Before I reunion a very nice (if not old) custom built graphite rod can someone give me some pointers in removing the old and starting to degrade from grips so that I can replace them with cork tape or something similar? I love the rods action but I hate the grips and I would be devastated is I...
What is the advantage of a cork tape or shrink tube handle? Why do you not see plugging rods with cork handles any more. I am having a rod built and was thinking of a custom cork split grip style handle. Just looking for pros and cons
I was wondering if anyone knew which handles could be used on a 704.
I see there are some handles for 710 and 712 models available. Can these be used on the 704?
FYI, this is for the torpedo handles, not the paddles.
Keeping my flyrods exposed in the sun, salt and whatever for years on the boat has taken its toll. The cork has discolored, shrunk and looking very craggy.
Other that taking some sand paper to them. Is there anything I can do to fill in the crags? Maybe re-hydrate the cork? Any tips will be...