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#12592367 - 01/23/18 03:37 PM Carrot Stix
MATTSUEY Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/05/09
Posts: 1501
Loc: Abilene
let me start by saying i actually have 4 or 5 carrot stix rods,and i have been reasonably happy with them.I however broke 1 last spring and tried to utilize their "awesome" warranty. I contacted them,sent the broke rod,and even had the oppurtunity to upgrade for 20 bucks so i did,that was July 6th,i STILL have not received my replacement rod, and have contacted them monthly to ask, where in the hell is it? supposedly they are having trouble receiving line guides, they could have sent someone to China in a canoe and had them back by now. I would not recommend Carrot Stix if you're looking to purchase based on warranty,just FYI

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#12592416 - 01/23/18 04:13 PM Re: Carrot Stix [Re: MATTSUEY]
Huckleberry Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 10/10/07
Posts: 18044
Loc: Lake Gaston, VA
I bought one years ago, broke it the first time I set the hook.

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#12592469 - 01/23/18 04:48 PM Re: Carrot Stix [Re: MATTSUEY]
MATTSUEY Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/05/09
Posts: 1501
Loc: Abilene
i can guarantee ya i'll never buy another 1!

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#12593115 - 01/24/18 12:54 AM Re: Carrot Stix [Re: MATTSUEY]
MinMirny Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/21/17
Posts: 86
Loc: Austin, TX
Thank you guys for sharing!
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Light tackle carp fishing vet.
Ghost carp PB: 12 lb
Carp total 2018: 265
Cats total 2018: 14
Turtles: 33
Other 2018 numbers:
Rod+reel lost to carp 1
Rod+reel lost recovered
(with fish on) 1

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#12602684 - 01/30/18 04:09 PM Re: Carrot Stix [Re: MATTSUEY]
pm0084 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/30/18
Posts: 16
I had a similar experience...not the best to deal with for sure. I am sure others may disagree, so I am only speaking from my experiences, but the best customer service and warranty I have used is with Abu Garcia rods. One was a defect and the other was my fault, they replaced both...and quick. They made a customer for life IMO.

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#12604458 - 01/31/18 06:41 PM Re: Carrot Stix [Re: pm0084]
MinMirny Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/21/17
Posts: 86
Loc: Austin, TX
Originally Posted By: pm0084
I had a similar experience...not the best to deal with for sure. I am sure others may disagree, so I am only speaking from my experiences, but the best customer service and warranty I have used is with Abu Garcia rods. One was a defect and the other was my fault, they replaced both...and quick. They made a customer for life IMO.

Same here, with Okuma. Great experience with warranty rod replacement.
BTW had a huge disappointment with Abu rod in a past: lost HUGE fish. The rod was 30-50 lb, the line 30 lb, and the rod broke, with a terrible crash sound(!). Trophy fish gone..
I know those modern bass rods are totally different animals, but something prevents me from buying Abu rods ever since.
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Light tackle carp fishing vet.
Ghost carp PB: 12 lb
Carp total 2018: 265
Cats total 2018: 14
Turtles: 33
Other 2018 numbers:
Rod+reel lost to carp 1
Rod+reel lost recovered
(with fish on) 1

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#12625393 - 02/13/18 09:24 AM Re: Carrot Stix [Re: MATTSUEY]
DNA Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/19/11
Posts: 121
I had one carrot stik and was quite happy with it, but it was broken when I set hook.

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#12638245 - 02/20/18 06:41 PM Re: Carrot Stix [Re: MATTSUEY]
Nick From Minnesota Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/23/11
Posts: 119
Loc: Blaine, MN
I bought 2 XH carrot stix a while back and both of them, the eyelets broke. Brother bought 2 as well, both of his eyelets broke. Bought some nice replacement eyelets off of Jann's and probably my favorite rod to use, period.

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