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#10895007 - 06/04/15 11:39 AM does anyone know anyone in the fishing rod repair business?
poverty Offline
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Registered: 06/13/09
Posts: 62
Loc: up in the air
question... off topic guys... does anyone know someone that fixes the guides on the rod? please point me into the right direction... thanks again... " for some reason the first eye on my rod has like a chip in it... so overtime i get ready to throw a jig it cuts my braided line... "
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#10895027 - 06/04/15 11:44 AM Re: does anyone know anyone in the fishing rod repair business? [Re: poverty]
musiclife_7 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/14
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Loc: Wylie, TX
you can fix it yourself. Academy among other places has kits available to do that. Pretty simple actually. Might want to try that before paying someone.

If not, there are plenty of custom rod companies that will fix it for ya

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#10895036 - 06/04/15 11:48 AM Re: does anyone know anyone in the fishing rod repair business? [Re: musiclife_7]
poverty Offline
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really don't have to much time to mess with it... is this a common issue with defective rods? anyone local anyone knows?
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#10895141 - 06/04/15 12:27 PM Re: does anyone know anyone in the fishing rod repair business? [Re: poverty]
musiclife_7 Offline
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the eye is typically a plastic insert into the metal ring. You probably dropped it or hit it on something to chip it. It literally takes less than 5 mins to fix. Cut off the old one and slide a new one on with glue....let it sit for a day and you are good.

Broken/chipped eyes/guides are very common. Some people are harder on their equipment than others. Imagine being a fishing guide and your customers stepping all over your rods and such....it happens to the best of us. We fix it and move on.

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#10896505 - 06/04/15 09:39 PM Re: does anyone know anyone in the fishing rod repair business? [Re: poverty]
poverty Offline
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got it fixed... thanks again guys!
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#10896520 - 06/04/15 09:46 PM Re: does anyone know anyone in the fishing rod repair business? [Re: poverty]
McKinneyLonghorn Offline
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Registered: 05/31/13
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Originally Posted By: CTRboy
got it fixed... thanks again guys!


Did you use one of the kits from Academy? If so, which one. Just wondering since I am sure I will need to replace a guide ay some point.

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