Originally Posted by Frank Whiton
I don't think I would put a drill bit in the female ferrule directly. You can use a drill bit but use one that is small enough to fit into the ferrule wrapped with 320 grit wet/dry sand paper. Is this a two piece rod?
it's a 4 piece, it only is happening when I connect the butt section to the section with the stripping guide. Thanks for the advice, I like cotton idea I'll have to try it.