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10 days ago
Tim Kipp
Thanks Herb, Geoff, Grant. Rod I'm getting together is going to be for big river flatheads. Doing some sort of patriotic theme, and those guide rings really caught my eye. Since this will be fished from a holder and not continuous casting, weight is not a priority. Wanted double feet for decorative purposes. Again, thanks.
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11 days ago
Tim Kipp
Anybody use the Alps mxn guides as spinning guides. Really like the blue rings. The frame braces seem to be a bit high though. Just looking for opinions. Thanks.
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2 months ago
Tim Kipp
I believe I'm settled on the rodgeeks x comp, 733. Looks like this blank should fit the bill. The color selections are awsome. This one will be white. On to researching the guide train now. Planning on a patriotic theme.
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2 months ago
Tim Kipp
Yes David, that is an option we are cosidering. Also maybe some glow in the dark thread. Roger, I have heard about the light idea before. That is something I will research a little more. That would certainly be an awesome and neat set-up. Thanks.
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2 months ago
Tim Kipp
Any recommendations for a big river flathead blank. Approx. 30 pound class line, tossing some fairly heavy weights and big baits. 30 to 40 lb fish are the target. Checked a few musky blanks as the specs sound good but was hoping to find something white as it will mostly be used at night. Any ideas?
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4 months ago
Tim Kipp
What is your go to color preserver for laying down a feather inlay. This will be on top a tiger butt wrap.
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5 months ago
Tim Kipp
I was leaning to the tru oil as I have been researching these posts. My concern was, will the cork take the tru oil. Not looking for a real glossy finish just a little sheen.
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5 months ago
Tim Kipp
I've used u40 on the cork grips I've made. My question is for birch bark with cork accents on both ends, can I use u40 or should I go to tru oil?
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5 months ago
Tim Kipp
I stand corrected, Phil. I am referring to single foot wire guides.
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5 months ago
Tim Kipp
I am using single foot snakes, with a Fuji LN stripper. I have purchased the snakes in multi sizes. Pac bay brand. I prefer the smaller ones and just wanted some imput. Also have the standard tip top. I jumped in deep on this one as I am in the process of building the grip from birch. The blank is the brook trout finish and my wraps will be white, black, and orange. This build is for a good frien
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5 months ago
Tim Kipp
I'm a beginner rod builder. Have built a handful of ultralight trout rods. I'm working on my first flyrod. 7'6" 3 wt. 4 peice. Mhx native series. For guides I'm going 9 plus tip top. 8, 3, then 1/0 to the tip, does this sound about right or should I go 2/0 to the tip. Thanks for any input, Tim.
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