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Thinking about building, need advise 448  11  Charlie Kemp  03/21/2017 08:02PM 
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Fix scratches on rod blank 458  10  Ken Brown 2  03/24/2017 07:07AM 
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Finesse Spinning Rod    Pages: 1 2 754  23  Ben Eipert  03/21/2017 01:59PM 
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Major rod fighting butt real seat replacement 348  David Boudreau  03/23/2017 11:15AM 
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Downrigger rod with minima - underwrap or not? 229  David Boudreau  03/20/2017 12:28AM 
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Rod repair suggestion 358  David Boudreau  03/20/2017 12:35PM 
Last Post by Norman Miller
T.L Johnson fly rod blank, quality of this brand? 364  Wayne Hughes  03/20/2017 04:50PM 
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First build ever. Dennis Stone "Cascade" 355  Bill Pappas  03/19/2017 10:11PM 
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rod dryer speed 418  Sam Folds III  03/22/2017 10:17PM 
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PEARLabel Recycle empty tape 334  Larry Tobin  03/19/2017 03:18PM 
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Winn Grips info help please 394  Rick Elrod  03/19/2017 08:55PM 
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Brother PT-P700 Label Maker 454  11  Dave Schappell  03/20/2017 04:28PM 
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castaway exposed blank reel seat 411  Terry Fude  03/18/2017 09:15AM 
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Results and thoughts on my first two builds 557  10  Rick Elrod  03/20/2017 01:32AM 
Last Post by Chuck McIntyre
Missing Magazines. 393  Robert A. Guist  03/17/2017 05:32PM 
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Best Titanium Stripping guides for Fly rod 455  16  Andrew kelly  03/18/2017 01:08PM 
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1st ever build - MHX MB843 588  14  Tyler Graham  03/19/2017 08:19AM 
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Unlevel finish on cross wraps 537  13  Kerry Burgess  03/27/2017 03:43PM 
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Krylon Fusion 514  11  Randy Weakley  03/27/2017 03:40PM 
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Fast action 8wt fly blank?    Pages: 1 2 553  21  eric zamora  03/24/2017 09:27AM 
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Epoxy Mystery 647  13  Steve Van Winkle  03/21/2017 07:57PM 
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Help with first cork grip 416  10  Paul Wood  03/16/2017 06:18PM 
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Guide recommendations for ARE 11' 6/7 switch as a CP rod 259  rick humphrey  03/16/2017 03:30PM 
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west system epoxies 461  Jim Wilson  03/16/2017 08:59PM 
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RodWrapz...... Your input needed!!! 665  15  Don @ American Tackle  03/28/2017 12:16PM 
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Shaping EVA Grips 435  Robert Hummel  03/17/2017 09:18PM 
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Euro nymph multi length rod blank? 297  Jason Pereira  03/15/2017 02:03PM 
Last Post by Spencer Phipps
Painting HALF a blank 469  18  Randy Weakley  03/16/2017 12:30AM 
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underwrap surf rod 394  David Parsons  03/17/2017 10:10AM 
Last Post by Jay Lancaster
cork grips 539  chad robbins  03/15/2017 12:10PM 
Last Post by Alex Weissman
wire line build 360  Arthur Amaral  03/16/2017 07:31AM 
Last Post by Richard Kline
Help ID a Blank! 362  Barry Thomas Sr  03/16/2017 09:07AM 
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Packing Threads on a Butt Wrap 549  Larry Berkovsky  03/17/2017 09:35AM 
Last Post by Randy Weakley
Retail stores breakage/contribute bin 530  Ken Brown 2  03/14/2017 04:32PM 
Last Post by Bill Sidney
Minima Fly Guides 386  mark brown  03/13/2017 08:01PM 
Last Post by Norman Miller
Magic Marble finish 474  Steve Monroe  03/15/2017 11:02PM 
Last Post by Jeremy Reed
Bubbles in factory finish on my blanks 452  kevin gross  03/12/2017 08:15PM 
Last Post by Tom Kirkman
12 volt dryer motor 499  Ricardo Ortiz  03/20/2017 10:09AM 
Last Post by John Cates
Fish eyes in finish 490  11  Paul Wood  03/13/2017 08:34PM 
Last Post by Paul Wood
best cheap lathe for shaping cork flyrod handles    Pages: 1 2 1,110  27  Sam Slack  03/15/2017 07:11PM 
Last Post by roger wilson
Guide sizing using NGC 397  Christopher Ruckert  03/12/2017 09:26AM 
Last Post by Norman Miller
guide spacing question 395  Rick Elrod  03/11/2017 09:36AM 
Last Post by Rick Elrod
R/W/B EVA, Shred? 410  14  Robert A. Guist  03/12/2017 10:49AM 
Last Post by Robert A. Guist
Spiral wrap 551  10  Robert Hummel  03/11/2017 07:12PM 
Last Post by roger wilson
PA rod builders 420  10  Ken Brown 2  03/12/2017 04:15PM 
Last Post by Ken Brown 2
Using Color Preserver 508  15  Ken Brown 2  03/13/2017 08:02AM 
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Ohio Rod Builders??? 338  Mark Warnke  03/09/2017 11:11PM 
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Fuji 534  Lynn Behler  03/09/2017 09:10PM 
Last Post by Lynn Behler
Anyone know a blank that matches? 457  jon edwards  03/10/2017 02:26PM 
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A brief note about advertising here 657  Tom Kirkman  03/13/2017 09:13AM 
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