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I was looking for one also and checked there site and seems most of the dealers listed at least for my area were either  Wal-Mart,K-mart or Target. I checked several in my area and none had them in stock. One of the mom pop stores did have them in stock but not the one I wanted but the site says u can have the dealer order the rod. Didn't see them at BPS or Cabelas.

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They have the amp's at our Gander Mountain here in Lake Mary, FL.

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Just picked up one from Joe's Pond for $39.74 shipped to my door

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Just got the rod and had it out and it is incredibly light with my Quantum Kinetic 20PTI-B and very good sensitivity as well.

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Thought I would try the rod and reel combo again since its getting warmer here at one of the park district lakes today. After getting hung up in the grass with a medium diving crank I switched to a shallow diver to run just nipping the top of the weeds. I hit some grass and rip it through and caught an 18" northern. I thought it was a bass til it jumped and I got it closer to the shore. The rod handled the fish great and the fish snapped my 8# CXX while I was getting a glove to unhook it and took my lure with it when it broke off.

The rod is a great crankbait rod for the price and very sensitive and again handled the fish without a problem.

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I just got home from Dick's, they had them. They must have just got them, they had quite a few.

I checked them out (although I'm not looking for a rod now) and they seemed to be a decent stick for the price.  

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Yup, Dick's Sporting Goods carries the Amp Rods.  I got the 6'6" & 7' M baitcasters.  They are quite sensitive & I like the price!  I agree about they are good crankbait rods, also I will say baitcast drop shot rod too.

If you have a reel w/ braid the action of the rod would be good for weightless worms.

I wish the Dick's Sporting Goods store carried the 7' M spinning in 1 piece, not 2 piece...I'd be all over that rod!

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Gander Mountain carries them. I had a 7' Medium spinning 1 piece for a little while. The reel seats on these things suck, the cork started splitting on it. If it wasn't for that though, I'd say they're a pretty good rod for the price. It was a pretty sensitive rod for $30!

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I agree the reel seat sucks being that it's plastic and you have to make sure you don't overtighten or you can split the seat.

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I agree the reel seat sucks being that it's plastic and you have to make sure you don't overtighten or you can split the seat.

Not only that but if u sett the lur eon a fish it  will unscrew the seat also found that out the other day great style of reel seat just needs to be lefty tighty instead

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I agree the reel seat sucks being that it's plastic and you have to make sure you don't overtighten or you can split the seat.

Not only that but if u sett the lur eon a fish it will unscrew the seat also found that out the other day great style of reel seat just needs to be lefty tighty instead

I use a little white thread tape on mine and keeps it nice and snug.

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I just bought one from Gander for $29 today, and fished with it all day. They did warn me about the reel seats, but I can see how easy it is to over tighten. It wasn't what I really wanted, but my other rod mysteriously snapped when I left it in the garage last night and I needed a quick fix.

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I didn't have a problem when I set the hook on the Northern I caught but I had read about the reel seats and not to over tighten them or you could crack the seat. I'll have to try to tape on the rod to keep it from unscrewing if I have that problem next time out.

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I have actually broken mine on a hook set (more of a wrist snap) this week on about a 1.5 lb bass. Rod broke about on the 3rd guide down right at the end of the wrap , clean like it was cut. Had another one on sale on the flea market and took it off for that reason. My experiment is over with the AMP.

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I had mine out again over the weekend and since I use it mostly as a crankbait rod I got alot of use out of it. I caught 6 LMB on it over the weekend with the largest being about 2lbs and didn't have a problem at all. They were all at a small rentention pond on a shallow diving crankbait. Never had a problem with the reel seat unscrewing or the rod on the hookset. All in all its worked pretty good for me and I have the 7ft 2pc model.

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