Plano 6508 Jumbo Airline Telescope Rod Case

Plano 6508 Jumbo Airline Telescope Rod Case

Price: $119.99

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8.5in67in to 112inRods up to 9ftBlack$119.99 USD
Dramatic styling and superior thick-wall design of the Plano 6508 Jumbo Airliner provide maximum protection. The two-piece design extends to a whopping 112" to handle the longest rods. Wheels and lockability make traveling with the Jumbo Airliner a snap.
  • Jumbo Airliner Telescoping Rod Case
  • Larger diameter for more storage
  • Extends to 112"
  • Integrated wheels for easy transport
  • 67 - 112x11.5x8.5
4.5 Stars based on 5 reviews
By Joe
Long Island, NY
Survived LaGuardia airport...
August 15, 2014
I've only traveled once with this rod. It was on a trip to Cabo from New York through the dreaded LaGuardia airport. I had three expensive rods in it; two jigging rods and one popping rod. The rods survived and the case looks fine with a few small scratches due to the inept baggage handlers in LGA airport. The wheels worked fine and were still attached at the end of the trip, and there was no real damage done to the case (not for a lack of effort on the airport personnel's behalf). It's plenty roomy...I I packed some dirty laundry in it for the way home! My only complaint is that it is difficult to find a proper TSA approved lock for the case. I ordered it last minute so I didn't have a lot of time to shop around for a lock. Nothing I found had a long enough span. Other than that, great case!
  • Toughness
  • Wheels!
  • Simple design
  • Size
  • Finding a lock that fits
By Joe P.
Warwick, Newyork
Great for airlines
April 14, 2021
I recently took a trip on jetblue with this rod tube and I was able to bring eight fishing rods up to seven and a half long without any issues. I wrapped the rods in bubble wrap to add protection and they arrived in perfect condition.
  • Expandable length and wheels
  • None
By Timothy
Vancouver, WA
Maybe good for my kids' rods
June 11, 2016
Maybe it's because I have been using ABS or Pvc to make my own specific to the length of my rods but this felt very thin and cheap.

The wheels on this thing are absolutely useless. Its barely long enough to carry the majority of my rods but would work if I packed it with my kids snoopy and my little pony zebco rods.
  • Screw on cap
By Tamer
S Plainfield, NJ
January 14, 2015
Sooooo Excellent
By Joseph B.
Colwyn, PA
Perfect for Travel
December 22, 2013
Brought this item for a trip to Jamaica. I could not go there again without surf fishing. I would recommend this item for anyone who travels and likes to take their gear.
  • Sturdy
7 Questions & 7 Answers
Howard Ward
from Groton, CT asked:
January 13, 2020
what is the weight of the Plano 6508 jumbo rod tube? 
1 Answer
The jumbo airline tube is 7 lbs
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on January 15, 2020

from Maine asked:
July 3, 2021
Will this keep poles dry if left outside?
1 Answer
This is not a completely water proof case. It doesn't have an o-ring to prevent water from getting in from the lid. It should keep rods pretty dry though. Although I would recommend keeps this somewhere where it wouldn't see much water.
Submitted by: Paul Olah on July 5, 2021

lonnie carpenter
from San Diego, ca 92154 asked:
June 23, 2021
how many Bait casting rods will it hold?

Is it lockable?

1 Answer
This can hold about 10 rods. It is lockable.
Submitted by: Paul Olah on June 24, 2021

Jim kerr
from Grayling michigan asked:
September 4, 2016
Is the interior well padded and with what?
1 Answer
The interior of the Plano 6508 Jumbo Airline Telescope Rod Case is not padded.
Submitted by: Donald on September 6, 2016

Rob Aronow
from asked:
December 1, 2015
question: it says it can go 67inches or 112inches... is there an in between slot to lock in place at 8 feet? ? i have 7ft6inch rods. dont need it at full 9ft mode
1 Answer
There are multiple eyelets for you to adjust to a length of your choosing.
Submitted by: Kaitryn on December 11, 2015

from Melbourne Australia asked:
September 25, 2013
Hello, is the Plano 6508 the widest rod tube available at 8.5 inches diameter? I have a number of rods with large guides. Thanks in anticipation, John
1 Answer
Yes, that is the widest rod tube available at this time.
Submitted by: Customer Service on September 30, 2013

from Crown Point, Indiana asked:
June 12, 2012
Dimensions? How many rods can it hold?
1 Answer
67" or extends to 112"x11.5"x8.5" Holds rods up to 9ft and can hold 10 of a smaller sized rod easily. This is a huge travel case.
Submitted by: Customer Service on June 14, 2012


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