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9 days ago
ron zimmerman
Incorporate the guide and ferrule wrap then static test it .
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12 days ago
ron zimmerman
Too late , rod is already built . Whats the process if it wasn't built already ? TIA
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12 days ago
ron zimmerman
I dont want to dull the finish I want to make it shine like the wraps w/o coating with epoxy .
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12 days ago
ron zimmerman
I have a few blanks that are matt in finish however when I wrapped them they turned shiny at the guides . Is it possible to make the rest of the rod shiny with perma gloss or @#$%& ? What would be the process ? As always TIA .
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15 days ago
ron zimmerman
and women were my downfall .
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16 days ago
ron zimmerman
never mind
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16 days ago
ron zimmerman
I usually use the one on Proofs site and then adjust statically but it doesn't seem to be working right now . I'll try again later . Thx.
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17 days ago
ron zimmerman
I'm trying to find the placement and number of guides for an 11' 4wt rod . Search didn't turn that up at least not on the first page .
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17 days ago
ron zimmerman
Were are they ? If it's under the director button my browser wont open it .
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19 days ago
ron zimmerman
I'm not sure it matters . I caught a fish on the back cast once and still got him in .
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25 days ago
ron zimmerman
I put the rod butt in the corner and then raised the tip to the ceiling until it was bending pretty good . Looked like it was a fast action to me but its so darn wimpy . I was going to do the cc thing but no where to anchor eye level or so . Thanks again guys .
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25 days ago
ron zimmerman
Thank you Roger , that was easy .
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26 days ago
ron zimmerman
Thanks Guys , I'll have to get on a ladder as it's a 10' er but it's doable . Thanks again .
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26 days ago
ron zimmerman
I received a rod today and it's supposed to be a fast action rod . I don't think it is as it is very wimpy and seems like a slow action to me . Is there a way to determine the actual action ? As always , TIA ron
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5 weeks ago
ron zimmerman
Link doesn't work for me
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6 weeks ago
ron zimmerman
I didn't order one and I'm happy I didn't .
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7 weeks ago
ron zimmerman
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8 weeks ago
ron zimmerman
I had a 3wt 10' rod that I was not thrilled with so I lost the butt section and put reel seat cork etc on third section thinking it would be a good thing . Nada, nope , now way. I absolutely hate it now . Waste of a not so good then but better than now rod .
Forum: rodboard
2 months ago
ron zimmerman
Check out Ye Olde English fly shop in Florida . Brian is a great guy and has some nice blanks . I have his 7'9" 4pc 3wt and it's a good little rod . Also Matt @ proof sells some nice blanks .
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2 months ago
ron zimmerman
Get well Johnny , I need a rod .
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2 months ago
ron zimmerman
I was going to buy one but by the time I decided they sold all the 4wt's .
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2 months ago
ron zimmerman
Thanks guys for your help . It is much appreciated . ron
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2 months ago
ron zimmerman
Roger , I'm thinking a final wet sand and then wrap the rod before the polish for maximum adhesion ? What would you use to polish such a beast ? TIA ron
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2 months ago
ron zimmerman
I purchased an S Glass blank and didn't like the color so I stripped it last night . It turned out a decent looking white that I can see the rings in so I thought I may just keep it that way . My question is , do I need to clear it with something or can I get away with just polishing the blank ? I thought about trying to use an outdoor stain of some sorts or maybe even ritz dye to change the colo
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3 months ago
ron zimmerman
There's a nice one on an @#$%& site shu-fly 5wt I believe . Reviews are good apparently the ex owner is a rat .
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3 months ago
ron zimmerman
I've had that happen and I just cut it off . Not a huge deal IMHO .
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3 months ago
ron zimmerman
That rod causes more trouble than it's worth . I don't use mine and haven't since my first build . Set your tension and like David said , back it up and roll your thread back if you have to back up .. BTW , if you're having trouble with the tip top wrapping give me a shout through email or pm and I'll tell you what I stumbled on , works great on crb wrappers . Better yet do a youtube search for t
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3 months ago
ron zimmerman
I'm going with a 10' 3/4 glass spey/switch rod .
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3 months ago
ron zimmerman
I'm going with a 10' 3/4 glass spey/switch rod .
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3 months ago
ron zimmerman
Answered it .
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