I feel your pain, Iíve busted my share of Dobyns and it hurts forking out $80.00 every time I break one. Iíve busted like 2-3 over 6 months. I swapped my last dobyns for $80.00 and it sits in my closet until it sells in the classified section.
R.I.P. Mike "pappy" "broken rod" Green born 07-16-62 on to better fishing 06-10-08.