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- Loop Erimder
- Wild Carp
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I wanted a new tip they were going to charge me well over £120 with a ferrule....... I thought..... I could get a whole rod from ebay for that
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish
- Arctic Char
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- Location: Surrey
Yes Loop but you get a new bit of cane that will last another 50 years rather than probably a rather tired rod that has seen a battle or two, remember a brand new rod will be at least £500, probably a lot more depends where you go.
- Rainbow Trout
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- Location: Aveley, Essex
Crucian wrote:£100 for a new tip, £20 for a new ferrule, seems reasonable to me, especially if the rod has sentimental value.
What would a new 500, or indeed, any cane Avon cost these days?...
Carp and Avon Blanks. From Chapman,s website
Retail prices 2013
Length Price VAT inclusive
10′ 2 piece MkIV 1-1/2 lbs T.C. £252.66 £303.19
10′ 2 piece Avon 1 lbs T.C. £252.66 £303.19
And that,s just for the Cane.
Finished rod,s.... The Chapman 500 Cane Rod 10ft 1lb tc £800+ From a different website.
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