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  1. Rods
    I was just wondering how many anglers out there are using composite handles on their rods. I have had a few custom built rods over the last few years and was advised to go the full composite. I have to say that the handles are much better and more durable than cork. Getting a rod with really...
  2. Classified Sales
    Loop cross 11ft switch price reduced This rod is back up for sale. Had a few issues selling a couple of loop rods a while back. But this one can go. It's a 11ft S1 cross, 5 piece, 7 weight. It was built by RJ custom and is very well finished. Upgraded reel seat and cork with blue shipping and...
  3. Rod Building
    Can anyone tell me if it is a good or bad idea to put U-40 Cork Sealer on a cork Salmon Fly Rod handle ? Thanks in advance. :confused:
  4. Classified Sales
    Loop Cross S1 13'6" 9wt, 6 piece, custom built by RJ Custom rods to the highest standard using the 3M blank and best quality components. Top grade cork which has been lightly coated with UR40 cork sealer, Alps down locking reel seat for better balance, Fuji SIC titanium gunsmoke strippers and...
  5. Rod Building
    So I am going to build spey rod and am looking for handle. The spey size is not as easy to find as those for single hand, either with uplocking inletting or not so good quality cork.... I would like to have downlocking setting and flor grade/AAA cork, even better with decorative different...
  6. Classified Sales
    Shakespeare Oracle Exp 13'9" 9wt , 6 piece travel rod, comes in original tube, test cast only since new, never fished. I removed the plastic from the handle and gave a light coat of cork sealer to preserve cork as they are not great quality. SOLD. Cheers Diarmid.
  7. Classified Sales
    Anybody looking for a Vise, works fab 60 Euro plus Post. Located in Cork, Ireland I will post anywhere, Thanks Or best offer, its just going to waste, would be handy for someone?
  8. General Board
    Hi all, this has mabye been asked before, but best way to get cork handle looking good again?, without the use of sand paper?
  9. Picture Gallery
    Please find below link to yesterday's Casting get together arranged by Martin Kiely AK Orca (Thanks Martin really well ran as alway's) Great day out Lads from Limerick, Mayo, Cork, Dublin & Galway all made the Journey down to Area 51. Some really good casting from all... Spey O Mega 2017 -...
  10. Rod Building
    Didn't know where to post this but i thought mabye some of the lads here might know . I've treated a couple of my rod handles with U40 cork sealer , it didn't leave the handles shiny or slippy but the cork felt pretty good in your hand it did slightly darken the cork , but i felt it looked and...
  11. Rod Building
    Reel seat on my main spinning rod gave up this summer, still works for now but i plan to replace it and the cork during the winter months, any idea where i should get my materials or if Im better sending them to somewhere like alba rods Ross
  12. General Board
    A have an issue with Guideline on which I would like to hear others’ opinions - I have a Guideline switch rod (the LPXe). Two seasons ago, the second section snapped without an apparent reason. Guideline replaced the section free of charge. In June this year, the butt cork section on the...
  13. Angling Literature Section
    Cork Salmon anglers have just launched The Salmon of The River Lee. This not-for-profit book, written in the main by Dan O'Donovan and funded by our club, is a history of our local river and has contributions from many others, including Forum member Dave Carne who did a lovely piece on four...
  14. Irish Rivers Reports & News
    Cork Salmon anglers have just launched The Salmon of The River Lee. This not-for-profit book, written in the main by Dan O'Donovan and funded by our club, is a history of our local river and has contributions from many others, including Forum member Dave Carne who did a lovely piece on four...
  15. General Board
    I’m after a new cork handle on one of my 13” 6’ DH rods. Any idea how much I might expect to pay? Any suggests re who might be able to do a really top notch job with flor grade cork? I’ve approached Hardy, the rod manufactures, but would be interested in other options - I imagine Hardy will not...
  16. General Board
    Hi folks I looking some tips on how to clean a cork handle on a loop s1, I’m not sure if you can use cleaning chemicals or just hot water & good scrub. Few tips welcome Thanks in advance Mark
  17. Rod Building
    I am looking for the pre formed end that goes on the top end of a dbl hand rod cork handle to cover up the end cork where to get these please thanks in advance for any help
  18. General Board
    After about 10 day's of fishing the top section of the cork handle on my 13ft vision mag has started to come away from the blank and is loose and also has a crack in the cork, instead of sending it back to vision i would like to have the top handle replaced with a composite Cork handle to the...
  19. Rods
    Hello, I am new here. I live in Canada and fish for Salmon in Gaspe Que. I have a Vision Mag 12 1/2 ft 7/8 and the same rod in 13 ft 8/9. I also have the Tool cork switch 11.5 ft for 7wt. I am fishing a 30 gr scandi on the 7/8 and a 34 gr. scandi on the 8/9. I am looking for some input on a...
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