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2 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
David, if you are looking for ultimate feel it goes to the Eternity IMO. The SCV’s are very nice I just prefer the way the Eternity feels in my hand.
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4 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
I combatted the problem by throwing out all Pro Wrap metallic thread I owned. I still like Sulky the best.
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4 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Norman, believe it or not the right rod really eases a lot of the anguish associated with the rig. I use a bounce back rod for the smaller rigs and it’s a joy to fish with. I use an underhand side cast to gently lob it towards targets and it works great. It doesn’t shine overly well at overhand snap casting. That’s the reason for the new blank. We fish it over deep brush piles and need as long of
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7 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Rob I have had orders take 3 months.
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7 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Greatly appreciate the advice. I ordered one from Bingham. Tom
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8 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Good morning all, Am looking to put together a nice Alabama Rig Rod. The rigs will be no more than 3 ounces. I have done a search and see many recommended a swimbait blank. What do you think about a Delta SW765? What recommendations do y’all have? I will be using 65lb power pro Thanks Tom
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12 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
IMO, yes it is certainly worth the difference,
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13 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Eternity all the way
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19 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
These type of carbon grip are on 98% of all my builds in the last 8 years or so. I have never had one fail, and these include both coated and uncoated (some are Batson, my own creations and CFX). I have a very large amount of them being used in many levels of tournament fishing and have yet to have a failure...(knock on wood). I personally think they are perfect for me and meet the needs for
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20 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Are they going to release their glass blanks?
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20 days ago
Thomas Kaufmann
I absolutely love my X-RAY’s!!
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6 weeks ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Herb, same material and process yes. same exact blank as St Croix? NO! That was direct from Rod Geeks.
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6 weeks ago
Thomas Kaufmann
How do the casting versions compare weight wise to an ecs?
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7 weeks ago
Thomas Kaufmann
To all that have replied I greatly appreciate the help
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7 weeks ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Awesome thanks guys . Really looking forward to getting this all together!!
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7 weeks ago
Thomas Kaufmann
As the title says. What are you all using to attach weight to a bare blank for ccs measurements? Thanks Tom
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8 weeks ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Roger, good idea. Do you think a respirator is needed for this? I only as as I wonder of the possibility of tiny graphite particles becoming airborne.
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Spencer, I appreciate the feedback. That is what I was looking for Tom
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
The Eternity lineup are amongst the best. My personal favorites are built on them!
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Has anyone built on these? If so what are your impressions? I am considering the SI864 and 875. Thanks Tom
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Tom, you can do it on the X-ray, you just need to ensure that you have the decal firmly placed in the blank. While I have not done hundreds of these I have done about a dozen and a half of both X-ray and delta in this same manner with zero issues
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Thanks much Robert!!!
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Funny you mention those tip and butt they are darn close.. I was just looking at them tonight while waiting for parts to dry on my sc1’s and rod Geeks s glass.
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
You all are not alone with the waves in X-ray ‘s. I have noticed them as well. They definitely need to take the head of their quality assurance department and place a boot in his butt as well as train their entire qa team..... I expect much more with a pedigree of Gary Loomis. I have only experienced this issue on the X-ray..... all other series have been good. This is their top tier blank and it
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Aaron, yes you will need to cover it if you would like for it to hold up. Depending on where you have it placed it may wear off the writing by the end of a single season if left uncoated. No you don’t need to epoxy prior to placement., I have done hundreds without issue( these have all been bass and panfish) I cannot speak to any type of salt build or fly. Tom
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
I did a search and couldn’t come up with which volume and issue the article ran in. It involved laminating flat sheets together and then turning . If someone happens to know which volume it is in can you point me in the right direction? Thanks Tom
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
I had this exact conversation with the Rod Geeks guys and they told me their blanks are close but not identical. I have both in house right now and yes they are close but not identical. I need to put them on my board and take a comparison pic. The unspecified color from from Rod Geeks is a graphite color similar to any other carbon blank.
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Jim, What did you use to attach the weight to the tip? Is it a type of surgical tubing?
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
I just gave it up all together to completely alleviate the problems
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2 months ago
Thomas Kaufmann
Indulging in alcohol is responsible for some of my largest mistakes
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