Jump to content


 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
Photo

RBF: Finish question on a facory rod seat


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
No replies to this topic

#1 RBF Staff

RBF Staff

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,571 posts

Posted 12 May 2014 - 10:46 PM

I picked up a mint, unfished, never had a reel screwed on it 8'6" Sage LL 5wt 2pc. Its a gorgeous as gorgeous can be, and while I have had it for months I
just now got up the nerve to fish it. Used it over the weekend and when I got it home I noticed that the seat concealed by the sliding band was fogged
over from moisture. I almost had heart failure when I saw it, but I sat in the sun and stared at it while I mumbled to myself rocking back and forth, and it
went away.

What can I do to prevent this again? The rod is completely factory fresh, although its 30 years old. Its as if the finish went bad, but I have never heard of this.

Of course I have never had a new 30 year old rod before either! Any ideas from the wood finish experts? Thanks, CJ



Reply to topic here http://www.rodbuildi...showtopic=32415