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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Andrew Scott and OPST are @#$%& up all the Cerecoil guides for their equipment. I have been waiting for months for REC to increase production . One of my customers was lucky enough to score a few from MudHole for his #7 and #8 CTS Affinity-X's before they ran out. he likes them very much. I have not, to date, even held one in my hand. I have a standing order with REC for 6 of each -#20, #1
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
i wish to offer my sincere wises for a better New Year in 2020. Much happiness and good health. Regards, Herb CTS PS - tight wraps - smooth finishes - no pet hairs - straight guide train - and no goofs.
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
David, Don't overlook the Wulff Ambush SHORT lines. They don't need tips. I'm testing the Sci Angler Skagit Short heads that need tips and the OPST that need tips. Herb
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
david, Not pushing you on the single-hand Skagit - but it was designed for single hand rods of 3wt up to 6wts. No need to go to longer rods unless you need to cast 80-100 ft. watch: Herb
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Herb Ladenheim Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Peel the whole thing off the shaft and sand well - > buy some medium grit from MudHole. > Coat shaft with a viscus epoxy - GFlex by West > System. Sprinkle a lot of grit onto the wet > epoxy. > Press grit into epoxy. Let cure. Wipe excess > grit off shaft. > Ready to use. Better th
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
David - they are doing some amazing casting with #6 rods now using short Skagit heads - of 12-14'. I bought some Wulff Ambush SHORT lines. The line flys even with overhead casting. maybe there are better lines for dry fly fishing. But if you will be streamer fishing - you can't beat them. Herb This too from Spencer: If you go to a higher single foot guide, you may also have to go to a lar
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
David And - - if your customer - or - you will get into the single-handed Spey/Skagit casting with the very thin mono running lines and a snarl/knot catches on the single foot stripper - your day of fishing is over unless you cut the running line off and start fresh. Herb
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
If your customer - or you - casts with a high line speed - then if the line knots-up on the stripper it will be very difficult to un-knot on the narrow leg. Herb
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Regards, Herb
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Peel the whole thing off the shaft and sand well - buy some medium grit from MudHole. Coat shaft with a viscus epoxy - GFlex by West System. Sprinkle a lot of grit onto the wet epoxy. Press grit into epoxy. Let cure. Wipe excess grit off shaft. Ready to use. Better than sand paper. Herb
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
You can just buy the parts at REC Herb
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6 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
William, I am in the process of teaching myself single-handed Skagit casting. I am using the Wulff Ambush Short lines that work very well for this type of casting. The OPST lines are designed to use with tips. The Wulff lines are all integrated and are designed to use as-is and go up to 325 grains. I am using a couple of CTS blanks that I had made custom for me - 6 and 7 wts I'd like to s
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
I sincerely doubt it. I think they have about 3-4 employees. Are you interested in the rods - or - the lines. Take a look at the Wulff Ambush lines for single handed Skagit. Herb
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Michael I use a hole saw of a little bigger size than the seat hood. To make the hole smaller - grind off the "outer teeth" UNTIL it produces a hole he size that you need. Then I use smaller hole saws to enlarge the hole to accept the hood. Herb
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
If I'm reading your comment correctly - doesn't make much sense to me to have your lighter (Ti) guide(s) down low towards the butt - and the heavier (SS) guides up top near the tip. You will get so much better performance out of any blank with light components at the top. Herb CTS Distrib
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
This would make a great rod for yoyr son - that will also make you jealous: 7'6" #3 CTS glass blank. email me for RB.Org pricing Herb CTS Distrib
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Are you talking about how to shape the grip - or how to port it to accept the seat hood. Two different processes. Herb
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Just the wraps - never entire rod Herb
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Chance, Your email is hidden. Please email me. Herb U.S. Distrib. CTS Rod Blanks
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
If it's a painted blank you might try scraping it off under the tip-top. Some builders will wrap thread under the tip-top -but you have to secure it to the blank so it just doesn't pull off - trickey. I just apply the glue and make sure it is on straight.BTW - hope you are not using epoxy as glue. Herb
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Hi Robert, Stripper should never be a snake guide - on any fly rod - except if you wish to on a # 0 wt rod. I would use a #16 Fuji K as a stripper. Then a #12 Fuji - or any brand you prefer. Then either snakes or single foot REC Recoils for lightness - ending in # 4's . You may either use a progression for the runners. i.e. #6, #5, #4 - or - or - a # 5 then all #4's - or just all #4. I would
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Mike, Your email is hidden. email me - or un-hide your email so we can "talk" Herb
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
What Herb said. Faszlite is a "price point" insert. Herb (the older one)
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Arthur, FYI They are 6'6" in 4 weights: 30-60 gm, 80-100 gm, 100-200 gm, 200-300 gm Herb CTS Rep
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
No - never and this is first time I heard of it happening. PITA - but I am sure Donny at Anglers Rsrc will make it right. Herb
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7 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
No need to "flame" your wraps - ever. Use a proper mixer like PAC BAY. If you need your finish to flow a little easier for some reason - like you picked a piece of lint off a wrap and left a divot - I use a 40 watt soldering iron a few inches under the wrap for 30 seconds or so. Herb
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8 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Mark, I happen to have a 4 Piece CTS blank that may interest you. One of my customers abandoned the blank a few years ago and has been in my blank-rack since then. The label states it is a 9'0" 0.2 Oz to 0.7 Oz. But I think 0.7 Oz is much too optimistic. I think the sweet spot would be closer to 0.25 Oz. Will sell below cost. Herb U.S. Dist. CTS Rod Blanks P.S. - he can ship back fo
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8 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
REC Recoils come in both Black and "silver". And they don't discolor like others that end up marring the wraps - in saltwater - no matter what the claims Herb
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8 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Phil, How many coats are you applying? What kind of rod?? Herb CYTS Distrib
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8 months ago
Herb Ladenheim
Also - everyone is talking about Fuji Ti with Torzite single foot guides. They do not exist except in the "Y" frames - which are heavy. herb
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