Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
RPerry300WM, pop r, jellyworker, slugtooth, Sineypem
105929 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 86367
hopalong 78625
Pilothawk 75181
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 65087
FattyMcButterpants 60793
Derek 🐝 58510
Tritonman 57653
LoneStarSon® 53416
SkeeterRonnie 53015
facebook
Forum Stats
105929 Members
60 Forums
805012 Topics
10174406 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#10947716 - 06/29/15 08:13 PM My new rods rattle
stiener Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/14/08
Posts: 63
Loc: Como,Tx
I purchaced 2 new Shakespeare Ugly Stik Tiger rods for flathead fishing. They are 7' 1 piece medium heavy. They both have a rattle when you shake them. The rattle is coming from the two lower guides on both rods. I inspected the guides and eyes on both rods but nothing seems to be loose. What is causing the rattle? Any help would be appreciated!!

Top
#10952271 - 07/01/15 08:20 PM Re: My new rods rattle [Re: stiener]
Dicster Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/13/11
Posts: 291
Loc: Rendon, TX
Might wanna check the reel seat tightner. The ring of it could be loose

Top
#10952495 - 07/01/15 10:24 PM Re: My new rods rattle [Re: stiener]
J.StoneRepairs Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/03/13
Posts: 240
Loc: Waco
I've had rods that rattled before. I'm no rod expert though and they still caught tons of fish. Hope you find out what it is.

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide