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Old 03-08-2011, 09:47 PM
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I am getting out of the St. Croix graphite buisiness completly and want to sell off my last two rods. Only problem is that i have no idea what to ask for them.

The first is a St. Croix Legend Ultra 5 peice 6 weight 98%

The second is a St. Croix Reign 4 peice 6 weight again 98%
Both have cases

What would be fair asking prices for them? Ill probly list them on the bay or in the classifieds.

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I hate to say it but you probably won't get what they are worth on e bay. I watched a Meiser Spey rod that looked like it never been handled without white gloves, go for a price at least $250.oo low. It is a great place to buy, but not so much to sell. To top it off, if you list something and it does not sell, you still owe e-bay money for listing it. I'd list them in the personals here before I did e bay. I in fact, may never sell anything on e bay again.
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good advice...i apreciate it. Any idea what a fair price to ask would be?
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Think about "Casting for Recovery." First class program and they can use all the good equipment they can get. Better yet, the donation is tax deductible.

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good advice...i apreciate it. Any idea what a fair price to ask would be?

Hi db,
It's hard to say what their worth without knowing how old they are and what condition their in.
I would take some good pics of the handles, the reel seats, some of the guide wraps, and a few of the rod sections laid side by side along with a good description of each rod and list them here in the "Classifieds".

Good Luck.

P.S. Why are you getting away from graphite?
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db cooper: I thought you suddenly fell into a big sum of money a few years back! What the heck are you selling your fly rods for, I thought you were dead?

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Hi db,
It's hard to say what their worth without knowing how old they are and what condition their in.
I would take some good pics of the handles, the reel seats, some of the guide wraps, and a few of the rod sections laid side by side along with a good description of each rod and list them here in the "Classifieds".

Good Luck.

P.S. Why are you getting away from graphite?
Ill get some pictures posted when i can. Both rods were fished 2 or 3 times and are in great shape. The Legend ultra is the latest version and i purchased the Reign as a backup two years ago. I have not fished graphite in a while as i made the switch over to glass a few years back.
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Default Re: What should i ask for these two rods

I never had either of those rods but had a little used Legend Ultra 7' 3 weight (300 new) and sold it for 200. if they are in like new condition and not too old you should be able to get 60% of retail if someone is looking for those particular rods.

Getting out of graphite, what are you going to use?

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I've always been a glassman, but i tried to dabble in graphite. Just didnt work out to well for me. Ill stick with glass...after all...shes the girl that brung me.
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Or....Dance with the girl you brought.
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