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Surf rod handle
Posted by: Chris Forslund (---.sub-174-199-1.myvzw.com)
Date: January 23, 2019 11:22AM

For an eight foot surf rod I was looking to do a shrink wrapped handle.
Does anything need to be wrapped underneath or can I go shrink wrap right to the blank?

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Re: Surf rod handle
Posted by: herb canter (---.atmc.net)
Date: January 23, 2019 12:47PM

No , nothing needs to be underneath the wrap , i wipe down the bottom of the blank area with isopropoyl alcohol beforehand just to make sure it adheres to the blank as well as possible but thats it . Keep the heat moving as concentrated heat in one area too long has resulted in disasters .

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Re: Surf rod handle
Posted by: Mark Hahn (---.167.213.151.dynamic.ip.windstream.net)
Date: January 24, 2019 02:21PM

You do not HAVE to put anything beneath the shrink wrap. I usually use a smaller diameter nylon cord wrapped in a 2-axis diamond pattern underneath, with color preserver to hold it in place. Then I shrink wrap over it.

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