alan tani @ fishing reel repair rebuild tutorial Telescopic rods
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« Reply #15 on: February 17, 2020, 08:14:07 AM »

These days virtually all top end fly rods are 4 piece - it doesn't affect the action like older spigoted rods. Absolute delight for travelling. A couple of years ago I had a blast fishing for barramundi and giant snakehead, in Thailand, with a 4 piece fly rod. The rod easily fits in a suitcase - no more extra checked in rod cases. I just wish they were allowed in carry on luggage (Not in the UK/Europe, same with reels and line Angry).
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« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2020, 05:12:45 PM »

That is why I like telescopic rods with wrapped guides. The reason is that the wrapping and the guide take the section out of round and prevent full lockup.This was true when I repaired my short bolognese rod which had 2 segments stuck and I got them unstuck very easy after removing the wrapping and guide.

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« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2020, 01:00:07 AM »

I have just waxed joints on my rods. At the exit point, and then spin them back and forward all around.

fill up the reel casing with gearcase oil
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