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I will be the banker. You can participate by check, money order or PayPal. Send me a PM

and I will send you  my mailing address, cell phone number and PayPal information. I will

also start a thread acknowledging donors unless you wish to be anonymous.  I will not be

posting the amount donated, so whatever you would like to contribute is GREATLY appreciated.

 

-Kent

 

p.s. Please include your screen name so i can post it rather than your real name. 

 

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I will donate my time, cork, epoxy and thread for another build.

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5 hours ago, S Hovanec said:

I will donate my time, cork, epoxy and thread for another build.

 

I wasn't going to ask, but I am totally stoked you want to be a part of this. Thank you again, amigo.

 

On another note, when I first got into this rod building thing a couple of years ago, i bugged Scott unmercifully with questions. He was always gracious enough to take time to give me detailed answers to every dumb-arse question I could conceive. I would not have made the progress I have without his long distance assistance. And I hope , one of these days, to be able to post pics of a rod I've built that looks half as good as what he routinely puts out.

 

To all the Warriors who will be receiving rods in the future: and I hope there will be many; if you get  rod from me, know that you got the best I can do, and I know it will serve you well. If you get one from Scott, well, you will have received an heirloom.

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Wow.  Thank you.  As nice as some think my work is, there are guys out there doing stuff I can only dream of!

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14 minutes ago, S Hovanec said:

Wow.  Thank you.  As nice as some think my work is, there are guys out there doing stuff I can only dream of!

 

Doesn't matter how good you are at what you do; there's always somebody better.

 

 

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20 hours ago, .ghoti. said:

 

Doesn't matter how good you are at what you do; there's always somebody better.

 

 

 

I can't produce the artist pieces like some of you guys, but I'm happy to do what I can. I will be honored to help on the next go round.

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I personally want to thank everyone involved in this. As I told Kent, it makes me proud to be part of a group that goes beyond a simple 'Thank You' when it comes to recognizing the efforts of those that have served by honoring them with a special gift.  If you plan on doing this on a regular basis, please count me in for whatever you may need. All you have to do is ask.

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On 5/19/2017 at 3:32 PM, Alpster said:

 

I can't produce the artist pieces like some of you guys, but I'm happy to do what I can. I will be honored to help on the next go round.

 

Thanka Ronnie. I will glady shirk some work to giveyou some. LOL

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We have three rods in process. If you are interested in contributing, now would be helpful.

 

Thank you!

 

-Kent

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why not just buy a rod?  don't understand the custom

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10 hours ago, Ben Miller said:

why not just buy a rod?  don't understand the custom

 

@Ben Miller Because the time, effort & personal touch by all involved, can make All the difference.

A-Jay

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Glad to help a fellow Vet receive a quality rod!

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Thank you, all of you who have contributed. I hoped, this time around, we could make this an ongoing process. And, it's looking like that could very well happen.

 

And, I want you all to know, that as long as contributions keep coming, I will keep donating my time and supplies. I will build as many rods as you all want to fund. What else is an old, retired professor good for anyway?

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Contribution received.

Thank you!

 

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List of Contributors (Updated as I receive funds)

 

A-Jay

Me

NHBull

ThePolkFolk

jbw252

papajoe222

mlltm79

MickD

Burntorangefan

FordsnFishin

Oregon Native

Choporoz

Lonnie g

CybrSlydr

XpressJeff

Luna2406

Fishing Cowgirl

 
 

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I just want to say Thank You to everyone involved with this. Kent told me I am the first one to receive one of these. What a work of art it is. It's almost too pretty to fish. I served 16 years in the Air Force and work for the Army as a civilian now. I've never had a day pass in my adult life that I wasn't serving in some capacity and it will probably stay that way until I retire for good. I will definitely be contributing to this project as well as a pay it forward. There is no way I would have the memories, friendships, education, and what I consider an amazing life without the military. Again, Thank You all so much.

 

 

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Glad you like it. Hope it serves you well.

 

For inquiring minds: an almost all Batson build.

Rainshadow Immortal blank, 6'8" M-F

AlpsmTextouch reel seat

Forecast MK mini guides

Batson winding checks and hook keeper.

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just wanted to say thanks GHOTI. if everyone else is like me I think that we are getting just as much enjoyment seeing these fine people receive these rods. they certainly deserve it!:clap:

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On 7/24/2017 at 9:23 AM, lonnie g said:

just wanted to say thanks GHOTI. if everyone else is like me I think that we are getting just as much enjoyment seeing these fine people receive these rods. they certainly deserve it!:clap:

 

Very nice!

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Thanks Lonnie. I enjoy being able to contribute, in my own small way. I've been building rods for two years now, and I'm not that good at it. But, I am getting better; a little bit at a time.

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On 7/23/2017 at 11:55 AM, Mosster47 said:

I just want to say Thank You to everyone involved with this. Kent told me I am the first one to receive one of these. What a work of art it is. It's almost too pretty to fish. I served 16 years in the Air Force and work for the Army as a civilian now. I've never had a day pass in my adult life that I wasn't serving in some capacity and it will probably stay that way until I retire for good. I will definitely be contributing to this project as well as a pay it forward. There is no way I would have the memories, friendships, education, and what I consider an amazing life without the military. Again, Thank You all so much.

 

 

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Wow that is so cool!! HUA Air Force. I served 7.

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mllrtm79 is our latest contributor.

 

Thank you!

 

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List of Contributors (Updated as I receive funds)

 

A-Jay

Me

NHBull

ThePolkFolk

jbw252

papajoe222

mlltm79

MickD

Burntorangefan

FordsnFishin

Oregon Native

Choporoz

Lonnie g

CybrSlydr

XpressJeff

Luna2406

Fishing Cowgirl

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All of ya’ll are doing a great thing with this!  I’m retired Army and am blessed to be in a position to start building rods at a buddy’s local bait & tackle shop here in Muldrow, Oklahoma.  I want to get involved but I am ‘no s**t’ just starting, waiting on my first kit from Mudhole lol.  I’ll keep up with ya’ll and hopefully I can contribute something to my brothers & sisters in arms.

Kevin 

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I finally caught a good fish on it. I never throw hard jerkbaits and only throw the soft ones on hot windy days. It finally lined up today.

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