4 simple steps to restore the cork handle on a fishing rod

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How to restore your fishing rod’s rundown cork handle

Who doesn’t like the feel of a fresh, clean and smooth rod handle made of cork? Unfortunately, years of exposure to the elements, improper storage and general wear and tear can turn that once pristine grip into a craggy mess (above left). Here’s an easy four-step method to get it as good as new again (above right)…


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