If you are new to the wonderful world of rod building then you will think about thread size and type of your rod building project. Here are some topics regarding nylon rod wrapping thread like selecting the proper size and different types of threads. In this article, you will see about fishing guide thread.
What tools need to build a fishing rod?
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In order to build your rod, you need expensive and specialized equipment. The fact is you probably need in your home already in order to get started on your first rod. Here are the tools to build a fishing rod.
Round file – if you purchase a cork handle kit and cork rings will be shaped into a grip then you will probably need a round file in order to enlarge the pre-drilled hole of the grip.
Masking tape – the most fishing rods come with an inner diameter that will be larger than the diameter of the rod blank. You have to fill up this space and practical way to do this with masking tape. You wrap masking tape to make a few pillars on the blank that will enable the reel seat to fit snugly. Epoxy will be applied to the blank and then masking tape pillars of course to installing the reel seat.
Coffee mug – when you put the guides on your rod then you have to wrap the feet of the guides with nylon thread. A coffee mug will make a great holder for the spool of thread while you are wrapping and then keep the spool secure.
When you are wrapping the thread around the guide feet then you want to have some tension on the thread. By running the thread under a couple of heavy books is a good way of obtaining the tension you need. When you finish wrapping thread over the feet of the guides then you will want to trim the thread close. A razor blade is perfect for this.
Measuring tape – a measuring tape will be helpful to have a guideline for where the guides will be placed on your fishing rod blank. You have to make an adjustment to ensure the guides are placed perfectly along the rod in order to obtain the best casting and fish-fighting performance.
How to choose the right fishing pole?
Choosing the right fishing pole will make your time on more pleasurable. Fishing can be frustrating enough with the right equipment. If you have a baitcasting reel then choose a rod with smaller guides. Look at the difference between the guides for baitcasting combos and the spin casting combos. This will make a big difference.
If your bait fishing from the shore and you want to get your bait, a longer pole will be to your benefit. When you need to be accurate and distance is not an issue then a shorter pole will be the right choice. You will have enough of different types and sizes of threads to open your own thread store.