The Solent Fishing Forums Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > Fishing Forums > Tackle Talk
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Broken rod tip Grauvell Technos VT4250
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Broken rod tip Grauvell Technos VT4250

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Message
Roger Wilkes View Drop Down
SFG Club Member
SFG Club Member


Joined: 08 December 2013
Location: Cosham
Status: Offline
Points: 29
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Roger Wilkes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Broken rod tip Grauvell Technos VT4250
    Posted: 12 January 2014 at 7:32pm
Hi, after letting loose with a Grauvelle Technos VT 4250, and its "in shop" action is replicated with a surfblaster 7000 18lb braid and tapered shockleader, with ease ie local beaches, i can achieve 30-40m more than my Sonik SK3 /greys 6 mag reel.
However, fishinf the combo for the first time at Gilbkicker yesterday 11th Jan, when upping to a 5oz from a 4oz cos of the weed/current the rod broke at the tip.The supplier LS&T have the rod and will get the top section replaced.Icould have upbgraded, but it to me and my purposes is such an incredible rod.
Any advice to eliminate the replacement failing the same other than stick to 4oz max.
Could I say re-inforce the tip /top section interface witha longer and shorter shrink sleeve.
Any alteration should not ideally be damaging to the crod INCASE the fix does not do the trick.
Thanks
Roger Wilkes
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down



This page was generated in 0.031 seconds.