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Treasure Trawler

Member Since 26 May 2013
Offline Last Active May 31 2013 04:54 PM
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Wards surf rod 2 piece??

30 May 2013 - 08:18 PM

I have this Wards surf rod. It looks like its meant to come apart above the seat but I can't get it to pull apart. Are bamboo surf rods supposed to be 2the piece?

Tip eye broke...Soulder?

28 May 2013 - 08:15 PM

Hey y'all, I've got this Montogue over and under eyes. The eye tip is broke off. Its a ring centered in the middle of the tip. Should I soulder it back on?

Finishing Bamboo Rod?

28 May 2013 - 03:31 PM

Sorry for all the questions guys. I've got all these old rods sittin around...just want to finish them up. This rod so far I've, carefully removed eyes, used razor to strip old varnish, cleaned up varnish residue w citristrip and shined up reel seat. I was thinking next steps should be varnish /sand a few times, put eyes back on?? Should I epoxy the threads? Should I toucch up handle w varnish...its not bad? Thanks for the advice!

Epoxy entire rod or Only threads?

27 May 2013 - 06:57 PM

I ve been farting around with some junk rods trying to learn how to wrap. What is the standard for epoxy as far as doing the entire blank or only threads? Thanks

Bamboo rod turning in seat?

26 May 2013 - 09:29 PM

Hi, I am new to the forum. I was wondering if anyone knows if my bamboo Wards surf fishing rod is supposed to turn within the seat? Also, have a Montague that turns the same way. Is this normal and if not how do I fix.