Snake Skin Inlay

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  1. ag17

    ag17 New Member

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    Hey guys,

    I was wondering if anyone has tried to inlay a snake skin into a rod before? I was also thinking about trying to inlay the skin into a reel too- check out the attached picture. I have seen a snake skin inlay on a re-curve bow before but never a fly rod.

    The reel is a G-Loomis Venture fly reel that I got for my birthday a couple years ago. I think it would look cool on one side.

    Does anyone have any experience with this type of project, or any advice about tackling this type of build? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    AG
     
  2. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

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    I saw a rod on moldy chum with a snake skin handle a few days ago, maybe email those folks
     
  3. ag17

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    Hey Guys,

    I found a good article that was well written about the snake skin inlays.
     
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    Hey guys,

    I found a really good video made by Mud Hole- I'm sure most of you have heard of them.

    Here it is:

    Hope this helps anyone interested.

    AG