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VSS Reel Seat Grip Options
Posted by: Jay Burns (---)
Date: January 22, 2020 08:07PM

Just curious are there any other options for premade grips for the VSS spinning reel seat other than what Fuji provides as the standard cork or EVA option. Was not sure if there were other cork options. Has anyone made their own if there are none available? Just curious.

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Re: VSS Reel Seat Grip Options
Posted by: Roger Templon (---.paw.cpe.atlanticbb.net)
Date: January 23, 2020 08:37AM

Jay

There is a Winn grip option for the VSS reel seat available. I have one the lathe as we speak.

Rog

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Re: VSS Reel Seat Grip Options
Posted by: Jim Ising (---.dthn.centurylink.net)
Date: January 23, 2020 10:32AM

Jay, Anglers Resource has a proprietary VSS WINN grip for size 1615 and 17 VSS seats. Part number is WVSS1615 or WVSS17. Your post made me realize we did not have it showing on our web site. I does now. [anglersresource.net]

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Re: VSS Reel Seat Grip Options
Posted by: Jay Burns (---)
Date: January 23, 2020 12:37PM

Like the winn just concerned about longevity. Would hate to have to replace a grip in a few years. Cork for me is just more reliable

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Re: VSS Reel Seat Grip Options
Posted by: Paul Luechtefeld (---.mobile.att.net)
Date: January 23, 2020 04:50PM

I made the last one I did out of eastern Red cedar. I used a dremel and a sanding drum to fine tune it. It turned out OK.

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Re: VSS Reel Seat Grip Options
Posted by: Jeff Saxby (---.res6.spectrum.com)
Date: January 24, 2020 02:45PM

I have found styles of premade grips not available from regular vendors on a popular bidding site. Also, I have found options for VSS and IPS that are available direct from manufacturers in Asia. I know there are a variety of opinions about buying through these sources. Choices are more numerous for IPS and size 16 VSS, but I have found both EVA and cork choices for size 17 VSS as well. I would love to buy these items through the vendors I regularly use, but they just are not available.

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