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5 months ago
Bill Sidney
Every one has there own way of doing it , my way is one size an a small file if need be, 2 sizes could be too sloppy for me , If no file , Fine sand paper an a wooden dowel ,an it works for me
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5 months ago
Bill Sidney
A great job was dun on ICEBE this year by every one
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6 months ago
Bill Sidney
Just found them listed on the upcoming rod show can't make it this year , hops some one will point me to where I can get some
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6 months ago
Bill Sidney
Have been out of Road building for some time looking for Hitena threads , the MFG . was listed on the left back in time but not listed now can any one direct me to some one that carries them now ? Thanks for the replays I hope to get Bill
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9 months ago
Bill Sidney
Have used the carbon grips an they are not slippery by a long short just smooth an cool to touch ,
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10 months ago
Bill Sidney
Hi Terry , Glad to have you on board as a new rod builder , this is the best site to get started on rod building , Just remember there is only one question that is dumb , it is the one you did not ask ,
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10 months ago
Bill Sidney
If you fix it to day an a week down the road it breaks again at the same spot , what do you do repair it again ????????????????????? replace it an get on with life an worry about next time if it breaks as I see it
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11 months ago
Bill Sidney
There is all kinds of way's to skin a cat , build it up some how TAPE , CORK, RINGS , wooden stick you name it , they all will work to get the job dun [ skin a cat ?? ] just an old saying , don't do it ,
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11 months ago
Bill Sidney
The Lamsom drag system is a lot higher class than ECHO reels I think , could be wrong ,
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12 months ago
Bill Sidney
Thank you never looked at Mud hole , as when it first came out you only could get it from a couple of dealers , an as they say I was looking at all the wrong places , but Thanks
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12 months ago
Bill Sidney
I would like to try it out , lots of builders say it is great , have been looking to find out who supply's it, any help out there ?? point me in the direction please , thanks for the help
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12 months ago
Bill Sidney
Cork is an insulator will take a long time to heat where the epoxy is an warm it up so you can remove the butt. the fastest way is to R & R it , an move on no chance to burn the blank , PS the epoxy on the reel seat will also get hot , don't know if I would trust the epoxy in the reel seat after it has been heated up like that , to be safe R & R it an move on , { R&R is REMO
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
when I work on cork I like to sand it some how , not use drill bits , as the bits tend to rip the cork up way to much for me , sanding it can be a file , sand paper, even ruff sand paper will rip the cork for me , this happen because the cork is so soft .
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
The fish will never know what the blank was made for good luck
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
#1 action ? as you said not the best , # 2 how it feels as You said not the best , # 3 loose sections as you said not the best , # 4 as you said not the best # 5 as you said better than nothing , what else can be said , good luck
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
Monday call then an ask , it would not hurt one bit , saying that Ton knows his job very well , so you can trust his comments on your question I think
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
Make it an, you can change as time goes on to improve what you have , or leave it alone , your choice ,
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
I vote for the 12 OZ flat an level is the way to go ,
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
If you line every thing up on the same axis as the chuck , you will stop the flex an will not walk out , need a metal rod to get the axis of the chuck ,
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
before you change direction of motor it would best to stop the motor from turning then change direction of rotation, I think could be wrong ,
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
If I remember there is not much in the way of rod building going on in the state you might find some sport shops with a small supply of stock of what,you are looking for , most people go to the big supply stores to get supplies today , [ listed on the left here] , most are easy to work with an will give you what you want at a fair price ,
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
Great Job Tom , wish you another 20 tears, at lots of good information here
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
cleaning brush ????? at 18 CTS. per brush is it worth your time to clean ??? I don't think so but could be wrong .
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
when you put a GUIDE on you do your best to clean up the union so it don't come loose , now you want it to come off so you can put a new guide on an not mar the finish that you use to keep the first guide in place an not move on you , is that correct ??? it has been pointed out by all the above comments it is very hard to do it , because the finish is used to help fuse the first guide in pla
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
Was looking at the blank's so thank's for the up date on how your delivery system works ROD GEEKs
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
This web site is the best out there , do your reading an remember that the only dumb question that is out there is the one you don't ask , most if not all of us have been in your shoes , glad to have you on board
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
You are not the only one that has got great service from Mud Hole , they do a great job on the service
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
start a new question you will get a better coverage on your problem I think
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
they can build them perfect but the cost would be out of this world , to get the guide in an acceptable condition it cost you money, or TIME TO FIX THEM like snake brand snake guides or touch up the feet , that is your choice , no free lunch as I see it could be wrong
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1 year ago
Bill Sidney
every person will build to what they want / like / need , I do all my FLY rod's an yes it is not easy on the thicker sections , but it can be dun , there again not easy, any deep bending , RODS / BLANKS , can work then selves up an move during a day of heavy fishing , if the rod/ blank don't flex a lot [ heavy bending ] chance you will never see it , how I see it , an a lot of peo
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