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FLOAT TUBE FISHING FORUM » Fishing Tactics, Tackle, and reviews » Fishing Tackle And Gear Related Discussions » Rod Wrapping

Rod Wrapping

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1Rod Wrapping Empty Rod Wrapping on Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:38 pm

Boya321

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so i was on youtube and was looking at rod wrapping and was thinking about trying it out and was wondering if any one had tips like where to start where to buy parts and so on any advice would be great and really apperciated thanks

2Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:21 am

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check out mudhole, they have alot of youtube videos as well.
talk to you jeff and wiseguy as they both do rod wrapping.

3Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:15 am

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As a beginner, I would start out with a non-motorized wrapper
If you are handy, you can build one yourself
I used a homemade one for years, before building a motorized set-up with a long support track
Here's one that mudhole sells for $75
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4Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:02 pm

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i think jeff will be able to answer some stuff for you

5Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:08 pm

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That is a great set up above but I still wrap on my handmade rack hand turned the old fashioned way. afro


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6Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:14 pm

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I never could get into the motorized ones and always stuck to hand wrapping.

Best tip I can give you is practice on scrap stuff when you first start using the epoxy resin to coat the guide wraps. Don't just wrap a rod then go to town on it with the epoxy, that stuff takes a bit of practice and alot of patience at first. Sometimes warming it up can get it to flow and smooth better but too much heat can make it cure faster. And make sure you mix both parts equally!!! those little syringes they sell to measure both parts are life savers in the long run.

7Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:31 pm

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That's why Jeff dose the work for me and its a great job and a reasonable price thanks jeff

8Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:43 pm

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:That's why Jeff dose the work for me and its a great job and a reasonable price thanks jeff

X2 Jeff does great work!!

9Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:19 am

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Hey Guys,
Used to wrap a long time ago, was pretty good at it, learned from some of the best, Jim Scarlotta, and Doc Labanowski. Have been looking at some of the latest wrapping sites. Brings back memories and makes me want to wrap again!

bodfish

PS wrapping is not hard, just need to set yourself up carefully. very satisfying catching a fish on something you wrapped yourself!! I can easily advise on how to get started.








10Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:53 am

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:That's why Jeff dose the work for me and its a great job and a reasonable price thanks jeff

Jeff handled my Daiwa Sealine and it came back looking like a new rod! I will have Jeff do my wrapping tasks. I have enough to do these days!

11Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:15 pm

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I've been using C&M Tackle for rod wrapping supplies. They prices are fair(way cheaper then save on tackle), and since they're in san dimas it only takes about 2-3days to receive my order.



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12Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:28 pm

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I buy most of my rod building supplies from BC Distributing in Cypress. I'm sure Brad can set you up with everything you need to get started. I've been wrapping for a little over a year now and trust me, it's addicting! I recommend you check out Bloodydecks, they have an awsome rod building forum that is very active. Just ask and you get your answers quick! I've learned so, so much from that forum is crazy! Also, watch youtube videos, you can learn alot from watching a video.

Practice on an old rod you dont care about and work your way up until you feel comfortable wrapping a brand spanking one from scratch! Mudhole has great videos that show you how to wrap a rod from start to finish. Also on the Batson website there are some very good detailed videos you can learn all the basics.

Start with a hand wrapper, I still use mine once in a while.

13Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:43 am

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:I buy most of my rod building supplies from BC Distributing in Cypress. I'm sure Brad can set you up with everything you need to get started. I've been wrapping for a little over a year now and trust me, it's addicting! I recommend you check out Bloodydecks, they have an awsome rod building forum that is very active. Just ask and you get your answers quick! I've learned so, so much from that forum is crazy! Also, watch youtube videos, you can learn alot from watching a video.

Practice on an old rod you dont care about and work your way up until you feel comfortable wrapping a brand spanking one from scratch! Mudhole has great videos that show you how to wrap a rod from start to finish. Also on the Batson website there are some very good detailed videos you can learn all the basics.

Start with a hand wrapper, I still use mine once in a while.

A buddy of mine told me about CM Distributing but it a little drive for me. Couldn't find a website for them. Got any contact info?


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14Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:25 am

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B C Distributing
5550 Cerritos Ave # B, Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 995-3997

Owner is Brad

15Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:11 am

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Cool I have talk to them before but never used them, it is a store you can walk into or just oders over the phone?


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16Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon May 07, 2012 11:40 am

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Jeff, you walk right into the store! It's loaded! Tell Brad wiseguy sent you. He will hook you right up! Very Happy

17Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon May 07, 2012 11:43 am

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Sweet bro thanks


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18Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon May 07, 2012 11:48 am

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Honestly, he has some hooked up prices. He is a wholeseller but told me that I could spread the word out to my buddies.

19Rod Wrapping Empty Re: Rod Wrapping on Mon May 07, 2012 12:07 pm

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:B C Distributing
5550 Cerritos Ave # B, Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 995-3997

Owner is Brad

thanks wiseguy for the info might have to take a trip to check this place out

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