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Choosing Fly Rod Running Guides: Snake vs. Single Foot

Find out what factors play a role in the great debate between snake guides and single foot guides on fly fishing rods. The Benefits of Snake & Single Foot Running Guides For rod builders, there is a reason behind each and every component…
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5 Basic Steps for Shaping Fishing Rod Grips

Learn how to turn custom fishing grips to create comfortable handle assemblies with the best boost in performance and appearance to match. DIY Grip Making to Turn Custom Fishing Grips In rod building, shaping your own grips is a great…
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Top 4 New Fishing Applications for MHX Rod Blanks

Find out the 4 rod blank series that make for great crossover rods in multiple fishing applications. The Best Rod Blanks for Multiple Applications Let’s start with a rod blank is a rod blank. In other words, there is no reason a rod…
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Leverage: Rod Building Tips with Larry Dahlberg

Find out how rod length affects leverage and don't miss the video demonstration with Larry Dahlberg at the bottom. How Rod Length Affects Leverage Leverage is one of the least understood concepts in the fishing. The concept of leverage…
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5 Steps to Remove Saltwater Fishing Rod Guides

Learn how to remove and preserve heavy saltwater rod guides to use for another rod build. How to Remove Heavy Offshore Roller Guides Sometimes a fishing rod has to give it’s life in order to land that lunging monster, especially in heavy…
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4 Quick Tips for Better Guide Thread Wraps

Find out the fast and simple ways to improve the guide wraps on your custom fishing rods. Rod Building’s Thread Tricks for Better Finished Guide Wraps It’s no secret that great guide wraps take time to perfect. But although there…