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  1. Thread: Fish in

    by Rich Pomponio
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    Fish in

    I would like to thank the guys at the PA fish in for teaching me more than I have learned in my twelve years of fishing. The food and the company were great. I can't wait until next year. Stay in...
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    Hi Scott----Check out the PA.Fish-In.If you could...

    Hi Scott----Check out the PA.Fish-In.If you could make it,it would be nice to meet you.
    I love the boo rods also and spend a lot of time bringing the old ones back to life.
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    Bear-----Titebond 3 works very well.

    Bear-----Titebond 3 works very well.
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    Betty------Try...

    Betty------Try [url=http://www.swiftymfg.com:5b39b]www.swiftymfg.com[/url:5b39b]
  5. Sorry-----It is rodbuilding.org

    Sorry-----It is rodbuilding.org
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    John I cut some 2in.x2in pc.of clean old...

    John
    I cut some 2in.x2in pc.of clean old t-shirt and use that.Another good thing to use are the black foam paint brushes.I cut them into strips about 1/2in.wide.Do not overload the foam when...
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    Hi John, I like to apply the first two or...

    Hi John,
    I like to apply the first two or three coats of varnish with my finger tips.After that I use a small pc. of cotton wrapped around my finger to apply.
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    Important announcement!!!!!!!!!

    Just to let everyone know that it is now official---------I received my patch and plan to display it proudly.
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    Uncle PonyThe guys are right about the rod being...

    Uncle PonyThe guys are right about the rod being Japanese.I have redone several of these.This is a good project if you are interested in that kind of project. I strip the whole thing down to a blank...
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    Hi Brewster The Sinclair book is out of print...

    Hi Brewster
    The Sinclair book is out of print and very expensive at present time. I may be able to help.Model 1312 T.In 1935 they began using a letter to designate the action of the rod,T=Trout...
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    Leo, Very nice work. I also enjoy using glass and...

    Leo, Very nice work. I also enjoy using glass and have several I use.
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    Try Windex works very well. Spray it on let it...

    Try Windex works very well. Spray it on let it set for a min.wipe off with damp rag.
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    Wednesday Caster you sure know how to explain...

    Wednesday Caster you sure know how to explain what many of us think and feel.Thanks
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    Rookie-I do many that are not collectors items...

    Rookie-I do many that are not collectors items many are UFOs[unidentified fishing objects] But I will do what ever it takes to make it workable and attractive because I love it when someone says I...
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    One great looking rod.------Will you be my...

    One great looking rod.------Will you be my friend,lol.
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    Hey Guys-Dont be afraid to use sf guides on...

    Hey Guys-Dont be afraid to use sf guides on bamboo.I redid several for some guys and they love them.Remember.if the old masters had them available at the time what do you think they would have used?
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    Try applying the first few coats with your...

    Try applying the first few coats with your fingertips.
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    Lee, Another good tool to tighten the female is...

    Lee, Another good tool to tighten the female is the hardwood ferrel puller like the one from GW.I insert the female and squeeze with a vise.
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    I have used Perma gloss on several rods and was...

    I have used Perma gloss on several rods and was pleased. It will need 4 to 6 coats. Also U40 makes a cleaner that works with all of their products.
  20. I put my initials and the date I finished the...

    I put my initials and the date I finished the rod.I in no way try to be misleading but I am proud of what I did to bring this fine old dust collector back to life for someone to enjoy.
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