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Old 06-15-2012, 09:44 AM
melk melk is offline
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Default Finishing a rod

I got a nice looking blank from an auction site. The reel seat is on, no guides or tip top. It has been years since I "converted" a boat rod to a spinning rod but I have the jig that my cousin's ex husband made from the Field and Stream plans I gave him. Now, retiring today with lots of time, suggestions on where to start. I know I need guides, wrapping thread, epoxy etc. I've found some sites on line, but any other suggestions are welcome.
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Old 06-15-2012, 10:54 AM
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Statler Statler is offline
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Hey Mike,

This is a great source of info & support,


Here's where you can get supplies,


I picked up this guide to help get me started,


It's very to-the-point and easy to grasp the concepts. If you want to get more involved or fancy with wraps, then I'd recommend this book,


Good luck, and be sure to let us know how you do.

Tight lines!
TU Basil Woods Jr. Chapter
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Old 06-14-2018, 04:22 AM
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Old 06-14-2018, 05:19 AM
TGIF TGIF is offline
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Cote's fly shop in MA has a lot of info, and they'll happily walk you through it.
"And so my brother and I were left to assume that the Fisherman on the Sea of Galilee were fly fisherman and that John, the favorite, was a dry fly fisherman" -Norman McLean "A River Runs Through It"
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Old 06-14-2018, 02:28 PM
kmudgn kmudgn is offline
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I get many of my rod building supplies from this place in WA:

That being said, Cotes in MA was a great local source. They have not been at the NH fly show for a number of years, but they did have really good prices.
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Old 07-03-2018, 12:35 PM
hyzuqos hyzuqos is offline
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To rod that to about be finished can use for the sports tricks with rod as in the climbing and to fix the plates of weight is very creativity. Men can normally do that trick with trouser but running leggings are wearing by the women in the sports clubs.
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Old 07-03-2018, 04:23 PM
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