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3 years ago
Ken Brown 2
Ok, so I checked out the Testors options and it seems like there is Acrylic or Enamel. Does it matter which if Im taking off the thinner to get to the pigments? Ill have to check out dragon scale. The idea seems like it would work.
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3 years ago
Ken Brown 2
I know I prefer to fish with a one piece rod myself. However, travelling with a 7' rod in the car isnt very ideal either. For my saltwater fishing, I fish exclusively with 1 piece rods just because I get a better feel with them IMO. The freshwater ones I dont mind so much as Im just catching bass and sunnies. Other people probably have different opinions.
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3 years ago
Ken Brown 2
I didnt think to use model paint. Ill have to check that out. Ill have to get some wooden dowels to practice on first, dont want to start painting on a rod blank and completely mess it up. Im not so worried about performance for my own rods. If I do get to a point where I am making rods for others, then Ill pay attention to the performance of the rod.
Forum: rodboard
3 years ago
Ken Brown 2
It looks like a pretty decent blank. Thanks for the suggestion.
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3 years ago
Ken Brown 2
I am looking to create a couple trout rods but unsure of what a decent rod blank would be for a newbie? I see that MHX has a couple that appear to be decent. I would like to keep them less than $30 per blank if possible.
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3 years ago
Ken Brown 2
I just finished my first rod this past weekend. I must say the learning curve is quite a bit steeper than I thought. The grips and reel seat were easy enough but the wraps were a whole other story. I did enough wrapping and re-wrapping to have completed at least 3 rods. I believe I found out that I put on too much epoxy or it wasnt leveled during drying. I have footballs on pretty much every
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