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My latest build

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Just finished this a week and half ago and finally took a few pics.

Buffalo nickel insert for the butt end.

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The Spiral Wrap.

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Top, 2 color stars.

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Red Cedar grip.

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Mixed color stars on the side.

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Candy Apple red under the blank exposed reel seat. Gold under red with no color preserver. I ordered the reel seat larger than I thought and what the heck instead of returning and waiting for a new seat to be shipped, just build it up with thread and epoxy. It looks a bit more brilliant in person.

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Thanks Guys!!! The star design itself was not so tuff, doing double with 2 colors made it a little more complex and a packing nightmare. About 7 hours on that alone.

I have a build I am just starting for a benefit for couple who had a baby 3 mos premature. I will post as I go. The finish is just drying on the handle now.

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Hey Up, this build prompted me to go get a new password and log in!!!! I am a sucka for thread candy. Good job. The hands this rod lands in will forever adore it....

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Works great!!! We were trolling raps on the St. Louis river about 3 weeks ago, handled everything from 23 -24 inch walleyes to a 34 inch musky in the current. The Spiral wrap works great for pulling cranks and fighting bigger fish.

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