Welcome to FlyTyingForum.com
FlyTyingForum.com is the largest fly tying community in the world and we hope you take a moment to register for a free account and join this amazingly friendly and helpful group of anglers. FTF has over 12,000 registered members that have made over 300,000 posts and have uploaded over 6,000 patterns to our exclusive fly pattern database!
If you are an experienced fly tier or just starting out FTF is the perfect place to call home. Click Here To Register for a Free Account
|Fly Pattern Database / Browse by Topics / Browse by Material / Fly Tying Bench Database / Fly Fishing & Tying Videos / FTFCurrent(NEW!)|
|Featured Products: Fly Tying Hooks / Fly Tying Scissors / Waterproof Fly Boxes|
RBF: Reel seat problem
Posted 08 April 2014 - 09:13 AM
Company trying to solve it. I'll take any ideas.
I tried just to fit the largest end of the blank into the bottom of the reel seat just to test it because it will have to fit through the hole with the o-ring without filing.
I can not get the blank end onto the reel seat. i could file the inside of the seat but even to get it all the way on the rod i would have to file the opening where the plug is where the o-ring is. I feel that if i file the end hole with o-ring, then the end cap will no longer be able to stay in the real seat because the hole will be much larger. There is also threads on the inside, i'm thinking it is for the fighting butt is to be screwed into.
I am feeling that i will be putting the seat on from the top of the seat to very bottom of the butt end section of the rod. I mean that i will be feeding the blank in to the top of the real seat. then adding the drywall tape to balance it out.
Reply to topic here http://www.rodbuildi...showtopic=32280