Testing for Cracked or Broken Fishing Rod Line Guides

You can find hair-line cracks in line guides by pulling an old pair of pantyhose across the hard surface. The fine threads will snag on any cracks.

A cracked line guide will damage monofilament fishing line very quickly. Be sure to inspect your guides often. Line guides on fishing rods are easily damaged if knocked or mistreated Most modern rods feature rings made from hard materials such as: ceramic agate and aluminum oxide. These rings are held in place by a plastic shock absorbing ring, which More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 6 months ago
You can find hair-line cracks in line guides by pulling an old pair of pantyhose across the hard surface. The fine threads will snag on any cracks.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Testing for Cracked or Broken Fishing Rod Line Guides

A cracked line guide will damage monofilament fishing line very quickly. Be sure to inspect your guides often. Line guides on fishing rods are easily damaged if knocked or mistreated Most modern rods feature rings More...