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Old 03-31-2006, 03:53 PM
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There are lots of good blanks out there for really reasonable prices Im not sure what brands I can legally talk about but the ones from Wisconsin are the blanks I started with and I still have those rods and fish with them all the time. I had my first rods fishing within 48 hours of the time I got the blank in the mail though I probably made mistakes and the finish wasn’t that great. If you have never wrapped a rod before it will take a little time to get the hang of it. I wouldn’t recommend any fancy thread stuff on your first rod, but if your game, go for it. It may take a little longer. My most recent project took about a week including turning a cork handle and doing some multi color thread wraps and feather inlays.

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