If you’re handy, and have the most basic of tools around, you can easily make a rod any length you like.
IIRC, the shaft on the Regal is 3/8”. Here is one source for O-1 (oil hardening) drill rod, 3/8” diameter.
You’ll need a hacksaw, a suitable flat file (a 6” or 8” Mill Bastard would be fine), sandpaper (220 or 320 grit), and a drill
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