Originally Posted by dwtalso
I broke the tip on my SFT twice and both times I shipped it to Orvis for repair it took around 3 or 4 weeks, including shipping time to them, before I had the rod back. They replaced the tip section both times and I shipped it to them via whatever 5-ish day ground UPS had that was the least expensive.
I don't know when thee last time you sent the rod in, as I broke a rod about 5 years ago and the same 3 to 4 weeks, but last year I broke the Zero and again, 6 weeks. A client broke the T3 again 6 weeks. It has got longer even in the winter months.