Originally Posted by The-Sasquatch
It's also important that we don't equate low cost with "cheap", nor do we equate high cost with quality.
Well said Sasquatch, i still have my first $700 rod that i bought in 01. The cork right under my thumb came out within a month, no problem other than quality, fixed & still fish it today.
I've never had cork problems with TFO or Cortland rods