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#12852610 - 08/03/18 04:05 PM Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods!
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Edited by krazy kris (08/03/18 04:06 PM)

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#12852667 - 08/03/18 05:01 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
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Learn how to land a fish.
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#12852740 - 08/03/18 06:28 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
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#12852764 - 08/03/18 06:57 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
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Lol that's 2 on 2 trips. These breaks are on the hooksets. He just got the new one last night. This was his first fish with the new rod. I'm a huge all star fan, but this is ridiculous.

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#12854948 - 08/06/18 08:03 AM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: ChuChu1]
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Originally Posted By: ChuChu1
Learn how to land a fish.

+1... you don’t reel a fish all the way to the tip eye and pull them in.
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#12854958 - 08/06/18 08:09 AM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
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you don't grab the middle of the blank and flip them in either.

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#12855107 - 08/06/18 10:22 AM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
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Lol this has happened on the hooksets both times! Did y'all not watch the video?

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#12855189 - 08/06/18 11:40 AM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
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All Star Rods are just cheap Chinese carp anyway. Academy licensed the name several years ago. They are not the same rods us old guys use.
Might as well buy the cheaper Academy brand rod, it is basically the exact same rod with a different finish.

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#12855284 - 08/06/18 12:45 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: 9094]
krazy kris Offline
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Originally Posted By: 9094
All Star Rods are just cheap Chinese carp anyway. Academy licensed the name several years ago. They are not the same rods us old guys use.
Might as well buy the cheaper Academy brand rod, it is basically the exact same rod with a different finish.


Really? That sucks I've got some older all star rods that are my favorite rods.

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#12855295 - 08/06/18 01:04 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
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Originally Posted By: krazy kris
Lol this has happened on the hooksets both times! Did y'all not watch the video?
Watching the video I am amazed you have any rods that are NOT broken. The way you are boating your fish, you are putting all the stress on one point of the rod, and a point designed to be rigid and not bend.

That said, you can't see how your buddy's rod broke in the video. A broken rod on the first fish is an anomaly no matter how you are handling it.
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#12855488 - 08/06/18 03:31 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
ChuChu1 Offline
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Originally Posted By: krazy kris
Lol this has happened on the hooksets both times! Did y'all not watch the video?


The first fish you landed damaged the rod. It was only a matter of time before it broke. It's not the rod, it's the abuse.
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#12855489 - 08/06/18 03:32 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
Huckleberry Offline
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just say no to rod abuse!

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#12855543 - 08/06/18 04:08 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: krazy kris]
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Well, I feel dumber for having wasted 4 minutes of my life watching that. I guess I don’t understand the “video 15oz fish” crazy that’s happening these days and then calling it a movie. rolleyes

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#12855557 - 08/06/18 04:24 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: ChuChu1]
krazy kris Offline
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Hey chuchu1 Watch the dang video. This is not me that had the rod break. it was my buddy and this was the first fish he caught with that purple all star rod lol.


Edited by krazy kris (08/06/18 04:24 PM)

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#12855574 - 08/06/18 04:33 PM Re: Don't buy the purple all star team casting rods! [Re: COFF]
krazy kris Offline
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Originally Posted By: COFF
Originally Posted By: krazy kris
Lol this has happened on the hooksets both times! Did y'all not watch the video?
Watching the video I am amazed you have any rods that are NOT broken. The way you are boating your fish, you are putting all the stress on one point of the rod, and a point designed to be rigid and not bend.

That said, you can't see how your buddy's rod broke in the video. A broken rod on the first fish is an anomaly no matter how you are handling it.

All my rods are in pretty good shape and have been around a while. I don't know what you guys do with your rods but I use the carp out of mine and they are still doing just fine.
As far as my buddies this was his 2nd purple all star in 2 days! I don't know if they might have been damaged when they were shipped to the store or what but I won't be buying any.


Edited by krazy kris (08/06/18 04:34 PM)

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