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#12852723 - 08/03/18 06:15 PM “O’l Reliable” fly rod needs some loven.
Fly Fishing Scout Offline
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Registered: 06/12/18
Posts: 124
Loc: Bells TX
I have a fly rod that is about a year old. It has been handled many a time and seen quite a bit of action.

However, the wood putty/filler that is in the cork has been coming out.

Is there a brand of filler that you would recommend for a light refurbish??

Duane

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#12852912 - 08/03/18 08:49 PM Re: “O’l Reliable” fly rod needs some loven. [Re: Fly Fishing Scout]
Canoeman1947 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/16
Posts: 56
Loc: Oklahoma
Mudhole sells Elmer's Golden Oak Wood Filler to use as a filler material. Being Elmer's, I would imagine you could find it at most hardware stores, lumber yards, Wal Mart, etc.

Larry

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#12852959 - 08/03/18 09:12 PM Re: “O’l Reliable” fly rod needs some loven. [Re: Fly Fishing Scout]
Linecaster Offline
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Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 1227
Loc: Richardson TX
I rubbed a cork on sand paper and used the powder mixed with glue. Filled the holes and sand papered smooth. Then coated whole handle with polyurethane, sanded it smooth gave a seconed coat, still going twenty years on.
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#12853332 - 08/04/18 10:35 AM Re: “O’l Reliable” fly rod needs some loven. [Re: Fly Fishing Scout]
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Registered: 06/12/18
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Loc: Bells TX
Linecaster, I have used the “glue and wood” trick when putting handles on knives.

In addition, you actually answered my next question about a laqur fihish.

By the time I put a filler in there and give it a light sanding, it will look like new.

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#12854402 - 08/05/18 02:02 PM Re: “O’l Reliable” fly rod needs some loven. [Re: Fly Fishing Scout]
Linecaster Offline
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Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 1227
Loc: Richardson TX
Hope it works for you.
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In the beginning God created. Gen. 1:1
All things were made by him and without him was not anything made. John 1:3

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