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Forum: Rod Building 06-05-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By pbadad
I told him you need to 30K for the rod. With it...

I told him you need to 30K for the rod. With it you get a new car! Lol
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Forum: Rod Building 05-28-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By pbadad
Trimming a 11' Vapor Trail

I have a member interested in a 4-8 Vapor Trail. Currently he uses FSC 2 piece rods because of transporting. (Small car). He wants 6". Im thinking 3" tip and 3" butt. Any thoughts?
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By pbadad
Hi Don. Appreciate your reply. I feel as plug...

Hi Don. Appreciate your reply. I feel as plug builders we should be able to offer options to fisherman. I think the worm weight does, making the plugs with 2 belly hook swivels but giving the...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-06-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By pbadad
Conservation based design

With the current state of the fishery and mortality rate of c+r , have any put thought and time in redesigning your builds? I have been toying with some 2 belly hooks builds into single treble...
Forum: Website Discussion - What's Broke, What's Not, and How to Do It 04-29-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By pbadad
Oh ok. I always wondered if it was me . That...

Oh ok. I always wondered if it was me . That would be a great function to have. Your the best boss.
Forum: Website Discussion - What's Broke, What's Not, and How to Do It 04-29-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By pbadad
Mobile phone pictures

Since I'm kinda of a new smart phone(dumb ass)user, why can't pictures from the phone gallery be posted the forums?
Forum: Rod Building 03-30-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By pbadad
How'd did the build perform ? Looks sweet. Talked...

How'd did the build perform ? Looks sweet. Talked to Frank G at the lami booth. He had his 1321M w/ti RV and KW setup. unbelievable lightness in tip. Heres a rod blank with heavier walls in tip and...
Forum: Rod Building 02-26-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By pbadad
Those looks real boss. Nice flair to the build....

Those looks real boss. Nice flair to the build. Beautiful change from today's stealth look. Looking way back at old rods built , color variation was popular.
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Forum: Rod Building 02-25-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By pbadad
Manicure!!! Posted from my iPhone/Mobile device

Manicure!!!
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Forum: Rod Building 02-24-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By pbadad
Those KT8'S r a pain to prep. Luckily its a quick...

Those KT8'S r a pain to prep. Luckily its a quick grind.
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Forum: Rod Building 02-23-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By pbadad
Even NCP red. I kinda like that with yellow. If...

Even NCP red. I kinda like that with yellow. If not,u can't go wrong w/Black.
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Forum: Rod Building 02-23-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By pbadad
Golden rod? I like that base. The silver under...

Golden rod? I like that base. The silver under makes it bright. You using blue over?
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Forum: Rod Building 02-17-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By pbadad
I see your completing your CTS line up. Great...

I see your completing your CTS line up. Great blanks.
Always wondered how individuals transition their fore grips to blanks. So many different personal ways. Back in the " cork" era, we would taper...
Forum: Rod Building 02-05-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
Sounds like it works for you. Most of the plugs...

Sounds like it works for you. Most of the plugs most people throw is 3oz under. Sounds like a perfect blank.
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Forum: Rod Building 01-28-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
Looks great and will be like casting air. ...

Looks great and will be like casting air.
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Forum: Rod Building 01-26-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
Some reason i didnt notice the blank is blue ....

Some reason i didnt notice the blank is blue . Nice color coordinated build.
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Forum: Rod Building 01-22-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
Nice and clean. Simple fore transition. Looking...

Nice and clean. Simple fore transition. Looking good. I would like to feel the rod once its done and compare the same rod done ngc.
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Forum: Rod Building 01-20-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
Nicely calculated for symmetry. Wrap colors blend...

Nicely calculated for symmetry. Wrap colors blend well.
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Forum: Rod Building 01-14-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
Using silver under a light color thread W/O CP ,...

Using silver under a light color thread W/O CP , helps the blank color bleeding through.
And yes , Drew does a very neat wrap. Patience in underwrapping #8 single foots is paramount.
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Forum: Rod Building 01-13-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
Nice color group. U underwrapping the single foot...

Nice color group. U underwrapping the single foot runners?
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Forum: Rod Building 12-24-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
I have some if u dont get it soon. Posted from...

I have some if u dont get it soon.
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Forum: Rod Building 12-23-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
I do double wrap cork underlayment tape w/shrunk...

I do double wrap cork underlayment tape w/shrunk wrap over. Underlayment is much lighter than rubber external tape.
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Forum: Rod Building 12-22-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By pbadad
Nice light rod. Definitely I'd have to build up...

Nice light rod. Definitely I'd have to build up the butt for a good grip.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-12-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,558
Posted By pbadad
Beautiful collection. Going "bananas "! Posted...

Beautiful collection. Going "bananas "!
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Forum: Rod Building 11-28-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,381
Posted By pbadad
I figure between the wrap epoxy and number of...

I figure between the wrap epoxy and number of guides supporting the load i see no problem. Yes storage and transport damage more rods than actual fishing.
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