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Forum: Fly Rod Building Yesterday, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By swcr
Re: Inexpensive lathe for wood turning and other questions

The actual lathe it not really the expense so to say. the expense comes in getting the actual tools to perfom the task. By the time you get a decent set of turning tools, a good chuck, for the head...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 01-22-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By swcr
Re: Want to build a bluegill rod

Although I like to use lighter wt rods than most, a 4wt would probably be the best choice for your venture in the event of that just in case fish might take an appeal to your offering
Forum: Fly Rod Building 01-18-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By swcr
Re: Warning!!! Lots of pink

Love it Pete, came out great
Forum: Fly Rod Building 01-03-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By swcr
Re: Straightest rod vs Spine

I build all of mine on the straightest axis and have never had an issue. I have never seen anyone utilizing strictly the spine when fishing, unless you can always heep the fish directly in front of...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-28-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By swcr
Re: New to building

You might also want to take a look at the Lemke reel seats and inserts
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By swcr
Re: Butt cap question

Post a picture, and tell me the ID and I will see what I have that will work for you
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-07-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 686
Posted By swcr
Re: Building a rod, full kit vs blank

I believe Mark also offers a pretty decent 7'6" 4 wt, another nice option is the Bingham SHX
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-17-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By swcr
Re: First Build

Same manufacturer
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-24-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,430
Posted By swcr
Re: New line of Batson blanks !

I have a couple of the new Revelation blanks on order, will give an update on them as time progresses on the builds
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By swcr
Re: Orvis Rod Blanks?

While the Orvis blanks make a very fine build, I find the biggest drawback, is that there is no warranty on any blank that is not an Orvis factory build
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-28-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By swcr
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-05-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By swcr
Re: Just finished my 0wt build

Southwest Custom Rods - Lemke Reel Seat Hardware (http://www.southwestcustomrods.com/lemke-reel-seat-hardware)
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
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: 599
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, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By swcr
Re: Blue Halo 3 wt. fiberglass

Nice job Pete, came out great.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-12-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
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, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By swcr
Re: Anvil Atlas Rotary Vise

What is your complaint regarding the machining?
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-08-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By swcr
Re: Which reel seat

I would use a Lemke LC25 or LC26
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-03-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
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: 449
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: 403
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: 403
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: 8,562
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: 1,628
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: 534
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...
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