I
nternet gathering place for custom rod builders
  • Custom Rod Builders - This message board is provided for your use by the sponsors listed on the left side of the page. Feel free to post any question, answers or topics related in any way to custom building. When purchasing products please remember those who sponsor this board.

  • Manufacturers and Vendors - Only board sponsors are permitted and encouraged to promote and advertise products on the board. You may become a sponsor for a nominal fee. It is the sponsor fees that pay for this message board.

  • Rules - Rod building is a decent and rewarding craft. Those who participate in it are assumed to be civilized individuals who are kind and considerate in their dealings with others. Please respond to others in the same fashion in which you would like to be responded to. Registration IS NOW required in order to post. You must include your actual First and Last name and a correct email address when registering or posting. Posts which are inflammatory, insulting, or that fail to include a proper name and email address will be removed and the persons responsible will be barred from further participation.

    Registration is now required in order to post. You must include your actual First and Last name and a correct email address when registering or posting.
SPONSORS

2018 Expo
EXPO ON FACEBOOK
CCS Database
Int. Custom Rod Symbol
Common Cents Info
All American Guides
American Tackle
Angler’s Roost
Anglers Rsrc - Fuji
Anglers Workshop
BatsonRainshadowALPS
Bingham Enterprises
Canada Rodbuildersupply
CRB
Cork4Us
HNL Rod Blanks–CTS
CTS MAVEN
Custom Fly Grips LLC
Custom Labeling System
DBlue Fishing
Decal Connection
DONART
Flex Coat Co.
Get Bit Outdoors
Hitena USA
HYDRA
Janns Netcraft
Mickels Custom Rods
Mudhole Custom Tackle
MHX Rod Blanks
North Fork Composites
Pacific Bay
ProProducts
Reelseatblanks.com
Renzetti Inc.
Rod Components USA
Rodgeeks
RodMaker Magazine
RodMaker Magazine Blog
Schneiders Rod Shop
SeaGuide Corp.
St Croix Rods
Tackleworks
The Rod Room
Trondak U-40
Utmost Enterprises
VisualWRAP/VisualWEAVE
ZipCast

ferrules
Posted by: David Bryan (---.hsd1.va.comcast.net)
Date: January 07, 2018 10:58AM

I am building my first fly rod which is a 4pc. 7wt. graphite rod. When I laid out the kit I noticed there were no ferrules included in the components. Can anyone advise me if ferrules are needed in this build. I looked at 3 of my rods from major manufacturers and I didn't seem they had ferrules. Any information would be appreciated.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: ferrules
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: January 07, 2018 11:12AM

The ferrules are integral to the rod. The pieces fit over each other.

..........

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: ferrules
Posted by: Norman Miller (108.76.134.---)
Date: January 07, 2018 11:15AM

If you are talking about metal ferrules, they are not used on any modern fly rods. What you most probably have is a tip over butt ferrule, where the tip section fits over the butt section. Each section is made individually and designed so one section fit over the other. Just take your fly rod sections and piece them together.
Norm

Options: ReplyQuote


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
Webmaster