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Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By swcr
Re: Reel seat insert

The birdseye maple is probably a bit more subtle in looks than the curly maple.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-16-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By swcr
Re: Proud owner of a brand new old classic!

Trust me Pete knows, he just did it himself
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-21-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By swcr
Re: Blue Halo 3 wt. fiberglass

Nice job Pete, came out great.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-12-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By swcr
Re: Which reel seat

Actually the Lemke seats are not as high priced as you might think and they definitely fall under the 50.00 range considerably unless it is the Titanium version.
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 03-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By swcr
Re: Anvil Atlas Rotary Vise

What is your complaint regarding the machining?
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-08-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By swcr
Re: Which reel seat

I would use a Lemke LC25 or LC26
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-03-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By swcr
Re: Matrix 7' 3wt Blank

Dont rule ot the Lemke reel seats, also can be purchased with inserts as per your choosing
Forum: Fly Rod Building 10-08-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By swcr
Re: Regular or Large Loop Tip Tops?

I do exactly the same as Petee does, unless the customer requests otherwise.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-30-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By swcr
Re: Need help finding a reel seat

None of my skeletons will spec out like that. You may have to end up going to a double slide band style seat on that.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-30-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By swcr
Re: Need help finding a reel seat

How wide is the foot on reel you are talking about, also how high is it off the side flats to the peak?
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-27-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,583
Posted By swcr
Re: DANVISE Out, New Vise IN

If price point along with quality is a big concern, try one of the Wolffe ind Atlas series.
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,415
Posted By swcr
Re: What is your real name?

Name is Ron Weber Forum name of SWCR stand for my business of Southwest Custom Rods
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-16-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By swcr
Re: Spey Rod seat/handle questions

The majority of the Lemke seats I sell for the spey rods are generally the LC25 (.740) and the LC26 (.812) These can be installed in either the uplocking or downlocking position. And yes both seats...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-12-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By swcr
Re: Guide size help for a 2/3wt 12'0''

All you have to do is dremel it out a small amount to fit the LC25, I have people do it all the time
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 684
Posted By swcr
Re: POLL: Who would buy purple?

Ok then how about the fly version of the Duster race car, a 7pc 9' 3/4wt, also fast.
http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/Goduster/DSCN0415.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 684
Posted By swcr
Re: POLL: Who would buy purple?

Along with the pink and purple for my wife, one might also say that I am a purple fanatic, which kinda tends to reflect in my race car...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-12-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By swcr
Re: Guide size help for a 2/3wt 12'0''

That will work just fine, but not at all necessary. Ask yourself why it has to has so many guide sizes, it for sure will not aid in the casting all they are for is just to hold the line, and the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 684
Posted By swcr
Re: POLL: Who would buy purple?

My wife has both a purple and 2 pink rods that I built for her.
http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/Goduster/SAM_0093.jpg
http://i906.photobucket.com/albums/ac264/Goduster/Pats8wt001.jpg
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-12-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By swcr
Re: Guide size help for a 2/3wt 12'0''

I would use 9 #1's, a #4, a #6, and a number 10 doublefoot stripper on that build. There is absolutely no reason to stairstep the guides, all it will do is add weight to the build, and it will not...
Forum: Western U.S. 09-07-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By swcr
Re: white moutains az

Since I reside and my rod building busines is in Arizona,I build quite a few 6'6" to 7''6" 2 and 3wt rods for the people fishing the majority of the small streams and creeks up there
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By swcr
Re: Crest Fly Tying Vises

Quite the contrary, I am a small business and like to conduct it on a personal basis, thus the reason to fill out the contact form and not just push a button to order something. I am a strong...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By swcr
Re: Crest Fly Tying Vises

Might want to consider one of these.
Southwest Custom Rods - Wolff Indiana Vises (http://www.southwestcustomrods.com/products/fly-tying-related/wolff-indiana-vises)
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-27-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By swcr
Re: Rod Spine...up or down?

So if you build on the spine, then I assume that you are always going to be casting as well as fighting the fish directly straight on in line with the spine.
Your fish is never going to run to the...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-27-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By swcr
Re: masking off before covering a guide thread wrap

Anytime you have an overlap such as with the tape, there is always going to more then likely be a small void at the overlap, thus allowing the epoxy to seep under it and then magnified upon the tape...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-26-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By swcr
Re: Websites for buying building materials

Don't leave out Southwest Custom Rods for some fine Lemke reel seats
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