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Carbon fiber grips
Posted by: Jonathan Collins (---.fttx.foothillsbroadband.com)
Date: January 22, 2023 12:09PM

Anyone that are using carbon fiber grips, say from NFC. Do you finish them with epoxy or just leave them raw? If you finish them, what are you using?

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Re: Carbon fiber grips
Posted by: Ron Weber (---)
Date: January 22, 2023 12:26PM

I keep them raw, none of my customers have asked for themto be finished

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Re: Carbon fiber grips
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: January 22, 2023 12:36PM

PermaGloss. Don't use epoxy for the top coat.

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Re: Carbon fiber grips
Posted by: Norman Miller (Moderator)
Date: January 22, 2023 03:46PM

NFC has two types of CF grips, the regular CF polyurethane foam core grips, and the soft touch CF grips. I coat the regular cf CF grips with Permagloss but not with epoxy. The soft touch CF grips I use as are.
Norm

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Re: Carbon fiber grips
Posted by: David Baylor (---.res6.spectrum.com)
Date: January 22, 2023 04:33PM

I have carbon fiber grips on 6 of the rods I've built. I've left all but one of them in their raw factory form. One of them, a split grip set on my drop shot rod, I coated with lay up epoxy and then sanded it smooth, and put a final top coat of Perma Gloss on it.

I really like the way it turned out. Below is a link to a picture of the rod I did it on.

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