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Rod spines

#1 Post by turkey2 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:05 pm

Do graphite rods have a spine like the old glass rod blanks had ? Cheers Rob

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Re: Rod spines

#2 Post by Shuggy22 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:57 pm

Hey mate
Though I never went through with it I did
at one stage do a bit of reading up on making my
own high quality rod.
I was looking at making an ultra light graphite rod
and am almost certain that yes they have a spine.
Though it was some time ago so I could be horribly
wrong lol

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Re: Rod spines

#3 Post by turkey2 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:10 pm

Yes they do ,got a reply on another forum. I can't buy what I want so will have to get one made

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Re: Rod spines

#4 Post by sid_fishes » Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:57 am

turkey 2, mate what kind of blank are you looking for ?

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Re: Rod spines

#5 Post by turkey2 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:00 pm

I'm after a 1-3 kg 2pc baitcaster rod

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Re: Rod spines

#6 Post by sid_fishes » Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:57 am

lenght??

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Re: Rod spines

#7 Post by sid_fishes » Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:59 am

are you planing on building the blank up or want a finished rod???

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Re: Rod spines

#8 Post by turkey2 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:31 pm

Looking a about 6ft and the rod finished

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Re: Rod spines

#9 Post by evoids » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:10 pm

How'd you go with building the rod? Will to post a build report?

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