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by rampant
Mon May 06, 2013 5:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Intro from down under
Replies: 14
Views: 2555

Intro from down under

DtZ6hjiJmTU I thought I'd give it a shot; I started flyfishing in NZ IMGP0306.jpg and after a few years I moved to Tas bow.jpg and just finished building my house here. This shoud give me more time for fishing in the places I want to be. Camping Trip 101 (26).JPG Last week I spoke to a mate and sug...
by rampant
Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unlimited Rod Building Thread
Replies: 185
Views: 26131

Re: Unlimited Rod Building Thread

I turned a couple of reelseat inserts today, just to see what they looked like. Blackheart Sassafrass and the other is Huon Pine with B/H Sassafrass inlay. Thanks for looking http://i1294.photobucket.com/albums/b608/msrampant/IMG_2630_zpsfab8c790.jpg http://i1294.photobucket.com/albums/b608/msrampan...
by rampant
Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unlimited Rod Building Thread
Replies: 185
Views: 26131

Re: Unlimited Rod Building Thread

LeeO, that rod has come up a treat. I am keen to know what the red rings that are used on the rod tube; also you mentioned that you soak the wood in a mix of PU and alcohol, is this poly ureathane? My next work in progress is a couple of spey rods, how does this mix hold up on the heavier/ salt rods...
by rampant
Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: played them better than the original
Replies: 53
Views: 5780

Re: played them better than the original


JJcale's is'nt quite as good
by rampant
Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unlimited Rod Building Thread
Replies: 185
Views: 26131

Re: Unlimited Rod Building Thread

I came up with this pic of the B/H Sassafrass I have a dining table I made out of it, I took some other pics yesterday but I can't find the card reader for my camera it is amongst the pile of crap with camping gear I haven't sorted out yet from last trip out. I hope you like the look of the wood; I ...
by rampant
Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: Photography
Topic: Fish In Water
Replies: 302
Views: 70058

Re: Fish In Water

Love that shot FullWells.
by rampant
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unlimited Rod Building Thread
Replies: 185
Views: 26131

Re: Unlimited Rod Building Thread

LeeO That spalted beech looks pretty cool, How does it hold up? strenght wise. I have Blackheart sassafrass timber I was looking at making a reel seat out of but the spalting is generally due to the start of rot and therefor weakens the timber. Ok for lighter rods I suppose, I'll see if I can dig ou...
by rampant
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: played them better than the original
Replies: 53
Views: 5780

Re: played them better than the original

You haven't my ass yet and I bet it's bigger than your hat. I suppose I can dish it If I get get it!?
by rampant
Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: played them better than the original
Replies: 53
Views: 5780

Re: played them better than the original

SRV rocks