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6 days ago
Pat Majeski
Hi Trung, I used to live in the SF Bay area and did a lot of sturgeon fishing on SF bay and built a lot of rods for friends to fish for those monsters. The favorite blanks were either the Calstar 270 or the 870. Maybe look at Rodgeeks saltwater boat rod series SWB70MF or SWB70MHF.
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2 months ago
Pat Majeski
Hi just like the title says where should I put a ferrule on a one piece blanks? Do you put right in front of the stripper guide so not to put a stiff area in the middle of the blank. Thx Pat
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5 months ago
Pat Majeski
I am really partial to seeker FSP700 for throwing trout magnets in No Calif streams.
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1 year ago
Pat Majeski
Hi- Is the suggested spacing for the Microwave 30 the same as the 20 guideset?
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1 year ago
Pat Majeski
Thx Tom, Most of the time the cast will be gentle lob so not to strip the bait off the hook. For large trout here in Nor Cal drifting a nightcrawler is the way to go (which is the way thru out the country). Pat
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1 year ago
Pat Majeski
Hi Everyone, Got a CRB FIS782L rod blank that I am building into a trout rod. Casting capability 1/8-3/8 oz. Could I add one more running guide toward the tip section to drop casting to 1/16-1/4 oz for throwing a single split shot with bait( salmon egg or earthworm). I will be using the microwave guides. Thanks ahead time for everyone's help. Pat
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1 year ago
Pat Majeski
Hi everyone- been out of the hobby of rodbuilding for a couple of years starting to get back into it. Been searching the internet but having a hard time finding a marble brown DSP in sz 18. Can anyone help? Thx Pat
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5 years ago
Pat Majeski
Thanks Jerry. That gives me some guidelines on which blank to use.
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5 years ago
Pat Majeski
Good afternoon everyone, i have a neighbor who wants me to build him a rod for trolling plug cut herring for salmon. It must be 9 ft long and be able to handle 6-8 ounces. I have a All Star PRSA 1086-2 that I got back when Andy Dear was selling all of his All Star blanks. Would this blank be alright for this application? Thx-Pat
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9 years ago
Pat Majeski
Hi Everyone, Been out of building rods for awhile and now starting to get back into it. I'm looking for Loomis blank to make a light trout rod for throwing small spinners in the Sierras. I was hoping to find the GL3 ( cant remember the model #) 7ft. 4-8 lbs. 1/16-5/16 oz. and I really like the rich brown color of it. Is there any suppliers out that still have few in stock and is willing to h
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13 years ago
Pat Majeski
Hi John, I mean this with no disrespect but sometimes in a case like this you might have to bite the bullet this time Pat
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13 years ago
Pat Majeski
Fred- Try the Seeker 701 bass spinning blank 4-8 line, might fit your needs. Pat
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13 years ago
Pat Majeski
What I found to work is once you got it close to the finish diameter while turning, move up to a 400-600 grit paper(of course use a flat block). The key to the foam is to get it hot enough by friction to cut thru the foam and barely sand the cork. Pat
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13 years ago
Pat Majeski
Hi Spencer, It is only a few hours drive over to the Trinity for good steelie action. Pat Majeski ( Fremont, Ca)
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13 years ago
Pat Majeski
Good Evening Folks, Where can you find Acrylic Acetate blanks larger than 3/4 of an inch? I want turn them down to fit 18 skeleton reelseat. Pat
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13 years ago
Pat Majeski
Jeff, Cabela's has some decent blanks for reasonble prices. Pat
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14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Good Morning, Trying to find some Varmac ABC-1 caps. Once were very common on @#$%& but now no where to be found. Can anyone help? Thany you, Pat
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14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Seeker has a two piece fiberglas blank. Seven ft. 1-4 lbs., 1/32 - 1/4 oz. Pat
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14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Hi Art- That's the conditions I'm always fishing in the fall. Water low, clear and the air temp is usually on the warm side. I was hoping with the braided line's smaller dia ( and lo-vis green color) that would be able to get a #3 spinner down deep to the fish ( without clamping split shot) and not having the braided line spook the fish. Pat
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14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Emory- I'm in the San Francisco Bay Area but I fish the Trinity/Klamath rivers in the fall. But this year we might not much of a fall season with fish and game getting their way. I pitch spinners for the fall chinooks. Pat
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14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Emory- Are you on the west coast or the great lakes? Pat
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14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Hi Guys, Totally a different subject than rodbuilding but has anyone used braided lines for salmon/steelhead fishing in clear conditions tossing hardware? How was your results? Pat
Forum: rodboard
14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Hi Peter, Can you mix the colors to get the two for one deal? Pat
Forum: rodboard
14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Good Morning, I know that this topic has been discuss over and over again but after you paint the blank with the paint for RC cars what do you use to protect the paint? I imagine that permagloss would be too hot for the paint. Pat
Forum: rodboard
14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Hi Guys, Is there someone else for a distributor of Merrick tackle other than Summer Moon? I tried to get hold of them on the phone though no reply. Pat
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14 years ago
Pat Majeski
Andy- Did you get any more steelhead blanks? the ones I got from you were fantasic. Pat
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14 years ago
Pat Majeski
I'm using an old shopsmith. Pat
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15 years ago
Pat Majeski
Angler's Workshop has been carrying the reintroduced Sage Steelhead blanks. Pat
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15 years ago
Pat Majeski
I don't know about the stand up tuna rods but I have built many seeker 706s and 708s for live bait for sturgeon and salmon trolling rods. excellent blanks. Pat
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