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Not perfect, but Im happy with the results.

The palm side is kinda squared off and I have a pinky grove carved into the other side, it fits my short fat fingers pretty darn good.

Before and after shots. Ones a 7' and the other is 7' 6" All Star rod so their not identical but really close.











 

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What did you use for handle material on it? it looks seamless against the back of the seat, almost like you molded it and then turned it down. Looks good!
 

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Thanks man.

I used the original cork and put a coat of BSI 2 part epoxy across the cork and reel seat, then sanded it down smooth. But it left some imperfections so I had to do it a second time. Then I used some rattle can bed liner for the reel seat and handle, its actually really comfortable and not harsh like I thought it could be.

Ive been fishing a Compre for a couple weeks and so far I haven't noticed a crack between the reel seat and handle, but time will tell.
 

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Dictator Tot said:
Looks great, better than my effort.

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Ive seen guys use the foil scale method...

Worth a try?
 
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