Rod forenut won’t lock down...

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Rod forenut won’t lock down...

Postby Real Pudd legend » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:00 am

Hey guys I recently purchased a rod that I really like but traditionally when you tighten the foregrip down it locks the reel down into the reel seat. Mine happens to tighten but when it hits a certain point of tension it gives and loosens up . I’m afraid on the water after a while it will loosen up ... is there a cure to make the nut lock down or is it stripped ?

Thanks In advance fellas

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Re: Rod forenut won’t lock down...

Postby shfishinsticks » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:02 am

Try a few wraps of Teflon tape on the threads to bulk them up, then reinstall the nut. It may be enough tension to keep it in place. If it's a micro guide rod, you may be able to remove the stripper guide and install a new nut, that is, if it's the nut that is stripped.

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Re: Rod forenut won’t lock down...

Postby Real Pudd legend » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:49 am

I ended up wrapping three times with Teflon tape and it worked perfectly . I’m happy thank god lol


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