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How to Hide the Thread Tags of Trim Bands

Learn a quick and easy way to hide the thread tags of trim bands within the guide wraps. Rod Building’s Simple Trim Band Tricks Rod building is obviously about assembling the best fishing rod for the demands of a fishing application,…
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4 Tips for Securing & Wrapping Micro Rod Guides

Use these helpful hints to hold micro guides in place while spacing, aligning, and most importantly, wrapping each guide. How to Hold on Micro Guides for Thread Wraps Micro guides are widely recognized for the benefits they bring to a…
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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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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…