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Traditional Angler, located in beautiful Centennial, Colorado 80112 (USA), brings you the best values on select fly fishing equipment, fly tying materials, books and videos, fly tying furniture, and more.

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Flex Coat Rod Building Accessories anf How-to books are available at Traditional Angler
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In keeping with Flex's tradition of providing rod builders with the latest advances in technology, Flex Coat is proud to introduce their new Ultra V formulation. Ultra V's unsurpassed UV protection and improved chemical stability results in unequaled clarity and brightness, while maintaining the highest durability and flexibility properties of any finish on the market today. Professionals will appreciate the extended pot life and improved self-leveling properties of these finishes. Available in High Build and Lite formulations.


Hand Rod Wrapper

This highly versatile rod wrapper is designed to do precision wrapping. With two tension devices and adjustable thread feed, this is the most popular unit for custom rod builders.



Economy Hand Rod WrapperFlex Coat Economy Rod Wrapper

Designed to do precision wrappings.  Has controlled Thread Tension and adjustable thread feed.  Made of quality prefinished materials.



Finishing Motors

High quality USA built gear motors with self-adjusting chuck for rotating rod while applying and curing Flex Coat finish. 6 RPM model for applying finish to rods with underwraps. 18 RPM is good for general use.




Start to Finish Fly Rod Building

This book guides both beginning and advanced rod builders through every stage of fly rod design and construction in a logical easy to follow sequence. It covers a variety of components and techniques at every stage during the construction of both freshwater and saltwater fly rods. Contains 52 pages and over 100 detailed illustrations.



Step By Step Rod Building

The most useful "HOW TO" Book on rod building and finishing. Written and illustrated by Roger Seiders, president of Flex Coat Company, Inc.

This informative book has 50 pages, more than 100 clear illustration, charts, size guides and step-by-step instructions on all phases of rod building. Includes rod design, cork handles, determining spine, foam handles, installing tip top, wrapping guides, finishing wraps and tips for a professional finish. Great for both beginners and experienced rod builders.



Decorative Wrapping Guides

Perfect for any rod builder who wants to learn the art of decorative wrapping. This is an easy to follow step by step instruction guide with complete diagrams showing how to wrap a variety of designs.

Book 1 (Blue Book) covers:

  • Diamond

  • Flag

  • Box

  • Fish

Book 2 (Red Book) covers:

  • Maze

  • Tuna

  • Thunderbird

  • Cross



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