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Forum: Rod Building Today, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By pbadad
Should be a sweet build. I did a FiberStar for...

Should be a sweet build. I did a FiberStar for Rob with the titanium RV 's.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-09-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By pbadad
Im all for it. Posted from my iPhone/Mobile...

Im all for it.
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Forum: Rod Building 11-27-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By pbadad
Built a genesis 2-6 11' 1 piece. Soft tip with...

Built a genesis 2-6 11' 1 piece. Soft tip with mid backbone. Cast minnow plugs to 4oz needles. Light weight rod feel. Most the weight in butt section. Built with new concept layout , makes it a very...
Forum: Rod Building 11-23-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By pbadad
Interested how the big spools cast thru the 25....

Interested how the big spools cast thru the 25. I have an extra kw10m for the third reduction guide.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-08-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By pbadad
I use a thinner lip version of the A 40. The plug...

I use a thinner lip version of the A 40. The plug is 1.125 dia. The A Jr is the same lip to use for a Jr Conrad with the lip bent up.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-07-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By pbadad
Broad jaw pliers. Harbor fteight sheet metal...

Broad jaw pliers. Harbor fteight sheet metal bending pliers. What lips r u using. ?
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Forum: Rod Building 11-05-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By pbadad
Drew what size tip tube did u end up using after...

Drew what size tip tube did u end up using after the cut? I cut back a members 4-8 which snapped the tip off. Once I got back to a non shredded spot then proportioned the second guide distance , I...
Forum: Rod Building 11-05-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By pbadad
I have an old 40+ 1363m cut to 10'6". Was my...

I have an old 40+ 1363m cut to 10'6". Was my first rod wrap redo. It's a beast. Use it now very sparingly for chunking. No reel seat and 6 guide cone of flight. Started out as my plugging but no...
Forum: Rod Building 11-04-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By pbadad
Those RV guides worked well on a couple 9 & 10'...

Those RV guides worked well on a couple 9 & 10' rods with VS & VR150. See no reason with the 25 pushed out 34-36" a 2.5 - 2.75" spool wouldn't work. I have a CTS 903-1 to build and. 10' 1003-1. Not...
Forum: Rod Building 10-15-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By pbadad
Received the tape and what I've been using. Great...

Received the tape and what I've been using. Great find Chef. Thanks
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Forum: Rod Building 10-12-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By pbadad
Again thanks. I'll post when I receive the tape...

Again thanks. I'll post when I receive the tape and check it out. It was 9.00 for 25'.
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Forum: Rod Building 10-11-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By pbadad
Under lament cork tape

Where to buy it ? I have been using the 1" straight cork tape for under shrink wrapping. Much lighter than using the cork/rubber tape for under wraps. My supplier closed and the 2- 100' rolls are...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 08-30-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,613
Posted By pbadad
I just pick ed up 3/0 Mustads and they size up to...

I just pick ed up 3/0 Mustads and they size up to VMC 4/0. I saw the broken hooks. Now I wonder. I'm changing because of a heart breaker now I see those. Geez!
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 08-30-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,613
Posted By pbadad
Warriors of battle. Nice going. Those 4/0 hooks.

Warriors of battle. Nice going. Those 4/0 hooks.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 06-20-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By pbadad
Even though I have unlimited access to hard...

Even though I have unlimited access to hard maple, I prefer birch also. Like Paul mentions, specific gravity is very close making them virtually same in weight volume. I purchase 5/4 birch h for the...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-26-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,613
Posted By pbadad
That didn't take long. Posted from my...

That didn't take long.
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Forum: Rod Building 05-26-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,724
Posted By pbadad
I did cord and lt. weight cork tape. Spiral...

I did cord and lt. weight cork tape. Spiral wrapped.
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Forum: Rod Building 05-25-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,724
Posted By pbadad
Ed personally no. The rod was built for a friend...

Ed personally no. The rod was built for a friend and loves the feel and grip. Slightly more grip than the X wrap. Much better grip than the standard commercial shrink wrap.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-23-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,128
Posted By pbadad
It's water base and 50 degrees or more. Use a...

It's water base and 50 degrees or more. Use a heat gun or hair dryer to cure harden the paint.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-11-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 36,377
Posted By pbadad
Glad you're on the mend and getting back in the...

Glad you're on the mend and getting back in the swing. Hopefully before the next building season to build a spray booth. VENT WORKS has plans for a nice one with an out of air stream Dayton fan...
Forum: Rod Building 05-10-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By pbadad
Yes I did read somewhere on the effects of magic...

Yes I did read somewhere on the effects of magic marker. Testors, yes that too works.
Forum: Rod Building 05-10-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By pbadad
Ed I also coat with magic marker or nail polish....

Ed I also coat with magic marker or nail polish. I actually try to color coordinate the coating w/overwraps if any bleed occurs . Different color markers or polish. A light coat of CP over marker...
Forum: Rod Building 05-10-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By pbadad
GUIDE FEET PREPPING

Interested in how others go about prepping or not guide feet for a thread transition up the slope. I've done both but clearly prefer tapering the feet. It takes me approx a half hour to grind, file...
Forum: Classifieds 05-07-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By pbadad
Paul that's a great find for someone. My guess...

Paul that's a great find for someone. My guess it's a SB1363M cut. I have that's cut off butt. Great bait rod. For young strapping youngens , its also a great pencil popping rod.
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Forum: Classifieds 05-05-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By pbadad
Chris, see CSA forum. Mak 3 tube, Mak belt

Chris, see CSA forum. Mak 3 tube, Mak belt
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