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  1. Thread: Batson 907-4

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    Nice work Steve.

    Nice work Steve.
  2. Beautiful seats.

    Beautiful seats.
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    Beautifully, built you are truly a master of the...

    Beautifully, built you are truly a master of the art.Your rod finish is exceptionally straight on the end of the thread wraps, and in-between the snake guides, a problem i sometime experience. I have...
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    Nice work thanks for sharing.

    Nice work thanks for sharing.
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    Beautiful work, i like the reel seat on that...

    Beautiful work, i like the reel seat on that first rod i turn my own inserts and wonder what skeleton nickle silver hardware you used. Are they Struble, Bellinger where did you purchase them.
  6. Thread: 8ft 3/4wt 4pc

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    Beautiful work, like the variegated thread wraps.

    Beautiful work, like the variegated thread wraps.
  7. Thread: 9ft 7wt matrix

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    Beautiful work.

    Beautiful work.
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    Thank you, nice match for that blank color.

    Thank you, nice match for that blank color.
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    Beautiful, what color thread is that. You used CP...

    Beautiful, what color thread is that. You used CP on it i assume.
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    Very nice build, your work is beautiful.

    Very nice build, your work is beautiful.
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    I believe all Madison's were single tip rods, if...

    I believe all Madison's were single tip rods, if it is like new they sell for around $400.00 and up.That is a good price. From the serial #'s Orvis would tell you when it was bought, and by who.
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    Betty, Perfect colors for that lamiglas, nicely...

    Betty,
    Perfect colors for that lamiglas, nicely done.
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    Devcon 2 ton is what I have been using for reel...

    Devcon 2 ton is what I have been using for reel seats, and handles of all the rods built. I haven't had a failure yet. My Benny's here in New England do carry it at $ 2.99 a package. Last week I...
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    Like Kengore said any chance you mixed the tip...

    Like Kengore said any chance you mixed the tip sections with another
    Winston. They list a 6' 9" 5 pc as a 4wt, and there 7' 9" as there 3wt.
    For the price of that Winston I would at least send it...
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    Hand Wrapper

    You already received a wealth of good information here, you might want to check out your local library for some rod building books.Attached is a picture of a hand wrapper like the one I built many...
  16. Thread: A Newbie!!!

    by iflysw
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    Welcome to FAOL raiderhunter, great bunch of...

    Welcome to FAOL raiderhunter, great bunch of people and information here.
  17. Thread: Old Poem

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    Old Poem

    This is a start to a poem I copied to parchment paper then framed many years ago, can someone send the finished piece.Was lost over the years
    any help would be greatly appreciated.I believe it was...
  18. Thread: Short Fly Rods

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    Hello Matt, After reading your message and being...

    Hello Matt,
    After reading your message and being a close neighbor to your Blackstone location (Chepachet ) , I wanted to know how you take a 6' blank and turn it into a 3'4" Just curious as to...
  19. Thread: A Personal Note

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    Larry, May the power of prayer get you through...

    Larry,
    May the power of prayer get you through this difficult time, as it has for my son with his bone marrow transplant.You are on my prayer list.
  20. Thread: SA rod repair

    by iflysw
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    Joerogrz, I see by your profile you do...

    Joerogrz,
    I see by your profile you do photography, a picture would be nice to see where the brakes are, and also the model number, name of the rod.
    I have repaired some with a spigot ferrule if...
  21. Thread: hi

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    Welcome Davidm, Great folks here with...

    Welcome Davidm,
    Great folks here with information and articles on this sight.
  22. Thread: I'm lost!

    by iflysw
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    Westgebo, Go to the home page of...

    Westgebo,
    Go to the home page of Flyanglersonline click on features at the left scroll down to
    just old flies and stuff.Hope this was some help.
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    Thank you Joe, for the fast reply, and the...

    Thank you Joe, for the fast reply, and the information on what grit I should be finishing off the seat with.The blank was started off with Caribbean Blue 3/4 x 3/4 x 5" That I picked up at Wood...
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    Finish for Acrylics

    Now that I have the reelseat down close to size, after wet sanding with 600 wet, what finish do I use to get a gloss finish.Is there a different approach I should be doing to finish off the seat.On...
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    Very nice work Joe, look real nice. Thanks for...

    Very nice work Joe, look real nice. Thanks for taking the time to post them.
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