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6'6" 2wt 4pc #2


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#1 steeldrifter

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 01:49 PM

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Also just off the bench this morning is this 6'6" 2wt with aluminum seat, custom burl cork grip, Sf guides wrapped in red metallic main wraps with gold metallic trim wraps and a bit of gold spiral in front of the grip.


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#2 Hazathor

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 03:49 PM

Love this one! Great work as always.


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#3 mikechell

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 07:36 PM

Wrong colors on the rod ... but I do like the grip.


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#4 steeldrifter

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 08:10 PM

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Here ya go Mike, that make ya feel better? biggrin.png


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#5 islander727

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 06:07 AM

Great work!



#6 mikechell

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 07:02 PM

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Barbed hooks rule!

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#7 tjm

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 09:17 PM

What is that grip material?



#8 steeldrifter

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 09:26 PM

Burl corks.


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Posted 09 December 2017 - 01:50 PM

Burl corks.

Thanks. Looks like it would be difficult to machine and sand? You do make them look nice though.



#10 steeldrifter

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Posted 09 December 2017 - 01:59 PM

Thanks. Not that bad to work with. It doesn't sand down as "fast" as natural cork but it's still pretty easy to work with. I like it because it is more durable than natural cork so it'll still look good years down the road when natural cork grips are all pitted and worn.


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Better to have a short life that is full of what you like doin, than a long life spent in a miserable way- Alan Watts

 

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