How do you paint a fiberglass fishing rod?

How do you paint a fiberglass rod?

Preparation and Painting

After the primer dries, lightly sand the pole with 120 grit sandpaper. Remove sanding dust with a damp cloth. Apply at least two coats of an oil-based outdoor paint to the pole working from the top down with a clean 2- to 3-inch paintbrush, allowing the paint to dry thoroughly between coats.

Can you spray paint a rod blank?

You can use any spray pant including krylon. After applying your coats of paint, spray on a clear coat. After that, let it dry for 24 hours. Then use epoxy varnish wearing a latex glove without powder and squeeze it into the blank while moving your hand up or down the rod.

Can you paint rod blanks?

How to Paint Blanks. First you want to lightly scuff the rod blank, just enough to dull the shine on the finish of the blank. Next wipe the sanding dust off the blank. Next spray the white primer on in several light coats, until the blank is opaque white.

What kind of epoxy do you use for fishing rods?

Flexcoat rod builders epoxy glue is a high strength, waterproof, clear and unshrinking adhesive. Epoxy is perfect for EVA foam and cork handles. 30 minute setup time allows you plenty of time to get parts positioned properly.

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What do you clear coat a fishing rod with?

The Best Fishing Rod Coating

Classic Rod Coat, a polymer Epoxy Finish, has been reformulated to offer the purest, clearest rod coating ever…… GUARANTEED! And it still provides the same beautifying protection, too!