place trying to help people resolve the issue. They always have stood behind their products and customer service is the game of the game.

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#2115315 - 12/23/09 10:17 AM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: Northlander]
croixflats Offline
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Registered: 04/27/08
Posts: 5058
Loc: land or sea
I was thinking the same thing and StikeMaster's dedication is a win win across the board for ice anglers.


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#2115425 - 12/23/09 11:19 AM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: croixflats]
&JAG Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 426
Loc: Near the Bluffs
Still going to one get one! They have taking care of my family for years now. Cy and the crew in Big Lake are awesome! Oh and let me not forget there products are #1.

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#2115467 - 12/23/09 11:41 AM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: Todd_J]
joneshat11 Offline
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Registered: 04/11/02
Posts: 416
Loc: MN-Minnesota
I had mine go out on my Solo while prefishing during the NAIFC tournament this last weekend. Brought it to Strikemaster yesterday and that's how they fixed it. There was even a guy there putting new Solos in boxes to sell and was doing the same as the above video before putting them into a box.
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#2115508 - 12/23/09 12:07 PM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: joneshat11]
polarsusd81 Online   content
Sr HSO Family

Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 4148
Loc: Blaine, MN
Kevin Winkler is on the Strikemaster Pro Staff and does all of their photography and videography. Pretty sure it is legit.
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#2115718 - 12/23/09 03:03 PM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: rufishin]
magicstix Offline
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Registered: 01/30/04
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Kudos for Strikemaster stepping up and addressing the problem right away and not brushing it under the rug and hoping that it goes away. Quality Customer Service, thats what I like about SM.

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#2115786 - 12/23/09 04:10 PM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: harvey lee]
BartmanMN Offline
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Registered: 02/15/07
Posts: 3227
Loc: Hanover, MN
Good video. Easy fix.
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#2115845 - 12/23/09 05:04 PM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: Phred52]
Ed Carlson Offline
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Registered: 12/16/99
Posts: 8869
Loc: A van, down by the river.
Great new ice auger...with a minor hit and miss bug...no big deal.

I'm a long time Jiffy guy, but my next new ice auger will be a StikeMaster.

Ed "Backwater Eddy" Carlson ~ ~ ><,sUMo,> ~ ><CD
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#2116062 - 12/23/09 07:17 PM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: Ed Carlson]
Bigslugger Offline
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Registered: 12/09/08
Posts: 795
Loc: Silver Creek, MN
Thanks for the video. I will be doing this to mine tomorrow
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#2116089 - 12/23/09 07:38 PM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: Bigslugger]
&JAG Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 426
Loc: Near the Bluffs
Big Slugger, which one did you end up with anyway? Going to pick my new one up in 12 hours smile It was tough to see the old one get sold this afternoon. But, for $275 and a good 9 years of use I'm ok with it.

Good Video I will too do this to mine...

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UND Fighting Sioux Hockey... enough said.





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#2141667 - 01/10/10 07:58 PM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: &JAG]
Phred52 Offline
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Registered: 08/11/03
Posts: 1352
Loc: Where ever I is.
KUDOS to Strikemaster!! A real stand-up Minnesota company!Phred52

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#2141816 - 01/10/10 09:01 PM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: Phred52]
holmsvc Offline
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Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 392
Loc: ND
Well I had this issue on Saturday. I sure wish I would have watched this before going to a little lake 70 miles from home. It was a good thing another guy out there let me borrow his to cut holes.
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#2142188 - 01/11/10 07:34 AM
Re: Strikemaster Solo Video - Recoil [Re: holmsvc]
TylerS Offline
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Registered: 11/28/07
Posts: 1616
Loc: Fargo, ND
I just bought mine this weekend and have only ran it in the garage. I think I might do this as a sort of "pre-emptive" measure, just in case...

God, it's good to be in the frozen tundra!

2009 King of the Cats Champion
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