Notices

Penn Senator Rod Problem

Old 04-18-2006, 06:19 AM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location:
Posts: 21
Default Penn Senator Rod Problem

I still have 2 of the old Penn Senator rods (gray/black/red). The gimbelled butts are not solid one piece construction and have started to spin with a little side pressure on the reel. Anybody have the same problem and any ideas on how to fix? Thanks
captronsportfishin77 is offline  
Old 04-18-2006, 07:07 AM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location:
Posts: 637
Default Re: Penn Senator Rod Problem

Epoxy? 3M 5200?
capt crunch is offline  
Old 04-18-2006, 08:06 AM
  #3  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Out There....
Posts: 4,654
Default RE: Penn Senator Rod Problem

Pull the end off and just clean the aluminum with acetone or plain ole' alcohol .Use some scotch-brite or fairly coarse sand paper to clean up the butt with. This gives the epoxy someting to get a grip on. Then mix up some five minute epoxy or marine tex or some other something you have around and put it back together . If the boat is handy, put it in the rod holder to make sure it's straight before it sets. This works Trust Me
rainmaker is offline  
Old 04-19-2006, 01:07 PM
  #4  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location:
Posts: 7
Default RE: Penn Senator Rod Problem

Had the same problem with the reel seats spinning on the
rods. Drilled a small hole in the reel seat, under the reel,
then took a large hypodermic needle and injected epoxy
under the reel seat. Worked fine, this was done 5 years
ago and the reel seats are still tight.http://www.thehulltruth.com/images/e...s/thumbsup.gif
http://www.thehulltruth.com/images/e...s/thumbsup.gif
tranquilizer is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread