First rod

Discussion in 'JPR Custom Fishing Rods' started by Chris Mcconnell, Aug 31, 2019.

  1. Chris Mcconnell

    Chris Mcconnell New Member

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    Quick question, have any of you ever cracked or broken a rod by wrapping to tight? Reason why I thought I heard a pop when I was finishing my decorative wrap. I you tubed and they said to keep it tight to prevent unraveling. I’m just scared it’s under the fore grip where I can’t see.
     
  2. Kim

    Kim Senior Member Supporting Member

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    Chris, I'm no rod builder but I have bought a bunch of them and broken my fair share one way or another. What I would do is load that bad boy up to the hilt and see what happens.
     

  3. paul708

    paul708 Site Sponsor

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    yes, some thin blanks can be cracked under pressure, i have not done it, but have heard firts hand stories about it, we were taught not to wrap to tight, we teach the same thing