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7 years ago
John Cates
We just uploaded a new short video to youtube that we will soon have on our website. This video shows our technique on how to make a recessed hood for a fly rod out of cork rings. We know there is more than one way to skin a cat, but we would like to show you how we do it. To watch the video on youtube click the link below
Forum: rodboard
7 years ago
John Cates
Almost all rod component suppliers sell Flex Coat products. Many of them are sponsors of this site and located on the left hand side of your screen.
Forum: rodboard
7 years ago
John Cates
Lee Our Small Business Kit includes all the basics for getting started. This kit includes tools, supplies, and instructional materials, everything to get you started. Specifically the kit has our hand rod wrapper and also comes with a gear motor for rotating your rod while curing. Of course, there are many choices out there, and please, do your research, but this is how we do it. H
Forum: rodboard
7 years ago
John Cates
Flex Coat Bone Burnishing Thread Tool For many years here at Flex Coat we have used a tool made from a polished cow bone for burnishing and packing thread. This material seems to be the perfect hardness for working your wrap without damaging the thread or blank. Ergonomically shaped, this 5 inch tool fits comfortably in your hand. A really nice thread tool. Stock# BB1....Flex Coat Bone
Forum: rodboard
7 years ago
John Cates
These are all great comments. There is more than one way to skin a cat. Practice does make perfect. Here is the link to our pre-mentioned video on how we do it: Mastering Guide Foot Adhesive
Forum: rodboard
7 years ago
John Cates
There is a big difference between finish mixed 99.9% and finish mixed 100%. It is our opinion that the finish was under mixed. We have a video on our website about properly mixing finish. See the link below.
Forum: rodboard
7 years ago
John Cates
Ok, one thing to think about is there can be a reaction between lacquer and epoxy, also that particular spot could be slightly under mixed.
Forum: rodboard
7 years ago
John Cates
There is a huge difference between finish mixed 99.9% and 100%. You might try mixing your epoxy finish more thoroughly. Check out our video on measuring and mixing.
Forum: rodboard
7 years ago
John Cates
We have a great little short video on our website about gluing up cork handles and reel seats. Check it out
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