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4 weeks ago
david mastrude
Thanks for this RJF. Makes sense to me.
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4 weeks ago
david mastrude
Hi:I looked in the library but no mention of this. When locating the spine on a 4 piece fly rod do you spine each piece individually? Seems like this would be necessary except for the butt piece maybe...
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5 weeks ago
david mastrude
Hi:I searched the library and found no mention. I have some Guterman silk thread I would like to use. Is preserver necessary?
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8 years ago
david mastrude
No rubber..Nylon. Got bags and bags. So far so good.
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Great ideas.Bingo.I have one contribution to mkae despite my lack of experience Put the razor blade in a hemostat.It`s cheaper that an Xacto blade,at least the Harbor Freights ones are. I`m getting alot of good info around this place. BTW,I`m specialising in ultra light spey rods for my river I think I have a good market around here.
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8 years ago
david mastrude
OK Folks.I`m in business. Good ideAS ALL OF THEM.
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Wow.Great ideas.I havr one:It not too good though. 1]Get sick like me 2]Get 100`s of 5cc syringes. 3]Throw them away after use.Fill in the hole out in the desert here.
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8 years ago
david mastrude
GetBit is out aoparently. Got to go to Shoff. Have you considered RW with Alps "motor assembly?
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Alps wrapper is $369. What do Il lose if i get this. What besies the mototr assembly,does it do /not do that the Rodsmith cannot? Tx-you got me thinkjing...
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8 years ago
david mastrude
See my comment below please
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Tx for the advise. Now I need the guts out of the RW3x [I have the motor and pedal-is there a rheostat too? and the ALps Batson motor. Does the Alps replace the sewing machine motor and pedal?
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Tx for the response. No need for to spend the extra $100 on the Alps then?
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Why spend the extra $100 on the Alps?
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8 years ago
david mastrude
This just in:A famous,well respected,un-named rod builder claims that many of the off shore builders are using UV glue. This is fast,ultimately resulting in more profitsbut is not wthout it`s problems,apparently. UV can`t take the rigors/demands of heavy pressure a will fail over time. Anyone notice this..especially Beulah owners> I don`t mean to start a rumor,but I want to know the limit
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8 years ago
david mastrude
The $300+ one with the upgraded chuck...I ordered from an outfit on So Ca and they dragged their feet,strung mr along for over aweek,etc...anyhow,when I finally get my $ returned I`ll probably go ahead and get this one. Any comments?Is it eorth the high price? Did you builds improve?
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8 years ago
david mastrude
I'm a > biologist by training and know that almost all of > my prior field crews' mistakes were due to > rushing. Maybe that is a lesson I should be > learning....take your time and do it right; there > is no rush. OK.If we are going t pursue this-see KAhnemeann book "Thinking Fast and Thinking Slow" He was the guy who taught the Wall St. boys to more accuratel
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8 years ago
david mastrude
DANG?=profan ity? Huh?
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8 years ago
david mastrude
stet
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8 years ago
david mastrude
That would be me. But I just found something important out Right now,I`m 1/2 way thru my 5th flyrod. It`s a Mesier combo Spey [12`6"] Single [9`3" 6wt]. What happened in my learning curve is that I removed the anxiety I can do this by multi-tasking,taking breaks frequently but mainly by recognizing that it is there. In me,anyhow. Up til now,I`ve been so concerned about epoxy d
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Exactly.Used the old cork though. It survived being boiled Thanks
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Phil-Much thanks for pushing me. It worked perfectly. Now i know...all I gt to do now is polish the gouges I made with the dremel and I`m in business. what a great place this is...hope tpo become a guru myslr in a few years...Otis
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8 years ago
david mastrude
Thanks for the replies,?Guys.I appreciate them. I for got to mention this i s a spey rod. So,It ha s a n upper and lower cork. The real seat is trapped between them. Right nmow,I`m thinking how to get a tiny drill bit on my dremal\ a drill a groove is the ring....
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8 years ago
david mastrude
So the inlet groove is facing the wrong gway. A new mistake for me.I tried to dremel a notch in ut but it is too thick. I really don`t want to "boil the butt" or cut it off but what else can i do?
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8 years ago
david mastrude
That`s my new mission maybe. I have Bob Meiser`s "Troutmaster Combo" which is a 9`3"6 wt. single handed rod that converts toa 12`6" Spey 5-6 wt. So,what happens if I attept to use this common butt... for 4 wt.? Will this butt be to heavy? Is this a deal breaker? What do you think?
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9 years ago
david mastrude
Tx Fellers.I believeI`ll do a little test with acrylic,polyurethan and epoxy then hit the rod section witha garden hose for awhile and see what happens. The problem is that epoxy seems to obscure the colors of the feathers....but maybe it`s pilot error...don`t know yet...
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9 years ago
david mastrude
Acrylic sealer that artists use might be good toio...
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9 years ago
david mastrude
I`m wathing Russ Gooding video.He uses epoxy.Do you? What about varnish?Anyone have experience with anything else? I`m curious since I`m about to build a Meiser conversion rod ...
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9 years ago
david mastrude
Tried Alenes.Don`t like it.Ordered up some U40. I was just curious about alternatives and noqw I know more than I did so...Thanks
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9 years ago
david mastrude
Got a tip from the local cobbler.alternative to birkenstocks stuff is Aline`s Craft Glue.Supposed to be cheap and work well. Will keep you posted...
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9 years ago
david mastrude
I`ve used it before...I meant to ask what itare it`s chemical compsition. Has anyone used any alternativwe,like the Birkensaff stuff,etc... How does iot work?Is it worth bothering with?....
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