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From: Katie Taylor <littlegreennut@...>
Date: Friday, March 23, 2012 6:01 PM
Subject: Re: [BugHLG] Re: fishing rod boom
I have a problem with using fishing rods. It seems that I would, instead of chopping it up and making a couple model planes out of it, I'd rig up and go fishing with it. I just can't bear to cut one up. One of these days I'll sneak up on one with a saw and...... On Mar 23, 2012, at 2:46 PM, "Squid" <littlefr2003@...> wrote: > I too have found that using a fishing rod is a really great cheap alternative to other carbon rods for booms. Personally I buy the cheap telescopic rods, these are great as the eyelets are only every poorly epoxied on and most of the time they can just be pulled off by hand. Most of the rods have a screw cap at the bottom so the sections of rod can slide straight out. How is everyones building going? > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]