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Slick Butt
Posted by: Gary Frank Gore (---.hfc.comcastbusiness.net)
Date: October 17, 2019 02:12PM

Looking to build a standup rod with a slick butt and want it to be as light as possible, but don't see any weights listed on the slick butt's. Anyone have any idea where to get this info or which ones may be the lightest?

Thanks

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Re: Slick Butt
Posted by: roger wilson (---)
Date: October 17, 2019 05:21PM

I expect that the weight of the butts are all quite similar.
If you are ordering the butt, call the vendor and ask them to weigh any potential candidates for you. Normally, they will take care of this for you.

Take care

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Re: Slick Butt
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: October 17, 2019 05:32PM

The important thing here is not use any more arbors/bushings to mount them than you actually need. These things are typically pretty stout nylon and only require maybe a couple of 1 to 1-1/2 inch long bushings set in about an inch or two from each end. Do not pack the interior space with epoxy. Apply epoxy to the mating surfaces, only.

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Re: Slick Butt
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (---)
Date: October 17, 2019 06:39PM

There's more than one length so include that info.

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Re: Slick Butt
Posted by: Grant Darby (172.58.110.---)
Date: October 17, 2019 10:33PM

And more than one diameter. I use the Batson Slim Slick.?

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Re: Slick Butt
Posted by: Gary Frank Gore (---.hfc.comcastbusiness.net)
Date: October 23, 2019 10:39AM

Thanks all. Was probably looking in the 12" range and will lean toward the slim since it would make sense it would be lighter. I can see where minimal epoxy and arbors will definately make a difference.

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