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Beautiful! I've been curious about that wave cork, it looks interesting. I was driving through miles of older Ponderosa this weekend and it got me thinking about the bark and how it would lookon a spey grip. I've got a new lathe that I need to experiment with, so maybe I'll get some Ponderosa bark and give it a go. Well done.
 

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Oh, and what seat is that? I prefer seats with exposed hoods. I think they look better and not having to do an inlet is a nice bonus.
 

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The reel seat is a Pac Bay A6-T. I've used these on several rods and really like them. They come in Titanium and Black.
Re: the bark...I ran slabs of it through my table saw to get the thickness I wanted, then used a 1 1/4" hole saw to cut out the rings. It sands easily and is tough.
 

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Rick,
Another super job, can't decide which one I like most, this one or your 5/6. Please keep posting your work, it's a pleasure to see.

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Thanks. I've used several Pac Bay seats, the A7 on single hand rods and the A8L2 on two handers and both have exposed hoods. I like the look of the A8L2 but my newer reels fit loosely in that seat and I haven't used one again because of that.
Again, a very nice build.
 
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