Rod Building Equipment

Small Business Start Up Kit

This kit has the tools, supplies, and instructional materials you need to start a small business building and repairing custom rods. Earn extra money, keep your equipment in tip-top shape, and get inside fishing information from your customers: the expert fishermen who purchase custom rods and have rods repaired in your shop. You can trade rod repair services or custom rods for fishing trips with local guides.This complete start up kit will save you $$$.

FSB1 - FLEX COAT Small Business Start-up Kit

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.

HW1 - FLEX COAT Hand Rod Wrapper

Speed Wrapper

Originally designed for commercial rod manufacturers, this smooth operating set up provides almost effortless wrapping. Cushioned nylon rollers on a polished steel shaft allow free spinning action with great control. A wrapping control board with adjustable thread tension and thread feed slides along a 7 ft. alignment board.

SW1 - FLEX COAT Speed Wrapper

Power Rod Wrapper

A professional power wrapping machine. Completely wired with quality motor, variable speed foot control and a wrapping control board with adjustable thread tension and thread feed that slides along a 7 foot alignment board.

DL713 - FLEX COAT Power Rod Wrapper

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OEM Power Rod Wrapper

Designed for the professional, our top-of-the-line power wrapper is made with quality components and is the most ergonomically ‘correct’ and ‘motion efficient’ power wrapper on the market today. Those who do this for a living will appreciate that all the critical components are logically laid out and are a breeze to adjust and setup. With features like: variable speed foot control • engineered roller supports • independently controlled and uniquely designed thread feed/tension assembly • industrial grade USA made wrapping motor with self adjusting chuck, you have a power wrapper that will outperform any other wrapper available today!

DL747 - FLEX COAT OEM Power Rod Wrapper

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Cork Lathe Set-up

Set-up includes motor stand with motor clamps and 2 sets of roller supports. Adapts to almost any hand drill. Sturdy, commercial duty. This lathe is fantastic for shaping cork and foam grips. NOTE: We use a variable speed 0-2500 RPM, 4.0 amp hand drill.

RL100 - FLEX COAT Cork Lathe Set-up

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1 to 1 Dispenser

A highly dependable professional dispensing system which will assure accurate measurement of resin and hardener every time.

P1000A - FLEX COAT 1 to 1 Dispenser

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. 40 RPM is good for faster application.

GM6 - FLEX COAT 6 RPM Finishing Motors
GM18 - FLEX COAT 18 RPM Finishing Motors
GM40 - FLEX COAT 40 RPM Finishing Motors

OEM Power Finishing Machine

Designed for commercial rod manufacturers who need a smooth running, high speed finishing machine. The sliding tray and hand rest, free spinning roller supports and self-adjusting chuck with our slip clutch allow effortless application of finish. Commercial USA built motors. Instructions for assembly included.

FM200 - FLEX COAT 200 RPM OEM Power Finishing Machine

Professional OEM Power Drying Unit

Holds 4 rods, wall mounted, suitable for tackle shop repair operations or stackable for mass production OEM purposes. Continuous duty 6 RPM or 18 RPM USA made motor standard. On-off lights and switches.

4X-18 - FLEX COAT 18 RPM Dryer
4X-6 - FLEX COAT 6RPM Dryer

Gear Motors

High Quality USA Built Gear Motors for building your own finishing and drying stations. All motors have a 1/4” shaft.

6RPM - 6 RPM AC 120V Motor Only
18RPM - 18 RPM AC 120V Motor Only
40RPM - 40 RPM AC 120V Motor Only
7RPM - 7 RPM DC 6V Motor Only

Slip Clutch

This slip clutch can be attached to any finishing motor with a 1/4” shaft and enables you to stop the rod without stopping the motor during Flex Coat application. This is essential for rod inspection and important touch ups with high speed motors of 60 to 200 rpm. It also makes coating guides with under-wraps a snap. The Flex Coat Slip Clutch is used by many of the high production rod manufacturers.

SL1 - Flex Coat Slip Clutch

Self Adjusting Clutch

Self-adjusting chuck securely holds rod while applying and curing Flex Coat finish. Fits motors with a 1/4” shaft.

SAC - FLEX COAT Self Adjusting Chuck

Cordless Fly & Jig Turner Big Wheel

This cordless unit with a big 5” foam disk includes 12 pin clips. The 7 RPM motor (made in the USA) has an on/off switch and is powered by 4 AA batteries, not included.

BW1 - Flex Coat Cordless Fly & Jig Turner Big Wheel

Cordless Fly & Jig Turner II

This cordless unit has a 3” foam disk. The 7 RPM motor (made in the USA) has an on/off switch and is powered by 4 AA batteries, not included.

BF72 - Flex Coat Cordless Fly & Jig Turner II

AC Motor Fly & Jig Turner

This reliable, time tested fly & jig turner is accepted as the standard among custom fly tiers. Available in 6 or 18 RPM motors.

HT6 - FLEX COAT AC Powered Fly & Jig Turner - 6 RPM
HT18 - FLEX COAT AC Powered Fly & Jig Turner - 18 RPM

Triple Disc Fly & Jig Turner

Designed for increased production. Available in 6 or 18 RPM motors. This system includes a v-upright support, which enables it to double as a rod finishing motor.

ET6 - FLEX COAT Triple Disk Fly & Jig Turner - 6 RPM
ET18 - FLEX COAT Triple Disk Fly & Jig Turner - 18 RPM