How to wrap rod guides

Tools needed:

  • tape
  • sharp knife
  • silk or thread
  • scissors
  • strong mono knotted loop
  • small screwdriver
  • Gudebrod hand wrapper
  • Heavy book method
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    DIFFERENT METHODS OF WRAPPING ROD GUIDES

    Using Gudebrod Hand Wrapper.

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    Using heavy book to control thread.

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    Using by hand.

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    HOW TO WRAP ROD GUIDES

    a)

    Take a length of strong Mono and tie a knot.

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    b)

    To start, cross over the thread. Make sure the guide is taped in place.

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    c)
    a.Cross over the thread
    b.Get the first wrap around blank
    c.Add two more wraps, pulling waste end parallel to blank

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    d)

    Keep pressure and tension on thread.

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    e)

    After 6 or 7 wraps.

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    f)

    Push up thread tight with thumb.

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    g)

    Carefully cut tag end off with knife.

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    h)

    Continue winding up foot of guide.

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    i)

    Place the loop of strong Nylon in & continue whipping over & up the thread.

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    j)

    Cut off the thread leaving 4-5cm long.

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    k)

    Pass the thread through the loop of nylon.

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    l)

    Gently pull the nylon loop out.

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    m)

    This will pull the thread end cap out and in under the whippings.

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    n)

    Continue pulling thread until finished.

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    o)

    Move/pull the thread until it is at the side of the wraps.

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    p)

    Carefully cut the waste thread away.

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    q)

    Push the thread up together to tighten any gaps.

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    r)

    Use a blunt instrument like the blade of a screwdriver to burnish the thread

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    s)

    Tip tops should have thread behind them.

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    t)

    This is to ensure a smooth transition from blank to tube.

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    SINGLE LEG GUIDES

    Single leg guides should have thread wound in front of the foot of the guide to help prevent them pulling out.

    a)

    Whip as above.

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    b)

    Continue thread forward in front of the guide.

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    c)

    Pull thread as shown above.

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    d)

    Pull thread tight against guide.

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    e)

    After 2 or 3 turns insert the strong nylon loop.

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    f)

    Pass through & pull out the loop.