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#11418409 - 02/16/16 05:05 PM Missing Rod Butt/Cap
Jkrez Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/19/14
Posts: 241
Loc: Kingwood, TX
I have a Houston era All-star that I absolutely love, but the rod butt/cap thing came off a while ago and now it's awkward to fish with. I've seen some guys use those big padded rod butts, but when I google it I either get big tuna rig sized stuff, or literally butts holding rods (which are really nice bikinis usually).

Can anyone recommend either a replacement rod butt or one of the big padded ones?

Do yall like the padded ones? Pros? Cons?

Thank you

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#11418449 - 02/16/16 05:25 PM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: Jkrez]
Reel Time Rods Lake Fork Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 999
Loc: Lake Fork
We have them in stock you can call me # below

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#11418477 - 02/16/16 05:42 PM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: Reel Time Rods Lake Fork]
rkd Offline
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Registered: 09/15/03
Posts: 695
Thanks jkrez for the post-I have the exact same rod and same problem. I think the blank is actually poking a little through so I am glad to know where I can buy a replacement now Reel Time. I'm assuming it's a glue-on type deal??

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#11418513 - 02/16/16 05:57 PM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: Jkrez]
CrazyCajun Offline
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Registered: 01/31/13
Posts: 883
Loc: lindale
you can get them thru any rod builder or look up the different styles on mudhole.com
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#11418805 - 02/16/16 07:57 PM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: Jkrez]
Old Tracker Offline
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Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 73
Loc: Valley View TX
You can also use rubber cane or crutch feet; they are easiest to glue on with a paste type epoxy like PC11

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#11419361 - 02/17/16 06:26 AM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: Jkrez]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12598
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
This is off the subject but have you seen the slip on rod butt cap that Shaw Grigsby uses on his rods? They look bulky and heavy to me but whoever makes them is one of his sponsors so he has one on every rod.

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#11419384 - 02/17/16 06:38 AM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: rkd]
Reel Time Rods Lake Fork Offline
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Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 999
Loc: Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: rkd
Thanks jkrez for the post-I have the exact same rod and same problem. I think the blank is actually poking a little through so I am glad to know where I can buy a replacement now Reel Time. I'm assuming it's a glue-on type deal??


Yes but we have many styles

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#11419399 - 02/17/16 06:46 AM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: Jkrez]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12598
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Go see Ron, he can fix you up.

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#11419577 - 02/17/16 07:45 AM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: Jkrez]
Lucky Al Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/17/04
Posts: 2386
Loc: Rio Grande Valley
Get the crutch tips at walmart.

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#11420198 - 02/17/16 11:36 AM Re: Missing Rod Butt/Cap [Re: Lucky Al]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
Posts: 8106
Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
Originally Posted By: Lucky Al
Get the crutch tips at walmart.
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