JD Rods will repair or replace the above fishing rods when defects are found in materials or craftsmanship for the life of the fishing rod. Most rod failures due to defects in materials or craftsmanship will occur within 60 days of purchase. Blank failure after extensive use is usually caused by outside influences such as being smashed or crushed, or by cuts and nicks in the graphite. The decision to repair, replace, or issue credit for any rod will be determined by JD Rods. Rod failure due to alteration, accident, neglect, abuse, or misuse is not covered under warranty. If warranty coverage is not available the customer will be given the option to have JD Rods repair or replace the rod at customers expense. If any component of the original rod is no longer available JD Rods will replace it with available comparable components . This warranty applies only to the original full price purchaser. Some blank failures will need to be evaluated by the blank manufacturer. Customer is responsible for all shipping charges.