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shimmy

Replacing Guide

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Hey all, trying to replace a rod guide (one with two feet). The guide is 7 guides down from the top but still thin in diameter. Measuring the diameter, it is 5 mm. Problem is, i can't find anything online that does 5 mm. What should i do? If you know of a place to get one, please let me know. Thanks all,

 

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Guides are measured by the inside diameter of the ring, not the insert. If the opening measures 5mm, it's most likely a 6mm guide.

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If I break a guide I just take it to a tackle store that does custom rods.  This way my guide repair looks just like it did before it broke although it might take a couple weeks to get it back. 

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Appreciate the advice thus far. This is for a one footed guide, the one that broke is two. Extends on both sides. I guess, is there a problem if i put a one footed guide in it's place? The next one up is the last two footed guide before the last 5 which are single footed. The diameter is 5 mm from the end to end of the ring, not just the insert. It's not even a microguide rod, but it still seems small

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A size 6 is about the smallest double foot you'll find commonly. Post a pic and I'll try to help you match it.

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