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9 days ago
Anthony Unger
Thats frickin interesting.. Ive womdered why they would use wire.. Also for the record he uses copper, monel and SS.. Hes a interesting guy to fish with lol
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27 days ago
Anthony Unger
Ok, thats a good response.. I always forget about that Google thing.. Although i can spend 24 hrs on the same topic and never get the same answer twice.. My last google headache is trying to find a compression insert for a dip pen, (im a custom pen turner as well) you type in 'dip pen' or 'nib holder' and you get a million pages on fountain pens.. Not dip pens.. Good info though.. The previou
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27 days ago
Anthony Unger
Roger and phil.. Phil i store my epoxy in a location that doesnt go below 65, or over 85 (hopefully) i asked Gabrial about crystalization and i cant remember if Norm or Gabrial said it, but epoxy wants to be hard at room temperature, when you have crystalization its a sign that you have a pure product. What ive gathered is its a good thing, but is lacking the necessary chemicals to keep it
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27 days ago
Anthony Unger
I would call it a high build to be honest.. Its good to go in 8 hrs, i can vouch that it will relevel and accidents that occur within 2 hours off mixing.. I once had a rod drying behind where i was wrapping, a thread tag cought the epoxy and started to bind on the guide at about 1 hour and 45 min. Leveled out perfectly.. I think it was better then before even lol it accepts heat very well too..
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27 days ago
Anthony Unger
Ive become somewhat of a friend of Gabriel over at Hitena USA, its hitena that is crystalizing on me, but its damn good epoxy.. I love the stuff. I still havent gotten any flexcoat to try out, its hard to change what works sometimes.. Back to Gabrial, i would have just asked him, but figured its possible others may have the same question at some point.. So what better place to ask
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27 days ago
Anthony Unger
I figured as much... Just wanted to make sure i didnt do a whopsy lol And i do tom, just dont want to have to keep fussing with it, theres always that portion that doesnt crystalize in there. Tired of heating it up every time.. Figured id just save it for a rainy day. Thanks guys.. And ben, good analogy.. I like it lol
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27 days ago
Anthony Unger
I know i know.. But i just had a thought and want to make sure i didnt just screw myself.. So we established that crystalized thread epoxy is ok to reuse once reheated and de-crystalized.. My question is since only half the epoxy crystalized, if i were to transfer the still liquid epoxy into another bottle of epoxy (better 1 full the 2 half) and leave the crystalized portion in the origina
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4 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Thanks guys, just checked the grip.. Crisis overted
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4 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
I think its a good thing your adding that piece of info, the point of the site in my opinion isnt to just answer questions. Its to help each other and anyone else that comes across the threads.. So thanks lynn
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4 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Holy of crap... Either you wrote that before, or im having major deja vu.. I guess your right, the mess on the rod is a heck of alot better then the mess you could have with the customer when his handle fails..
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Holy of crap... Either you wrote that before, or im having major deja vu.. I guess your right, the mess on the rod is a heck of alot better then the mess you could have with the customer when his handle fails..
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Roger, i do that for hidden hoods, reel seats, redl seat arbors, etc.. But coating the inside of a grip then sliding it down the blank has to make a mess! Although it does make sense to do that.. Ive never had an issue like this before.. But ive never done hypalon before either. I figured i was good to go, didnt have to do any more research.. Everyone and everything i read says its just like
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Lynn, i tried already its on there good.. Phil, i get what they ae doing, and i agree its a good idea, however.. I went to 5 stores, every one had a line.. 7/8 of the people standing there didnt have masks, and not 1 person, mask or not... Was more then 2' apart.. Honestly, you would be better off letting everyone in! Its ridiculous
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Well, i just went to lowes.. Thats not going to happen.. Theres a line.. To get in.. They only allow 70 people at a time in the store.. Not sure how 70 is diffrent then say 700.. But theres about 60 people outside and the store closes in 2 hours.. Ridiculous.. Completly Ridiculous..
