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#12390398 - 08/17/17 09:04 PM Transporting long rods
steve_twice Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/28/03
Posts: 314
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Looking to add a 7-4 or 7-6 cranking rod to my collection but wondering how you guys transport them in a pickup ... diagonal in cab with window down? In the bed and hope for the best? As much as these things cost it makes me nervous taking chances with stuff sliding around in the bed.

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#12390519 - 08/17/17 10:24 PM Re: Transporting long rods [Re: steve_twice]
jbobo Offline
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Registered: 02/26/13
Posts: 2793
Loc: springtown,tx.
Put a reel cover and rod sock on them and secure stuff in the bed of the truck if you don't have a boat.
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#12391237 - 08/18/17 12:34 PM Re: Transporting long rods [Re: steve_twice]
psycho0819 Offline
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Registered: 03/27/05
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Loc: Kaufman
Or get a piece of appropriate diameter/length PVC to put the rod in during transport.
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#12391330 - 08/18/17 01:30 PM Re: Transporting long rods [Re: steve_twice]
Searsay Offline
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Registered: 07/26/12
Posts: 238
Loc: Lewisville TX
Conduit carrier kit - if you can fit it somewhere - don't go 8" unless you want to spend a mint on the PVC pie though.

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_7?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=conduit+carrier+kit&sprefix=conduit%2Caps%2C158&crid=AF8XKOMELVCM

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#12392307 - 08/19/17 08:35 AM Re: Transporting long rods [Re: steve_twice]
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Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1450
Loc: Richland-Chambers
Pull the reels and slide the rods in a PVC pipe. Glue one end cap, and let the other end be a push on/push off cap.
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#12392686 - 08/19/17 04:47 PM Re: Transporting long rods [Re: steve_twice]
skeeterK Offline
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Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 297
Loc: Stagecoach, TX
For me with my 5.5 ft pickup bed I use a racket type strap across the bed rails about 12 inches before the tail gate. Lay the rods down on a pad near the cab and then use rubber bands to hold each rod to the strap. The rod tips clear the tailgate by 2-3 inches and don't ever touch it. That's my setup for heading to the coast for saltwater relaxation.

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