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Bigryno7
LSU Fan
Nola
Member since Jun 2009
948 posts

Rod modification
Can anyone recommend someone in the NOLA area that can modify a rod for me? I have a certain rod that I love, but the handle is entirely too long. I want them to take off about 1.5” and add a little weight to balance it.


Saskwatch
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Feb 2016
9002 posts

re: Rod modification
Maybe cut to desired length and affix this to end needing new cap?

Weighted butt cap
This post was edited on 8/13 at 11:21 am


TheDrunkenTigah
Syracuse Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2011
16227 posts

re: Rod modification
It wouldn't be a terrible DIY job but cutting a graphite blank and/or handle can be a little sketchy without the right tools and a little experience.

OP I would call Chag's or Puglia's and see who they recommend. They don't advertise rod repair but I imagine they will know some custom builders in the area who would be glad to do it.


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joeyp
LSU Fan
destrehan,la
Member since Nov 2008
127 posts

re: Rod modification
try swampland tackle in houma. He's supposed to be opening up a storefront soon. He was working out of his shop at his house. Hes done a great job on repairs for me and builds some killer custom rods.


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Wtodd
Missouri Fan
Tampa, FL
Member since Oct 2013
55346 posts

re: Rod modification
I'm not a rod building guy but I cut off 2" of rod yesterday and then recapped the end. Use a hacksaw with a new blade.


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Finchboyz
LSU Fan
Choclate city
Member since May 2018
209 posts

re: Rod modification
Professional sport shop on Julia street.


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LSUlefty
LSU Fan
Youngsville, LA
Member since Dec 2007
22625 posts

re: Rod modification
Thought about doing something similar with my Falcon Spinning rod since I fish out of a kayak.


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YOURADHERE
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2006
6113 posts

re: Rod modification
Zook Rods is in Westwego, he can probably help. 504-408-1622


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