rod sock sizing?

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  1. Timberdoodle2

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    can someone tell me how to make the flare bend on a rod sock ordered some on line and they are 2 ft to long so want to keep the tip ends the same and shorten them, then make new flare ends
     
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    heat gun/hair dryer over a beer bottle of appropiate size
     

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    now that is way to simple.. i must have been in some other world to not thought of it.. thanks for the insight
     
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    let us know how it works for you
     
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    I bought a roll of material from McMaster-Carr and cut them to any size to match the rod length. I don’t do anything to the open ends but might try your suggestion, thanks! 3F731C04-2701-4569-A66C-52587B8D3A16.jpeg E1F72508-5483-4F1B-A69B-9DFF2A38D44F.jpeg
     
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    Melt them and then crimp the ends
     
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    That’s not a bad idea, maybe the heat gun idea mentioned earlier! Thanks!
     
  8. Timberdoodle2

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    what is the name of the product? naltex doesnt come up
     
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    That’s a good question, I ordered the roll a couple years ago. I think I looked up cylinder sleeve protector or something on that line. If I get a chance tomorrow at work I’ll look in the catalog.
     
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    Also try going on ULINE.Com and search “protective netting” all different colors and sizes