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Gary Weber
Hi, I \was wondering if anybody had weighed KLH 16H, KLH 8H, and KLH 5.5M with fazlite rings? Thanks
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3 months ago
Gary Weber
Leslie, Addressing #1,4 and 5: When I first used braid (power pro 10/2 ) I was trying to handle the boat in some wind while fishing. I managed to get the half hitch around the tip and also the wind blew the line between the reel and the stripper guide. That put an end to me using light braid. However I was able to pick up some thrifty deals on fire line 8/3 and 6/2. I have not had any tip kno
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4 months ago
Gary Weber
Hi Mark, I am trying to help answer your questions from my experience (vibration analysis of fans, blowers, motors in an automotive factory). If a rod blank were a machine it could be analyzed many ways. A person could walk into the room and say the machine sounds good/ or not. A person could put a screwdriver from their ear to a bearing housing and listen to the bearing, race, etc., and say it
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5 months ago
Gary Weber
David, Some years back I built a rod for spincasting on a nfc FW 602-1 delta blank. I spiral wrapped it and put an omega pro reel on it. I have used it mainly for bluegill and crappie. I have mainly cast 1/32–1/16 jigs. It seems to cast these as well as some of my ultralight 6’-7’ spinning outfits. It may be something you might want to look at.
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7 months ago
Gary Weber
Hi,, It looks like some multi-piece casting or spinning blanks in the pictures. I do not seem to find these blanks in the listing provided.
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8 months ago
Gary Weber
I built on a pacbay ASP753-2 which is a 6' 3" 2 piece 1/4-5/8 oz.. After limited use it has been a good blank.
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8 months ago
Gary Weber
You might try a zebco omega ZO3PRO. It has worked well for me. It does not have a on/off antireverse, so no back reeling.
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10 months ago
Gary Weber
Hi, When I spool mono on land, as David does, I use a wet paper towel between my finger and thumb. It seems to work well for me.
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10 months ago
Gary Weber
Hi, I built a spincast rod with spiral wrap using a FW 602-1 (Delta LMX). I use it with a zebco omega pro 2 spincast reel. It casts light ( 1/32 and heavier lures) as well as the ultralight spinning setups I have. If you are wondering about the durability of delta blanks, this might interest you.
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11 months ago
Gary Weber
Ben, Are you sure? I mean I have been very thrifty, but can anybody REALLY be as cheap as Mark Talmo??
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11 months ago
Gary Weber
For myself, there is something handy about a shoe box or two with v notches for the blanks. I can store the jar that holds the spool of thread for wrapping, along with extra stuff for rod repair and building in the shoe boxes. I only need to get the book for thread tension (usually Lucas on Bass), and I am ready to start. I do it as a hobby, usually in the winter.
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
I have the president xt 25, Quantum energy 10, Okuma RTX25. All have been good reels for me. The energy (now only available in size 15 on up) is the smoothest. I would say the rtx was in between the other two. the Okuma inspira is what I would get if i was currently looking at Okuma. I manually flip the bail on these reels, not sure if any would do well otherwise. Again all three work well for me
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Sure appreciate all the time and effort. Hope it was and continues to be rewarding and enjoyable for you, Tom. Gary
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Hi, I am wondering if there are any tip tops available that are highly visible in varying degrees of light? Or if there would be a modification that could be done to a tip top, to get the same results? If I were to be baitfishing from the bank of a river, and not really paying attention (enjoying the scenery), I might notice the tip top moving. Thanks
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Dan, thanks for sharing. Some of these things could help me in a jig build for walleye in the future.
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Chris, just wondering, which vendors offer a person a month to use there guides to test cast, and then return if not fully satisfied?
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
David, it does not work for me either
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
you are welcome
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Ernie wrote: "and then the "bottom" of the choke ring placed so that it looks like it's touching the "top" of the last reduction guide when sighting down the line. I guess my question is what is considered the "top" of a guide, or the "bottom" of a guide? Then, how does one create that illusion of the bottom of the choke guide touching the top of the l
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
this thread talks a little about them:
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
try this:
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Sorry Norm, when I started typing you hadn't replied yet. If I had waited a little, i could have saved some typing!
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
It sounds like a simple spiral using a bumper guide might work best for the problems you forsee with 2-4 piece rod. If you have time, you might search simple spiral for subject and Tom Kirkman for the author, and maybe all dates for in place of the last 30 days.
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
here is a link to an older discusion of this:
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
I use elmers glue on small guides that I can not secure in other ways. I need to hold pressure on the guide for about a minute so that the guide does not come off when I take my finger off the guide foot. Then I let the guide dry for an hour before wrapping. It is time consuming, i build only a few rods, so it works for me. I do wrap the feet with tape while finding the position for the guides.
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Hi Theron, I got the handle today. It looks very good. Thanks' Gary
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Utmost can also get the 2 piece Pac bay arctos blanks. A year or so ago, I believe it was a 5' 9" model, was quoted around $50.
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1 year ago
Gary Weber
Hi Jarrod, "How dow i figure out the size guide i need to replace. Also for future rod building how do you figure out what size guides to use on builds". In sponsor to the left, Jan's Netcraft has a button towards the top of the homepage labeled parts sizing. On the fourth page of the chart is a guide and tip top sizing chart that may help.
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2 years ago
Gary Weber
did you try utmost enterprises on the left? I see they don't list the FXT in tibronze, they might be able to get it.
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2 years ago
Gary Weber
Hi Ron, I may have read your post wrong, but if you use slip bobbers with a closed face reel, what type of bobber stop are you using? Thanks
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