U40 cork sealer on rubberized cork

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U40 cork sealer on rubberized cork

Postby i_am_R2 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:19 pm

Hi TT,

Not sure if this is the right forum but wanted to get some opinions from the rod and material experts.

Just picked up a Kistler Zbone from their recent sale and was wondering if cork sealer would work or is a bad idea on the rubberized cork material used for their handles.

Any thoughts would be much appreciated.

Thanks!

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Re: U40 cork sealer on rubberized cork

Postby TommyG » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:45 pm

I put the sealer on my Z-Bones, no problems. I wasn't sure if it really needed it but what the heck. Fished them in hot weather no issues with slipping in the hand.

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Re: U40 cork sealer on rubberized cork

Postby i_am_R2 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:21 pm

Awesome, thanks for the reply TommyG!

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Re: U40 cork sealer on rubberized cork

Postby papabassin » Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:44 am

I also decided to put U-40 on my ZBone. No problems here either.

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Re: U40 cork sealer on rubberized cork

Postby i_am_R2 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:45 pm

Thanks papabassin for your reply too!

I just applied it and so far so good.

Appreciate the help all :D

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Re: U40 cork sealer on rubberized cork

Postby nctrucker » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:14 pm

just wondering how the u40 sealer is holding up? have you had to reapply? slick on the rubberized cork?

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Re: U40 cork sealer on rubberized cork

Postby i_am_R2 » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:08 pm

I have only been able to fish the rod a couple times but the sealer has held up great. It sticks on there and absorbs/dries just as does on regular cork grips from my experience and is not slick at all. It does darken it a little also as it can on some cork handles. Hope this helps!


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