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Ok, just an update.. Looks like my panic is starting to fade away.. I have the hostel off, hypalon is no longer attached at the top, only by the 3" at the reel seat.. Im going to inject an adhesive either by needle, (i expanded a piece double the ID, pierced it with a 18g, and it shows no signs of being poked.. I figure ill use an old top section, go alomg the blank, lift a little to make ai
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Alright, so apparently i screwed up.. When i epoxied the 8" hylalon foregrip on, the epoxy, instead of smearing, got squeegee'd off.. So now the reel seat side is attached about 3" up, and the tip side is attached about 1" back leaving roughly 4" unglued. There is a hostel that is attached as well.. My wife grabbed me a 3cc syringe with a couple 22g, 20g, and 18g needle ti
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
I searched fairly long the other night.. Best i found was a medium, couldnt tell you where it ws either.. Why dont you get a decent telescopic, tear it down and rebuild one? Kmart specials arent the only ones out there.. Diawa amoung others make telescopic rods in the 50-80 price range.. While im on the topic of tearing one down.. You know those pen rods? They fit in your glovebox.. You know
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
I figured the rating was below 5w ive been trying my calculations based off a 5w motor.. Thanks for easing my mind there roger, always count on you for good information
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Speaking of rod dryer motors.. I have a crb 18 rpm motor, theres not enough info given to figure out what the wattage draw is.. Litteraly reads 110v 50-60Hz 18 rpm.. Kinda need amperage rating, or resistance... Im looking into getting a APC, ive started to fall behind on my schedule due to fear of power outages.. Stupid weather.. Anybody have a watts meter and feel like testing one?
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
I second toms word.. And really really Test cast the heck outa em'...
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
First off... Holy @#$%&... I have a new respect for you salt guys.. Thats the first time i ever did a gimball, hypalon grips, a 12" and 8" (10" was too long, tapered the end into a hostel.. Looks 10x better) and i size 22 reel seat.. That was like work! Lol The resin, after nuking it for 15 sec. Was like working with butter again.. Good call guys.. Thank you guys.. Seriously
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
I think my arm is going to fall off.. That took me almost 2.5 hours... Didnt think i would need to reem that much out! My shoulder acually hurts lol.. And it looks like im not going to epoxy that up just yet.. Doesnt look right.. 12" rear with a 10" fore grip all being straight on a 7' rod.. Plus the hostel i had gotten for the build was for a tapered grip.. Sooo... Looks like i have to
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
I know rainshadow carries a few, not sure on length, price, or power though.. Worth looking into.. Bason doesnt exactly make junk
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
And the propaste mixs about 90% but getting the resin out of the jar is a 2 popsicle stick chore.. Lol it'll snap 1 without even trying.. Im about to use some here in about 20 min. (Or however long it takes for me to reem that hapalon) i finally got the stuff to finish(start) that downrigger rod.. Ill warm it up and give er a go
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Definatly no contaminants, i pull what 12ml of each into a syringe, put the bottles away until i need more.. Lynn says i do it backwards.. Lol but i figure theres less chance of contamination and oxidation this way
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Wow.. A week huh? Thats a heck of alot better then the 3 days i get with a warm water bath.. Thanks roger.. Wonder why nuking it works longer.. Probably becouse of heating from the core out i would think.
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
In that case, i have to just live with it.. We have a single range for the whole house, and my rod room is on the second floor, the thermostat is on the first floor in line with the front door.. So basically what that translates to is the 2nd floor being generally 10-15 degrees warmer. My wife keeps the thermostat at 68° so its about 78° upstairs generally.. Except for those cold nights.. Old
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
I figured as much.. Im just curious now as to why my resins are crystalizing.. My room never drops below 65°, ive had my pro paste, (honestly cant wait until is done so i can use rod bond... Waste not...) Hitena thread resin, and some diamond cote resin all cloud up.. Yet an older bottle of Hitena is crystal clear yet.. All stored in the same General vacinity.. Its a pain in the ass reheating
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
So, Just wondering.. I know if you have thread epoxy crystalize on you theres no harm in heating the epoxy itself (without the hardener) to melt the crystalization for proper mixing, how about reel seat epoxy? Or would it chemically alter the properties of the resin itelf?
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5 weeks ago
Anthony Unger
Just thought id pop in.. I have the stuff.. Havent acually gone through with it yet, but this is directly from mark crouse on how he did his build with the crocodile guide.. Get some purple carving wax, its a little harder, so you can shape it nicely with sculpting tools.. Once your happy with the guide design, send it to a company that does casting, for me Pittsburg would be the go to place.
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