BEFOR AND AFTER

Discussion in 'Fishing Rod Review' started by BIG_D, Oct 26, 2008.

  1. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    as some of you remember i got this old ocean mariner rod at a yard sell months ago i have ben using it when i go to alton as the curent thear is very fast and hard this rod works great thear its got lots of back bone cast like a dream its a 7ft. one pice one pice thats all i got agenst it well as you all know this rod look kinda ruff it was well used but not used up by no means just looked bad well i restord it sins i like it so much i want to replace the handles with parachute cord is all thats left to do hear is a few pics befor and after i also put the okuma epixor reel on this rod i think it will make a good hog rig now what ya think:cool2:
     

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  2. germanmudfish

    germanmudfish New Member

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    Dallas, that looks like a nice job you have done there. You ought to have quite the hawg puller with that one. Ronnie
     

  3. stoney53

    stoney53 Well-Known Member

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    nice job dallas don't think i'd have the patience for that kind of work
     
  4. catman4926

    catman4926 New Member

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    looks like a nice job you have done and good luck with the hog pullin
     
  5. fr8dog

    fr8dog New Member

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    Nice Job!! Some TLC and a little patience turns those flea market/yard sale finds into gems.
     
  6. kscathunter

    kscathunter New Member

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    looks alot better should have added some bling eyes or some double footed stainless
     
  7. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    those are double foot eyes in stainless thay are the ocean eyes nuten fansy but are much better than fresh water eyes
     
  8. LiquidSteel

    LiquidSteel New Member

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    Ok, Im gonna need your mailing address so you can repair a couple of my rods. Just kidding.
    Nice job! on that repair!
     
  9. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    i engoy taking what some one thinks is junk and making it nice agen
     
  10. fr8dog

    fr8dog New Member

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    I've got 4 pieces of "junk" just needing to be finished. Maybe when it gets colder, I'll get off my lazy butt and "Git 'r dun". Nice blanks, good handles. Just need to be wrapped.
     
  11. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    its nice to have projects like this durring the winter passes the time