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Wouldn't that be just perfect? Sometimes I have to use the durablock round block but am skeptical if I know the area isn't pretty straight already so I sometimes reach for my stiffer teardrop block, but has anyone out there put a rod thru a round durablock? Seems like a good idea for the skinny rectangle one too. man, I'm interested in finding out more. Anyone?
 

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If I need an absolutely stiff round durablock I use PVC pipe. A 1/2" diameter is really good at getting into body curves with radii too small for the round durablock to fit completely into.
 

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yeah but that surface sounds kind of too hard and the paper won't sand the same. I dunno, that semi stiff dura block rubber is something I'm very fond of if the darn block can stay straight... but let's be honest, most or all those blocks tweak a little bit but not like the round flimsy one.
 

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Just an idea is to take a piece of metal and wrap it with some sort of foam or other material to give the "give" that you want and use that as a block. Myself if I need a block of a particular shape I use a piece of pine board and carve it to the shape i need and apply some sticky back paper and sand away.. seems to work good on feature lines and such..

Sam
 
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