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#11472656 - 03/12/16 04:59 AM Replacing rod tip line guide.
Texjef84 Offline
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Registered: 12/21/13
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I'm thinking I can heat up the old one(on the metal) and slide it off w needle nose pliers and then glue the new one in place. I've glued a few on broken tips but never replaced one, I don't want to cut it off, any help would be appreciated.

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#11472736 - 03/12/16 07:19 AM Re: Replacing rod tip line guide. [Re: Texjef84]
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Originally Posted By: Texjef84
I'm thinking I can heat up the old one(on the metal) and slide it off w needle nose pliers and then glue the new one in place. I've glued a few on broken tips but never replaced one, I don't want to cut it off, any help would be appreciated.


Yes just use a lighter and heat it up a little and slide it off the rod tip...then glue the new one on...just don't heat it too much because you can damage the blank


Edited by 03svtsnakevert (03/12/16 07:20 AM)
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#11472883 - 03/12/16 09:11 AM Re: Replacing rod tip line guide. [Re: Texjef84]
BigRM Offline
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+1^^^ I Just did this to one of my rods.
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#11472910 - 03/12/16 09:21 AM Re: Replacing rod tip line guide. [Re: Texjef84]
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It does not take a lot of heat to soften the glue.
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#11473032 - 03/12/16 10:22 AM Re: Replacing rod tip line guide. [Re: Texjef84]
Texjef84 Offline
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I thought so but its always good to ask

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#11473469 - 03/12/16 04:22 PM Re: Replacing rod tip line guide. [Re: Texjef84]
Ledeez Offline
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Yep.. Use a lighter
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#11536108 - 04/11/16 10:27 PM Re: Replacing rod tip line guide. [Re: Texjef84]
Bassalong Offline
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Heat pull, heat pull, heat pull..... Be careful with the heat as it is pretty easy to fry the end of the rod inside the ferrule. I had one guy suggest hanging the rod /reel combo by the tip to provide a constant gentle pull as you heat the ferrule.

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