If you break a rod by accident etc. Gary offers a replacement policy, which is different from a warranty claim.
Copy and pasted directly from Dobyns website;
For damages determined to be from accident, normal wear and tear, or neglect, Dobyns Rods offers a No Hassle repair and replacement policy. In the event a rod is broken, the rod owner must pay the replacement fee in order to receive a replacement rod. If we no longer offer the exact model, we will replace it with the closest comparable model from our current product line.
Please send the following to the above address:
Check or money order to cover the replacement fee and return shipping. See below for replacement fee. If the shipping destination is other than the United States, the actual return shipping cost will be assessed.
The damaged rod with a brief note explaining the problem
Your original sales receipt
Your return address
Daytime phone number
If the problem is determined to be a manufacturer’s defect, we will refund your replacement fee.
Colt Series: $30 + return shipping. Warranty for 1 year from date of purchase
Fury Series: $50 + return shipping
Kaden, Sierra, Sierra Ultra Finesse Casting, Sierra Trout and Panfish, Sierra Micro, SAM, Savvy or Savvy Micro Guide Series: $60 + return shipping
Champion Series and Mike Bucca Bull Shad Series: $70 + return shipping
Champion Extreme Series: $80 + return shipping
Xtasy Series: $125 + return shipping
Return shipping charges are $20 for shipping within the US, $30 for shipping in Canada. Residents of all other countries must contact us for a shipping quote at 903-919-8028.