Looks good. I'd squeeze some clear two part epoxy (Permatex auto section at Wmart) into a paper cup, mix it, then use a good paintbrush to coat it, let her dry and call it done. The drying time on those automotive clear epoxies is about 5 minutes, so work quickly. Put the cap back on the epoxy to use for later for other projects.
looks like the previous owner was using 50lb mono or maybe a light clothes line on it. geez. the rehab looks great. as suggested above, clear coat and go get her wet. +2 on the 30 minute epoxy. 5 minute stuff will give you less than a minute working time before it starts to set up and get too tacky to work. devcon 2 ton 30 minute epoxy. if you can get the bait to me i'll be happy to clear coat it for you and save you the time and money and wasted epoxy.
Edited by basscat dad (09/27/1506:45 PM)
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