CE900 Monster for Mike

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  1. JTrelikes

    JTrelikes I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    United Composites CE900 Monster jig stick for Mike Ravalin. Mike was born in Spain, and wanted something in a color combo derived from the Spanish flag. Rod features Alps XBXNLG guides, Baston smooth shrink over cork tape, and an Alps rubber gimbal. Deco stuff includes a Scott Throop tiger wrap / STTW, long fade for the name plate, and plenty of olive branching.

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    cmepen I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Top knotch! Love the thread work! Lots of variations. Beautiful work as usual!
     
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    Sweet fade.
    I like it.
     
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    Beautiful work as per usual!
     
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    Damn that’s nice !!
     
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    Great color combo like them under wraps beautiful work
     
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    Didn't know they had cold shrink that long, or is that overlapped?
     
  8. JTrelikes

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    It's not cold shrink, it's Batson's new smooth shrink. It's like X-shrink without the "X".
     
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    Holy intricacy man!
     
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    So sick!
     
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    WOW! Lovin' this one.
     
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    What was the heat shrink around the rod?
     
  14. JTrelikes

    JTrelikes I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    United Composites CE900 Monster jig stick for Mike Ravalin. Mike was born in Spain, and wanted something in a color combo derived from the Spanish flag. Rod features Alps XBXNLG guides, Baston smooth shrink over cork tape, and an Alps rubber gimbal. Deco stuff includes a Scott Throop tiger wrap / STTW, long fade for the name plate, and plenty of olive branching.

    "Batson smooth shrink over cork tape" :smash:
     
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    I ment the dia because those CE monsters are thin and i keep having reel sloping issues. Is it just a standard size?
     
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    JTrelikes I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Two layers of thin cork tape with smooth shrink over the top.
     
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    Lookin forward to trying out the new smooth shrink. .... your level of detail and color combos are always incredible.
     

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