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Zebco and Shimano Overview

Total reviews 7 10
Company responses 0 0
Issues resolved 0 1

Zebco and Shimano Consumer Ratings

Rank
37 out of 371 in Sport category
32 out of 371 in Sport category
Value for money
47 in category
68 in category
Website
21 in category
67 in category
Customer service
36 in category
62 in category
Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy
60 in category
3 in category

Zebco and Shimano Rating Details

Value for money
2 (1 review)
1 (1 review)
Reviewer's quote

My husband was fishing with the zebco rod and reel we purchased at walmart in Elizabethtown ky and the rod snapped. it was a pull apart rod and snapped at the top portion. The reel is still being used, but the rod had to be thrown out.

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I bought a brand new Shimano Trolling rod from South Africa, a holiday which I chose to be at. When I arrived back home in Malta (EU) I started to use it and last week, when I was trolling with my boat using the Shimano Rod together with a Shimano Reel, the rod broke from the handle!!! I couldn't...

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Website
3 (1 review)
1.7 (3 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I purchased this rod in July, after returning two other Zebco combos (including a Pro Staff) that had defective reels. The line kept getting stuck as I would cast out. Then, upon reeling in, the line would kink and get hung up inside the reel. So, while fishing with my new rod at a local state...

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I bought a wheel from germany. The Shimano hub HB-IM70 had one cone in the bearing that was oval shaped! It took me quite a while to figure out why the wheel was not spinning well and was cogging at intervals... Complained to the german dealer where I bought it... No respons or solutions still...

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Customer service
2 (1 review)
1 (2 reviews)
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Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy
1 (1 review)
5 (1 review)
Reviewer's quote

...So, in short I think y'all should refund money to everyone who bought one of the new one's and go back to the old style of making 33's. A response to this coment would be nice. A refund would resolve it...

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The pedal fell off my brand new Trek MTB after only 150km of riding.Shimano will not replace the crank and referred to it as 'misuse' of the product. How extremely insulting and highly inept in light of the age and limited use of the Shimano product attached to my bike.Their rejection of my...

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Zebco and Shimano Pros and Cons

Pros
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  • Shape and performance of product
  • I used to like their quality
Cons
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  • Customer service and warranty

Zebco and Shimano Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
No votes
5

The pedal fell off my brand new Trek MTB after only 150km of riding.
Shimano will not replace the crank and referred to i...

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Zebco and Shimano Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
2

My husband was fishing with the zebco rod and reel we purchased at walmart in Elizabethtown ky and the rod snapped. it...

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1

I bought a wheel from germany.
The Shimano hub HB-IM70 had one cone in the bearing that was oval shaped! It took me qui...

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2.5

I purchased this rod in July, after returning two other Zebco combos (including a Pro Staff) that had defective reels. ...

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1.3

I bought a brand new Shimano Trolling rod from South Africa, a holiday which I chose to be at. When I arrived back home...

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Zebco and Shimano Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
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I have fished with 3 zebco 33 reels this year and on all 3 the handle has broken off. This did not happen with the old...

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I called customer service to send an older Shimano Stratic 2000 reel in for repair. I was told they will not repair the...

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Problem is it does not Quick set anti reverse At all
I do not have the receipt where I bought it ( walmart) about 3 weeks...

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i had brought giant defy 5 from india .it has claris and nearly 2 months ago.recently i am planning for long ride and...

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Zebco and Shimano Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Zebco Fishing Rod (2 reviews)
  • Shimano Fishing Rod (2 reviews)