Who to go to get a custom rod built?

Discussion in 'Rod Building' started by Jeff Cheng, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. jwg

    jwg Active Member

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    Here in the Tri-cities Joe Kassuba at hisrodshop.com in kennewick is a great person to work with.

    I've built two rods with his guidance, and he has done some repairs for me on other rods.

    Jay
     
  2. RAPA1163

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    Exactly what type of set up are you looking for?
     
  3. Guy Gregory

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    In the past, I've got a pretty good range of quality/price from The Hook and Hackle Co....they were local to me when I started building my own (http://www.hookhack.com/), but try your local shop first...they'll usually make you a good deal on quality stuff...come to think of it, I don't fish a rod I haven't built myself!
     
  4. TROUTsniffer

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    your a bit far but i've heard nothing but GREAT things about greg's custom rods they'll build it or for $30 you can build it yourself during classes... This is actually going to be a birthday present to myself to build my own 2wt in august :)
     
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    it's in lake stevens by the way
     
  6. otisotis

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    Cheaper?Heck yes.I`m on my 5th one now.All Meisers except one.
    It`s a lot of fun to fish with your own creation too.

    I had Cedric Knuckey,a guy in Minnesota [sells on the bay thing too]
    build me an exquisite Z-Axis a couple yrs ago for around $450.
    It`s warranted for life...I know this to be true since I busted 3 tips now [!]-got to pay $50 plus shipping.

    But,for $300 you can by the whole kit for Meiser and do it yourself,that what I`d do anyway....good luck
     
  7. PT

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    Call Greg's Custom Rods and tell him what you're thinking. Price, build, etc. If he can do it cheaper, he'll tell you. Either way you'll get a straight answer.