nternet gathering place for custom rod builders
  • Custom Rod Builders - This message board is provided for your use by the sponsors listed on the left side of the page. Feel free to post any question, answers or topics related in any way to custom building. When purchasing products please remember those who sponsor this board.

  • Manufacturers and Vendors - Only board sponsors are permitted and encouraged to promote and advertise products on the board. You may become a sponsor for a nominal fee. It is the sponsor fees that pay for this message board.

  • Rules - Rod building is a decent and rewarding craft. Those who participate in it are assumed to be civilized individuals who are kind and considerate in their dealings with others. Please respond to others in the same fashion in which you would like to be responded to. Registration IS NOW required in order to post. You must include your actual First and Last name and a correct email address when registering or posting. Posts which are inflammatory, insulting, or that fail to include a proper name and email address will be removed and the persons responsible will be barred from further participation.

    Registration is now required in order to post. You must include your actual First and Last name and a correct email address when registering or posting.

2023 EXPO
CCS Database
Custom Rod Symbol
American Grips Piscari
American Tackle
Anglers Rsrc - Fuji
BackCreek Custom Rods
HNL Rod Blanks–CTS
Decal Connection
Flex Coat Co.
Get Bit Outdoors
HFF Custom Rods
My Rod Shop
Mudhole Custom Tackle
MHX Rod Blanks
North Fork Composites
REC Components
RodBuilders Warehouse
RodHouse France
RodMaker Magazine
Schneiders Rod Shop
SeaGuide Corp.
The Rod Room
Utmost Enterprises
VooDoo Rods

