Originally Posted by dean_mt
or you can do it by hand like Rip suggested. You'll just have to baby-sit the rod for a couple-few hours rather than walk away and let it turn. .
Actually it's less than 45 minutes until the finish sets-up enough so that you can ignore it and it won't sag.
At first you want to give the rod a 1/4 turn every few minutes, but once you get to around 20-30 min. you can wait as much as 10 minutes between turns