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Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 04-20-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By mdraft1
Re: Tenkara rod building kits

Thanks guys! I appreciate all your input. I think I will hold off for the time being.
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 04-19-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By mdraft1
Re: Tenkara rod building kits

Hi,
Thanks for the reply. I know about the site. Just thought another wouldn't hurt. I was thinking of offering different rods and more options.

Thanks.
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 04-19-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By mdraft1
Tenkara rod building kits

Hi everyone,

Would anyone be interested in a Tenkara rod kit, where you build the rod yourself (i.e. assemble the sections, paint, fit the grip (or turn your own), install hardware)? I am...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-13-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By mdraft1
Re: 80% there

Hi guys,

Great question,

I am not using PacBay for the production. The shop that is building the blanks is significantly smaller than PacBay, which allows for smaller orders and more...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By mdraft1
Re: 80% there

down to roughly 24 hours left on the kickstarter. Still plenty of time to order:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/270726033/aurora-i-fly-rod-blank?ref=email

As of today, we have $3,900...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By mdraft1
Re: 80% there

Sorry, I don't follow. Are you asking if the blank is made by Pacbay?
Forum: Fly Rods 04-05-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By mdraft1
Custom Rod Project

Hi friends,

Thought some of you might enjoy checking this out. I started a kick starter to have a custom rolled blank made. The design is original and based on data collected from over 150...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-04-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By mdraft1
Re: 80% there

Hi friends,

As of this week the project for the custom rolled blank is fully funded! The number of rods ordered has far exceeded my expectation. There are still 9 days left to get in on the...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-29-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By mdraft1
Re: 80% there

Sorry about that. Good point about updating the first post. I just tried to delete this post, but can't.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-29-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By mdraft1
80% there

Hi friends,
As of this morning the custom rod blank project is over 80% funded. We only need 6 more blanks ordered and the minimum will be met!

Here is a link to the details: Aurora I ...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-29-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By mdraft1
Re: Half way there!

Hi,

Great question. Assuming this project gets funded and I can move forward with the series I was thinking of either a fast IM12 western style 9' 5wt. or possibly a custom czech nymphing rod...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-22-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By mdraft1
Half way there!

Hi everyone,
As of this morning the custom blank project is over half funded (in only a week)! Still plenty of time to join. Here is the link: Aurora I ...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-17-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By mdraft1
Custom made blank update

Hi everyone,

The kick starter is off to a great start. If you haven't already, please check out the video (I know, i'm no Brad Pit, but humor me). The blank outstanding and hope you will join me...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-15-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By mdraft1
Re: New rod blank

Thanks Paul. I totally agree. The blank loads up silky smooth so you can actually feel the line, which given how fast rods have become feels pretty great.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 03-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By mdraft1
Re: New rod blank

Hi everyone,

Thanks for the question. I just checked the Q&A feature on the kickstarter it worked fine for me a few min. ago. Perhaps try refreshing your browser. Its a good question about the...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-08-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,864
Posted By mdraft1
Re: Hair of the dog

I asked the same question. I have posted the reply I received below. Compared to the imported TD, it would seem much more likely that a domestically raised and harvested (where there are some...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-07-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,864
Posted By mdraft1
Re: Hair of the dog

The Canadian Tube Fly Company offers domestic humanly raised temple dog. Most of the horror stories about mistreatment of the dogs come out of Tibet and China (heck, look at the way they treat...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 11-28-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By mdraft1
Re: Sage and Redington rods for sale

Added: OBO to three rods
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 11-28-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By mdraft1
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 11-28-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By mdraft1
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 11-28-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By mdraft1
Sage and Redington rods for sale

No longer available
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By mdraft1
Re: Newbie Questions

I second The Hex Shop in Grand Rapids.
Forum: Flies 11-06-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,311
Posted By mdraft1
Re: cray fish

That is sweet! Is that amber D rib?
Forum: Fly Rods 11-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By mdraft1
Re: Guideline trout rods

I have dry cast the Fario and really like it. It is a 3wt. so I will have to wait until spring to give it a real go.
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 11-06-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,632
Posted By mdraft1
Re: one handed spey casting

Guideline has a great switch rod that has a retractable fighting butt. It is light enough to cast single hand and then if you want to do a spey type cast you can grip the fighting butt as is or it...
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