Screwed up with some Cork Renew - help!

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Screwed up with some Cork Renew - help!

Post by freelancer27 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:25 pm

Hi guys,

I got some Kelly’s Cork Renew in the box yesterday that I wanted to use to protect the cork on some of my rods. So I started and put it on all my cork rods yesterday evening.

When I woke up this morning and I touched the dried end product I was a bit shocked. Yes, the cork is now protected like crazy but it is also slippery like a MOTHAFU*()#!. As soon is there is some moisture, liquid on the rod becomes almost ungrabable.

What can I do? I was planning anyways to experience a bit with something like a Winn Grips Superior Rod Wrap Contour, since I have larger hands and most rods are a bit too thin for me in the grip area.

Other option would be to rough the surface up again with some sand paper.

Lesson learned for sure on this...

Thanks for your help!

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Re: Screwed up with some Cork Renew - help!

Post by lpquick » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:44 pm

Take some 800 grit sandpaper to remove the crap, take denatured alcohol and wipe the cork down. Buy some U40 cork seal and do it right. :big grin:
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Re: Screwed up with some Cork Renew - help!

Post by Cristo » Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:14 pm

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Re: Screwed up with some Cork Renew - help!

Post by bronzefly » Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:31 pm

:lol: That's terrible! Experience and knowledge go a long way for sure ;)
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Re: Screwed up with some Cork Renew - help!

Post by freelancer27 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:17 pm

bronzefly wrote::lol: That's terrible! Experience and knowledge go a long way for sure ;)
yeah, this will hurt unfortunately. Especially because I put it on my new Spinnerbait Special (of course purchased from the Tackle Trap ;) ) . :(

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Re: Screwed up with some Cork Renew - help!

Post by Slazmo » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:49 pm

Instead of running sand paper over it and scratching it all up, just run one of those 3M scotch pads over the finish to the desired finish.

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Re: Screwed up with some Cork Renew - help!

Post by bronzefly » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:01 am

It could have been worse. I saw a rod with polyurethane applied to the cork :lol: Hope you get it fixed up.
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