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Old 01-31-2005, 06:31 PM
Nooksack Mac Nooksack Mac is offline
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I've done this too. It helps to clamp the rod in a shop vise by its reel seat or lower grip; you don't have to worry about damaging them. Make a spiral cut with a hacksaw; I hope that neither end of the reel seat is buried under the upper handle. It helps to use two pliers to pull the sawed-through reel seat apart. Carefull; they're sharp.
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