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Old 07-07-2008, 08:45 PM
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i notice that the threads for rod wrapping come in different sizes. how do you know what size thread to use for which rod? im looking to build a six weight 9' sage z-axis eventually after i get a couple practice rods under my belt. : )
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Old 07-07-2008, 09:38 PM
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Hi Ckalanic,

I generally use size "a" for a quality job but if i dont care as much (for a cheap blank) i'll use "d". For your sage, id use "a".

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Old 09-15-2008, 09:34 AM
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I will use the "a" size for my fly rod builds. I have talk with others that have difficulty in handling "a" line so they use "d". The "d" will add some weight but I doubt that it will affect the casting. I have spoken with rod builders who usually build casting or spiining rods and they usually use the "d" line.
For your Sage build I would use the "a".
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I am gonna try size B. Guidebod makes it in limited colors in Nylon (not NCP)
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