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Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: carol staiculescu (---.residential.rdsnet.ro)
Date: February 15, 2015 12:05PM

I’ve called it “Constrictor reel seat “ but it is in fact an entire new system consisting from reel seat, grips and arbours (not in all cases – usually some graphite arbors are required on very thin and fragile blanks to prevent damaging them or in small diameter ones to give enough support to the reel foot and prevent damaging the blank).
It’s meant to fill a gap in spinning rod grip comfort and I view it like an open source project and an alternative to the market in what regards reel seats and grips. Being an open source project your are welcomed to improve it and share the improvements for free with the rest of us so that we are all able to enjoy a better fishing tool and have a more pleasant time on the water .
[www.youtube.com]

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: Craig Johnson1 (---.up.net)
Date: February 15, 2015 07:39PM

Carol,

Very clever and innovative! Thank you for sharing! Now I have to figure out how you did it.

Regards,

Craig

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: Chad Barlongo (---.hawaii.res.rr.com)
Date: February 15, 2015 11:31PM

Looks very comfortable, thanks for sharing.

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: carol staiculescu (---.residential.rdsnet.ro)
Date: February 16, 2015 03:42AM

I Will do another video as a step by step tutorial and share it with you here (English is not my native language so in images it's easier to explain it to you guys) . Hopefully in a week it will be done . Until then, I can give you a hint : 1. The reel foot support (built directly on the rod blank or as an arbor) cannot be round in shape 2. All the pieces(arbor, hood,grip) must fit perfectly which each other living no gaps between them (it's a kind of a zero tolerance system in which gaps or empty spaces are weak points )

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: Curtis Ellison (---.dhcp.mrqt.mi.charter.com)
Date: February 16, 2015 11:53AM

Thanks for this. I had been curious about it ever since you posted the first picture.

Curtis

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: carol staiculescu (---.residential.rdsnet.ro)
Date: February 16, 2015 01:12PM

Thank you all for your interest. Please be advised that the information I am about to share with you here are for personal domestic use only (by those who enjoy building their own rods) and not for commercial purposes. If someone is interested in selling the system or mass produce it, should contact me first.

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/16/2015 03:00PM by carol staiculescu.

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: carol staiculescu (---.residential.rdsnet.ro)
Date: February 17, 2015 06:24PM

I have managed to finish the "how to" video which you can now find on youtube here : [www.youtube.com]
It is not the best filming or editing job but it should do . Anyway, if you have questions feel free to ask . Thank you for your patience.

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/17/2015 06:28PM by carol staiculescu.

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: carol staiculescu (---.residential.rdsnet.ro)
Date: February 17, 2015 06:24PM

If you like it try it for your self , and remember that there is room for improvements so feel free to make them .

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/17/2015 06:27PM by carol staiculescu.

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: Eric MONTACLAIR (---.fbx.proxad.net)
Date: February 18, 2015 12:56AM

Tanks for sharing.

________________________________________
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Eric
[www.emfishing.fr]

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: jon tobey (---.customer.broadstripe.net)
Date: February 19, 2015 01:31PM

Brilliant design.

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: carol staiculescu (---.residential.rdsnet.ro)
Date: February 20, 2015 11:56AM

Thank you all for your appreciation. In the following video you'll see a demonstration on how the look of a rod handle can be changed in less then 3 minutes.
[www.youtube.com]

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: jon tobey (---.customer.broadstripe.net)
Date: February 20, 2015 12:20PM

Was thinking about this in the wee hours. That would look pretty freaking cool on a fly rod.

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: Laszlo Czinege (---.hawaii.res.rr.com)
Date: April 13, 2015 03:47PM

Hey there,

Love this idea. I tried several times to access this video, but I'm locked out. Tried to log i n to youtube, but still no joy.
What am I missing?

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: carol staiculescu (---.opera-mini.net)
Date: April 13, 2015 04:06PM

Try this link : [www.youtube.com]

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: Laszlo Czinege (---.hawaii.res.rr.com)
Date: April 13, 2015 04:22PM

many thanks!

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Re: Constrictor Reel Seat System
Posted by: carol staiculescu (---.opera-mini.net)
Date: April 13, 2015 04:24PM

You're Welcome ;)

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