linesiderdemdnj

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  1. On my 6th warrantied pair of frogg togg helbenders and a 7th in the way
  2. As well as this year
  3. Ok, thanks.
  4. Is this still for sale?
  5. That’s a really good idea. Seems like this one was epoxied on because it was extremely stubborn with a flame on it.
  6. Got it. I think another thing I did wrong was I heated up the lower part of the tube in the tip. If I heat the actual tip where the ring is maybe that would not have applied such intense heat to the rod inside of the tube. I am almost considering having someone do it for me. I had a giglios take a tip off a rod one time, same company rod, and he ended up taking it off cleanly.
  7. I gotcha. Thank you
  8. Damn that sucks. So if a tip is epoxied on your only option is to cut the guide off?
  9. My other rod I want to fix most likely has epoxy also it’s the same exact rod as the one I just worked on
  10. Got it. Thanks mike. I have a new rod with an off center tip that I want to straighten out. I will do it this way. Would I be able to do this with a heat gun or hair dryer instead of a lighter?
  11. Thanks guys. I think the rod will be ok, put a tip on it and it feels fine. Asked one of my buddies about it and I def put way too much heat on it. Next time I will be more careful.
  12. Hey guys i found a chip in my top guide and thought I’d replace it today. I removed the old epoxy and threads, and applied heat with a lighter for a couple seconds. I got the guide to move around but it was not coming off. Let it sit and cool off and tried again, it again was able to rotate slightly but could not come off. Applied more heat and my rod basically melted at the tip. Needless to say I had to cut the darn thing off my rod, leaving the top and second guide uneven. ive tried to remove the top guide on a couple broken rods before to save as back ups and the same thing has happened. can someone tell me the exact procedure to so I know how to do this in the future? hoping my rod isn’t compromised. thanks
  13. Sorry dude, fishing took precedence this weekend. I was going to reply.
  14. Can I do the green one?