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8 months ago
Tom Wewerka
I was going to order a high end NFC blank but after my last unbelievable experience and now hearing this I don't think its worth the headache. Thinking of ordering a St Croix SC5 from Rodgeeks, can't get much better than that legendary blank from a company that stands behind their products. Tom
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8 months ago
Tom Wewerka
Warren best of luck to you on extending your rod. Tom tomscustomrods.com
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8 months ago
Tom Wewerka
Geoff Staples Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Mr. Wewerka, > Which series is missing a 7' model? Perhaps I can > assist. The most popular rods I build are in your IMMORTAL AND ETERNITY BASS spinning and casting series type of rods. None of which come in a 7 ft length. They go from 6' 8" right up to 7'2" and longer. That is at least acco
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8 months ago
Tom Wewerka
I'll add my two cents. I think Bob McKamey got it right on, with the CB 845. One of my clients is a semi pro and told me he was losing way too many fish with his chatterbait. Upon his request I built him a "chatterbait" rod on the CB845. This guy never gives out any compliments but he did in fact call me to tell me that that rod blank was perfect and he no longer is losing fish once
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9 months ago
Tom Wewerka
Thank you Brook I will do so. Tom
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9 months ago
Tom Wewerka
It seems that American tackle has a problem getting out AERO reel seats and I have an urgent need of one. If anyone has a 16 mm AERO comfort grip in either stainless or black and will be willing to part with it I would more than happy to take it and pay for it and whatever shipping is incurred. Thanks in advance Tom
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10 months ago
Tom Wewerka
Pretty much like we discussed this morning.........I'd still call Rodgeeks Tom
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10 months ago
Tom Wewerka
ON the tip color what you are requesting is the LAST TWO options on the 70% dropdown, as mentioned. Tom
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10 months ago
Tom Wewerka
Chris Henry Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Is the Eternity that much better than the > Immortal? Is it really worth it at nearly double > the cost? Thoughts fellas.... Chris The eternity is a hi end blank made by North Fork Composites in the USA for Batson the Immortal is made in China. I have both but for the price difference I think the Immor
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10 months ago
Tom Wewerka
The KR Concept is the real deal. And yes they are even on the Bass Pro Shops top of the line Johnny Morris rods but that doesn't mean that they are the right setup. I had a client bring me a Johnny Morris for a tip repair that had the KR guides on it.. I asked him what size reel was he using, his response was a Shimano 2500 why ? I said because the rod is set up wrong for your size reel. So
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10 months ago
Tom Wewerka
X 2 on Roger's suggestion
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11 months ago
Tom Wewerka
I would have to agree with James Taylor on sizing. In the past few years I have used more than twenty MVT reel seats and they fit perfect. I do stock five or six so it isn't necessary to be held up on shipping. Only a very few have ever needed to be reamed for a perfect fit. Regardless of their price once you put that carbon fiber masterpiece in your clients hand they never ask about the pric
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Phil Ewanicki Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > How far do you expect you will have to cast and > how much weight will you be casting? Phil this is for a client, I can ask him , what are your thoughts? As you can imagine carp rods aren't too popular. He wants the microwave carp guides on it . I was thinking of telling him to buy the Okuma and I'll chan
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Tomorrow my buddy and I are headed to the ICRBE it would be a good place to ask around about it too. See you there Norm. Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Thanks
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Recently I received a request to build a 12 ft. 2.75/3.50 lb carp rod. After looking on all the sites I know of I came up empty with the exception of guides and blanks in the UK. Does anyone know a source for these any closer. ON line I see Daiwa and Okuma and a couple of others make them complete so there has to be some supplier of this rod blank. Any help would be appreciated. Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
I just ordered and received a St Croix SC5 from you. There was no decal in with the blank. Will they be coming and will it say RG or St Croix? Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
You can order any blank unfinished. I should mention that there is no charge for a blank to be clear coated, like the St Croix rods in the stores. Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Tyler Swoboda Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Tom, > > What color are the unpainted/unfinished s-glass > blanks? The S Glass look likes graphite. Very nice finish . Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Bob Ginther Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Does RodGeeks offer the St Croix blanks > unfinished, or only in the St Croix stock colors > (or painted by RodGeeks). You can order any blank you want from them unfinished/ unpainted. I bought a good number of the S glass and others in unfinished and they looked great. I couldn't see much difference in
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Billy Westcott Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I just tried Pro flex rod coat which took the > place of Aftcote. It is still real tacky after 24 > hours. I was wondering if anyone could tell me if > it will eventually harden. I usually use Flex Coat > but wanted to try the Pro flex because of the > longer pot life. I’m new to rod building
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Lance Schreckenbach Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > NFC also Batson makes a few blank models in the > USA. > A lot of your resins are made here in the USA but > as stated earlier the carbon cloth like Toray is > from Japan Companies and may actually be made in > China. There are a few carbon and Kevlar type > clothes that are made here
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Ben thank you very much for your time and that info. Norm As always great advice. i will do that on the reaming of the grips for sure. Looking forward to seeing you again this year at the Rod Expo. Spreading the wealth on these rods blanks are North Fork, the grips Mudhole, reel seats from Rod Geeks and the guides from Get Bit !!!! Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
roger wilson Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Tom, > > This is the picture of the grips. > > > > > The reel seats are going to be 16,17,18 mm. Yes Roger that is the grip. They are going to be 16mm rell seats painted by Rodgeeks.
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Today a customer of mine ordered 6 rods of various size to be built with a 5 inch EVA pistol grip such as the one below from Mud Hole. I need to order the exact inner diameter exposed reel seats for these rods, each with a different diameter where the seat will sit. Not having one here to measure I was hoping someone on the forum had one and could tell me what is the length of the bore from the
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Dennis Danku Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Tom, NO REPLY YET! When I go to ICRBE if Jason Brunner is there again from St Croix I will ask him in person. I don't see why it's a big secret. Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Like Norm I use "fiberglass" drywall tape. It works really well and because the tape is a mesh the epoxy gets all the way down to the rod blank for a permanent bond Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Dennis Danku Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanks Tom, That's a start. I sent St Croix a wish > list of threads they use and hopefully they will > help me out with the ID. Dennis if you get a reply please post it for all to read. Thanks
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
In the pro wrap 449 Nylon is a match for the Legend Tournament and 822 Nylon will match the Avid rods . Do not use color preserver on these threads. Tom
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1 year ago
Tom Wewerka
Josh here is a photo of a. 16mm Aero Comfort grip using a Winn SP275 split grip and I used the 2.5 in Winn Butt cap with it. Tom
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