Originally Posted by trout trekker
Some of you guys are confusing a tip over butt ( that has an unpainted section on the male end of the blank, with a binding wrap separating the painted and unpainted areas. ) as seen on a T.F.O. Pro and some other models for a Spigot ferrule. They are not the same.
Sorry about the TT, you are correct on the TFO. I built one last winter and my memory is fuzzy!
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