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1 year ago
David Parsons
I'm building a bent butt rod with a 54.5 inch 50-80 line blank .My question is do I use 4 roller guides or 5 plus tip with regular guides you use enough to keep line off blank .with rollers do you do the same or are you trying to do something else.
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I got my pac bay -American tackle wrapper 8 year ago with the upgraded chuck it has held up well. I repair over 100 rod a year with it. if you do get one keep a spare belt on hand as they wear out
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I measured it and came up with .156 dia hope that helps
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1 year ago
David Parsons
in the new mud hole mailer there is a variable speed dry 1 to 45 rpm on page 37
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1 year ago
David Parsons
I too wear cocoons that have side lens because I was told that with out your eye adjust to the lenses and the sun light coming in the side causes cataracts plus they fit over my glasses
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Just put it on 2 rods minutes ago is nice ,it takes longer then flex coat to cure , flows on nice ,good pot life.
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2 years ago
David Parsons
If you are trying to turn it to get your wrap started down by the tip I put light pressure on the foot pedal the motor has power but the rod is not turning then I turn it by hand to get the wrap started
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Roger thanks this is the captain own rod he want it lite right now I ordered a rainshadow 1fs904 it 7'6" I plan to cut a foot of butt and see how that is just thought I would ask
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2 years ago
David Parsons
trying to find a replacement for a star rod N1220C66 6'6" 12-20 lb 3/8-2oz lure this is a party boat captain flounder jigging rod for 40 years it broke in two having trouble finding replacement blank this blank is graphite the only thing the captain said the rod has a soft tip I read the other post.
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Thanks for the help I to use bright thread on custom rods. I was replacing a tip on a rod that had no tip wrap that is why I asked .
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Is there any reason to add a thread wrap at the tip top is it for looks or strength do you need it ?
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2 years ago
David Parsons
a stirrup tip like tony said or I also have tips that screw on to a ferrule that gets glued to the rod tip and you can spin ring 360 degrees . if you need some email me
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Rob tweak the guides after the thread is wrapped
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Fred thanks for sharing that
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2 years ago
David Parsons
no strip heater are used in outdoor electrical gear to keep it dry Mcmaster Carr sells them .I would not use heat tape I know of problems with it and fires
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2 years ago
David Parsons
you could try a strip heater they come in different wattages
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2 years ago
David Parsons
I have shipped rod parts usps if it fits it ships mailed on Friday east coast arrived on Monday in Hawaii. cost less than $ 8.00
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2 years ago
David Parsons
I have my running right now in the tent I bought from mud hole they are only 50 watts will only raise temp a little above ambient . a 100 watt or 2 drop lights might heat for you. what is the temp in the area that you will have the box?
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2 years ago
David Parsons
You could try drilling some holes in the reel seat and take a syringe with two part epoxy glue and inject that in Is this a factory rod or custom if it's a factory rod the arbor under the reel seat could be junk
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2 years ago
David Parsons
don't know the link I have the magazine
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2 years ago
David Parsons
IN Rodmaker magazine volume 18 issue 4 there is a good article by Warren Hartford on Pricing repair work.
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2 years ago
David Parsons
I put a piece of glue inside of the tip and heat the tip put it on out of place and turn it into position spray with water to cool just make sure you have tip glue and not foot glue. have not had problems with any tip sizes
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Ray I think I can help i have a few mildrum carboly guides and tips my email is open send me a email and I will get in touch
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Ray I think I can help i have a few mildrum carboly guides and tips my email is open send me a email and I will get in touch
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Steve there is a formula where you take the butt dia - tip dia and blank length to come up with the taper of the blank pre inch then add up your handle length to find out the place where your winding check will go and what size you will need. I hope this helps it should get you close I think I read it in a rod maker issue.
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2 years ago
David Parsons
try to cut around it in a spiral with a hack saw the way you cut a metal reel seat to get it off the blank and then heat
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2 years ago
David Parsons
Just got back from fishing and read the suggestion thanks for the help and hope everyone has a safe and wonderful holiday
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2 years ago
David Parsons
the tube might not be bent some that I have worked on have had two tubes that were joined under the reel seat I put a dowel inside the tube at the reel to keep it straight
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2 years ago
David Parsons
I was ask to build a 5-1/2 foot spinning rod for bass and walleye for fishing in Canada. I do saltwater fishing so if anyone can help me thank you in advance.
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2 years ago
David Parsons
I have some in black if you need one send me a email
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