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  1. Thread: Practicing

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    Thanks David! Keeping a consistent tension on the...

    Thanks David! Keeping a consistent tension on the threads is tough, maybe I just need better tape but it just seems like they were moving around on me quite a bit. Thanks again!
  2. Thread: Practicing

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    Thanks herefishy! That's an interesting way to...

    Thanks herefishy!

    That's an interesting way to think of it dunfly, I never would have thought crosswraps could lead to spooking more fish, but I definitely understand the tradition side of it.
  3. Thread: Practicing

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    Practicing

    ]I'm going to be building a couple of new rods over the next few weeks. So, while waiting for the blanks to get here I thought I'd try something new. I don't see these types of wraps on fly rods too...
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    Where do you get your stripper guides?

    Where do you get your stripper guides?
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    Nice looking build!

    Nice looking build!
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    Nice looking rod, good work!

    Nice looking rod, good work!
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    It's a Olive Branch wrap where I twisted the...

    It's a Olive Branch wrap where I twisted the silver around my main green thread. Docski has an excellent YouTube video on how to @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMm0EZURcss

    Thanks for the kind...
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    9' 5pc 5wt Matrix

    Just before Christmas the brother of a fishing buddy of mine asked how much it'd cost to get a rod built. I was kinda in the middle of a couple of projects, and told him that, but he gave me the go...
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    I had some FlexCoat, it was almost solid when I...

    I had some FlexCoat, it was almost solid when I opened it up.... Does it go bad?
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    Where do you get Color Guard?

    Where do you get Color Guard?
  11. Thread: New Year's Rod

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    Thanks for the info! I'd like to do something...

    Thanks for the info! I'd like to do something like this in the future.

    Thanks again,
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    Best Color Preserver?

    I've never used it but I just finished wrapping a rod in green thread that I'd like to keep as bright as possible, so what Color Preserver have you guys had good, and consistent, success with?
  13. Thread: New Year's Rod

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    It looks great! Where'd you get the blank? Were...

    It looks great! Where'd you get the blank? Were there any other big differences between boo and graphite?
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    Thanks for the kind words! I feel like I'm...

    Thanks for the kind words! I feel like I'm learning a ton with every rod I build (every wrap I make really) and love doing it way more than I can afford!
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    Its a no label blank that I got from Hook &...

    Its a no label blank that I got from Hook & Hackle

    http://store.hookhack.com/New-Blank-9-Foot-8-Weight-Mod_Fast-Matte-Black/productinfo/HHSB98/

    I'm really excited to cast it, might have to...
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    It's coming along 125051250612507

    It's coming along

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    8 wt finally started

    Finally got started on this 8 wt. that I'm really excited about. Thinking Black with Silver trim - or - Black with Red trim for the wraps. Can't wait to get wrappin'. More to come!

    12498
  18. Thread: Bamboo Blog

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    Nice blog! Makes me consider cane even more than...

    Nice blog! Makes me consider cane even more than before. Thanks for sharing.
  19. Thread: 7ft 6in ~ 0wt

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    Nice looking rod! smij is right, those are great...

    Nice looking rod! smij is right, those are great lookin' wraps.
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    Wow! Nicely done. Makes me want to start on my...

    Wow! Nicely done. Makes me want to start on my next project...
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    Lucky family to have you building rods for them!...

    Lucky family to have you building rods for them! Great stuff, keep up the good work.
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    Great lookin' rod! Congratulations

    Great lookin' rod! Congratulations
  23. Thread: Batson 907-4

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    How'd you do the blue strips in the grip? ...

    How'd you do the blue strips in the grip?

    Great lookin' rod.
  24. Thread: Cracked Ferule

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    It's the female side of a "tip-over-butt" ferrule...

    It's the female side of a "tip-over-butt" ferrule that's cracked. Sorry for the confusion, and thanks for the suggestions so far!
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    You're turning out some great looking rods! Nice...

    You're turning out some great looking rods! Nice work.
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