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Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« on: Jan 10, 2011, 03:12 PM »
question is... it doesnt come with clips to secure a reel to the rod... so how do you guys secure the reel to the rod? can you buy clips for these rods (the cork is fatter then most jig rods)? or do you just use tape? any help would be appreciated
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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #1 on: Jan 10, 2011, 03:22 PM »
i dont own one but i would say tape and maybe a zip tie or two that should hold it on there

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #2 on: Jan 10, 2011, 03:22 PM »
electric tape, cable ties (not my favorite), or you can also get some shrink wrap pieces (i know st. croix supplied them with their rods)

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #3 on: Jan 10, 2011, 03:23 PM »
they make tape like electrical tape but not sticky, frabill makes some.  Or if you don't care just use electrical tape

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #4 on: Jan 10, 2011, 03:23 PM »
I use hockey stick tape

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #5 on: Jan 10, 2011, 03:25 PM »
Hiockey tape.. when you will americans learn.. listen to the Canadians when it comes to hockey tape

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #6 on: Jan 10, 2011, 03:36 PM »
i got their spring bobber model, and it camewith black bands on the reel with a zip tie. anyone know if the black bands are heat shrinkable?

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #8 on: Jan 10, 2011, 04:04 PM »
i got their spring bobber model, and it camewith black bands on the reel with a zip tie. anyone know if the black bands are heat shrinkable?

If the bands came with the pole, they are probably shrink bands. My St. Croix came with black shrink bands.

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #9 on: Jan 10, 2011, 04:12 PM »
ive had that rod in my hands the last 3 times to gander and put it down it seems like a great rod

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #10 on: Jan 10, 2011, 04:15 PM »
Mine became 3" shorter on the first outing. The tip just broke. POS in my opinion.
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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #11 on: Jan 10, 2011, 04:30 PM »
thats what me and a guy were discusing that it might break easy but im not a fan of spring bobbers so figured that tip would be just as sensitive

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #12 on: Jan 10, 2011, 04:41 PM »
It was sensitive for sure. My biggest complaint was the lack of service when I took it back to their booth at the Syracuse show. The rep said." Yeah, they've had some problems like that". That's all...no offer for replacement. I didn't demand either. At that point I 'd already decided not to deal with that company again.

Never had a problem with a Yad rod....for 1/3 the price of JM's expensive junk.
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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #13 on: Jan 10, 2011, 05:02 PM »
I broke my meatstick the other day, the tip is super sensative, my gill jig got slammed by a pike and the rod tip shredded. I have not called in yet to see what I can do

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #14 on: Jan 10, 2011, 05:12 PM »
There's much better rods out there...for way less money.
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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #15 on: Jan 10, 2011, 06:46 PM »
RG let me know what the name of those rods are please. I would love to try them. I really like my meatsticks but would definitely be willing to try others. I use the ST Croixs some but not the lengend, to much money.

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #16 on: Jan 10, 2011, 08:04 PM »
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I use the ST Croixs some but not the lengend, to much money.

give them a shot some time, the spring bobber on the legend is th best on the market in my opinon. The rods are good, perfect length and strength for the spring bobber

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #17 on: Jan 10, 2011, 08:12 PM »
give them a shot some time, the spring bobber on the legend is th best on the market in my opinon. The rods are good, perfect length and strength for the spring bobber

Yup what he said. And you can find them for 40.00 now.  I bought 2 more.
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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #18 on: Jan 10, 2011, 08:13 PM »
Mine became 3" shorter on the first outing. The tip just broke. POS in my opinion.
RG
Same thing here. Good thing Cabelas has a good return policy.

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Re: Just bought a Jason Mitchell Meatstick rod...
« Reply #19 on: Jan 10, 2011, 08:54 PM »
my friend who works at gander just picked up the jason mitchell springbobber rod for 5 buck tonight a guy returned it because the bead was missing on the bobber he said for 5 buccks he would try it but he usually uses thorne bros rods

 

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