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6 weeks ago
Robert Dittert III
Jim Ising Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Peter, The LKW is a K-Series guide, a family of > products that offer a sloped-ring design that > sheds tangles and wind knots. It was introduced > just over 10 years ago and has become a top choice > of rod builders worldwide. The LKW is in the > family. There is no effect on line flow. Jim, wh
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6 weeks ago
Robert Dittert III
Sounds like someone who will break whatever rod you build him. J/k. You would think after ten years of breaking multiple brands of flipping rods, he would look at the one constant factor. Him. Good luck building him something he doesn't break.
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7 weeks ago
Robert Dittert III
Lance Schreckenbach Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Jawohl herr Dittert. Ich wohne in Rosenberg! Right down the road. I'm going to try the locking wrap on the KT's and see how it looks.
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7 weeks ago
Robert Dittert III
Lance Schreckenbach Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Yes you can and I do. I have removed guides (KT & > KB) from rods that I have built that did not have > them and they were still difficult to remove. So I > really don't think it matters but I am OCD and now > I do it every time. Why is it that someone from > Texas always say their fr
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7 weeks ago
Robert Dittert III
Jason Yu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I’m from Texas too. > > I use (2) locking wraps on my KT runners. Not > needed on the KB, they hold solid. Thanks Jason.
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7 weeks ago
Robert Dittert III
roger wilson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Robert, > You can use any locking guide on any guide or not. > It is all up to you. > > If a guide foot has notches in the guide foot as > some do, normally it is not necessary to do > locking wraps, because the notches do a very good > job to keep the guide secure. Thanks Roger
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7 weeks ago
Robert Dittert III
Do y'all (you all), I'm from Texas, use locking or security wraps while using the KT & KB guides? At the base of the ring and guide foot is very wide and I don't think the Forhan locking wrap would look right on these guides. I'm guessing a security wrap isn't necessary on the KB's with the arrowhead shaped foot, but I'm thinking would be advised on the KT's? What do y'all recommend whi
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2 months ago
Robert Dittert III
Finally got my order of PG. Bought the 4oz bottle, as it was twice the cost of the 1oz bottle. Bottle came with two caps, any reason? Once the bottle has been opened, it's best to store in the fridge? At this time I'm going to use it to coat a couple of carbon fiber split grips. The grips are already glued onto the blanks (2 rods). Is there any concern applying the PG to the grips (butt caps &
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3 months ago
Robert Dittert III
Norman Miller Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > You can certainly mount your grip onto a mandrel > of some sort and chuck it into a cordless drill. > One hand holds the drill and the other hand > applies the Permagloss with a foam brush while the > grip turns at relatively high speed. Works great, > and can’t be easier. Can also use your rod
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3 months ago
Robert Dittert III
Tom Kirkman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > You could sort of swipe it on, although I don't > think you'll get quite the same results. > > I have never tried dipping, which would seem to > require too much finish, but which might work. > > ............ Thanks. Really like that glossy look on that grip you did in the video.
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3 months ago
Robert Dittert III
Tom Kirkman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > > > ............ Tom, very cool video. Any other options for applying PG to a carbon grip, if you don't have a lathe or high speed rod dryer? TIA
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6 months ago
Robert Dittert III
Thank you, Bob!
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6 months ago
Robert Dittert III
Are some guides less likely to need prep (grinding)? Or do y'all recommend grinding all guides feet no matter what? Do I need to worry about grinding the black finish off of black stainless steel guides? Was going to post a new thread about guide prep, but searched and found this recent thread. TIA!
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1 year ago
Robert Dittert III
Mr. Ising, Very sorry to hear of this news. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
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2 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Is there a "Contact Us" phone number or email? Been looking on the site and can't find anything? Got some questions about blanks and carbon fiber handles. Thanks, Robert
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2 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Called Mudhole yesterday, and was told the HM Gen 2 blanks are still in stock. Depending on which model blank. But they are being fazed out and the new Elite blanks are taking the place of the HM Gen 2 blanks. Was told that if I were to have a problem with one of the HM Gen 2 blanks I've built, and they no longer have the HM Gen 2 clanks in stock, they would replace with a comparable Elite blank.
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2 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Norman Miller Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Robert, no they are in between the regular and > high modulus blanks. The high modulus blanks are > still available. > > mhx-rod-building-blanks/MHX-Freshwater-Rod-Blanks/ > MHX-High-Modulus > Norm Thanks Norm. The HM blanks are not listed in Mudhole's new catalog. I have a couple o
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2 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Do these new blanks take the place of the MHX HM Gen 2 blanks? Didn't see the HM Gen 2 blanks listed in the new catalog. What happens if I have an issue with one of my MHX HM Gen 2 blanks now, as it seems they are no longer available? Thanks.
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Looking forward to getting this issue.
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Tom Kirkman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > It is rare that Fuji puts a bad product on the > market. > > ............. When I would buy a rod, I always looked for the Fuji tag on the rod. Now that I've built a few rods, most have been with Fuji reel seats and guides. Not all, but most. Not saying other companies reel seats and guides aren't g
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Got a Fuji Speed Threader from Jim at AR a few months ago (thanks Jim). Hadn't used it yet until today. Getting ready for a trip this weekend and had some reels spooled up that were off rods. Speed Threader made fast work of running line from reel through the line guide of the reel, down the rod guides to the tip. Guides down to size 4.5. Was fast and efficient and no issues with mono that has so
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Thanks Roger!
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Looked on Bingham's site but could not find this thread. Any help on where to find on their site? If not, other retailer that carries this thread?
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Tom Kirkman Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The preferred surfaces for bonding will be in a > "water-break-free" condition, as outlined in the > surface preparation article in the online library > here, which you referred to. You may get by with > other surface methods, but "water-break-free" is > going to be the optimu
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Norman Miller Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I could not view from my pad. First time I tried to open the link to video, it asked me to sign in. Closed the link. Second time the link played the video just fine for me?? Try again. This was on an IPad.
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Thanks for the replies guys. Don't know if I got the "Water-break-free" on my previous builds using fine grit sand paper or not, as I had never heard of it until I found this site. Was wondering if you didn't need to prep a mat finished blank like you would need to with a glossy finished blank? As the mat finished isn't as slick as the glossy. Looks like it will still need to be pre
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Was looking for advice in regards to prepping a rod blank. Took a beginners rod building class last year at a local tackle store and have built a few rods since and really enjoy building. In that class, we were told to use fine grit sandpaper to lightly rough up the blank where the grip, reel seat and fore grip will be located to allow better adhesion between the blank, epoxy and grip/reel seat.
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Phil Erickson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Robert, your email is hidden. Sorry about that, it should be fixed now ;-)
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
Phil Erickson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I just sent you a copy of the specification form I > use. Mr. Ericsson, would love to have a copy of this for myself. If you don't mind. TIA
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3 years ago
Robert Dittert III
With lots of rod companies that have limited lifetime warranties, which is a good thing for builders and customers alike. But as Tom stated, if it was a defect with the rod, it would show up early in the rods fishing life. With the rod being a few years old, the rod company has no way of telling how much a rod has been used or not during it's life before a break. If the break occurred in the f
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