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Fish Rod shipping online

Post by sgpu » Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:21 pm

anyone care to share their fish rod purchase online experience?

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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by dBs™ » Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:38 pm

I am the odd one who will try to avoid doing online purchases whenever possible.

Unless it is really not available locally and I m in a desperate state of "must have",
will not engage in online purchase.

Whats more ... rod ?
Never never for me ... I need to feel the rod in my hands and better still ...
fit it to my reel to decide if it is a good match before making a commitment to buy ;p

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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by Streetmonkey » Thu Apr 26, 2012 4:38 pm

Honestly I aso abit scare. In case of defact, warranty issue. N shipping sometime is nearly half of the cost of reel

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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by Peace » Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:08 pm

Yes, warranty issue is a concern. You'd probably have to pay for the shipping to send the item back which may not be worth the cost. Rods takes quite a bit of shipping dimension(cost) and are fragile so you must ensure the seller packs them in sturdy packaging.

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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by sgpu » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:56 am

decided to go ahead with it.
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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by Peace » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:56 pm

Good luck with the purchase, hope you can do a little review for us on your new rod when it arrives. :grin:

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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by sgpu » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:31 pm

i don't know how to write reviews, lacking of all the adjectives. learn the word parabolic from you. =) . . . thanks ar . . .

bought on friday 27th april, reached me today 30th april. shipping was about $50odd USD. comes in hard casing. not very satisfied with the delivery though.

there are impact marks on the casing. and the rod wasn't bubbled-wrapped. will bring it out for a few cast tomorrow and hopefully it is fine.

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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by Streetmonkey » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:49 pm

At least still arrive in 1 piece lol. Anyway, have fun...

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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by Streetmonkey » Tue May 01, 2012 6:24 pm

Wtb wad rod u ordered?

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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by sgpu » Wed May 02, 2012 9:17 pm

light jigging rod
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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by sgpu » Mon May 14, 2012 1:26 pm

i purchased a rod online from samurai tackle.
it reached me intact in a piece. put to test. so i guess its safe to buy, and air freight fish rod.
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Re: Fish Rod shipping online

Post by teamilk » Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:21 pm

bought 2 berkley rods and 1 daiwa rod online ages ago.
both arrived in good condition with acceptable packaging.

gave 1 berkley to my friend. used both and worked fine for me.
so far so good.

only flaw is that it took quite sometime before i received the items.

it's always safer to check the seller's background and popularity. also, read the comments on the seller, esp the bad comments.
also, it's always better to compare with local tackle shops to compare the pricing. sometimes, the item cost + shipping cost is the same as buying from local tackle shops. :)

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