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Offline Barbarossa13

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Where to get old fishing rod refurbished?
« on: December 07, 2017, 08:00:55 PM »
Evening folks-
My grandpa recently gave me one of his old fishing rods.  It appears to be an old bamboo, octagonal rod.  From googling it I think itís a nippon fishing tackle rod.  Itís in pretty rough shape, missing a few eyes and the varnish is peeling.  Iíd love to get it touched up and hang it on the wall.  Does anyone know where I could get this done?  I found a guy on the east coast but would like to keep it local.  Thanks for your time.

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Re: Where to get old fishing rod refurbished?
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2017, 08:46:18 PM »
This guy is in Lake Stevens.

https://www.gregscustomrods.com/
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Re: Where to get old fishing rod refurbished?
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2017, 12:48:05 PM »
Thanks Igor!
Have you ever worked with that shop? Iíll call them soon, thanks again.

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Re: Where to get old fishing rod refurbished?
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2017, 03:49:26 PM »
Thanks Igor!
Have you ever worked with that shop? Iíll call them soon, thanks again.

I have, Greg is the owner and he knows his stuff.  His shop is located in downtown Lake Stevens.
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Re: Where to get old fishing rod refurbished?
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2017, 04:38:37 PM »
Greg has a pretty good reputation from what I've heard also.
 
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Re: Where to get old fishing rod refurbished?
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2017, 04:52:57 PM »
Another vote for Gregís- they fixed up a rod for me this year and is was very nicely done.
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Re: Where to get old fishing rod refurbished?
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2017, 08:55:42 PM »
Thanks for all the replies folks! Dropped grandpas old rod off this morning at Gregís, canít wait to pick it up!

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Re: Where to get old fishing rod refurbished?
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2017, 09:21:04 PM »
Good luck on grandpas old fishing rod restoration Barbarossa13.

Not meaning to thread jack but Im on a similar subject. I have two Tica fishing rods. One has a broken tip. Another needs a guide replaced. I know i have not had good luck with these poles. Both are almost new but dont want to deal with warantee so looking for a rod repair guy in Pierce or Thurston county. Any thoughts anyone? Thank for the help
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