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Rod Clamp

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Hi guys,

do you have any recommendation for rod clamps? I find it kinda weird to leave the rod leaning on the railing, will this cause damage to the rod?

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It depends on the design of the railing we're talking about here. Take the railing of BJT for example, the top beam of the the railing can be hard for a clamp to grip on due to its width and round profile. Clamping can cause damage to the railing as well so I guess it may not be the best way thing to use.

For BJT railing, you can simply use a short length of pvc pipe and slot at a 45 degrees angle in topmost gap of the railing and secure with bicycle ropes or cable tie. You should be able to see quite a few anglers using this method there. :)

Leaning the rod against the railing is a bad idea, it can damage your line and rod if a big fish decides to take your line. If left unsecured, wind can easily topple your rod too.

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hi peace,

its me again. This time i come with a bad news. Leaning the rod against the railing is a bad idea, it can damage your line and rod if a big fish decides to take your line. If left unsecured, wind can easily topple your rod too.

Yes it happened this time :(

Still thinking should i get a new rod anot ....

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What has happened to your rod exactly, is there visible damage? If it just fell on the floor, the rod is probably fine as the fishing line will break the fall a little assuming there wasn't too much slack. What I hate about situations like this is that the reel will often get scratched as well.

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the whole rod went down into the sea. Nv got it back :(

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That's going to cost you, I hope that was an EV version. :sweatdrop:

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rawblue wrote:the whole rod went down into the sea. Nv got it back :(
did a fish pull it down? o.o

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non ev version. Yes a fish pulled it down :(

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longislandtea wrote:
rawblue wrote:the whole rod went down into the sea. Nv got it back :(
Same thing happened to me at a Kelong in Malaysia. Never in my mind this wil happen - Pull back line which has a dead tamban n leave it about a foot above water. Leave it lying on the kelong railing and check on another rod besides me. Less than 5 mins and I heard a "Tomm...." sound coming. Turn around and rod is gone!!! Brassterra Rod, Ryobi Zauber(japan made), new fire line everything go submarine!!! :rant:

Till this day, I still have no idea what fish did that...
rawblue i found your rod!























haha happy april fools. :) i lost my rod in similar fashion near ubin too

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Expensive lesson... Tat time I was fishing in world trade centre. Left my rod unattended in a rod holder... Rod holder bend... Rod fly out, reel n rod went divinginto the water and never b found... Heng.... Not my rod.... But I was using tat rod which my frn lent me. Very sad... Cos I duno which evil fish did tat.

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