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Repairing Rod Tips Please Help

Old 06-17-2010, 04:52 PM
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Default Repairing Rod Tips Please Help

I hada couple broken rod tips ive been trying to fix and found i cant do it myself. I ordered the tips and glue from cabelas but it diddnt last long. Is there anywhere i can bring my rods to be repaired?
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Old 06-19-2010, 12:36 PM
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I just got done fixing 2 rods...to me they are easy so let me go through the steps on how I do it..

A. Go to Walmart and buy the cheapest tip kit ..it will come with 3 different sizes.3.00 by Berkley { -;

B.If the tips don't fit ,carefully take a pair of wire cutters and snip off no more than 1/8 inch at a time until you find a tip that fits snuggly.
C. With a lighter, heat up the plastic sealent that comes with the 3.00 tip kit.
D. When melted hot, spin rod tip in the hot plastic...
E. Put the tip on the rod and line up carefully..

Let cool..and I've never had one come off. Hope this helps ...repaired 2 this summer already.

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Old 06-19-2010, 06:40 PM
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I myself fix my rod tip ,i went to wal-mart bought the tip then came home found what tip work.I to had to snip off the tip till i founf one that fit then i just took super glue put inside the tip then put it on the rod never had a problem with it again .
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