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Re: ABSOLUTELY LIVID
Posted by: Tommy Bee (79.79.172.---)
Date: August 02, 2017 06:04AM

roger wilson Wrote:
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go and pick up an
> inexpensive blank


let me know where in the UK
because they do not exist mate

The cheapest UK carp blank available costs $125

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Re: ABSOLUTELY LIVID
Posted by: Tommy Bee (79.79.172.---)
Date: August 02, 2017 06:11AM

Part of the issue was the quality of the blanks
The ferrule was wrongly built and they were never right
If I start with better blanks and know exactly what I am dealing with straight away that will be a huge help
And the course wasn't wasted if I feel that at any time I can repair a guide, rebuild a rod or build a rod
I have all the tooling in place

Whoever decided to kick me when I was down on this thread:
thanks a lot, appreciated, and I hope the moderators ban you

If you're so brilliant:
a) does that give you the right to belittle a beginner who has just made a really expensive and frustrating major error
and b) let's see pictures of your fabulous, masterfully skillful, magical work

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Re: ABSOLUTELY LIVID
Posted by: Billy Vivona (---.nycmny.fios.verizon.net)
Date: August 02, 2017 06:26AM

Here's some pictures. Stop whining

[www.rodbuilding.org]



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Re: ABSOLUTELY LIVID
Posted by: Tommy Bee (79.79.172.---)
Date: August 02, 2017 06:35AM

DON'T TELL ME TO STOP WHINING

I WASN'T ACTUALLY INTERESTED IN YOUR RODS, I WAS BEING SARCASTIC, AND THEY ARE AMATEURISH ANYWAY

DON'T TALK TO ME AGAIN, EVER



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/02/2017 06:38AM by Tommy Bee.

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Re: ABSOLUTELY LIVID
Posted by: Billy Vivona (---.nycmny.fios.verizon.net)
Date: August 02, 2017 07:39AM

Tommy Bee Wrote:
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> AND GOODBYE


Tommy Bee Wrote:
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> extremely upset and feel mugged off by paying for an expensive course. Had really high hopes for this as a new project but feel like it has been one big fat rip off cash c ow frankly
> going to cut my losses and stop right now > going to return to just enjoying my fishing using factory rods, there was never anything wrong with
> them, if it aint broke don't fix it, no more meddling
>
> goodbye

Good Riddance

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Re: ABSOLUTELY LIVID
Posted by: Capt. Michael Harmon (---.dyn.optonline.net)
Date: August 02, 2017 07:41AM

Damn Tommy, chill out!!! I have to agree with Billy. You are taking this too far. It's not the end of the world. If rod building isn't for you move on, it's not for everyone. If you want help ask questions. Builders on this site are telling you it can be fixed, so listen. Good luck.

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Re: ABSOLUTELY LIVID
Posted by: ken khoo (---.90-26-211.dynamic.dsl.pth.iprimus.net.au)
Date: August 02, 2017 07:42AM

Then why are you still here? Most of the guys here are pretty good and free with their advice to help others as you have noted yourself. Billy's a well respected rod builder and there's no need to take out your frustrations on him. I think your own expectations were possibly too high and you seem to want to run before you can walk or crawl even. You sound like an older person and if so should know better. You know what they say about the kitchen, if you cant take the heat........ Anyway, my post may be lost on you if you truly are not going to return.

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