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 Posted: Thu Aug 15th, 2019 06:00 pm
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Hi
Is it normal for the resin on the foot of the guide of a brand new rod to be cracked a bit. Is it something that will eventually happen?

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 Posted: Thu Aug 15th, 2019 08:18 pm
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It happened when the rod bent.

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 Posted: Thu Aug 15th, 2019 08:21 pm
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its not a resin as such.
more a varnish

yes it is common over time.

no need to worry about it

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 Posted: Thu Aug 15th, 2019 08:34 pm
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Ok

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 Posted: Fri Aug 16th, 2019 05:09 am
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Most of the guides on the rod make cracking or creaking sounds. So the person who installed the guides didnt put enough tension on the thread when he was wrapping the guides.

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 Posted: Tue Sep 10th, 2019 12:40 pm
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Was the rod locally built or repaired?

Reason I ask is because some local guys are Pratley Kraftex or similar resin which is like glass and very brittle. They should be using a flexible resin.

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 Posted: Tue Sep 10th, 2019 02:31 pm
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The font you are using reminds me of the mills and boons books my dad use to read. The poor old man was a little blind so he only took the books written in big font. He would smash out 10 books over a weekend :hyst:

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 Posted: Sun Sep 29th, 2019 06:43 am
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No I haven't repaired it, do not think it will cause any problems.

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