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7 days ago
David Parsons
David it depend on you do you like a short butt or a long butt I myself like a long butt I'm 6 foot 3 tall and like 7 foot or longer rods . MY one friend is a party boat captain and he likes short butts and 6 foot 6 rods but is a lot shorter the me.
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26 days ago
David Parsons
YOU COULD DO THREAD AND FINISH THERE IN PLACE OF WINDING CHECK
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26 days ago
David Parsons
1 what do they mean by slow load? 2 what type of fishing would this rod be best for? thanks for any and all help in advance and stay safe
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7 weeks ago
David Parsons
When I hear that the person just loves the rod and is catching fish.
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2 months ago
David Parsons
Billy thanks for the help that blank you recommend for tile fish was great building the third one now will check this one out
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2 months ago
David Parsons
Look for a blank for tog -blackfish that has a fast action and 8 feet long 1pc thanks for any help in advance
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3 months ago
David Parsons
I did a lot of rods a few years ago with gorilla glue did not have any problem with it holding reel seat or eva didn't try it on cork. Yes when it expands it will come out of every little hole .
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3 months ago
David Parsons
Terry it's a great thing to do when your snowed in and can't fish how many feet of snow did you get .
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3 months ago
David Parsons
William I use flex coat on a lot of my rods for party boat rentals it works great now for trolling rods and other custom builds I now use classic pro-flex rod coat this is the old ( af-cote epoxy ) why because it has extended work time and stay flexible after it cures. but with this I need to keep the dryer running longer .they all work . William this is a good question yes it has been ask
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4 months ago
David Parsons
I use plano boxes also I found wire racks that the boxes slide into the racks can be mounted on a wall or are free standing this make getting to the box I want easy . I got these at west marine store.
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4 months ago
David Parsons
I coated a old rod with finish that I put blue powder pigment in it .The rod is now a good looking rod style verses performance . Plus it gave me something to do one winter. and I learned I had to put the rod dryer on a 30 degree angle to get the extra finish to roll off to get a lite coat.
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4 months ago
David Parsons
what I found if the rod is a gift they want a pretty rod and some times the person getting it is not a die hard fisherman the die hard wants a performance rod first . I build performance first that why if someone tell me that they want me to build them a rod I tell them that we need to talk and then I will ask a lot of questions .
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5 months ago
David Parsons
Thanks guys for the help
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5 months ago
David Parsons
I got a call from a customer he wants another rod this is great! wants another rod like before the problem is I built him two rods with bushido BP86400 8ft 6 inch 50 -80 lbs line 6 to14 oz lure mod fast xh composite blank. I don't think these are made anymore . Does anyone know of a blank to replace this one .He will use it for deep drop tile fishing.
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8 months ago
David Parsons
Hi you could post on the buy -sell at top and or send me a email my email is listed open I will look to see what I have and will talk to my buddy he said he has a few to get rid of
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11 months ago
David Parsons
you can use the inserts again you can clean them with alcohol. you might want to keep a spare set of syringes around because after awhile they get messy I tried cleaning with alcohol and it took the markings off
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11 months ago
David Parsons
STEVE email me I might be able to help
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1 year ago
David Parsons
what about a reel seat that has a ferrule for that purpose.
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1 year ago
David Parsons
Norman thanks for the help. Talked to my nephew he is going to build them now that I could tell him what they are.
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I bought some blanks at an estate sale one has a tag AMF 907 it is 9 feet long 2pc green in color think it is a fly blank but don't know much about fly rods any idea of the what company made it and any spec
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1 year ago
David Parsons
Joe the microwave guides are something to try. I like batson for blanks . you did not tell us what kind of rods you would build fly ,freshwater ,.saltwater , ect
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I use a little spatula and glop it on and smooth it out and it is easy to clean for next time. The brushing action might be causing the little bubbles
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I tried a test cup this time I took my time and made sure that the pump came all the way back up and it harden fine . I used syringes for years with few problems. Thanks again everyone for the help David Parsons
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1 year ago
David Parsons
does anyone use a pump on the rod finish instead of syringes .I tried with bad results I did 10 pumps of each them mixed it is tacky 2 day later it was flex coat high build .if anyone uses them what are the tricks. thank you in advance
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I have pac bay
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I think it was epoxy because I never got it off after the heat and a lot of pulling I cooled it down with water and was filing the side down to split it and saw that it was broken at the end of the tips tube .thanks for the help as I have two more of these rods to rebuild
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1 year ago
David Parsons
What type of material is feralite I tried to heat tip and pull it of and the blank crushed and splintered ?
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1 year ago
David Parsons
Some of the penn rods I rebuilt the tip was epoxy on and heat did not work. when I do a lot of rods at one time I take air operated sander and start sanding on the side of the tip if it is glue the friction of the sanding will heat it up enough to loosen the tip if it was epoxy I sand it down on both side to get it to split. or I take a file to both sides to slit it.
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I few years ago I did a lot of party boat rental rod with new reel seats and fore grips with gorilla glue it expands and comes out holes. but I have not got one of those rods come back with a loose reel seat or grip. they have come back with broken guide and tips.
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I'm building a bent butt rod with a 54.5 inch 50-80 line blank .My question is do I use 4 roller guides or 5 plus tip with regular guides you use enough to keep line off blank .with rollers do you do the same or are you trying to do something else.
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