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Old 04-20-2014, 01:03 PM
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Default Reel seat insert

I was given a block of birds eye maple and one of curly maple. I am trying to decide which one to use for my insert. Which would y'all use on an old glass rod?
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Old 04-20-2014, 03:52 PM
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I have both on a lot of my rods,but I would go with the birds eye.
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He showed me a block of Black and White Ebony but it is being saved for something special.
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The black and white sounds like a impregnated one I would of liked on the 4wt Quickline I just finished flash us a pic after you get it turned and mounted on a blank. tight lines
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The birdseye maple is probably a bit more subtle in looks than the curly maple.
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So what did you decide and what does it look like now?
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