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Paul Luechtefeld
I know I am late to this party but I love the Phenix series of ultralights. The iron feather is an awesome blank but a little pricey the mirage is great at a reasonable price.
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2 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Thanks Norman I appreciate your help.
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3 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Norm Miller what does CCS and IP stand for.
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5 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
No problem Herb I was looking at the seats on mud hole that you wrap directly to the handle and thought it might be an answer for Josh's question. I think something like that would be very easy to find the balance point. Sorry got the name wrong they are called plate reel seats I dont know where I got the surf part from. Getting old I guess.
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5 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Herb Canter you have experience with surf rods do you use surf reel seats? I was just thinking if you use a surf seat you could move it anywhere on the grip to get it to balance. Do you think they would work for ultra light rods. Sorry dont know how to delete this.
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5 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Herb Canter you have experience with surf rods do you use surf reel seats? I was just thinking if you use a surf seat you could move it anywhere on the grip to get it to balance. Do you think they would be practical for ultra light rods.
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5 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Josh I was wondering about basicly the same thing and got some great advice from the pros on here. Look down a couple of posts at handle length there are great advice and ideas on that thread.
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7 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Thanks everyone all great points.
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8 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Mike I too learned the hard way not to wrap tape around cork unless you put something under it.
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8 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Roger thanks, I think I am going to use a weighted but cap tape it all up including real, cork and guides and adjust until I like it. I prefer my rods to be just slightly but heavy I feel it gives me a faster hook set. I rarely fish more than an hour or two at time do to physical disabilities. So I dont mind a little more weight.
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8 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Thanks guys all great information. I think what I am going to do is mock it up and see where it balances best with the real on it. But I am hoping I can get the rear grip shorter than 7 inches.
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8 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Thanks again Norm, that makes sense.
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9 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Thanks Norm I guess what I am wondering is is there a formula for placing the real seat to maximize the abilities of the rod. Does that make sense? For instance if the real seat is 4 inches from the but will the rod perform better given that everything else is equal.
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9 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Is there a set distance from the butt to the real seat? Does the length affect rod performance and if it does in what way?
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10 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Mark I have never used tru oil on a rod but when I refinish gun stocks I always let it dry for 2 or 3 days between coats.
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12 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Thanks Norman, I was thinking epoxy would be too heavy.
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13 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Can you cover the whole rod with pro coat? If not is there something else that will work.
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13 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Can a center pin blank be used to make a spinning rod?
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14 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Roger Wilson do you sell your setup?
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14 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Barry Weaver Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > check out the clamps that JOE has on CUSTOM FLY > GRIPS, they work great. Can these be reused? They look like they would work great and zip ties are single use only.
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14 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Yeah their website is very confusing! I have a pdf file that I got from them threw FB messenger. You can get a catalog the same way.
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17 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
For you guys that have used spiral wrapped rods for bass fishing do you see any benefit from it.
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17 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
I love making my own cork handles and grips it's one of the most enjoyable things in rod building. I order my cork from cork4us but since it comes from Portugal I ordered a large quantity and haven't ordered any for about 4 years. I only build about 5 rods a year. The quality is fantastic and the price was reasonable even with shipping I am going to order some more this year.
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21 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Thanks I will definitely look into it.
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22 days ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Does anyone have Billy Vivonas formula for finding cross spacing for closed wraps. Lost my book in a fire and cant for the life of me remember it.
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2 years ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Is it possible to put a photograph on a rod and if so how is it done. Customer had his son die at 8 1/2 months and wants picture on rod.
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3 years ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Ok thanks I think that one will work I'm trying to do fish scales
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3 years ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Is Billy's curved triangle pattern in the visual wrap library and if so what is its designation?
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3 years ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Ok thank you that's what I've been doing but when I wrap it always come out square must be skipping a step
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3 years ago
Paul Luechtefeld
Cant get the right spacing for fish scale pattern
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