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#10951000 - 07/01/15 10:04 AM Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace....
Fish Killer Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
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Well I pulled a dumb-arse move the other day and ended up breaking about 8" off my weightless/dropshot bait cast rod

It was an Original Champion series Dobyn's with the Lamiglass blank.

This thing was perfect as it had one of the best tips for casting and working a bait, but the flex and strength of the rod was so perfect for these applications.

Going to be a tough road to find a replacement. Seems like most rod companies are going away from different action tips with standard weight blanks.
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#10951015 - 07/01/15 10:13 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
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I'll bet Gary will fix you up.
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#10951025 - 07/01/15 10:18 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
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may it rest in pieces......sorry for your loss.
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#10951065 - 07/01/15 10:37 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: fouzman]
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Originally Posted By: fouzman
I'll bet Gary will fix you up.


That blank is what made this one soo good, and they don't offer it anymore...
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#10951067 - 07/01/15 10:39 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: musiclife_7]
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Originally Posted By: musiclife_7
may it rest in pieces......sorry for your loss.



I like what you did there!

And yes she will be severely missed. That was a senko/fluke chunking thing of beauty..
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#10951093 - 07/01/15 10:52 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
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I feel your pain! I had an old Pinnacle rod that to me was absolutely perfect for senko/fluke or tiny little finesse jigs. It was a MH rod but very light for a MH. I broke it this spring and have yet to find anything close. Everything I have found so far is just not right. I ended up buying the new Pinnacle that they list for this application but it's just not the same action.

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#10951159 - 07/01/15 11:16 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
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Originally Posted By: Fish Killer
Originally Posted By: fouzman
I'll bet Gary will fix you up.


That blank is what made this one soo good, and they don't offer it anymore...


Maybe you could have a custom rod made from that Lamiglass blank.

http://www.mudhole.com/Rod-Building/Lamiglas

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#10951172 - 07/01/15 11:22 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
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8"??? It looked like just the tip broke off? Had it been broken before?
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#10951214 - 07/01/15 11:43 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
David Welcher Offline
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Pete, did you step on it ?

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#10951216 - 07/01/15 11:45 AM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
reed35 Offline
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Try Dave at Custom Angle, 903-440-0044. He has blanks like you want.
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#10951291 - 07/01/15 12:20 PM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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I sold a 6'10" MH kistler mag that I loved for small t-rigs and flukes wish I would of kept her.

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#10951337 - 07/01/15 12:38 PM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
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Registered: 03/23/09
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We used to build a casting senko/fluke rod that blank was made by laming lass. They no longer make that model and it was TRULY my favorite rod. I been able to get it close with different blanks but not ever the perfect match. I feel your pain fish killer.

Broke mine in the famous ceiling fan prepping for a tourney.
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#10951351 - 07/01/15 12:45 PM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: SKEETER_MAN_225]
Fish Killer Offline
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Originally Posted By: SKEETER_MAN_225
8"??? It looked like just the tip broke off? Had it been broken before?


Replaced the tip but never broken before. Broke down below the 2nd eye. Might be a little closer to 6" but either way the action is toast.
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#10951906 - 07/01/15 05:15 PM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
deadeyedaniel Offline
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Registered: 07/08/10
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Try a g loomis mag med. Shaky head rod it has great action and can cast flukes and senkos a mile and a half

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#10951933 - 07/01/15 05:28 PM Re: Broke a rod that going to be tough to replace.... [Re: Fish Killer]
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You weren't doing a hook set demonstration at Fun N Sun were you? smile lol
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