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badassfish
05-20-2005, 12:04 PM
Has anyone made your own rod holders. One's you can hang your 12' rod out over the side of the boat. Some of us poor boys can't afford 4 or so holders at a minimum of $20 bucks each.

jigsbydirk
05-20-2005, 12:35 PM
http://www.crappie.com/gr8vb3/showthread.php?t=3938 this link shows how some of the members have made their own. i have tried it and it works. the only problem i have had is the pvc breaking on me while i am boring the half hole for the rod.

gooch
05-20-2005, 01:08 PM
bass and dirk, try cutting a smaller hole than the one you make for the rod end. I used a 1 inch hole saw. Then use a jig saw to cut up and make it so the tip end of the rod to fit in and is pretty tight to the sides of the plastic.