The NERBs Grumpy’s Gathering update – Doors open at 9AM, we’ll start with presentations at 10AM. Trying something new this time, we will set up 3 Stations which will allow each of those attending some one on one time with each of the presenters.
Station #1: Rodbuilding Basics with Bob Hryszko & Andrew Wojturski > For those just starting out in this craft and have questions on what components, thread, epoxy, wrapper, lathe. Or if you are looking for a certain blank and the components to go along with it, Bob and Andrew will field those questions.
Station #2: FUJI Guide Layouts featuring Surfcaster Mike from SOL Marvin Higgins. Mike will answer questions which will help you lay out your new rod with whatever reel you are planning to use.
Station #3: Hands on wrapping with the Bill’s: Thompson & Vivona. Guide wrapping, trims, and minimal Dec Wrap questions will be answered.
12:30-1Pm we’ll break for lunch, and get set up for the afternoon sessions.
2PM – ODM Steve will discuss blank construction, materials, mandrels, and touch on the process he goes through when designing a new blank. Steve will also go over his new product line.
When Steve is done, we’ll have an open Q&A session with Ray Kerico, Bob, Steve, and I on the fishing and custom rod building industry. Any questions you have (within reason) will be addressed.
$25 to get in. No need to sign-up just show up. Food included! We’ll also have Sale Specials on Blanks and Rod Components! Hope to see everyone Saturday!