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  1. Recently I've been doing a little reading about rod building. Never built a rod before. I couldn't help noticing Lamiglas gives you a guide size and spacing for their blanks. With the new guide concept system isn't that determined by spool diameter and location of the reel itself? Spool diameter x 27 = location If my reel is at 28 from the butt wouldn't the choker guide be different if it was 24 from the butt?
  2. I use playing cards folded over. Apply epoxy and before putting the plug on the rack I slide the card through the slot from one side to the other. Put it on the rack and forget about it. Never had an issue. This way I don't have to remember to come back and take it out before the epoxy cures it in place.
  3. That's what I plan on doing, learning it myself. I found it interesting that they give exact numbers when there are so many other variables. Maybe they should give approximate locations? Anyway, that doesn't matter. I will take your advice and start by choosing a blank and reel for the type of fishing I plan on doing and go from there. Thanks!
  4. I cant say I've had an issue with black, pearl white and fluorescent colors, yes. Usually only the first coat then the second covers and lays flat.
  5. I tried by volume 1:1. Turned out pretty soft.
  6. Very nice.
  7. @TimS Price police! love it. That made my day. @Goldy Don't pay the 140-160$ or whatever it was. Just wait for Mike.
  8. I love the color on the 4th and 6th. Nicely done.
  9. Nice work
  10. Nice glider
  11. Thanks, yeah same here. Air compressor and sometimes an old t-shirt i have.
  12. @DeepBlue85 you mention alcohol, have you thought about wet sanding with water instead? This would keep dust down. @Steel Pulse @Wire For Fire how are are you cleaning your plugs after sanding and before primer?
  13. Does a pikie glider count?
  14. Very cool Ed. Its crossed my mind to give it a try. But i really don't need another hobby!
  15. I havent. Some guys mill out the thru wire hole then glue the pieces together.
  16. Pretty sure i already offered you some.
  17. Now that they're available to purchase you might get some feedback.
  18. Thanks Wire for Hire! Hell yeah Drew it was fun painting that pattern on a darter. Man was i nervous applying epoxy to the face of the darter.
  19. Nice catching Bay!
  20. He gave credit to someone in his video. Cant remember the name.
  21. A "good" glider does not need anything more than a straight retrieve to glide in the seductive S pattern that they're known for. However, a quick twitch, a little pump, or changing your retrieve speed to impart a different action is OK. Just remember to take up the slack you've just introduced to get the glider to glide again. During a steady retrieve, if your glider does not glide, it's a stickbait, and you must impart action on the retrieve. Thank you all for the kind words (RG Lures)
  22. I have one i never really used. I believe its a 4. Ill check later when i get home.
  23. Looking to sell my st croix avid surf. 9’ rated 1-4oz. Used but in good condition. Located in Woodbridge NJ $160 Thanks
  24. Thanks, I did see those. Very nice!
  25. Guys, I would like to hear you're preferred method for shaping slopes on swimmers and sharing jig ideas. Thanks RG