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#11068538 - 08/27/15 10:36 PM Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today...
LunkersTV Offline
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Registered: 08/09/15
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Wasn't too funny at the beginning but after watching the video its a pretty good laugh. Well had to edit this to let tall know I was sitting on a sand bar casting into 12' of water do I normally would have just went to the lure but it would have been a pain in the [censored] to do that so I tried the lazy way. And oh man was I frustrated by this point in the day.

Oh well it happens



Edited by LunkersTV (08/28/15 08:20 AM)
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#11068580 - 08/27/15 11:03 PM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
rxkid2001 Offline
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Registered: 01/26/11
Posts: 3924
Loc: Wishing I was in TX
Be happy, you get to go rod shopping fish

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#11068608 - 08/27/15 11:22 PM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
Doug R. Offline
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you kind of sound like Napoleon Dynamite
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#11068612 - 08/27/15 11:24 PM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
T54 Offline
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Registered: 12/05/07
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This should be a "How to" video on breaking rods.

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#11068614 - 08/27/15 11:26 PM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
OnEm247 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/15
Posts: 219
Loc: Tyler
Ummmm what did I just watch? Pretty clear as to why you don't pull a snag free like that.........good job on breaking your rod. Almost like you purposely did it.


Edited by OnEm247 (08/27/15 11:41 PM)

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#11068616 - 08/27/15 11:27 PM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
fish fear me Offline
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Registered: 03/05/11
Posts: 4025
Loc: North of Texas
Haha ... Ya did that all wrong.

I hoped you learn from your mistakes.

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#11068619 - 08/27/15 11:32 PM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
Brandon Dickenson Offline
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Registered: 09/01/04
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Wait, your reel broke?

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#11068672 - 08/28/15 02:04 AM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
scumfrogg Offline
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Registered: 11/22/08
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Failure on many levels lol
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#11068675 - 08/28/15 02:37 AM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
JailFisherman Offline
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Did you get your lure back?
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#11068679 - 08/28/15 02:56 AM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
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Loc: somervell county
Grabbed the rod in the middle and jerked while hung and it broke? Surprised? Nice videos of people doing stupid stuff so I can "armchair quarterback" their actions after the fact are always appreciated! :-)
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#11068680 - 08/28/15 04:12 AM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
Chasin Hogs Offline
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Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 2728
Loc: Earth
You fish with your trolling
motor up?

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#11068689 - 08/28/15 04:33 AM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
Cowtown Kid Offline
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Registered: 09/09/12
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Loc: Fort Worth
OUCH!

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#11068695 - 08/28/15 04:48 AM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1549
Loc: Texas
It did seem to break a bit easier than I'd expect.

But, it didn't help when you put the heel of your left hand up on the mid-length of the rod. It turned that point into a fulcrum.

The only analogy I can think of is how one might break a large branch or stick by bending it across your flexed knee to snap it. Instead of the pressure coming from one end, it suddenly gets doubled and focused on the fulcrum . . . from two levered ends. You inadvertently loaded up two pressures on the rod in a very concentrated area. Pop.

Still, I'm either a bit unimpressed with the rod, or super-impressed by your physical strength!

Brad

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#11068756 - 08/28/15 06:42 AM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
lipjerk Offline
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 2274
Loc: Lantana,Tx
I'm not sure I would have posted that video.

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#11068773 - 08/28/15 06:57 AM Re: Well here is the video of me snapping my rod today... [Re: LunkersTV]
basscat dad Offline
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Registered: 06/12/12
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Loc: savannah, texas
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