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North Fork Fly Blanks 589  16  David MacDonald  03/20/2019 09:45AM 
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Pac Bay Tradition ll and the Arctos rod blanks. 394  Rick Sankey  03/19/2019 04:34PM 
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Tool for Perfectly Concentric Holes in Grips 527  Mark Talmo  03/16/2019 10:38PM 
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Directory is not working 227  Richard Curry  03/18/2019 10:22PM 
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Anyone have an idea on Where to get vintage guides? 384  11  Anthony Unger  03/18/2019 06:19PM 
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Fuji Titanium TKW Guides 352  Adam S McClain  03/24/2019 05:50PM 
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Pac bay minima reel seat sizes 231  JODY HAHN  03/17/2019 06:41PM 
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HONING CORK BEFORE GLUING. 411  13  Mark Emaus  03/18/2019 10:46AM 
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Cross wrap layout 410  JODY HAHN  03/15/2019 06:19AM 
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14' surf rod blank 337  16  Scott Dacey  04/16/2019 05:01PM 
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American flag 376  Paul Luechtefeld  03/13/2019 01:57PM 
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St. Croix = Rodgeeks . Clarity wanted.    Pages: 1 2 1,150  30  Derek Becker  03/13/2019 07:16PM 
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Fiberglass Wound Rod Blank (First Build) 393  19  Bruno Tymczyszyn  03/14/2019 09:12PM 
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rod guide weights 365  10  Phil Ewanicki  03/10/2019 05:42PM 
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Foward and rear grip length 300  Scott Cohen  03/09/2019 12:16PM 
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New Pacific Bay Minima Guides 442  Ron Schneider  03/12/2019 11:40AM 
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