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10 months ago
pete paschall
I have ordered the Point blank 7' 3" ML blank and will be using the Fuji KR concept. I decided to go with the ML blank because it is rated for 8-12 lb line, which is a very similar rating to the Lamiglas XPS 763s that I currently use 75% of the time (I know this isn't necessarily apples to apples, but I wanted to stick with the ML feel). I may add another M blank for slightly heavier appli
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10 months ago
pete paschall
Thank you all for your suggestions! Definitely a lot to think about... maybe I'll just have to build one of each and see what I like best! Pete
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10 months ago
pete paschall
Hello all - I have been out of the hobby for a while, but am getting the urge to jump back in. I'm looking to build an inshore rod for mostly slot redfish and trout. I currently fish Lamiglas XPS 763 and 764 rods. I throw soft plastics, spoons, and small topwaters on the 763s and larger topwaters and metal jigs on the 764s, and have not cast a rod I like more. But the rods are no longer in pr
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8 years ago
pete paschall
Hey all, I am getting ready to start a build on 2 rods after being out of it for awhile. I was wondering if the U-40 Rod Bond and LS Supreme light build that I had used almost 3 years ago would still be okay to use, or if they have a shelf life that would require them to be replaced. I can't seem to find any expiration date on the bottles. I know I have some LS Supreme that has never been o
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11 years ago
pete paschall
Thanks for the input guys. I had a feeling that waiting would be best, but wanted the input to help me get over my impulsive ways. Turns out that a friend's dog went into labor this afternoon, so I been birthin' some babies, and the fly rod wasn't even picked up and stared at today. Pete
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11 years ago
pete paschall
I just finished my first rod build and have a question about epoxy curing. I put my final coat of LS Supreme "Light Stable" formula on the wraps on Thursday afternoon. The directions say that full cure occurs in 5 days. I am dying to go cast the rod to see how it performs, and have some free time today to do that. Would it be okay to go cast in the yard today, or should I just cool
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11 years ago
pete paschall
Hey All. I wanted thank everyone in advance who is involved with putting on the EXPO this weekend. I have been wanting to get into rod building for a while now, and although I've read several books and spent some time on this site, I haven't made the leap yet. I will be at the EXPO all wild-eyed and frantic, trying to learn as much as I can. To say that I'm getting excited would be putting it
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11 years ago
pete paschall
I have never built a rod, but have been tying saltwater flies for several years and think I would enjoy rod building. I want to try a 6 or 7 weight fly rod as my first attempt. I have read the FAQ section, a couple of books, and other on line sources but would like a little more feedback on what I need to get started. I obviously want to save money, but want to avoid being frustrated as well.
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11 years ago
pete paschall
Thanks for the suggestions! I fish the Southeast coast of NC mainly sightcasting to redfish, but also for bonito, Spanish Mackerel, and false albacore. I wanted a slightly lower weight rod for those slick calm dog days of summer when wind isn't an issue and it might be fun to downsize tackle a little, especially for smaller reds and for the Spanish. I will definitely check out the above sugge
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11 years ago
pete paschall
Hey All, I'm new to rod building and this board, and it seems like the more I read, the more confused I get. I'd like to build a fly rod for use in salt water. I curently have two 8wt. St. Croix Legend Ultras and a 10 wt. Winston. I rarely use the 10 wt. so I am most accustomed to the feel of the St. Croix rods. I'd like to build a 6 or 7 wt. rod that will be comparable to the St. Croix.
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