Rod recipe

I have a snapped T-Curve 200 OHD and i want to put the guides to use. i have found only one recipe on the fuji wesite and i was wondering if anyone new of any others they could share, plus now i have a butt section of no use and i think a new tip section would be worth almost as much as a new rod.
the guise sizes are

10, 10, 12, 12, 16, 20, 25


fishyink's picture

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yeah i want to no how to

Fri, 2006-12-08 09:52

yeah i want to no how to paint a blank ? what sort of paint do u use or do u put the paint in the laqour.

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You can use those guides to

Fri, 2006-12-08 12:26

You can use those guides to build up a 7-10ft medium to heavy spin rod or another 50lb jig stick. I find the T-Curves OH guides are quite large for overheads. If they want to keep the line off the foregrip use taller frames like SVSG's.

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paint

Fri, 2006-12-08 12:54

from my enquiries about the rod I am building, you need a certain type of paint, otherwise it will crack under stress. not very pretty.

someone who has done it before should most definately be able to give you a better response

don't all get bright red rods now ;)

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cheers Honsu, the 50lb jig

Fri, 2006-12-08 14:35

cheers Honsu, the 50lb jig stick is what im leaning towards any idea on a blank? ive spec't the calstar GF760L but ive never actually had one in hand pretty sic from what i hear...

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check out jarrads rod

Fri, 2006-12-08 18:28

check out jarrads rod building articles in hotbite mag, he has done a few jig rod articles in the past.