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Offline Mark250GP

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Reel Seat Broken
« on: January 19, 2017, 10:55:34 AM »
Possibly not the correct forum but I have a D.A.M. Effzett spin with a broken reel seat.


Is it possible to repair or will the rod have to be chucked?


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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2017, 11:10:25 AM »
not familiar with the rod in question and its costs. best thing to do is to return it to the takle shop you purchased it or any other tackle shop (even for a second quote/opinion) and let them give you a quote for the repair job, consider the repair costs to a new one and decide the way forward.
on the other hand, strip it and pimp it with new spares, good fun.

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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2017, 11:17:29 AM »
Take it into Solly's in Booysens they can repair it
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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2017, 11:40:30 AM »
Take it into Solly's in Booysens they can repair it


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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2017, 11:58:32 AM »
Possibly not the correct forum but I have a D.A.M. Effzett spin with a broken reel seat.


Is it possible to repair or will the rod have to be chucked?

Bring it with to the social. Fishatic will be there... he's one of the best Rodbuilders in GP. He should be able to help you no problem.

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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2017, 12:10:24 PM »
Magic I shall.

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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2017, 12:19:34 PM »
Warning you are likely to walk away with 5 other new rods and a giant smile on your face

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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2017, 05:33:09 PM »
Warning you are likely to walk away with 5 other new rods and a giant smile on your face


 :corrct:  thanks for reminding me HP, think he does a good bass rod?  :creep: 
Fishatic is the best in my books.  :win:

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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2017, 11:36:15 AM »
Warning you are likely to walk away with 5 other new rods and a giant smile on your face


 :corrct:  thanks for reminding me HP, think he does a good bass rod?  :creep: 
Fishatic is the best in my books.  :win:

He fixed up some damn nice drop shot rods for me, pretty sure he could lower himself to helping out with a bass rod

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Re: Reel Seat Broken
« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2017, 11:09:34 PM »
Recently built myself a 7' (light) KR Concept baitcaster.....For bass.
Will bring it with.