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Another guide spacing thread *sorry*    Pages: 1 2 787  25  Randy Weakley  10/14/2017 11:12PM 
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80# 411  10  Robin Barnes  10/13/2017 03:09PM 
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Find spine on 13' spey rod, 4 piece 433  12  Sam Slack  10/13/2017 06:25AM 
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Fixing bad finish job 481  Brad Reed  10/11/2017 09:02PM 
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specifics for closed loop guides on a fly rod 374  11  Rex Mason  10/09/2017 01:11AM 
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MHX float rod 305  Scott Gilchrist  10/08/2017 10:20PM 
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A Reminder 487  Tom Kirkman  10/08/2017 09:31AM 
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Sturgeon Rod 388  Brandon Johnson  10/11/2017 09:05PM 
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Blank search 426  Eugene Moore  10/08/2017 12:00AM 
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Kudos to Get Bit 467  Eugene Moore  10/27/2017 05:25PM 
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Clearance Blanks Updated at Mud Hole 453  Mud Hole Custom Tackle  10/06/2017 11:39AM 
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6" Butt trim effect on action (Slower) 397  12  Craig Clements  10/12/2017 04:26PM 
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Seeking MHX Original / MHX Native Series Comparison 397  Jeff Shafer  10/05/2017 09:26PM 
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Columbus Day Sale at Mud Hole 488  Mud Hole Custom Tackle  10/05/2017 11:23AM 
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blank strength    Pages: 1 2 770  22  Phil Ewanicki  10/09/2017 06:12PM 
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rod sleeves for spin, casting rod, want custom printed 327  Buzz Butters  10/05/2017 01:24PM 
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Thread tension 504  Rick Provencher  10/05/2017 11:10AM 
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ProKote Epoxy Question 703  20  Matt Caplis  10/06/2017 02:28PM 
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Walleye rod 430  Trace Butkovich  10/05/2017 07:54AM 
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Carbon fiber gaff blank 418  10  Alex Lymber  10/13/2017 06:34AM 
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Hardloy guides 546  11  Chris E Linville  10/03/2017 08:41PM 
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Open end hook keeper - revisited using titanium wire 479  Norman Miller  10/07/2017 01:09AM 
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peeling from a blank 488  Robert Kelsey  10/07/2017 01:20AM 
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CP 385  Rick Provencher  10/03/2017 10:12AM 
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Horizontal thread 451  Rick Provencher  10/03/2017 06:31PM 
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Mudhole grab bag rods - unfinished? 558  Ken Brown 2  10/03/2017 11:52AM 
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old guides 393  Phil Ewanicki  10/03/2017 01:01AM 
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V20 #5 406  Tom Kirkman  10/04/2017 10:07AM 
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Marbling question 407  10  Zach Moore  10/03/2017 07:52AM 
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North Fork vs Rainshadow? 760  David Baylor  10/02/2017 06:41PM 
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Non shine epoxy? 554  Mike Beauchamp  10/09/2017 06:44AM 
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Epoxy good or bad 778  14  Glenn McMurrian  10/08/2017 10:46PM 
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Thread wrapping 667  Rick Provencher  10/01/2017 10:18AM 
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Microwave casting guides and guide wrap. 405  Glenn McMurrian  09/29/2017 04:49PM 
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Owensville, Indiana builder? 362  Michael Danek  09/29/2017 05:05PM 
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Guide weight vs. finish and wrap weight 512  10  Miki Stenberg  10/03/2017 05:04AM 
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Matching Pink WinnGrips to Pink Thread 376  Steve Mercer  09/28/2017 11:46AM 
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Been to Mecca 603  Donald La Mar  09/27/2017 08:40AM 
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Giant Tuna Rods broke at the ferrule 542  16  Mel Shimizu  09/29/2017 09:38PM 
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WANTED: Great photos of your local waters/fish. 477  Jim Ising  09/28/2017 04:05PM 
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Light spinning surf rod (two-piece) 395  Marco Cellini  11/02/2017 01:31PM 
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Winn Overwrap Durability 408  Anthony Holstein  09/27/2017 07:45PM 
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Black chrome snakes 402  Terje Bendiksby  09/25/2017 05:55PM 
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Can graphite rods become "softer" or "slower" over time and use? 669  11  Rob Grider  09/26/2017 01:26AM 
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Epoxy over Spar Urethane 465  Greg L Hall  10/01/2017 02:43AM 
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Why is this blank splintering??? 870  20  Scott Kelly  09/26/2017 09:59AM 
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Polyurethane Grips 495  Dan Ertz  09/23/2017 08:33AM 
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Static Deflection Test Question 456  Mike Martin  09/21/2017 11:06PM 
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Ralph O'Quinn 942  18  Tom Kirkman  10/20/2017 05:38PM 
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