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by StanM
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Rod Building Forum
Topic: Painting a blank
Replies: 8
Views: 1605

Re: Painting a blank

PierPoint wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:24 pm Was Bruce not a renowned rod builder or am I mistaken?

He was a decent rod builder but better known as a carp angler. In the years before his death he built on Harrison blanks and those are not finished in high build, they are on Inty perfection and dyed.
by StanM
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Rod Building Forum
Topic: Painting a blank
Replies: 8
Views: 1605

Re: Painting a blank

I have a Bruce Ashby Perimeter rod in my possession and its a chestnut brown. I'm convinced (unless I am mistaken) that the finish is a high build one along the entire length of the rod. It is wavy and dips here and there, now I am not a great fan of this finish as I am a Bondaseal person through a...
by StanM
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Rod Building Forum
Topic: Painting a blank
Replies: 8
Views: 1605

Re: Painting a blank

Not sure where you heard you can use high build over the entire blank but you are listening to the wrong folk. 2K car paint with hardener in the spray and nothing at all over the top unless a top clear coat supplied with the 2K.
by StanM
Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Rod Building Forum
Topic: Gen4Resin
Replies: 27
Views: 1773

Re: Gen4Resin

Hi Stan, I think you missed the top line of the message, which said from USA. There are many quotes and messages on Facebook, Fotums etc from all sorts of people and businesses. Some verified and some not. OK I`ll give you that, just wondering as you post some weird and wonderful things at times.
by StanM
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Rod Building Forum
Topic: Gen4Resin
Replies: 27
Views: 1773

Re: Gen4Resin

Hi Stan, that was a comment from a user in the USA, which was sent to me via email. Unverified source, but via social media. He won't be buying in the UK. Why not make that obvious then. Google search shows the Co. does not exist. The way it is written it look as if he bought from you or UK. Gettin...
by StanM
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Rod Building Forum
Topic: Gen4Resin
Replies: 27
Views: 1773

Re: Gen4Resin

Just got this from a rodmaker in the states today Dear Andy, I just completed my first 4 rods using your Gen 4 epoxy. Without a doubt this is the finest finish I have ever used. I have been a rod builder for 60 years. This is the first time using epoxy that I did not need any heat to bust air bubbl...
by StanM
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Rod Building Forum
Topic: Gen4Resin
Replies: 27
Views: 1773

Re: Gen4Resin

Chester69 wrote: Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:25 pm Think I've just watched on u-tube a video that stan m has done on a long decal ! a Scottish man ( alba rods ) ...
Could be wrong , but very helpful video ....
Stan is that you ?....
Yes that`s me. I`m offended, did you just assume I was Scottish and a man :o
by StanM
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Rod Building Forum
Topic: Gen4Resin
Replies: 27
Views: 1773

Re: Gen4Resin

Thank you for the quick response, been rod building now about three yrs , my epoxing is improving but my first coat to cover the threads seem to look lumpy after I've applied a second coat , now I've stopped applying epoxy to a turning rod , from advise, I do it by hand then pop it in me dryer , I t...