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by Rovic
Wed Oct 29, 2014 1:04 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Canadian part source?
Replies: 2
Views: 775

Re: Canadian part source?

I may be able to help you with parts and blanks . I too am from Southern Ont. Bowmanville to be exact.
by Rovic
Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Experience with Seeker S Glass or MHX Blend?
Replies: 17
Views: 3949

Re: Experience with Seeker S Glass or MHX Blend?

Mattman wrote:
BucketHunter wrote:It may be apples and oranges, but what would you eat?
Neither. I can't stand glass and I'll never own an MHX.
Is there a reason for the dislike of the MHX line? I would like to know.
by Rovic
Sat Feb 11, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Mudhole
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: Mudhole

Richards rod and reel has been out of biz for the past 8 years.
by Rovic
Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Mudhole
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: Mudhole

On top of that you get to pay the dreaded brokerage fees which may be 50 bucks on top of everything else.
Rodbuilders supply in Victoria has the MHX blanks and St Croix.
by Rovic
Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Experiences with Get Bit Custom Rod Tackle
Replies: 23
Views: 3606

Re: Experiences with Get Bit Custom Rod Tackle

If you are going after the Batson line up why not go with http://www.utmostenterprises.com/utmost_001.htm
They are right beside batsons so there shouldn't be a back order issue and shipping is reasonable.
by Rovic
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: casting rod handle length?
Replies: 7
Views: 1268

Re: casting rod handle length?

Thyere are variables that need to be addressed. What is the rod going to be used for? How tall or long a fore arm does the owner have? How is he/she going to use the rod as each person is different? When all those are answered then you will know how long the handle should be. Like you stated there i...
by Rovic
Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: crazy question?
Replies: 8
Views: 2017

Re: crazy question?

Yes it is done all the time. How else would you be able to replace a broken guide? Heat the thread wrap with a lighter gently. Take a razor blade and laying it flat cut the threads ontop of the guide foot. Peel off the remaining threads and remove the remaining epoxy. You may need to use a very fine...
by Rovic
Sun Mar 13, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Suggesttions and Setup for Deep Cranker
Replies: 14
Views: 3100

Re: Suggesttions and Setup for Deep Cranker

Question? If you are cranking with the tip down in the water and your rod is sprial wrapped are you not in effect having the same as a guides on top rod as the guides are away from the lure causing a torquing effect on the tip? I do not use a sprial wrap on my cranking sticks for this reason and I u...