Thread: Old Bamboo Rods
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Old 03-30-2013, 06:18 AM
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Default Re: Old Bamboo Rods

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Originally Posted by Diver Dan View Post
Be careful how you glue them back up. You don't want to accidentaly put a curve in the piece. I'd do a little research on refurbishing rods before you get started.
Yeah, I probably shoulda mentioned that.
When you "clamp" with the string, you need to spiral up and spiral back, both with the same amount of tension to be sure that you're not forcing the piece to go one direction.
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