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Cork Handles...... #14004511 05/20/21 03:22 PM
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To seal....or not to seal....that is the question! lol.

How many of you guys seal your cork on new rods?

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Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004524 05/20/21 03:32 PM
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I don't... Dan


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Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004526 05/20/21 03:33 PM
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I've never sealed any of mine.


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Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004541 05/20/21 03:44 PM
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I sealed some for awhile. They seemed slick and harder that I like. I quit sealing last 4 or 5 new rods I purchased.

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Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004553 05/20/21 03:54 PM
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never sealed or heard of sealing

Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004560 05/20/21 03:57 PM
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I seal mine. They feel a bit different but stay cleaner and feel less slippery when wet.

Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004593 05/20/21 04:18 PM
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Don't seal and if I feel the need to clean...magic eraser does the trick quite well

Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004595 05/20/21 04:21 PM
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I seal with U40. I personally like the feel and color and hate seeing worn out cork. Just my opinion.


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Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004610 05/20/21 04:32 PM
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Seal all mine, never found a down side. The cork has never felt harder, or slippery, and after many years they still arent pitting.

Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: 21sammy] #14004638 05/20/21 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by 21sammy
I seal with U40. I personally like the feel and color and hate seeing worn out cork. Just my opinion.

Sammy where did you buy u 40 , any where local dfw?

Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: avid_basser] #14004655 05/20/21 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted by avid_basser
Don't seal and if I feel the need to clean...magic eraser does the trick quite well


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Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004658 05/20/21 05:02 PM
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Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004676 05/20/21 05:19 PM
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Don’t seal, but I have wrapped them with this
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Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: avid_basser] #14004716 05/20/21 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by avid_basser
Don't seal and if I feel the need to clean...magic eraser does the trick quite well


This is what Ive normally done too.

Re: Cork Handles...... [Re: Sinkey] #14004722 05/20/21 05:57 PM
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What's the trend in rods? Are they still using a lot of cork or is the foam and winn grips gaining ground?

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