Mud Hole CRB Pigments To Apply Marbling Epoxy Finish

Using CRB Pigments To Apply Marbling Epoxy Finish

Custom rod marbling is one of the hottest new techniques rod builders are using to create stunning works of functional art.

The basic premise is to mix an ultra-concentrated marbling pigment with an epoxy finish – then swirl and drag the mixture in varying patterns on butt wraps and guide wraps.

Marbling is a fun, easy and unique way of customizing your fishing rods and can be learned by anyone in a few short minutes.

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Team Color Jersey Skinz Decorative Wraps

Team Jersey Skinz Decorative Wraps

With Mud Hole’s new Jersey Skinz™ it will be a tailgate party in your rod locker, and offer a quick and simple way to add your favorite team colors to your custom rod.

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Micro Rod Guides Are Worth Consideration

Product Review: Micro Guides Worth Consideration

Custom rod builders have been using, and debating, micro guides for several years.  Once rare, these small rod guides are now more widespread than ever before, but is there good reason to use them?

The short answer is yes, micro guides can improve your rod performance, if used in the right fishing application.

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Product Review MHX High-Mod Rod Blanks

Product Review for MHX High-Mod Rods

Before we dive into the MHX High-Mod products, let’s take a few minutes and go over what High-Mods are.

As we know, there are many options to consider when buying a fishing rod blank.  Some of the first things fisherman and rod builders should think about are:

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ProWrap Thread For Your Custom Fishing Rods

ProWrap Thread For Your Custom Fishing Rods

Next to finding the spine of a rod blank, wrapping your guides is one of the most important steps in custom rod building.  When not done correctly, the overall performance and stability of the rod may be compromised.  So let’s talk about the attributes and considerations when choosing ProWrap thread.

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American Tackle Power_Wrapper_Dryer_Combo

American Tackle’s Power Wrapper & Dryer Combo

Power rod wrappers and dryers are important tools for anyone building a custom fishing rod.

The power wrapper is used to keep the rod spinning at a consistent rate so you can focus on making sure your thread wraps – with perfect tension – are making that seamless transition from the rod blank on up to the rod guide itself.

The power dryer is used to keep your rod rotating while epoxies and rod finishes cure and help create an even finish, eliminating undesired end results like sagging and drooping areas around the rod guides.

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