DENNIS IS VERY CORRECT
Originally Posted by Aemon
The Rovex rods are cheap and are very good . If you would consider used you could get a fantastic rod for 150$. A lot of great Lamiglas models in that range used.
. If you take the time to ask around with some surf casters, there are some real surprises out there. Other than the rods that I have built, all were used, high dollar rods, in their time, and all were bought dirt cheap, and all have turned out to be my favorite big rods.
I just recently bought for $125 (way over what I normally spend) a used top of the line surf rod, that today would cost $400+ to have built. BTW---age does not matter with a well kept rod.