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Rod repair near Mckinney area? #13232526 08/01/19 05:37 PM
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Fishin World is a looong way south. Would like to save some time both ways if possible. I had a guide insert pop out at the rod tip. TIA.


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Re: Rod repair near Mckinney area? [Re: i-Fish] #13232633 08/01/19 07:34 PM
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Re: Rod repair near Mckinney area? [Re: i-Fish] #13232706 08/01/19 08:52 PM
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Get a replacement tip at Academy and look up how to replace online. The tip is a DIY project if you want.


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Re: Rod repair near Mckinney area? [Re: i-Fish] #13232773 08/01/19 10:07 PM
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You can get the tip and or guides at Barlows Tackle on 75 in Richardson. They can tell you how to do it and might even put the tip on for you.


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Re: Rod repair near Mckinney area? [Re: i-Fish] #13238378 08/07/19 01:33 AM
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Thx fellas. Decided to give it a go myself. However, how the heck do I know what size tip I need? 6 outta fit but I don’t know what these other numbers indicate?... [Linked Image]


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Re: Rod repair near Mckinney area? [Re: bronco71] #13238513 08/07/19 04:57 AM
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Originally Posted by bronco71
You can get the tip and or guides at Barlows Tackle on 75 in Richardson. They can tell you how to do it and might even put the tip on for you.


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Re: Rod repair near Mckinney area? [Re: i-Fish] #13238808 08/07/19 02:37 PM
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At Barlow's they will usually fit the tip for you and install it. It is likely that it is a 5.5, 6 or 6.5 and I think these are the sizes that come in the Fuji 3 guide set sold online and at some Academy's.
Fuji Micro Tip Repair Kit You will also need one of the glue sticks.
Also, you can contact your rod manufacturer and they can tell you what size for that model.


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