Current Page: 5 of 1884
Subject Views Posts  Started By  Last Post 
4 1/2’ - 5’ UL blank 391  David Luttig  06/28/2023 05:29PM 
Last Post by Mud Hole Custom Tackle
2pc rod advice please 434  Tyler Carter  06/27/2023 08:55PM 
Last Post by Tyler Carter
CTS Dedicated Euro Nymphing Blank 1,251  13  Herb Ladenheim  06/26/2023 10:12PM 
Last Post by Jeff Lumley
Spinning or bait caster? 798  15  Jim Berry  06/26/2023 07:16PM 
Last Post by Tim Scott
Zenaq RG guide system 505  12  Bert Dluhy  06/26/2023 06:56PM 
Last Post by Lynn Behler
All around bass rod 582  19  Jim Reinhardt  06/26/2023 01:17PM 
Last Post by Jim Reinhardt
What are my options? 527  Al purvis  06/26/2023 09:04AM 
Last Post by Rick Handrick
Tony Maja mojo rods 334  Steve dessner  06/26/2023 07:42AM 
Last Post by Richard Kline
Making a tenkara/keiryu/fly/toc rod 258  Serge Thomas  06/25/2023 08:28PM 
Last Post by Serge Thomas
Jackson Jaguar colors 326  Justin Carlson  06/24/2023 04:20PM 
Last Post by Michael Danek
Some Help Needed 552  Karl Miller  06/23/2023 11:05AM 
Last Post by david taylor
Are most blanks rated based on a specific handle length? 390  Patrick Coco  06/22/2023 05:38PM 
Last Post by Spencer Phipps
Tips on wrapping micro guides and guides at the top of rod.    Pages: 1 2 2,137  22  Christopher Bohr  06/22/2023 08:01AM 
Last Post by Steven Paris
Broken rear handle Tenon 345  David Luttig  06/21/2023 04:31PM 
Last Post by David Luttig
Euro Nymph Rods (Comparing Blank Options) 291  Jeff Lumley  06/21/2023 03:09PM 
Last Post by Spencer Phipps
Quality of Alps products 729  18  David Riesenbeck  06/21/2023 02:06PM 
Last Post by Geoff Staples
Harbor freight lathe 662  14  Lawrence west  06/21/2023 12:25PM 
Last Post by John Santos
I messed up on the grip what can I save and what needs to be done? 969  17  colby witherow  06/21/2023 09:16AM 
Last Post by colby witherow
Casting Rod Guides? 312  Tony Papazian  06/21/2023 06:31AM 
Last Post by Michael Danek
guide recommendations please 615  12  Steve Chontos  06/21/2023 12:24AM 
Last Post by Steve Chontos
Cutting a rod 583  11  Tommy Horrocks  06/20/2023 07:19PM 
Last Post by Lynn Behler
Blank Suggestion 700  14  Miles Miller  06/19/2023 09:03PM 
Last Post by chris c nash
Rod Building and Guide Spacing 455  Michael Fridley  06/19/2023 11:14AM 
Last Post by Tom Kirkman
Rod Geeks XC 663  16  Nathan Strecker  06/19/2023 08:38AM 
Last Post by Rick Handrick
Stripping guide distance from grip euro rod 693  13  logan kellogg  06/18/2023 05:08PM 
Last Post by Mike Bernazzani
Help determining spinning guide size    Pages: 1 2 1,251  35  Al purvis  06/18/2023 02:10PM 
Last Post by Al purvis
Guide spacing for the FAF1007-4 317  Branko Radulovic  06/18/2023 11:18AM 
Last Post by Spencer Phipps
Creating a Convex Curve on the End of a Fighting Butt 333  Tony Scott  06/18/2023 08:07AM 
Last Post by Tony Scott
This might be old news… 593  David Riesenbeck  06/17/2023 03:47PM 
Last Post by David Riesenbeck
DECAL PRINTER-LIFETIME WARRANTY, no questions asked 450  Larry Tobin  06/17/2023 10:40AM 
Last Post by Ron Fletcher
What brand guides on 13 fishing rods 522  Terry Fude  06/17/2023 09:41AM 
Last Post by roger wilson
American Tackle Wins Rod Component Category! 429  Kevin Landers  06/16/2023 05:13PM 
Last Post by Kevin Landers
NFC soft touch 348  Al purvis  06/16/2023 03:16PM 
Last Post by Aaron Petersen
Passing of Robert BOB Balcombe 393  Kerry Hansen  06/16/2023 10:32AM 
Last Post by Spencer Phipps
winding checks for NFC soft touch 379  11  david loftus  06/16/2023 08:27AM 
Last Post by Ron Weber
Point Blank vs NFC X-ray    Pages: 1 2 3 4 10,838  67  Norman Miller  06/15/2023 11:09PM 
Last Post by Norman Miller
backlash tools 855  11  Al Stasi  06/15/2023 09:48PM 
Last Post by Michael Ward
Ugly Stik Catfish redo 345  Nathan Strecker  06/15/2023 09:32PM 
Last Post by Nathan Strecker
Reel seat hood hits the fore grip, cant get the reel on. 429  12  Justin Carlson  06/15/2023 08:58PM 
Last Post by Justin Carlson
Tinting/coloring carbon fiber grips 350  Mike Canavan  06/15/2023 06:01AM 
Last Post by Mike Canavan
When is torzite worth it?    Pages: 1 2 1,695  31  David Riesenbeck  06/15/2023 04:14AM 
Last Post by Gary Kubit
Keeping the Inside Diameter Cork Centered 478  JOHN BURKE  06/14/2023 07:50PM 
Last Post by roger wilson
Power Wrapper Back in Stock! - RBS PRO G2 347  Mud Hole Custom Tackle  06/14/2023 07:34PM 
Last Post by Mud Hole Custom Tackle
Recommendations for guides 593  Terry Fude  06/14/2023 08:01AM 
Last Post by Rob Carey
Thread Ends    Pages: 1 2 1,042  25  Guy Taylor  06/13/2023 07:14PM 
Last Post by David Baylor
Stripping and reduction guide size when using round baitcasters 495  16  Patrick Coco  06/13/2023 05:45PM 
Last Post by Lance Schreckenbach
Still in business? 560  John DeLuca  06/13/2023 05:17PM 
Last Post by david taylor
Website Issues?    Pages: 1 2 1,204  39  Stan Daubinawski  06/12/2023 07:40PM 
Last Post by Tony Politi
Sanding thread finish 409  Dan Staud  06/12/2023 05:56PM 
Last Post by Dan Staud
EVA hood nut thread cover 389  13  Kevin Fiant  06/12/2023 09:52AM 
Last Post by Norman Miller
Current Page: 5 of 1884