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8 weeks ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Roger Happy Wrapping
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8 weeks ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Roger and David David Is there a video out there how to use the collet sets?
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8 weeks ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Tom Roger, I use the round bars that was supplied for the Taig chuck. I tight them pretty tight but still slips. Tom is correct, I would need a shoulder stop. Is the reason why I just purchased the drill stops. But in the end I would feel safer if purchased a Penn State collet sets or a Nova G3 which is a key to use to tighten up .
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2 months ago
Trung Diep
Jonathan I have purchased the drill stop sets. Should arrive next week or so. The issue happen to me three times to the point I'm very paranoid using the lathe. So scary when the mandrel get loose at high speed. So basically I'm gonna either purchase the Penn State collet sets or the Nova G3. I am convinced I will not use the Taig chuck anymore. Thanks Everyone for all the great
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2 months ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Roger / Tom for all the great info. Thanks for the info Jonathan....I will look into it.
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2 months ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Roger Very nice lathe you got there. Tom, Yes, the chuck I have on the wood lathe is the Taig- 3 Jaw same as my Renzetti lathe. I have order the mandrel collar set. Hope that will solve the issue. Anyone know the model number for Nova G3 chuck? Do I need to get an adapter for it?
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2 months ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Phil I will look into it. I think Penn State Industries do have a set of collets
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2 months ago
Trung Diep
I just purchased a set of mandrel collars. Thanks Jay!!!! To my understanding , I put the mandrel collar against the headstock chuck to prevent the mandrel from slipping? Is this what Tom is referring about, Shoulder stop? Thanks Everyone. Greatly Appreciated. Hopefully I can feel confident now going forward with the lathe
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2 months ago
Trung Diep
Tom I got the mandrel from mudhole which have the center bore 60 degree on both ends. On my tail stock I have the live center install. So chuck up the mandrel and push tail stock against the other end. The mandrel still come loose. When I checked the chuck it is not right as previous which tells me chuck is at fault. It's kinda like wrapping a rod and sometimes the rod comes out of the chuck.
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2 months ago
Trung Diep
Hello All Rod Builders I recently got back into building rods again. I was using my Turncrafter Pro#TCLPRO sanding down eva grip then suddenly my mandrel got loose from the chuck at high speed. Luckily I acted fast and turn it off. Try it a second and third time ,same issue. Soo dangerous. The chuck I have on the lathe is the same kind Renzetti uses on there power wrapper. Not a good chuck f
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6 months ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Everyone I do have some blue masking tape but Im looking for more sticky to make bushing for reel seat install. I do have regular masking tape that bought from home depot that is 3M but its not sticky at all. Maybe they are basic. I use to have some very sticky masking tape but ran out of them and forgot what type it was.
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6 months ago
Trung Diep
Hi All Im in a search for quality masking tape. I bought some from home depot but the sticky side is not very sticky. Anyone know where I can get some quality masking tape? Thank you
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3 years ago
Trung Diep
Thanks everyone
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3 years ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Roger It all make sense now. I thought you can only have a chuck screw in type on the headstock but now I know you can use both sides for the same tool. Yes I am searching for a new chuck. What would you recommend? I would be turning eva on a mandrel for now but will get into custom eva blocks down the road. thanks
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3 years ago
Trung Diep
Roger Do you have a picture of jacobs chuck for the headstock? The one you show me is for the tail stock or maybe I'm missing something? Thanks Everyone!!!
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3 years ago
Trung Diep
Tom Yes you are correct, the mandrel tends to dig deeper into headstock side when the chuck gets loose. Very scary. I have tried doing the taping method but my chuck still gets loose and the mandrel will wobble. What are your recommendations? I was hoping theirs a better chuck then the one I have. The chuck I am using is the same we use on our power wrapper Renzetti or Alps. thanks
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3 years ago
Trung Diep
Roger Yes its almost the same lathe minus the variable speed. Mine is the basic one. For the headstock can I mount the jacobs live center or is that only for the tail stock side? The chuck I have on the headstock is like the one we use on our power wrapper. The chuck doesn't hold well and tends to get loose during process which is very scary. What is a good chuck for the headstock that wil
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3 years ago
Trung Diep
Hello rod builders I had a very scary experience last night. I was turning eva grip on a mandrel for the first time and during the process the mandrel pop out on one end. Nearly took my hands off. Luckily I turn off just in time without injuries but my mandrel is bent on one end. I have the regular jaw that we use on the Renzetti lathe on the headstock and a live center on the tail stock. No
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7 years ago
Trung Diep
Thanks Russ
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7 years ago
Trung Diep
Hi Everybody, Im looking for 6 or 6'6ft blank for rock cod fishing in Bay Area. Looking for the smallest butt diameter possible and I will be using 5 to 6oz weight only.I will be fishing around 50ft or less and using squid as bait from a boat. My plan is to build the lightest rod as possible since I will be jigging all day. This will be a casting set up. I have look into the Batson line up, b
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Roger, If you dont mind, do you have a picture of the full lathe that you use to turn cork or hypalon off the blank? Can I get the details as what brand of motor, type of chuck, where I can get this parts? Thanks Roger for the quick responsed Trung
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
For Tom, Sorry Jeremey, if you dont mind me asking Tom a question, What if you are gluing cork directly to the blank or hypalon or Eva directly blank , what is the best method ( lathe or power wrapper) to turn grips? Thanks Trung
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Bill- Thank you for the picture. Grant- No never live in Washington. Im from San Jose California Again thank you . Happy Wrapping Trung
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Hi Roger, Do you have a picture of what Surform Planer looks like? Where would I get this tem? Thank you Roger Happy Wrapping Trung
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Hi fellow rod builders, What are your tips and tricks on shaping Hypalon? This would be would be directly from the blank. After shaping the desire shape,what is the best way to get all the hypalon dust off the grip competely? Im stil in learning process and what to hear what other rod builders do with this method, and so far I tape the grip with masking tape and peel it off to get the dust wh
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Hi Ken, Ive fished quite often in the Delta for sturgeon. Ive use Calstar 270-7 12-30lbs rod and Seeker Hercules GTS70L. They are both great blanks. But my favorite rod to go to is Seeker Hercules blank. They are very light and thin. Still has enough soft tip to detect those soft bite. My set up would be Hypalon Grip, Alps reel seat , and Fuji SIC casting guides. I like to triple wrap my gui
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Hi Ken, I get them at the fishery supply tackle shop in story road. She's a great lady. I think she still have some left but not blank ones.Factory wrap ones. You can strip them and rewrap them. I fished anychance I get but not lately. You can also try the Batson blanks if you cannot find Kencor. Trung
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Jack, Now there is no turning back , welcome to the addiction. Everyone here is willing to help, Dont be afraid to ask. Happy wrapping Trung
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Hi Ken, Where are you from? Im from San Jose, Ive built alot of surf rods for customer. My choice would be a Kencor blank ( Zebra or Manlewglass) if you can get your hands on those rods. Great blank!!!!!!!!!!!!! Another great blank is the Batson as mention above. As for guides, go with the New Fuji K series double foot. Very light. As for guide wraps, you can go with Double or Triple. But s
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8 years ago
Trung Diep
Hi Randall,Dave, Mike, Roger Just finish one rod. I use a new brush this time applying CP. 1st coat of Afcote , came out flawless. Next day, 2nd coat, when applying Ive notice dents again in some areas, went over those areas cover, then resurface again. Driving me nuts this time.Got me thinking, after mixing the finish, do you guys let it sit for a little while before applying or makes no dif
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