Originally Posted by theboz
It's a fairly long full wells grip. I don't know if rattan will look so hot on it. I'm gonna get the sandpaper tomorrow and see how it goes. Worse scenario I'll recork it.
At the risk of commiting a moral flyrod sin I will recommend the X-pattern heatshrink wrap we use on surf rods. I think it actually feels better than cork. I've been considering it for one of my 9WTs but haven't been able to bring myself to do it yet.