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    Default Reel seat rings

    Some reel seat rings I've been working on. The first is turned from brass and aged to match the hardware on a late 19th century rod. The chemical aging process I use isn't very tough so I'm not worried that it could be passed off as an original. The pattern of grooves and coining is just something I made up and doesn't match any known (to me, at least!) pattern:

    These six are for an individual who's having three custom Spey rods built. The next step will be cutting the facets on the plain center section followed by throwing a bright polish on them:

    The man who busies himself proclaiming something can't be done is frequently interrupted by the man doing it.


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    Beautiful work!I like the copper color.

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    Nice job. Are you going to clear coat them?
    Last edited by mojo; 01-31-2011 at 07:06 PM. Reason: Forgot to put my coat on!
    Life is not like a bowl of cherries. It's more like a jar of ghost peppers. What you eat today might burn your ass tomorrow...

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    Nice. Is that copper tubing?
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