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muskiehunter369

broken rod.

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i have a st.croix muskie rod, and the reel holder part or what ever you call it has come lose so that you can spin it around the rod under it. the warranty has run out on it and i would rather not pay 50 bucks plus shipping to fix it if i could fix it myself. HELP! dose anyone know how to fix this.

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If it is a cork handle, this will be a little bit more difficult to fix, as the handle will have to be taken off. If it is a wood handle, which I doubt since it sounds like a store bought model, it could be heated to melt the epoxy. I would probably go with trying to remove the cork by cutting it off, and then when you get to the actual rod blank using sand paper to remove any remaining cork and epoxy. After that it is a matter of putting a new handle and reel seat on, which isn't terribly difficult, but you need to know what you are doing for sure. If you want more info feel free to email me andylori_1@msn.com

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Shoot me an email. I think I can help you out some without cutting any handle off..

hammerintravtime@yahoo.com

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i have a way to fix it without cutting handle. i have had that happen before as well. IT is a quite lengthy process. I can type it but it alot to type but i can do it or i can call you. ike

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