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6 months ago
roger gleason

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6 months ago
roger gleason
DC motor, with speed control and forward reverse, also footpedal. Thanks to Roger Wilson!
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6 months ago
roger gleason
Neodymium magnets, brass rods, CRB spool drums, extended rewind pigtails, heat shrink on wire loop of tension spring … very smooth, no bobbing of tension spring during the wrap
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6 months ago
roger gleason
Neodymium magnets, brass rods, CRB spool drums, extended rewind pigtails, heat shrink on wire loop of tension spring … very smooth, no bobbing of tension spring during the wrap
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
Holder for lights LED magnifying glass…runs on batteries or can be plugged in
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
Teflon tape gibs. Smooth sliding and protects the ways
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
A few simple Renzetti mods…stainless chuck key
Forum: rodboard
8 months ago
roger gleason

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8 months ago
roger gleason

Forum: rodboard
8 months ago
roger gleason
NFC BLANK
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3 months ago
roger gleason
Hey Kevin, All that stuff sounds great! But are they straight? I'm in if they are. I hate bananas :)
Forum: rodboard
4 months ago
roger gleason
Lay off, short term memory is the first to go as we age
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4 months ago
roger gleason
have you looked at frequency vs axis of deflection?
Forum: rodboard
4 months ago
roger gleason
That's great news, I really enjoy them, and end up watching them several times
Forum: rodboard
5 months ago
roger gleason
I did one of these recently, on a 7'6" casting rod. I like it, slings the lures. As mentioned, there are approx 1/2 inch arbors at both ends. I reamed it to fit, put epoxy at the butt, slid the grip down a little further, put epoxy on the front arbor, slid it up, twisted it some, and worked well. Not sure how you would get it over a tape arbor in the middle, unless you reamed out the bo
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
how about posting some pics?
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
Ditto on forgetting about the spine. I chuck it up in the lathe, with the upper rollers free, and rotate it looking for tip high. This locates top for me . This is for a casting rod I’ve gotten some bananas from NFC, at least it looks straight when you sight down the rod.
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
This can happen if the thread is burnished too hard
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
Ditto on Casey….great service…. their metallic threads are the smoothest I’ve used, and good source for Matagi
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
After applying the decal, I’ve had good luck with power wrapping thread over the top of the decal and leaving it for 24 hours. Haven’t had any lift up so far
Forum: rodboard
6 months ago
roger gleason
I have experienced this as well, from a leading blank manufacturer that will remain unnamed. frustrating when you Pre-order the tip based on what is specified on the website. Seems like QC is lacking
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
For those in the know, what percent of blanks are culled by the blank maker due to straightness? It probably varies with maker, but given that no blank is perfectly straight, how much deviation do they let out the door? I have noticed that Point Blank states on their website they cull, and I would assume some, if not most, of these culls are due to straightness When you get a new blank
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
Might try that next time. Got the epoxy on it now
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
Thanks Tom, that was my first thought too
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
Hello, I finished a chevron cross wrap, and tied off the ends with size D thread. I should have used size A, but did not have the correct color. I am now attempting to wrap a decorative wrap over the tie off, and the threads are not packing well because they are finding the grooves of the underlying get a good overlying wrap? Burnish the heck out of tie off wrap, and try again? Apply a thin
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
roger wilson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Roger, > I stopped using either magnets or using a spring > on a spool of thread. > As you point out- it is very difficult (at least > for me) > > So, I simply use a one thread stand complete with > a spring tension disk that holds the thread under > tension as the rod is turned.
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
Herb Ladenheim Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Roger,I believe I used this one. > > 44 > > Be very carefull that you don't get flesh caught > between disks. > These magnets are very strong. > Keep away from Pacemaker or defibrillator. > Just use one disk to oppose the other. > They are very brittle - so any sharp bump wil
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
Thanks…sounds like a good idea, no spring. What force magnets did you use, and does it work on all spool sizes?
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
What have you used to smooth out your spool system to give a gradual increase in tension as the spring is tightened? Versus smooth then suddenly too tight as spring tension is applied, my older Renzetti uses delrin belleville washers, which work pretty good, interested to see what others have done
Forum: rodboard
7 months ago
roger gleason
This discussion emphasizes that when searching for information on guide placement, for some reason that God only knows, most info is given for spinning setups and those that use casting rods are forced to extrapolate the information to the ideal rod for fishing :) That, plus the fact that there is not a standard for guide nomenclature, and they are named in a proprietary fashion by manufacturer
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