UPDATED, 9-12, 8:45 A.M.–A lot of guys must think bass fishing rods are just like Teflon-titanium body armor. Since they spent a bunch of money for them, they figure they must be unbreakable.
Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Properly used, yes, they are remarkable tools. Yet, as incredibly strong and lightweight as today’s super high modulus graphites and resins may be, the fact is the material is brittle. And so you know, Ironman ain’t brittle, man. (more…)