Glue for butt caps

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Glue for butt caps

Post by romans » Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:42 pm

I am no rod builder or have I ever built a rod. However, I have two fishing rods that need butt caps glued on. Is there something I can use that I could find local as opposed to ordering something from mudhole?

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Re: Glue for butt caps

Post by hoohoorjoo » Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:11 pm

Any 2 part epoxy will work fine. Make sure to have 91% isopropyl alcohol on hand to clean up any excess. It wont hurt cork or EVA like other solvents will. Gorilla Glue makes a very good epoxy that I have used with excellent results.
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Re: Glue for butt caps

Post by Mattman » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:44 am

Plenty of builders use straight up Devcon epoxy that can be found in any hardware store. No need for any specialized epoxy here. Plenty of other brands besides Devcon as well.
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Re: Glue for butt caps

Post by romans » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:18 pm

Thanks guys!

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