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  1. JoeZeiter

    Help with a travel spinning rod base please!! Will pay $50 for a solution that works!!

    in case anyone was wondering, best idea went to styxchaser who had a really simple fix: If the fore grip is long enough, a good rod wrapper may be able to cut back the handle to eliminate the crack and sand down the blank to fit. Rod would be a little shorter but it would be better than...
  2. JoeZeiter

    Help with a travel spinning rod base please!! Will pay $50 for a solution that works!!

    agree 100%, best suggestion i had so far, was to just cut off the upper 3" of the base that include the split. The female end still has plenty of depth to take the 2" of the male end that go into it
  3. JoeZeiter

    Help with a travel spinning rod base please!! Will pay $50 for a solution that works!!

    lol, with 150 pound tuna pulling for an hour, and the torque on that end of the rod it will blow up
  4. JoeZeiter

    Help with a travel spinning rod base please!! Will pay $50 for a solution that works!!

    its a 2 piece rod, the broken piece part is where the insert of the long portion of the rod slips into.
  5. JoeZeiter

    Help with a travel spinning rod base please!! Will pay $50 for a solution that works!!

    Not sure if this is the correct site to post at, but I'm hoping someone here can help.... I own a bunch of travel spinning rods, about 3 yrs ago I was in panama and the base to my Temple Reef Black Devil 100 cracked on a big fish (must not have had the top inserted all the way) pics below...
  6. JoeZeiter

    What did everyone get at the Fred Hall shows?

    A little late to the party- but I’ve never been to the show- was curious as to the discounts..... about to buy a few new shimano Stella’s- prob a 10k and a 14k. Do they do any significant discounts at the show? Never been as was hoping someone could give some info. I’m guessing nothing...
  7. JoeZeiter

    Panama Rod Tubes on Copa Airlines

    2 Of checked in a few ice chests and a sportube 2 full of rods and spearguns out of sfo to David.... no charge. I think it depends on the agent.
  8. JoeZeiter

    Panama Rod Tubes on Copa Airlines

    I go down to panama and costa rica 2-3 times a year, often use copa. Someone replied "if the rod tube did not exceed 115 linear inches that it would still be considered a "Small sports equipment", which would substitute as one of your check baggage". This is correct, i also think length cannot...