Thread: No rod making?
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Old 06-22-2017, 09:09 AM
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They sell them on Amazon or flea bay in 5/16, 1/4, and 1/8 inch packages of 100. I buy both the 1/4 and 1/8 inch packages. 1/4 for butt sections and 1/8 for tip sections. I use more 1/8 then 1/4 because there are more guides on the tips and I normally make two tips. If I run out of 1/8 bands I'll use the 1/4 ones doubled over. If you look at the last grip photo you can see the tip section laying on my work bench below the butt section. If you zoom in you'll see that the 1/4 bands have been used because I'm out of 1/8 bands. I have them on order but they haven't come in yet. Because I keep them on the guides as I wrap I don't reuse them. I wrap the guides to the rubber band then just snip off the rubber band with small fly tying scissors.

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