Tuna Cord question

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blurryfish

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Currently in the process of building a deckhand rod and I want to lay some tuna cord down for the grip with a turks head to finish it off.
Question: Do you put any adhesive, thread lock or clear coat on top of the tuna cord?

Thanks in advance!

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Orca

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Currently in the process of building a deckhand rod and I want to lay some tuna cord down for the grip with a turks head to finish it off.
Question: Do you put any adhesive, thread lock or clear coat on top of the tuna cord?

Thanks in advance!

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Verathane, Spar Urethane Outdoor UV resistant
 
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Verathane, Spar Urethane Outdoor UV resistant
A question for you,are you going to use the Tarred Seine twine or something from someplace like Atwood rope? The reason I ask is this, if you use a cord from Atwood or something similar then you might want to use a coat of finish, if you use the Tarred Seine twine then there is no need for it as it is dipped in a tar solution of some kind & the finish on it will last for years, the finish will not rub off on your hands or anything like that. When you go to wrap you handle put down 1 layer of friction tape, it helps to reduce slippage when you wrap the handle.
 
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Contact cement or spray adhesive on the blank will help when wrapping cord and as Don said one saturating coat of urethane will do the trick.
 
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tanner.s

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Tarred seine: Really don't need it.
Atwood: Urethane or finish.

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