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#10893091 - 06/03/15 04:17 PM guide insert repair?
lizardfliper Offline
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Registered: 02/05/09
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has anyone ever used a dab of super glue or fingernail polish on a chipped ceramic insert? ive got a very small chip in one of my spinning rod guides and it is out of the way. it will most likley never effect the line but was just curious if anyone had ever had any luck with chipped ceramic inserts.
Thanks in advance guys! cheers

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#10893334 - 06/03/15 05:44 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
senko9S Offline
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Registered: 10/15/03
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just replace the guide, its really easy
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#10893547 - 06/03/15 07:28 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
Josh Fulton Offline
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Loc: The Vine
What is a really good brand of guide David?
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#10893926 - 06/03/15 09:55 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
Bassalong Offline
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Registered: 02/08/05
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Loc: Iowa
Super Glue Gel may work for a temporary repair while you're waiting to get a new one.

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#10895697 - 06/04/15 03:24 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
lizardfliper Offline
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thanks guys, i will try to dab a little something on it. its not bad enough for me to justifiy spending money on it. i believe its so far on the back side that the line will never touch it. i think it is just a mental thing for me lol

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#10895716 - 06/04/15 03:31 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
slshaneus Offline
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Registered: 03/05/10
Posts: 372
no matter where it is the line will hit it on the cast.......better to just replace it.......look on youtube for some videos showing you how

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#10898556 - 06/05/15 08:32 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
lizardfliper Offline
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The guide in question

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#10898626 - 06/05/15 09:07 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Looks like the front side I the stripper guide. The stripper and tip...the two most important. If the rod is worth the money, have it repaired. If not, well...don't. Lol.

Doesn't look like it is in a place to really cause issues. The line isn't hitting it there often, if at all. But, I'd hate to have that be line and lose a fish it expensive lure because the line was cut by it.
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#10898631 - 06/05/15 09:09 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
As for brands? Fuji is the industry standard. PacBay is another. Fuji guides are readily available.
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#10898639 - 06/05/15 09:12 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
CAbaylor2014 Offline
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Loc: Waco, TX
Just replace the guide, you'll be happy you did and it's not that expensive. I do not know where you're located, but if you are anywhere near Austin send me a PM. I build custom rods and do rod repair.
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#10899511 - 06/06/15 01:01 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
lizardfliper Offline
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I'm in Northeast texas cabaylor but thanks for the offer sir. Steezmacqueen I will tell you this much, that guide didn't booger up my line today because I couldn't get any of them knot headed fork fish to bit my worm! Lol

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#10899578 - 06/06/15 01:52 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
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Costs like 10-15 bucks to change it out

Not worth the risk to me
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#10899838 - 06/06/15 04:30 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
txmasterpo Offline
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If your at Fork go by reeltime rods at Pope's..... Ron will fix it for like 12$
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#10903795 - 06/08/15 04:21 PM Re: guide insert repair? [Re: lizardfliper]
lizardfliper Offline
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Thanks txmasterpo, reeltime rods is by pops boat ramp right? Im going to go by and see him for sure.

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