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Forum: Rod Building 08-08-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By GonetoSeed
I really like this grip and seat combination....

I really like this grip and seat combination. Can't wait to see the finished rod.
Forum: Rod Building 07-31-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By GonetoSeed
I'll third on the finish. Very nice on any build,...

I'll third on the finish. Very nice on any build, impressive on the first.
Forum: Rod Building 06-12-11, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,029
Posted By GonetoSeed
Great job by an all-star team.

Great job by an all-star team.
Forum: Gear and Equipment 06-09-11, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,398
Posted By GonetoSeed
This is typically a sign of too light tippet. If...

This is typically a sign of too light tippet. If you're throwing the poppers or bulky flies to bass or bream you don't have to worry about them being leader shy. Up the tippet diameter.
Forum: Rod Building 06-07-11, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By GonetoSeed
Thanks Don. Great to trade posts again. It's a...

Thanks Don. Great to trade posts again. It's a Dan Craft 5 Rivers: FTLIGHT BLANKS 9'0" 6PC 5WT MEDIUM FAST ACTION TRAVEL BLANK [FTL905-6]
Forum: Rod Building 06-06-11, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By GonetoSeed
It really depends on the size of the gap. If it...

It really depends on the size of the gap. If it is snug and the tip top is turning because the epoxy is acting like a lubricant then it's not a problem. I use 5-minute epoxy for my tip tops and so...
Forum: Rod Building 06-04-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By GonetoSeed
Back in the Shop

Finished a rod that is long, long, long overdue for Riverpirate.

9' 5wt 6pc travel rod

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j320/GonetoSeed/RiverPirate5.jpg
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Forum: Rod Building 03-10-11, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By GonetoSeed
Very good work (give you a pass on the T).

Very good work (give you a pass on the T).
Forum: Ask the Experts 03-04-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,497
Posted By GonetoSeed
My suggestion is to not rely on the "finger...

My suggestion is to not rely on the "finger balance" but to rely on how it feels to you when fishing, especially your most frequent technique.

If you build or buy the lightest rod (within your...
Forum: Rod Building 11-18-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By GonetoSeed
If you apply a second coat of finish in less than...

If you apply a second coat of finish in less than ~24 hours it essentially merges with the first coat, not a coating on top of the first coat. Some times it will fix a tacky application, sometimes...
Forum: Rod Building 11-16-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By GonetoSeed
Pretty good slapping together or is it...

Pretty good slapping together or is it re-slapping together? :)
Forum: Rod Building 03-18-10, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By GonetoSeed
I'll add to the confusion. The reason "over"...

I'll add to the confusion.

The reason "over" sized guides work for heavier rods is because of foot length not the diameter of the rin?. Another way to get this longer distance from the blank and a...
Forum: Rod Building 03-18-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,952
Posted By GonetoSeed
The RX8+ will be "faster" than the SC IV both...

The RX8+ will be "faster" than the SC IV both because of its Action Angle and it has a higher resonant frequency (primarily because it is light for its line weight) - the tip will start quicker when...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 04-08-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By GonetoSeed
Sageboy - while I agree for the most part as a...

Sageboy - while I agree for the most part as a land owner in Rabun County I think the threat is far mor insidious- good intentions of well meaing people (the pathway to hell).

It is my experience...
Forum: Events & Happenings 04-03-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By GonetoSeed
Thanks guys. And Don, a big thanks for...

Thanks guys.

And Don, a big thanks for reminding about the big one next year :)
Forum: ASK DNR-U.S. Army COE 03-30-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By GonetoSeed
Lots of reports this year

In the last few days there have been reports of large numbers of Loons dropping in on local lakes. Perhaps the front that just came through put them down. One report on the GA Birding Listserv had a...
Forum: Rod Building 03-28-09, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By GonetoSeed
I live near Emory/VA. I'm glad to help. Let me...

I live near Emory/VA. I'm glad to help. Let me know how to contact Dr Chang.
Forum: Rod Building 03-12-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By GonetoSeed
Are you thinking small fighting butt? I...

Are you thinking small fighting butt?

I build small fighting butts directly on the blank (instead of removable in the seat, one less thing to lose). I make mine with 2,3, or 4 rings (sometimes...
Forum: General Information 03-11-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By GonetoSeed
What would you do if someone threw a Big Mac at...

What would you do if someone threw a Big Mac at you during 'warm up time'?

Wait. Don't answer that.
Forum: Rod Building 03-11-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By GonetoSeed
Craftmanship and aesthetics all look top notch....

Craftmanship and aesthetics all look top notch. Taking your time has lots of rewards.
Forum: Fly Tying 03-11-09, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By GonetoSeed
Better than my first ones. I agree with the...

Better than my first ones.

I agree with the comments regarding increasing the loop size. It helps get the famous bubble trail. I also agree with the comment regarding under body. I tie mine with...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 03-05-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By GonetoSeed
Gillseeker - if a company (GM) files under...

Gillseeker - if a company (GM) files under Chapter 11 with a "reorganization" plan approved by the bankruptcy court the stock can still be traded while it is being reorganized with protection from...
Forum: Rod Building 03-04-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By GonetoSeed
Great job. I'm a fan of that blank too. Look...

Great job. I'm a fan of that blank too. Look forward to some wild Trout fish porn.
Forum: Gear and Equipment 02-18-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By GonetoSeed
Changing the line weight will not change the...

Changing the line weight will not change the Action of the rod. Action (where the rod bends under initial load and the shape of the curve as more power and/or line mass) is an inherent property of...
Forum: Rod Building 02-18-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By GonetoSeed
I ream my grips so that there is no are very...

I ream my grips so that there is no are very small gap between the blank and the grip. I then build a ramp (hosel) from the blank to the grip using 5 min epoxy. I then wrap the ramp with the same...
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