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Mud Hole Custom Rod Building Class in Charlotte

Post  fishgent on Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:05 pm

Saw this on Mud Holes Facebook page.  They will be holding a 2 day rod building class in Charlotte starting February 8.  here is the information from their webpage:

Have you ever wanted to build your own fishing rod but don't know where to start? Well this is the class for you! Mud Hole is pleased to begin offering an "Introduction to Rod Building" class for beginner rod builders. Our rod building classes are taught by experienced instructors with state of the art teaching aids and projection equipment.
During the class, students will learn all of the the proper techniques for building a custom rod. Some of the techniques you will learn include:

  • Selecting the right blank and components
  • Splining blanks
  • Attaching tip-tops
  • Thread wrapping
  • Cork reaming


  • Filing guide feet
  • Guide placement
  • Applying finish
  • Attaching reel seats
  • ... and much more

Includes a FREE 2nd Day Advanced Techniques Seminar!
Our on the road rod building classes are a 2-day event. On day one you will learn everything above while you build a custom rod start-to-finish. Day two you will pick up your rod and be treated to free advanced skills seminars – going beyond the basics, you will be treated to lessons in:

  • Marbling
  • Decorative Wraps
  • Building Custom Cork Handles


  • Basic Weaving
  • Custom Inlays
  • Abalone Inlays & More



What's Included in the Class?
Students will build a 6'6" spinning rod from pre-assembled kits, which are included in the price of the class. Choose your favorite thread colors and a custom fish decal. Not only do we provide all of the necessary tools and supplies, but you get to keep them when you leave!

  • Personalized instruction from four professional rod builders
  • A Complete 6'6" IM6 Graphite Spinning Rod Kit:

    • IS661M Graphite Spinning Blank (Matte Black)
    • American Tackle Halide spinning guides and tip-top
    • Your choice of custom thread wrap color combination
    • Your choice of custom fish decal
    • 9" Cork rear grip
    • 2 1/2" Cork foregrip
    • 17mm Deluxe cushioned graphite reel seat with stainless hoods
    • Black winding check & butt cap


  • Your Very Own Hand Rod Wrapper
  • Burnishing Tool
  • An exclusive 2nd day of Advanced Techniques Seminars, covering professional techniques such as:

    • Marbling
    • Decorative Wraps
    • Basic Weaving
    • Custom Inlays
    • Building Custom Cork Handles
    • Abalone Inlays & More



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Re: Mud Hole Custom Rod Building Class in Charlotte

Post  07_hemi_thunderroad on Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:18 pm

How much is the class?
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Re: Mud Hole Custom Rod Building Class in Charlotte

Post  fishgent on Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:38 pm

Web site says $149.00.  Looks like it is about the value of the supplies they give to you as part of the class.  The rod wrapper is not the one I would want but I am sure their class is very well put together.
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